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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

What Should You Learn From the AWS Outage?
March 3, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

So, what did we all take away from this week’s AWS outage? Depends who you ask. Plenty of us in IT think it was a good reminder to consider multicloud and hybrid cloud environments—basically, do not put all your cloud workload eggs in one AWS basket. The S3 storage outage affected about 150,000 websites hosted
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QoS metrics are essential to improving VoIP and video apps.

Why Managing QoS Matters More Than Ever
March 2, 2017 by

Networking Technology

There are plenty of technology details that have gone through major changes in the cloud era. One networking detail in particular—tracking and managing quality of service (QoS)—is an essential one to master for modern IT. QoS metrics offer a way to mark traffic prioritization over networks in an attempt to guarantee a certain level of
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Bet on the Cloud That’s Right for You
February 24, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

This week’s news brings us further reminders that if you’re betting on cloud, you’re headed in the right direction. The cloud is growing seven times faster than the rest of IT, according to IDC, with a 25% spending increase just from 2016 to 2017. Cloud adoption in the form of SaaS still leads the pack,
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IT people thinking about cloud finances

What You Need to Know About Cloud Costs and Pricing Models
February 23, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

On the topic of cloud finances, we’ve got some good news and bad news for you. First, the good news: IT teams are poised to become in-house cloud brokers and experts, with a stake in big business decisions. The bad news, however, is that you, as an IT team member, have to learn more about
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Store It, Secure It, Share It
February 17, 2017 by

Performance Monitoring

At this point in the hybrid cloud evolution, data is accumulating quickly in the cloud and in data centers, not to mention moving from place to place. So it’s natural that storage concerns are rising. This recent survey from Wikibon found that software services are the most popular use of cloud technology, followed by infrastructure
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Get Schooled in SaaS
February 3, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

SaaS use is growing in enterprises all the time, with the ease of consumer apps meeting the full-featured nature of typical business software. Google added new tools earlier this week to G Suite that are designed for enterprise IT. The announced features include additions to security and archiving capabilities, plus more big data analytics for
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Even the Cloud Has Its 1%…But the 99% are Forging Ahead Quickly
January 27, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

For your weekly dose of industry numbers, let’s start with this: Just 1% of cloud survey respondents will use no cloud services at all in the next two years. That’s according to the Interop ITX/InformationWeek survey on the state of cloud computing. We’re curious how even that 1% is managing to avoid the rapid rise
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Synthetic monitoring has some best practices.

How to Embrace Multicloud
January 25, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

Just when you thought you’d heard every cloud-related term out there, here’s a new(ish) one: multicloud. This one, at least, is pretty straightforward. It refers to businesses using more than one public cloud provider at a time. Now that there’s more than one mature public cloud option (sorry, AWS), you can actually take a best-of-breed
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

IT Jobs of the Future
January 20, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

This week, Packet Pushers has some excellent guidance around avoiding short-term networking fixes for application issues—or, as they call them, “stupid network tricks.” The way to avoid those tricks, they say, is to get ahead of the problem by involving IT at the outset of every project. Instead of IT being a place to put
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Tech predictions for 2017 from AppNeta

The App’s Eye View of 2017
January 19, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

Our outlook for the year in technology is pretty rosy. Businesses of all stripes are getting more agile and more cloud-savvy. They’re using SaaS apps and cloud services for all kinds of workloads, discovering new capabilities as cloud technology matures. IT teams are looking at the big picture to help users have better experiences. We
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