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Weekly Packet: What’s Gonna Work? Teamwork!
by Christine Cignoli on

Happy Friday! Today we’re thinking about teamwork, after watching all those soccer players and relay teams kicking butt in the Olympics. I came across a recent IT trends survey, sponsored by Dell, that breaks out the views of IT decision makers vs. business decision makers. The survey results found that the two groups aren’t that different in what they find...

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Tags: business and IT goals, legacy, NPM

Let's Talk About Your Application Performance
by TR Jordan on

Do you know how long your customers are going to wait for a page load? More importantly, how long are you making them wait right now? Back in the misty eons of time, it used to be easy to measure your application performance. You'd grab a stopwatch, load up your web application, and see what happend. If it was slow,...

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Tags: APM, application deployment, application performance, devops, legacy

Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Telecommuting in all its forms has been on the rise for years. Today the trend is accelerating dramatically as affordable, cloud-based technology, rising gas prices, and pressure to reduce facilities’ operating costs all converge to make telework more attractive for all—and the enterprise more distributed than ever....

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Tags: flow analysis, FlowView, legacy, PathView Cloud, remote networks, unified communications

The Straight Goods – Part 3 of 3
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Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Don’t you hate when service providers refuse to acknowledge the issue is on their end? It really annoys me when a support team fobs you off with generic answers showing their thinly veiled disinterest. For this last tale I chose one very close to home for us...

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Tags: legacy, microappliance, voip

The Straight Goods – Part 2 of 3
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Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Part of the support role is to reach out to new customers and provide some general product training – ‘onboarding’ as we like to call it.  It’s not every day that we uncover network issues when providing this training with a client setup but it happens often...

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Tags: legacy, microappliance, PathView, T1, WAN

The Straight Goods – Part 1 of 3
by Team AppNeta on

Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Isn’t it an awful feeling when you’re told something by someone who has a vested interest in you believing them?  Let’s face it, who has ever wholeheartedly believed what a salesman told them?  Yeah, there are cries of  ‘snake oil!’ in my head when I’m approached by...

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Tags: FlowView, legacy, MSP, PathView, voip

LinkedIn Connectivity Problems? What We Found….
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Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! With the growing frenzy over cloud-based services and the recent announcements about managed cloud services, it is clear that we are looking at the future of business technology, one that merges critical business services with the cost efficiency, speed and easy integration of the internet. But, as...

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Tags: APM, cloud, legacy, NPM, saas

Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Last week I headed out to Las Vegas to join CRN at the Everything Channel Xchange Tech Innovators Conference.This was a typical trip that involved the usual nonsense of Las Vegas, but the highlight for me was CRN awarding Apparent Networks with the Tech Innovator of the Year Award from CRN in the category of ”Managed Services.” This...

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Tags: legacy, PathView

Packets Packets Everywhere, but Which One Do I Seek?
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Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Much like the ancient mariner in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s famous poem,  we often find ourselves awash in a sea of packets that tempt that tantalize us with their ability to quench our troubleshooting thirsts – but just like seawater to a thirsty sailor, they’re often too much...

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Tags: FlowView, full stack, legacy, NPM, packets

A Problem Averted with PathView Cloud
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Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! On September 29th, we experienced a large amount of poor call quality here at the Apparent Networks Boston headquarters.  Our sales team was unable to engage in communications and was quickly losing productivity.  With the VoIP server hosted at our remote office in Vancouver, there could have...

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Tags: legacy, PathView, PathView Cloud, voip

Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Yesterday, Apparent Networks released AppView Voice, the first of many application-specific remote performance management modules designed to complement and integrate with PathView Cloud.  AppView leverages the strengths of the existing PathView Cloud performance management platform by utilizing the zero-administration microAppliance to assess specific applications such as voice,...

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Tags: APM, AppView, AppView Voice, legacy

‘Democratizing’ Enterprise Software
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Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Software industry has changed; free PathView Cloud tool shows how Not long ago, lots of software companies were focused on developing big solutions and selling them to the biggest customers they could. Board members and senior management wanted deal sizes that were high and trending higher. So...

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Tags: cloud, legacy, PathView, PathView Cloud

Apparent Networks Joins the VMware Technology Alliance
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Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! As the IT climate accelerates toward more cost-effective, on demand services and cloud-based applications, managing your network performance and virtual service delivery is becoming more and more challenging. As Loki noted in a previous blog post, “The problems of network growth and complexity forecast some serious challenges...

