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PaaS is one part of cloud migration, along with IaaS and SaaS

SaaS, IaaS or PaaS: Which Cloud Migration Option Is Right for You?
February 21, 2017 by

Network Performance Management

Can you believe it’s only been 4 years since cloud computing really went mainstream? It feels like our businesses have been relying on the cloud for so much longer. However, companies still aren’t 100% in the cloud, and hybrid and multicloud deployments are becoming popular, so choosing the right cloud technology is a constant consideration
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Use performance monitoring to see into your remote offices.

ROBO Problems: Avoid Truck Rolls to Your Remote Offices
January 30, 2017 by

Network Performance Management

Whether you’re part of a large enterprise expanding your footprint, a retailer with multiple brick-and-mortar stores, or a bank with many locations, you likely know all about remote office/branch office (ROBO) problems. Much of the pressure of managing remote offices falls on IT if there are outages, slowdowns or too many end-user complaints. For years,
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

IT Jobs of the Future
January 20, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Network Performance Management

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, Network Performance Management

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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PathTest FAQ
January 18, 2017 by

Network Performance Management

Download PathTest, our network capacity testing tool, for free! What is PathTest? PathTest is a free IP-based network capacity testing tool designed with flexibility and accuracy in mind. It allows you to determine the maximum capacity between any two IP-addressable network endpoints using precision packet-flooding techniques to fill up the network delivery path to its
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Stop fighting shadow IT technology!

Stop Fighting Shadow IT
January 17, 2017 by

Network Performance Management

In just the past ten or so years, consumer devices have swamped enterprises. Along with those devices have come apps and services and the expectation of ease and convenience from technology. The consumerization of IT is more than just the need to support and monitor personal devices on the enterprise network. It’s a mindset shift
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VoIP call centers are growing, but there are performance fears

Afraid of VoIP in Your Call Center? Lean on Performance Monitoring
January 10, 2017 by

Network Performance Management

Even though mass-market VoIP technology has been available since 2004, adoption rates have proved underwhelming for the last decade. VoIP adoption rates have picked up in recent years, but business-critical use cases such as the call center still seem to lag behind cloud services adoption in other parts of the enterprise. As the era of
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

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

Network Performance Management

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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IT teams need the right tools to manage infrastructures.

BGP Is for Routing, Not Monitoring
January 4, 2017 by

Network Performance Management

BGP, the border gateway protocol, is a creaky old network routing protocol. It was updated last in 2006, but it still serves a useful purpose. Almost every packet that traverses the internet finds its way from source to destination via BGP routing. This is what BGP was designed for, and while it’s not always the
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Slow Office 365 performance is bad for employees.

Office 365 Is Stressing Enterprise Networks: Are Your Employees Suffering?
December 14, 2016 by

Network Performance Management

Moving business applications to the cloud seems like the holy grail for maximizing ROI and supporting an increasingly mobile and remote workforce. However, not all cloud migrations are created equal. Microsoft Office 365, in particular, is presenting challenges for enterprise networks. This isn’t like the old days, when IT upgraded one desktop per user to
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