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Sight Beyond Site: FlowView Cross Location Reporting
July 24, 2014 by Sean Armstrong
One of the main use cases for customers of AppNeta is understanding and ensuring that their critical web applications, including SaaS applications, are working well and users are happy with the performance. There are many challenges in making sure business critical SaaS applications are working well: accurately measuring the user experience, understanding how the local…Continue reading
Build Your Own 10GigE Wire-Rate NetFlow Traffic Generator Using Tcpreplay 4.0
March 12, 2014 by Fred Klassen
Want to build a packet generator using free software and commodity hardware? Wouldn’t it be nice if that packet generator was just as fast as expensive hardware-based packet generators? What if it was more powerful, flexible and easier to use than commercial alternatives?
Why Test NetFlow with Tcpreplay 4.0
February 13, 2014 by Fred Klassen
In my blog “NetFlow Performance Testing with Tcpreplay 4.0” I introduced new IP Flow / NetFlow features that I recently added to Tcpreplay, with the claim that this is the best solution for testing Layer 7 flow collectors. Today we discover how Layer 7 collectors differ from traditional flow collectors, and why they need to be tested…Continue reading
NetFlow Performance Testing with Tcpreplay 4.0
February 6, 2014 by Fred Klassen
When we set out to make a super fast and super accurate application-aware flow collector, we found ourselves with a dilemma. How do we test it? How do you generate complex combinations of business and recreational application traffic and at 10GigE speeds? How do we generate Candy Crush, YouTube and SalesForce plus hundreds of other…Continue reading
Unboxing an Appliance for FlowView
January 29, 2014 by Team AppNeta
So you’ve heard about PathView and FlowView, read some reviews, checked out our website, and you think they sound like they’re just the bee’s knees (and they are). You’ve talked to our excellent salesfolk, purchased an appliance and licenses, received your AppNeta login credentials, and now a box has shown up on your doorstep.
Introducing Tcpreplay 4.0
January 24, 2014 by TR Jordan
Today, we’re excited to annouce another major milestone in open-sourcing our technology: Fred Klassen has officially accepted maintainership of Tcpreplay. After a major overhaul of the internals, we’re excited to release version 4.0.0, to which Fred has contributed extensively.
FlowView: How We Did It (Part 1)
November 22, 2013 by Christine Cignoli
If you’re into network traffic analysis, FlowView gives you incredible insight into what is running on your network with simple deployment. This month, we’re celebrating you, the people who take the time to look at your network traffic with FlowVemeber, where we’re giving 10% of all FlowView proceeds in November to the national Movember charities.
Why Flow is Better than Content Filtering
January 14, 2013 by Team AppNeta
It’s a pretty normal scene in offices across the globe – an employee has some down time on their hands, so they head on over to social media sites such as Facebook. Instead of seeing a newsfeed full of status updates from their closest friends and family members, the employee is greeted with a bold…Continue reading
5 Key Attributes to Consider When Researching Network Performance Management Tools
November 12, 2012 by Team AppNeta
Now more than ever, IT teams need to know exactly what is happening on the network, and which users and devices may be contributing to performance degradation. This level of insight is essential to gauging the impact that various activity has on the network – and ultimately to ensuring the performance of IP-based applications like…Continue reading
The Importance of Easily Deployable Network Performance Management Solutions
March 15, 2012 by Team AppNeta
Network performance management solutions are supposed to make IT’s job easier, but implementing the solution can be a nightmare. IT departments just don’t have the budget or the staff to deal with traditional network performance management solutions that require software to be purchased and installed, or that demand manual software installation, configuration and upgrades. Deployment also…Continue reading