An Engineer’s Search: Who Broke the Network?
March 7, 2012 by Team AppNeta
‘Why Is Our Network Broken?’ Even companies that provide network performance management services still have to manage their own networks! So, a few weeks ago when I received notification that we were experiencing extremely low available bandwidth out to the internet, I knew I had to act fast to avoid failure of our critical services- The question was:…Continue reading
Hey, How Much Bandwidth!? I’m Paying For Twice the Bandwidth I’m Getting!
March 3, 2012 by Team AppNeta
As a network engineer for a global financial services organization, I know I am not alone in my daily concerns about network connection speed and performance. Our concerns are all underscored by questions such as: ‘How much bandwidth are we getting?’ ‘What are we paying our ISP monthly again?’ ‘How are my end users using…Continue reading
The Siri Test: How Much Bandwidth is She Using?
February 29, 2012 by Team AppNeta
In the age of smart phones, data plans and usage caps, many questions come up when looking into your cellphone bill. It seems there are unlimited applications and features are swallowing up data. Have you ever wondered what else is using up your data? Checking mail, sending mail, playing games and using apps use data…Continue reading
Network Performance Monitoring Critical to EHR Success
February 23, 2012 by Team AppNeta
Healthcare practices today run on networked applications that connect remote users (hospitals, physicians, clinics) to centralized or hosted resources. Electronic Health Records (EHR), web-based clinical health programs, inter-site communication and online medical registries are all critically dependent on network and application performance. Any drop in bandwidth or increase in latency can make these applications unusable…Continue reading
Managing Branch Office Network Performance in the Cloud Era
February 22, 2012 by Team AppNeta
An increase in cloud services means more remote office-based users than ever. According to studies by Gartner and others, 85% to 90% of the average company’s employees now work away from the main corporate office taking full advantage of our cloud era. Those remote workers still need the same high-quality experience of application access and performance…Continue reading
Network Performance Management: A Look Back to 2006
February 13, 2012 by Team AppNeta
Remember when data, video and voice networks were separate? Before cloud was a buzz word, cellphones were only for calls, virtualization was in its infancy and what’s an iPad? Considering all of these changes, it seems an impossible job for network teams to maintain high functioning networks and applications with the flood of changes we…Continue reading
Flash to HTML5 – HTML5 Is Ready For Prime Time And So Are We!
February 8, 2012 by Team AppNeta
There is a lot of good material in the blog-o-sphere about HTML5 vs. Flash and the impending doom of the latter. I’m here to say that HTML5, while still a work in progress, is absolutely ready for prime time and if anyone says you have to wait for it to be ready, they’re either ill-informed or…Continue reading
Introducing TraceView Alerts
February 7, 2012 by Team AppNeta
Modern web systems are complex, and running them is not easy. Even a robust, well-designed system requires constant maintenance and tuning just to make sure it runs smoothly. Here at AppNeta, we’re constantly working to tame that complexity and make running websites simpler, easier, and more intuitive. To that end, we’re exicted to announce a…Continue reading
Legacy on the Line
February 3, 2012 by Team AppNeta
You won’t hear Tom Brady or Eli Manning speaking publicly about how much this game means to their legacy, but it’s certainly on the mind of everyone not involved with the game this coming Sunday. A win for either of them puts an exclamation mark on their career while a loss has harsh ramifications for…Continue reading
CEO Notes…AppNeta is All-in for the Patriots
January 29, 2012 by Team AppNeta
Boston is a great sports town. We’ve had Stanley Cups, World Series and too many playoffs to count! And today, it is a great time to be a Patriots Fan, and a great time to be at AppNeta! As the Pats have fought their way to the top, AppNeta is rocking our way into another…Continue reading