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Hold cloud providers accountable

Why IT Needs to Hold SaaS and Cloud Providers Accountable
August 22, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

In an era gone by, IT teams mostly worked on hardware and software—strictly the technology part of IT. Buying the tools that the business needed was mostly a one-off annual purchase, or maybe more frequent if new products were needed. IT teams spent time interacting with vendors or systems integrators, but it was fairly transactional.
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IPv6 and IPv4 can be happy together

Update Your WAN for the IPv6 Transition
August 17, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

No one would blame you if you can’t muster up much enthusiasm for IPv6. After all, IPv6 has been “the future” of internet protocols since its inception in 1998, without much evidence it’s happening. Even though you’ve been reading about the impending downfall of IPv4 since 2007, here we are in 2017 watching adoption just
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Proactive monitoring for end users

How to Prevent Remote User Issues
August 16, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Why does it matter so much that enterprise users have a good experience with the technology they use every day? Well, their productivity has a big impact on the business’s bottom line. Fewer complaints from users means fewer calls and help desk tickets for IT to manage. And today’s cloud and SaaS-based technology can be
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Collaboration tool security and performance matter

5 Tips for Better Collaboration Tool Security and Performance
August 14, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The need for collaboration tools like chat and video apps is greater than ever, for a few big reasons: Businesses are increasing their numbers of remote locations quickly Companies have recognized that it’s important to hire the best talent regardless of location. Employees often travel on business or choose to work remotely. Customers and suppliers are actively
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Edge computing can help optimize remote locations

Living on the Edge (of Your Network) to Optimize Remote Locations
August 9, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Just as you’re starting to get comfortable with the cloud, IT reporters may have you thinking there’s a new wave about to replace it—edge computing. And as the Internet of Things takes hold in the workplace, moving processing power to the edge will certainly be important. However, there aren’t many businesses that are prepared to
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AppNeta performs usage analysis

Even the CMO Can Troubleshoot: The Day Salesforce Went Down
August 7, 2017 by

Performance Monitoring, Product News

One morning last week, I came into the office to find that the folks in our Boston office couldn’t consistently access Salesforce.com. But of course I already knew this. I had gotten an alert from AppNeta Performance Manager that the app wasn’t functioning correctly, so I could quickly troubleshoot the issue. As Chief Marketing Officer
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Guest WiFi is important

When Guest WiFi Is Unusable, What’s the Point?
August 3, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

What would happen if we woke up tomorrow and WiFi didn’t exist anymore? It would take some getting used to, for sure. You could fall back on your carrier’s mobile service, but it’s not quite the same as the comfort of your personal WiFi network. For years now, proposals have surfaced about the possibility of
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The last-mile of the WAN network affects users

Solve Your Last-Mile WAN Challenges
August 1, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Today, there is a lot of effort toward speeding up cloud-hosted app performance through the use of solutions like SD-WAN, but not enough attention afforded to the so-called last mile of these connections. This last mile is the final network step that gets data coming into a particular office to the user requesting that data.
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Take a networking acronyms quiz

AppNeta vs. ThousandEyes: Feature Breakdown
July 26, 2017 by

Performance Monitoring, Product News

AppNeta and ThousandEyes both design performance monitoring products. Each product takes a different approach to modern monitoring. AppNeta vs. ThousandEyes Product Overview AppNeta provides a comprehensive solution that combines the three crucial pieces of analytics: usage, experience and delivery. This combination enables continuous monitoring of modern cloud-based infrastructure, seeing into cloud and SaaS applications from
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Beware managed SD-WAN services

Use Caution When Considering Managed SD-WAN Services
July 20, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Whether you’re just starting to learn the basics or you’re researching more specific benefits, you can’t go far without seeing stories about SD-WAN technology. The market for SD-WAN solutions is set to explode and IT publishers are feeding the hype. Sometimes, you might just want to sit back and ignore the hype. You have plenty
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