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Can Multicloud Management Solve All Your IT Problems?
March 9, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

As the GDPR go-live date approaches in late May, we’ve heard some buzz as companies examine their data to see if they’ll be in line with the new EU requirements. It’s such an interconnected global world now that most businesses, even American ones, need to be ready for any GDPR fallout. Fines will be stiff
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The Best Network Design for SaaS and Web Apps
March 8, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

There are plenty of shiny new technologies available to enterprise IT teams today. The network underpins business infrastructure, and it’s key to making all these new applications and tools work smoothly. But most businesses don’t have the luxury of starting over with an entirely cloud-driven, SaaS-based infrastructure. In some way or another, they’re stuck with
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Unpatched Routers Play Host to Huge New Botnet
March 6, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

The next internet-crashing botnet is slowly starting to wake up. Since late December, a botnet known as Satori has been infecting new endpoints and generally showing the signs of a disaster waiting to happen. How should you brace yourself for the next large-scale DDoS attack? A Dormant Botnet Reawakens The last time we saw the
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IoT and 5G Both Require Strong Network Foundations
March 2, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

As new, exciting technologies become reality, IT teams are updating systems and considering the best technology options to support new tools. IoT, for example, needs a strong networking foundation. It’s more than just a reliable network that’s needed, but a complex network design that allows for real-time data analysis between and among all the dispersed
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What’s Under the Hood? What the Best Network Monitoring Tools Have in Common
March 1, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

From LAN to WAN, WiFi to VoIP, network monitoring is now critical for companies to get the most from their IT infrastructure. The network monitoring market is set to spike as more companies spend IT budget on tools that help keep tabs on network performance. But what really makes the difference? What do the best
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Tackling the New World of Internet of Things Management
February 27, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology

For a long time, the Internet of Things (IoT) was considered over-hyped. The promises of widespread data collection, transmission and analysis all sounded pretty great, and business leaders across all functions were ready to buy in. But as we enter 2018, IoT is actually here. Deployments have become practical enough to warrant the rise of
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Move Toward Proactive Alerts for Network and Application Monitoring
February 26, 2018 by

Performance Monitoring, Product News

Too many software alerts can cause IT teams a lot of annoyance. Though they’re designed to be useful and prevent bigger problems, alerts from multiple systems can easily overload IT inboxes. We hear from customers that they want to use alerting more proactively, rather than continually just reacting to alerts that aren’t all urgent or
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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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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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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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