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SD-WAN: The promise vs. the reality
February 19, 2019 by Paul Davenport
There’s no denying that the SD-WAN market is having a moment. After sliding into the Trough of Disillusionment on the 2017 Gartner Hype Cycle, SD-WAN was firmly on the Slope of Enlightenment for 2018, and continues to build both momentum and advocacy as the decade comes to a close. What’s attractive about SD-WAN is that…Continue reading
BGP: Your roadmap for the “Information Superhighway”
February 5, 2019 by Paul Davenport
While you’d be hard pressed to find a contemporary networking pro who still refers to the Internet as the “Information Superhighway,” the metaphor isn’t totally off-base. The Internet as we know it, after all, is a massive dynamic network of pathways that connect a global collection of enterprise- or ISP-owned Autonomous Systems (AS). Data travels…Continue reading
How to quantify–and qualify–cloud migration benefits
January 31, 2019 by Paul Davenport
To ensure IT teams aren’t making promises they can’t keep, they need visibility at every stage of their cloud migration.
DNS This Week — DNS Hijacking Campaign, DNS Flag Day
January 29, 2019 by Brian Smith
This week there are two pieces of news in the DNS world which remind us that DNS is not simply “it just works” technology that can be forgotten about. Like many things, DNS requires a little ongoing care and attention! First is the US-CERT DNS Infrastructure Hijacking Campaign bulletin. It warns of an organized campaign…Continue reading
Avoiding IT “Blind Spots” at Remote Offices
January 25, 2019 by Paul Davenport
Thanks in no small part to the widespread adoption of cloud technology, many of the biggest enterprise success stories of the recent past revolve around a business’ ability to support a distributed workforce. The benefits of this model are easy to see: Teams aren’t confined to the four walls of a central office, which opens…Continue reading
Check out AppNeta’s new DNS Monitoring Capabilities
January 17, 2019 by Brian Smith
DNS monitoring capabilities incorporated into enhanced performance monitoring plaform for Experience web paths.
What it means to be pre-active about performance monitoring
January 8, 2019 by Paul Davenport
The primary aim of digital transformation — a phrase that lacks a clear definition, but encompasses swapping out legacy tech for the latest cloud apps — is to streamline processes across the enterprise. There’s the promise of faster solutions, more connectivity between remote offices, and the ability for business to scale up with ease (and…Continue reading
Why DNS Monitoring is essential for end-user experience
January 4, 2019 by Paul Davenport
DNS is designed to be reliable and speedy. That’s why network architects and users themselves often take it for granted, not realizing the importance of DNS monitoring.
101: What is DNS — and why is it important?
December 20, 2018 by Paul Davenport
Before the days of personal computing — and well before the dawn of smart devices — it was easier for the relatively few users leveraging the Internet to recognize familiar IP addresses, like memorizing a home phone number in the pre-caller ID days. While we may type URLs into search bars and click “Send” on…Continue reading
IN PRACTICE: Detecting ‘problem device’ at SD-WAN provider’s PoP
December 4, 2018 by Justin Tiearney
IN PRACTICE | This article is part of a series of posts sharing examples of how AppNeta users have leveraged the service to solve performance problems. Continuous, real-time visibility into the condition of the core network is crucial to ensure consistent performance for end users. Without network visibility, problems may go undetected until they are…Continue reading