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Over the course of the pandemic, enterprises have bounced back-and-forth on their office return plans, while (intentionally or not) experimenting with new hybrid work schedules to strike a balance between worker safety, comfort and productivity. One of the biggest takeaways from this forced-trial in hybrid work is that whether in the office or not, clocking in from 9am to 5pm,...

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Tags: security, observability, visibility, network management, network performance monitoring, hybrid work, remote work, work from anywhere, work from home

By October 2021, there had been more data breaches reported in the United States than during the entirety of 2020, with more victims reported in Q3 2021 than Q1 and Q2 of 2020 combined. With data theft on an upward trajectory at the same time that much of the global workforce is undergoing a hybrid work transformation, it’s incumbent on...

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Tags: observability, visbility, MTTI, work from anywhere, hybrid work, remote work, VPN, SDN, DIA, SD WAN, proxies, edge, swg, network security, network performance monitoring, network monitoring, network management, security, SASE

In this next installment of our conversation with AppNeta’s Chief Customer Officer Adam Edwards and our Director of Global Alliances John Tewfik—featuring excerpts from their recent webcast on Hybrid Work Optimization—we’re going to discuss the hot-button topic of security, privacy and trust in a hybrid work world. Adam kicks us off by discussing some of the most popular networking strategies...

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Tags: Stories From The Wire, podcast, network performance monitoring, enterprise network, enterprise IT, Microsoft Teams, remote monitoring, remote work, network performance, network monitoring, network management, work from anywhere, cloud computing, hybrid work, work from home, wfh, privacy, zero trust, trust, cybersecurity, security

Cyber security is a perennial challenge. It’s a complex patchwork of hard-to-manage tools and applications that seems barely able to keep up with the growing threats. Enter “sassy” (aka SASE, secure access service edge), an architectural concept that aims to meet modern organizations where their infrastructure and security challenges are. Ten years ago, the data center was king, operating mostly...

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Tags: network management, network monitoring, work from anywhere, work from home, hybrid work, remote work, cloud, cybersecurity, security, edge, paas, iaas, saas, SASE

As the pandemic pushed enterprises to rethink their approach to network management and security in the face of widespread work-from-home restrictions, Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) emerged as the go-to IT solution for securely linking a distributed user base. In the two years Gartner has monitored SASE in their Hype Cycle report, the technology has reached 5-20 percent adoption among...

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Tags: hybrid office, hybrid work, remote work, work from anywhere, work from home, hype cycle, gartner, ztna, WAN, SDWAN, swg, CASB, zero trust, remote access, cloud, network management, network performance monitoring, networking, edge, network, security, SASE

As enterprises continue the march toward a Work From Anywhere future, VMware is the latest IT solutions provider to debut a new suite of tools aimed squarely at managing a distributed workforce. Called “Anywhere Workspace,” the new offering combines VMware’s Workspace One platform with endpoint security from VMware’s Carbon Black and SASE product lines. “Even though each of these three...

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Tags: distributed enterprise, decentralization, hybrid cloud, hybrid work, hybrid office, anywhere operations, anywhere workspace, work from anywhere, work from home, remote workforce, remote work, network management, WAN, network security, security, SASE, cloud computing, cloud, VMware

This blog is the second in a series from our Solutions Consultant team giving their point of view on the most pressing challenges facing IT teams in 2021. Thanks to the pandemic you now have hundreds or even thousands of users at home, accessing applications in your data centers, public cloud infrastructure, and through various SaaS platforms. You may be...

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Tags: network management, network performance monitoring, network monitoring, end user performance, end user experience, remote user security, remote security, work from anywhere, wfa, work from home, wfh, remote workforce, remote work, enterprise IT, edge computing, edge, SASE, CASB, security

When Gartner first introduced the concept of “secure access service edge” (SASE, pronounced sassy) into the enterprise IT lexicon back in August 2019, they had estimated that “by 2024, at least 40 percent of enterprises will have explicit [SASE] strategies,” up from less than 1 percent in 2018. Flash forward to today, and not even Gartner could’ve predicted the smorgasbord...

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Tags: DIA, enterprise cloud, cloud computing, enterprise IT, network performance monitoring, network management, network monitoring, CASB, MPLS, VPN, firewall, security, edge computing, edge, secure access software edge, SD WAN, SaaS, SASE, enterprise IT

With the upcoming enforcement of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we here at AppNeta want to share the steps we have taken to protect our customers and their data. In general, GDPR wants you to: Collect as little information as is necessary, keep it for as short amount of time as is necessary and share it with...

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Tags: compliance, GDPR, security

The deep packet inspection market is expected to experience substantial growth over the next four years, but what’s driving corporate interest? The technology itself is straightforward: Instead of simply examining packet headers, deep packet inspection (DPI) goes deeper to analyze the contents of any packet passing through specific checkpoints—typically firewalls—and can make real-time decisions about what happens to these packets...

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Tags: deep packet inspection, security, WIFI monitoring

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