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Tags: legacy, NPM, PathView, virtualization

PathView Technology Worldwide…
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We are excited to announce Apparent Networks’ first European partnership! The PathView Reseller Program has officially expanded to the UK where we will be working with Kenson Network Engineering.  Kenson Network Engineering, Ltd, is a global provider of voice and data network solutions ranging from individual point solutions to enterprise-wide systems. Kenson is widely recognized for its expertise in delivering...

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Tags: legacy, partners, PathView

Fix it Now Profile: Network Problem #1
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    Name and Job title: Jack Turek,  IT Network manager Company: Fletcher-Thompson, Inc. Architecture and Engineering design firm http://www.fletcherthompson.com Network Problem: As the network manager for a fast paced architecture and engineering firm, Jack is managing a system with five locations stretching the east coast from Florida to Connecticut. Unfortunately Jack didn’t have the capability to continuously monitor or truly...

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Tags: legacy, NPM, PathView

Roll Out the Easy Button
by Team AppNeta on

We’re announcing today the general availability of PathView, and in the process we are rolling out the “easy button” for IT pros, network managers and others who want to deploy a simple solution for managing their network performance. PathView is easy to buy. All you need is a credit card and an Internet browser. You can download and configure a...

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A New Era for Delivering Technology Value
by Team AppNeta on

Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Something is definitely changing.  The economy?  The world of technology sales? Or maybe just our piece of it? Apparent Networks is entering a new phase, and we are now embracing a change that seems to be transforming the market. Apparent Networks is an eight year old company,...

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Layers, Encapsulation & Path
by Team AppNeta on

Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! While building AppCritical Version 3.6, our development team had many spirited discussions about the underpinnings of networked services and applications. Services delivered over a network have been around since…well, since before the Internet. This isn’t a history lesson so we can skip the details. What’s important is...

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Tags: cloud, encapsulation, legacy, NPM, path

Regional Cloud Innovation
by Team AppNeta on

Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Scott Kirsner recently wrote a great Boston Sunday Globe story and related blog post on the innovation coming out of the Boston area relating to cloud computing. There’s no question that cloud computing is having a dramatic impact on the way we think about networks and how...

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Tags: APM, application deployment, cloud, legacy, NPM

IPv6: When…Not If
by Team AppNeta on

So IPv6 – now there’s a train wreck in slow motion that has been simultaneously fascinating and utterly boring.  Every six months the media checks back to whoop and holler about how now there are only 32 /8s remaining in the IPv4 address space!  We are running out of Internet!  Transition to IPv6 before it’s too late!  Run for your lives! And then everyone...

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John Was (Almost) Right
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] Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! If you have been around IT or technology in general for more than a couple of years, you’ve no doubt heard the phrase “The network is the computer.”  Often this is mistakenly attributed to Sun Microsystems’ founding CEO, Scott McNealy – when actually it was another Sun visionary,...

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Tags: legacy, NPM, path

Stop the Finger Pointing
by Team AppNeta on

Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Application development and network teams are collaborating more on how to improve application performance, according to survey results recently released by BT in North America. Network World reported on the survey this week. While the collaboration is happening, it’s striking that application performance has not improved, either at...

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Tags: application development, legacy

This Should Be Interesting
by Team AppNeta on

Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Despite the fact that my friends can’t keep up with the seemingly constant change of email addresses, I find myself once again at another early stage company. I’m not really sure what draws me back.  Maybe it’s a small team that you trust, day to day work that...

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Funding Apparent Networks
by Team AppNeta on

At Egan-Managed Capital, we’re focused on financing and supporting early-stage, New England-based information technology companies. Pursuing this strategy for more than a decade now, we’ve lived through several ups and downs in the market. While it’s natural to feel like smart guys during the highs and like fools during downturns, it takes discipline to keep those emotions from coloring your...

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Welcome to The Path
by Team AppNeta on

Our legacy blog entries tell the AppNeta story from the early days…Read on! Greetings.  I’m Jack Sweeney, CEO of Apparent Networks, and I’d like to personally welcome you to our new blog Our goal with this venue is to provide you with interesting and hopefully useful thoughts and observations about our company, the markets we sell into and the broader technology industry. We chose...

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