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

Business Technology Is Where Innovation Really Happens
January 13, 2017 by

Industry Insights

Contrary to popular belief (and the exciting buzz of CES), it’s business technology, not consumer, that really drives innovation, says the Aberdeen Group. They name the PC, IoT and early BlackBerry business use as innovative tools that started in data centers and IT departments before moving into wider consumer use. They see the concept of
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

IT’s Got the Networking Blues
January 6, 2017 by

Networking Technology

Happy New Year! We’ve found some interesting news and analysis to kick off 2017. First, networking woes certainly haven’t disappeared. This CIO Insight story and accompanying survey data from networking professionals reflects some crucial concerns for IT networking teams today. For nearly three-quarters of respondents, network changes repeatedly cause performance issues, and 66% say that
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Baby, It’s Cloudy Outside
December 22, 2016 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

It’s the holiday season, and one IT wish list item may be cloud control and confidence. There’s a whole new crop of companies offering cloud management and governance services to ease the adoption and maintenance of cloud. There are a lot of challenges to getting the best value out of cloud, like security, multi-cloud management and
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Go Cloud or Go Home
December 16, 2016 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

‘Tis the season for technology predictions in 2017. This one goes in-depth on the job skills that will be most important in the year ahead. There’s nothing too extreme (we’re not actually hiring robots yet) but mobile and big data jobs, two trends a few years back, are at the bottom of this top ten
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Which network metrics can become cloud metrics?

5 Network Metrics for a Cloud World
December 12, 2016 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology

As the network has moved from a physical entity to a more abstract one, IT has valiantly kept pace by researching and deploying new network devices and functionality. IT teams have had to shift workloads and mindsets to the cloud and to SaaS providers, while remaining responsible for end-user experience—which is ever more important. But
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

IT’s Got Money on Its Mind
December 9, 2016 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

Happy Friday! From InformationWeek, we came across this story on the future of IT investment planning. It’s a great look at the shifts in IT roles that are happening as technology shifts take place in the data center and outside of it. The main takeaways here are that cloud services spending is practically guaranteed for
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IPv6 adoption crawls along slowly.

Throwback Thursday: Remember IPv6 Panic?
December 8, 2016 by

Networking Technology

Way back in 2007, our team here at AppNeta wrote about the panic in IT about the coming IPv6 transition. It’s entertaining now to read about this particular panic, and about the more general technology-specific panic that has occasionally gripped anyone in IT thinking about worst-case scenarios. Back then, the big worry was that the
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A data center is full of boxes and wires

How Do You Measure Network Abstraction?
December 5, 2016 by

Networking Technology

Back in the old days of networking, the parts of the whole were pretty easy to see. Network devices like routers and switches were in-house hardware, and the users accessing the network were probably in the same building as the network. In the same way, network performance was easy to see. The scope of troubleshooting
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