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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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SaaS Applications Evolve As Challenges Test IT Teams
February 16, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

If you’re keeping up with application development trends lately, you may have heard the term “progressive web apps” come up. This concept of progressive apps is a new type of web app standard that aims to make web apps more like native applications. These aren’t entirely brand-new, written-from-scratch applications, but are instead improved over time—progressively—with
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AppNeta Adds Enhancements For Monitoring High-Scale Environments
February 14, 2018 by and

Performance Monitoring, Product News

We’re excited to announce some recent updates to AppNeta Performance Manager, specifically the Delivery and Experience parts of our product. As always, get in touch with questions on any of these topics. You can also check out release notes and see upcoming maintenance windows online. Application Delivery Status at a Glance In our Delivery tool,
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AWS Monitoring Tools—Bridging the Gap
February 13, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

When you talk about public cloud in IT today, you’re likely talking about Amazon Web Services (AWS). As noted by CloudPro, it’s not even a contest right now: Second-place Azure has gotten to 7.1% of the market, but AWS dominates with more than 44% market share. What’s the secret? Part of Amazon’s impact comes from
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Modern Networking Technology Takes Center Stage for IT in 2018
February 9, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Here’s a helpful explainer on intent-based networking, which we’ve heard a lot about from Cisco in the past year or so. The idea of intent-based networking is essentially to bring a kind of automation to networking, but an automation that takes into account the complexity and rigged-together nature of many networks. Intent-based networking aims to
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SaaS Application Monitoring: Seeing the Forest and the Trees
February 8, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

Software as a service (SaaS) tools and applications are now ubiquitous. Research firm Forrester puts it simply: “If you aren’t using SaaS broadly, you’re falling behind.” Why? Because data shows that SaaS “is increasingly the foundation for business opportunities.” Sounds like the perfect solution. But SaaS comes with a unique challenge: The rapid rise of
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