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ATS Automation Monitors Global Sites With AppNeta for Better Performance
January 31, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

IT Role: Raj Avinish, Senior Network Engineer Company: ATS Automation Needs: Network and application monitoring to improve performance for users at 35+ remote locations Results: Better user experience, improved root cause identification ATS Automation is a tool manufacturing industry leader, with a data center each in the U.S. and Germany. Network engineer Raj Avinish is
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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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Public Cloud Success Will Require Rearchitecting, Fine-Tuning
January 26, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

By the end of 2019, 60% of business will have moved their operations primarily to a SaaS model and away from on-premises, according to a recent 451 Research survey. Amazon and Microsoft have traction in the cloud market for these businesses, of course. 35% say that Microsoft will become their most strategic cloud partner, while
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Are You Certified to Fix AWS?
January 25, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

Some people are always called upon to fix things. It’s true in families (Hi Mom. Yes, I can fix your computer), and it’s also true in businesses. There are plenty of instances in which people who aren’t necessarily trained for the job might find themselves in charge of a company’s EC2 implementation, for example. If
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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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Adopt Cloud Tools Only When Your IT Team Is Ready
January 19, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

As networking hardware gets cheaper, it’s having an effect on how data centers are connecting to each other. As big providers like Amazon, Google and the rest start using SDN and SD-WAN more widely, the hardware costs are coming down. Those hardware costs used to be the biggest consideration when building and provisioning data centers,
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ERP is Changing Because of the Cloud—How Should IT Departments Change in Return?
January 18, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

The cloud changes things, and not always in a good way. A recent survey from the security vendor AlgoSec shows that 30% of companies find that their applications don’t work as expected after a cloud migration. ERP is no exception to that rule. Those using cloud ERP solutions increasingly find that once their vendors finish
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3 Tips to Tackle Common Help Desk Challenges
January 17, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

Imagine being under the microscope, while also shouldering the responsibility of company-wide productivity. That’s IT in a nutshell, with the help desk as the front line for any dissatisfaction or service interruptions that end users experience. In the past, with on-premises solutions, being the enterprise hero who could solve a problem quickly was difficult. Now,
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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 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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