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AppNeta performance monitoring works better than traceroute

AppNeta vs. Traceroute for Network Performance Monitoring
October 2, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Traceroute is a basic network investigation tool that every IT professional has used for simple network troubleshooting. It tracks the path of an IP network packet from source to destination by sending packets marked with a TTL value (or hop count) that increments for each transmission. It can give you a rough idea of the
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End-user experience matters

Why It’s Time to Pay Attention to End-User Experience Monitoring
September 28, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Technology is becoming increasingly commoditized as consumerization of IT permeates all industries. Now, business leaders are turning to customer experience to help differentiate them from competitors. But even as so much attention is paid to the customer experience, there’s another experience that is often overlooked—the internal end-user experience. At the same time end-user experience is
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Compare SSL and IPSec VPN performance

VPN Monitoring, Inside and Out
May 16, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

IT teams deploy VPNs to create a secure, private connection over the internet. The VPN is an essential technology in connecting employees to corporate apps when they’re not at the main campus. As remote and branch offices have grown, so has VPN availability and selection. This means that VPN performance is particularly important for employees
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IT teams have to troubleshoot ghost issues.

Are Your End Users Haunted by Ghosts?
January 23, 2017 by

Industry Insights

No, that’s not a question for superstitious IT leaders. We’re talking about application performance ghost issues—the bane of IT’s existence. Ghost issues are the ones that come up intermittently to degrade end-user experience, but are often impossible to reproduce, identify and fix. Your IT team might be a great group of problem solvers, but application
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

IT Jobs of the Future
January 20, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

This week, Packet Pushers has some excellent guidance around avoiding short-term networking fixes for application issues—or, as they call them, “stupid network tricks.” The way to avoid those tricks, they say, is to get ahead of the problem by involving IT at the outset of every project. Instead of IT being a place to put
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PathTest FAQ
January 18, 2017 by

Networking Technology

Download PathTest, our network capacity testing tool, for free! What is PathTest? PathTest is a free IP-based network capacity testing tool designed with flexibility and accuracy in mind. It allows you to determine the maximum capacity between any two IP-addressable network endpoints using precision packet-flooding techniques to fill up the network delivery path to its
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Weekly commentary on networking performance and cloud

Weekly Packet: Ghosts, Ghouls and Graveyards
October 28, 2016 by

Industry Insights

It’s Halloween weekend! Do you have any ghost issues in your IT infrastructure? Those are the ones that are hard or impossible to reproduce, and usually take the most time to find and fix. Performance monitoring will help you sweep those lurkers right out the door, so you won’t be scared to walk the data
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Network traffic for IoS update

How the iOS 10 Update Engulfed Our Corporate WiFi
September 13, 2016 by

Company News, Industry Insights, Networking Technology

The latest in mobile operating systems from Apple—iOS 10—hit virtual update shelves today. What it means for consumers is clear: new features as well as updated core apps like Maps and Messaging. What it means for wireless networks in your office is a different story. The Lowdown on the Update Weighing in at over 1GB,
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Challenges of a network engineer

Top 3 Challenges for Today’s Network Engineer? Performance, Performance, Performance
September 12, 2016 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The job of a network engineer or network administrator is to solve problems, everything from backups and cables to firewalls and viruses. All of these tasks are related to moving data across the network in an optimal and efficient manner so that users can do the work that drives the business. Every network engineer’s job
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Video conferencing sessions are hard on your network

Can Your Network Successfully Deploy Video Conferencing Sessions?
June 1, 2016 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Video conferencing is increasingly a part of daily office life. Ad-hoc meeting software like Google Hangouts, HipChat, Slack and Skype have popularized virtual face-to-face meetings. But formal meetings with entry codes like GoToMeeting and WebEx are often relied on for marketing webinars or sales demos. Regardless of purpose, video conferencing has evolved over the years
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