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SaaS issues can be tricky.

Take Control of the Double-Edged SaaS Sword
February 9, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

SaaS has become the way of the world for enterprise application delivery. The vast majority of enterprises now trust the software-as-a-service model for everything from niche applications to mission-critical tools. However, SaaS applications are a bit of a double-edged sword. The cloud-based model offers the agility necessary to stay ahead of digital demands, with improved
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See who comes in first in the cloud provider network race.

How to Choose a Cloud Provider
February 7, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

When choosing a cloud provider, you can look at brand recognition, security and storage features and other items. But cloud providers depend on networks just like the rest of us, and they’re not all created or configured equal. In general, for those considering the cloud, it’s important to match up the location of your end
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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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Don't be blinded by cloud migration light.

Don’t Be Blinded by the Cloud Migration Light
February 2, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

It wasn’t too long ago that cloud computing had more detractors than supporters. Companies (especially in the enterprise world) just weren’t ready to relinquish control of applications and business processes. And yet, the light of cloud benefits has slowly drawn the business world in as SaaS apps and cloud infrastructure become entrenched in IT. The
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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.

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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A faceless guy sits on a question mark, much like your user experience without cloud metrics

Top Metrics for Measuring End-User Experience in Your Cloud Applications
December 19, 2016 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

Your work doesn’t end after you’ve signed the dotted line of a well-negotiated cloud services SLA. Even after you’ve settled on an SLA with your service provider, it’s your job to make sure you’re getting what you pay for. This is why service-level agreements are coming under fire as they’re applied to cloud application services.
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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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