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Browsing posts filed under: Performance Monitoring

IN PRACTICE: Pinpointing Cause of Point of Sale App Latency
July 11, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring, Use Case

What Problem Was the Customer Attempting to Solve? In retail, slow performance in Point of Sale (POS) applications has an immediate impact. When numerous complaints came in regarding overall performance slowdowns for a large national retailer the corporate networking team who oversees the store connections sprung into action. As the team began investigating and troubleshooting
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IN PRACTICE: Identifying the cause of SD-WAN degradation
June 19, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring, Use Case

Context A major US retail chain had been running the AppNeta Performance Manager for 10 months to monitor the retail store WAN services between their primary data center and stores in order to validate that their circuits are performing. Following a growing trend in enterprise networking, the Network team is migrating their stores from a
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Integrate AppNeta with Slack Using Our API
May 22, 2018 by

Performance Monitoring, Product News

AppNeta Performance Manager (APM) provides several ways for customers to integrate monitoring data with other systems, including the RESTful API Observer endpoint that allows you to send event notifications to your own receiver. With this ability, the opportunity for flexible integration abounds. Justin previously discussed how to leverage the API to integrate with ServiceNow. Today,
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LDAP Support for Centralized Authentication
April 24, 2018 by

Performance Monitoring, Product News

Security is at the heart of many large organizations and the IT departments we engage with on a daily basis push us to meet their needs. As they’ve become more sophisticated in requirements for authentication we’ve kept in step. For a while now we’ve offered SAML and SSO for our web user interface. With the
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Considering network slicing in the wake of net neutrality repeal

How Network Slicing May Affect Your Network and Application Performance
April 13, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The basic principle of net neutrality, which prohibited internet service providers from throttling speeds or intentionally blocking content, applications or websites, is no longer our reality. Now we’re left to wonder, as bandwidth-hungry applications and connected devices exponentially increase global IP traffic, set to reach 3.3 ZB per year by 2021, what will ISPs do
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How and why to benchmark your public cloud

How (and Why) to Benchmark Your Public Cloud Performance
April 9, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

Back in 2011, the average company spent just $6,300 on cloud computing. That’s a drop in the bucket for all but the smallest IT budgets. Things have changed in the intervening years. At the beginning of the decade, companies were just beginning to dip their toes into the cloud. Now they’re completely submerged. Out of
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WebRTC is great for end users, but what about the network

WebRTC: Boon for End-User Experience, Burden for Networks?
April 4, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

Like just about any other technology, WebRTC has followed the hype cycle pretty closely. (Were you surprised to see a headline on this topic in 2018?) WebRTC, an open source project, aims to boost mobile apps and browsers to real-time speed using APIs. After reaching peak hype around 2013, we slipped down into the trough
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WiFi performance is a tough nut to crack

What’s Holding Your WiFi Performance Back?
April 2, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

We have a tendency to take WiFi networks for granted. As consumers, we don’t think about the logistics of WiFi—we just want to watch Netflix without constant buffering. The same expectation carries over for employees using business applications. They don’t care what’s going on with the WiFi in the background. They just want seamless access
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Doing a Cloud Computing Reality Check
March 22, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

For at least the last couple of years, IT has been pressured to put everything into the cloud. Whether it’s new startup operating entirely in the cloud or a large, established enterprise trying to migrate, cloud computing has been positioned as the obvious evolution of IT. Everywhere you turned, someone was calling for the death
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AWS monitoring tools explained

AWS Monitoring Tools Explained
March 20, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

Managing security and performance in the cloud is a tradeoff. On the one hand, your traditional applications will certainly break—they’ll be unable to monitor the data flaws that occur in the cloud, as there’s no analogue in a traditional data center. On the other hand, you’ll have undreamed-of visibility—something that no traditional data center can
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