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

What Should You Learn From the AWS Outage?
March 3, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

So, what did we all take away from this week’s AWS outage? Depends who you ask. Plenty of us in IT think it was a good reminder to consider multicloud and hybrid cloud environments—basically, do not put all your cloud workload eggs in one AWS basket. The S3 storage outage affected about 150,000 websites hosted
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Bet on the Cloud That’s Right for You
February 24, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

This week’s news brings us further reminders that if you’re betting on cloud, you’re headed in the right direction. The cloud is growing seven times faster than the rest of IT, according to IDC, with a 25% spending increase just from 2016 to 2017. Cloud adoption in the form of SaaS still leads the pack,
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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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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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IT teams have to troubleshoot ghost issues.

Are Your End Users Haunted by Ghosts?
January 23, 2017 by

Industry Insights

No, that’s not a question for superstitious IT leaders. We’re talking about application performance ghost issues—the bane of IT’s existence. Ghost issues are the ones that come up intermittently to degrade end-user experience, but are often impossible to reproduce, identify and fix. Your IT team might be a great group of problem solvers, but application
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

IT Jobs of the Future
January 20, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

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, Networking Technology

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

Business Technology Is Where Innovation Really Happens
January 13, 2017 by

Industry Insights

Contrary to popular belief (and the exciting buzz of CES), it’s business technology, not consumer, that really drives innovation, says the Aberdeen Group. They name the PC, IoT and early BlackBerry business use as innovative tools that started in data centers and IT departments before moving into wider consumer use. They see the concept of
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