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

WiFi Networks, SaaS Providers and the Challenges They Bring IT
February 23, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology

The cloud/SaaS honeymoon usually ends pretty quickly for IT teams supporting various cloud and SaaS applications. The loss of control over SaaS apps can be a surprise for IT, even as it also frees up time. IT team members are now at the mercy of SaaS application providers, which decide when upgrades will happen and
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AppNeta Performance Manager finds MPLS issues

Proving MPLS Issues With AppNeta’s Monitoring Technology
February 22, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

As part of the sales engineering team here at AppNeta, I see a lot of enterprise networks in action. We solved one interesting mystery recently. I was working with a customer on a proof of concept for our monitoring solution (AppNeta Performance Manager). On February 6, they were unable to attend a call we had
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Get back to basics with your network for better end-user experience

Back to Basics: How Well Do You Know Your Network?
February 20, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

How many businesses can say their employees never think twice about technology in the workplace? It’s a question we looked at late last year as end-user experiences become increasingly important for workplace productivity. But unfortunately, business applications of all kinds experience performance hits on a daily basis. As a result, we’ve seen the market for
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

SaaS Applications Evolve As Challenges Test IT Teams
February 16, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

If you’re keeping up with application development trends lately, you may have heard the term “progressive web apps” come up. This concept of progressive apps is a new type of web app standard that aims to make web apps more like native applications. These aren’t entirely brand-new, written-from-scratch applications, but are instead improved over time—progressively—with
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Modern Networking Technology Takes Center Stage for IT in 2018
February 9, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Here’s a helpful explainer on intent-based networking, which we’ve heard a lot about from Cisco in the past year or so. The idea of intent-based networking is essentially to bring a kind of automation to networking, but an automation that takes into account the complexity and rigged-together nature of many networks. Intent-based networking aims to
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Measuring SLA Performance Is Still Largely Do-It-Yourself
February 2, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The Linux Foundation recently announced the LF Networking Fund to combine the multiple open source projects it’s got in the works. These include Open Daylight, Open Platform for NFV and the Open Network Automation Platform, among others. Part of this initiative includes standardizing projects on a single architecture and processes. These various projects in development
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Smart networks and SDx are changing corporate networks

How Smart Networks Are Changing Corporate Networks
January 29, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The WAN used to be controlled by hardware switches and physical cabling. Although this is still the case in many companies, a number of businesses have set up something entirely new—a fully programmable WAN. This is an upheaval. It brings many changes to the discipline of information technology, such as: How architects design their networks
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Deep Packet Inspection solves monitoring problems

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Purpose: The Case for Deep Packet Inspection
January 23, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The deep packet inspection market is expected to experience substantial growth over the next four years, but what’s driving corporate interest? The technology itself is straightforward: Instead of simply examining packet headers, deep packet inspection (DPI) goes deeper to analyze the contents of any packet passing through specific checkpoints—typically firewalls—and can make real-time decisions about
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

SDN, NFV and 5G Wireless Will Drive IoT, Networking Teams
January 12, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

If you take a peek at the telecom world, you see a couple of big networking trends that are making waves there. However, changes are still slow to come, since network managers have a lot of legacy networks and infrastructure in place now. Ripping and replacing is expensive, time-consuming and risky. This expert thinks 2020
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Home healthcare company monitors 500 locations with AppNeta

Home Healthcare Provider Brings Distributed Locations Into Focus With AppNeta
January 11, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

IT ROLE: Network engineer for branch and wireless services NEEDS: Monitoring 500 remote locations with a small, centralized IT team RESULTS: Finding provider issues; creating network performance baselines We talked recently with a customer who runs AppNeta at a large and growing healthcare provider. This network engineer has just one other colleague helping to manage
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