Browsing posts tagged with: network performance monitoring

AppNeta vs. Netflow Google APIs

AppNeta vs. NetFlow: App Identification Without the Overhead
May 24, 2017 by

Networking Technology

Getting a full picture of applications in use on the network is essential for IT teams today. In the past, NetFlow functionality has been used to see apps in use. NetFlow, and similar technologies like sFlow and jFlow, is typically a router feature that looks at the traffic that’s been sent and received, and then
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AppNeta does cloud application monitoring

Cloud Application Monitoring and You
April 5, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology

We launched AppNeta Performance Manager recently, and after all our excitement over letting the world know about it, we’re getting down to business here with some more details. The best part about our product (yes, we’re biased) is that it truly does cloud application monitoring. It’s what you’ll need in the stage after the excitement
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Don’t Hog the Bandwidth, and Other Network Tips
March 31, 2017 by

Networking Technology

What’s your bandwidth-consuming vice these days? Maybe March Madness? You’re certainly not alone. Even employees in the very important Pentagon are hooked. The Pentagon’s ISP asked employees to reconsider streaming basketball games in light of the important work their bandwidth is supporting—defending the country and all that. We’re sure they have excellent network monitoring helping
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Solving ghost issues at remote locations is a networking challenge.

What Gartner Says About AppNeta
March 8, 2017 by

Networking Technology

We were pretty excited here at AppNeta when we got the good news that we got high marks from users in Gartner’s Network Performance Monitoring-Diagnostics category. Gartner’s Critical Capabilities research examines how tech users actually choose and interact with the products they need. The resulting Critical Capabilities document matches industry personas with features, functionality, customer
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QoS metrics are essential to improving VoIP and video apps.

Why Managing QoS Matters More Than Ever
March 2, 2017 by

Networking Technology

There are plenty of technology details that have gone through major changes in the cloud era. One networking detail in particular—tracking and managing quality of service (QoS)—is an essential one to master for modern IT. QoS metrics offer a way to mark traffic prioritization over networks in an attempt to guarantee a certain level of
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See who comes in first in the cloud provider network race.

How to Choose a Cloud Provider
February 7, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

When choosing a cloud provider, you can look at brand recognition, security and storage features and other items. But cloud providers depend on networks just like the rest of us, and they’re not all created or configured equal. In general, for those considering the cloud, it’s important to match up the location of your end
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VoIP call centers are growing, but there are performance fears

Afraid of VoIP in Your Call Center? Lean on Performance Monitoring
January 10, 2017 by

Networking Technology

Even though mass-market VoIP technology has been available since 2004, adoption rates have proved underwhelming for the last decade. VoIP adoption rates have picked up in recent years, but business-critical use cases such as the call center still seem to lag behind cloud services adoption in other parts of the enterprise. As the era of
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

IT’s Got the Networking Blues
January 6, 2017 by

Networking Technology

Happy New Year! We’ve found some interesting news and analysis to kick off 2017. First, networking woes certainly haven’t disappeared. This CIO Insight story and accompanying survey data from networking professionals reflects some crucial concerns for IT networking teams today. For nearly three-quarters of respondents, network changes repeatedly cause performance issues, and 66% say that
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IT teams need the right tools to manage infrastructures.

BGP Is for Routing, Not Monitoring
January 4, 2017 by

Networking Technology

BGP, the border gateway protocol, is a creaky old network routing protocol. It was updated last in 2006, but it still serves a useful purpose. Almost every packet that traverses the internet finds its way from source to destination via BGP routing. This is what BGP was designed for, and while it’s not always the
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Missing SaaS features can really throw a wrench into cloud adoption

Office 365 Is Stressing Enterprise Networks: Are Your Employees Suffering?
December 14, 2016 by

Networking Technology

Moving business applications to the cloud seems like the holy grail for maximizing ROI and supporting an increasingly mobile and remote workforce. However, not all cloud migrations are created equal. Microsoft Office 365, in particular, is presenting challenges for enterprise networks. This isn’t like the old days, when IT upgraded one desktop per user to
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