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Twitter Goes Down #PathViewCloudFindsProblem
June 22, 2012 by
I don’t think I was alone June 21, 2012 when I went to check-in on Twitter during lunch and for some reason could not connect. Hmmm, how is that possible? The Twittersphere can’t actually be down…or can it? My office in Boston was also experiencing some network problems so I just assumed the Twitter issue…Continue reading
Where in the WAN: A Case Study with VMware
March 27, 2012 by
Although virtualization is a cost-effective move for many organizations, it can also be a network management nightmare if the right steps aren’t taken before and during the deployment process. Even if network performance appears healthy, the strain of supporting a VDI deployment might prove otherwise. In these cases, it is not uncommon for companies to…Continue reading
An Application Performance Breakthrough – See Across Your Sites, Apps and End Users!
March 13, 2012 by
With highly distributed network and the expansive transition to cloud services, network and application performance monitoring is becoming more and more challenging. With the increase in IP-based applications like VoIP, Video Conferencing, hosted CRMs, VDI and cloud services offering simpler and easier ways to communicate and operate within an organization. Each application comes with unique…Continue reading
An Engineer’s Search: Who Broke the Network?
March 7, 2012 by
‘Why Is Our Network Broken?’ Even companies that provide network performance management services still have to manage their own networks! So, a few weeks ago when I received notification that we were experiencing extremely low available bandwidth out to the internet, I knew I had to act fast to avoid failure of our critical services- The question was:…Continue reading
Hey, How Much Bandwidth!? I’m Paying For Twice the Bandwidth I’m Getting!
March 3, 2012 by
As a network engineer for a global financial services organization, I know I am not alone in my daily concerns about network connection speed and performance. Our concerns are all underscored by questions such as: ‘How much bandwidth are we getting?’ ‘What are we paying our ISP monthly again?’ ‘How are my end users using…Continue reading
The Siri Test: How Much Bandwidth is She Using?
February 29, 2012 by
In the age of smart phones, data plans and usage caps, many questions come up when looking into your cellphone bill. It seems there are unlimited applications and features are swallowing up data. Have you ever wondered what else is using up your data? Checking mail, sending mail, playing games and using apps use data…Continue reading
Network Performance Monitoring Critical to EHR Success
February 23, 2012 by
Healthcare practices today run on networked applications that connect remote users (hospitals, physicians, clinics) to centralized or hosted resources. Electronic Health Records (EHR), web-based clinical health programs, inter-site communication and online medical registries are all critically dependent on network and application performance. Any drop in bandwidth or increase in latency can make these applications unusable…Continue reading
Iperf and PathTest: An Engineer’s Experiment
December 27, 2011 by
Conventional wisdom says that you can only see the true capacity of your network by flooding the pipe. Well, we already put a stop to that thinking (see PathView Cloud). However, we still understand that it is an effective method, if done right. With PathTest, the latest free tool from AppNeta, we can flood your…Continue reading
Top 5 Ways to Impress Your Boss with Remote Network Performance Management!
December 16, 2011 by
Improve Reliability A reliable network means peace of mind and happy end users. The ability to remotely monitor and troubleshoot all business critical applications from one interface will allow you to pinpoint issues before the end users pick up the phone to complain, or submit support tickets. Remotely diagnose and remediate issues without disrupting business…Continue reading
4G Wireless Performance: Will You Support Me?
November 29, 2011 by
Every major wireless carrier is racing to deploy 4G branded mobile data services. Although the mobile data user has been trained to lower his or her performance expectations, the wireless carriers are working hard to change that perception. Can 4G wireless services support real time applications like voice and video for the mobile office of…Continue reading