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What is IPv6, and why isn’t your network using it yet?
March 21, 2019 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

IPv4, the previous and still prevalent generation of the Internet Protocol, was designed to support roughly 4.3 billion devices. While this was plenty of capacity for the connected world of 1980, it’s tiny by 2019 standards. While it’s not yet true that every one of the planet’s 7 billion people is armed with their own
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Isolating root cause: March 13th Facebook outage
March 18, 2019 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The Facebook outage that impacted the company’s globally-popular suite of social media apps last week certainly caused lots of headaches. But reports that the interruptions were due to issues on the network level proved premature. Facebook operates its own collection of 15 data centers globally, which serve as a redundant, internal backbone network. As a
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Rethinking your “game plan” for network monitoring
March 15, 2019 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Enterprise IT and network ops teams may not appear to have much in common with the names on your NCAA March Madness bracket. But in both arenas, teams need to be masters of strategy, cooperation, and fast thinking in order to succeed. That’s because just like college basketball, network monitoring and management requires having both
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The World Wide Web turns 30: A look back at the good, bad and the ugly
March 13, 2019 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights, Networking Technology

The World Wide Web turned 30 years old this month, and like any Millennial entering their third decade, there were plenty of cringeworthy moments along the way. While the growth of widespread connectivity has undoubtedly helped change our day-to-day reality since it was invented in 1989, even the Web’s “parents” are uneasy about some of
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As tech transforms the hotel business, network performance is critical
March 7, 2019 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The rate of change in the hospitality sector over the past decade has been staggering. While booking apps, AirBnB, and ratings websites have certainly been disruptors, it’s really the changing demands of travelers that have put technology at the center of the lodging experience. And hoteliers are taking note. A recent study from Forrester Research
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AppNeta Route Visualization now features BGP Data
March 5, 2019 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Our new Route Visualization allows IT to see how DNS, content delivery networks, and BGP work together to deliver content to your users efficiently.

Week-long network outage drives cloud migration at Amherst College
February 26, 2019 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

It’s not just enterprise networks that are feeling the impact of digital transformation. From government agencies to higher education, cloud migration and SaaS adoption are changing networking from the top-down, and putting unprecedented strain on IT departments as a result. One recent incident at Amherst College in Massachusetts illustrated perfectly what can happen when IT
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Integrate AppNeta with Salesforce Chatter Feed Using Our API
February 7, 2019 by

Networking Technology, Product News

AppNeta Performance Manager provides several ways for customers to integrate monitoring data with other systems, including the RESTful API Observer endpoint that allows you to send event notifications to your own receiver. With this ability, the opportunity for flexible integration abounds. In a past post, I looked at how to integrate AppNeta Performance Manager events
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DNS This Week — DNS Hijacking Campaign, DNS Flag Day
January 29, 2019 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

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
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