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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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WiFi performance is a tough nut to crack

What’s Holding Your WiFi Performance Back?
April 2, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

We have a tendency to take WiFi networks for granted. As consumers, we don’t think about the logistics of WiFi—we just want to watch Netflix without constant buffering. The same expectation carries over for employees using business applications. They don’t care what’s going on with the WiFi in the background. They just want seamless access
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IoT and 5G Both Require Strong Network Foundations
March 2, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

As new, exciting technologies become reality, IT teams are updating systems and considering the best technology options to support new tools. IoT, for example, needs a strong networking foundation. It’s more than just a reliable network that’s needed, but a complex network design that allows for real-time data analysis between and among all the dispersed
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WiFi Networks, SaaS Providers and the Challenges They Bring IT
February 23, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology

The cloud/SaaS honeymoon usually ends pretty quickly for IT teams supporting various cloud and SaaS applications. The loss of control over SaaS apps can be a surprise for IT, even as it also frees up time. IT team members are now at the mercy of SaaS application providers, which decide when upgrades will happen and
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Deep Packet Inspection solves monitoring problems

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Purpose: The Case for Deep Packet Inspection
January 23, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

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
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Why GDPR means you have to monitor WiFi

Are You Prepared for How the GDPR Will Change WiFi Networks?
January 4, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

Not enough American companies are ready for the GDPR—the General Data Protection Regulation, adopted last year in the European Union and set to go into effect in May of 2018. According to research from Spiceworks, only 5% of US companies are currently preparing for these data protection regulations. On the face of it, this seems
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Making Application Performance Better for Users and Customers at CyrusOne
December 7, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

IT ROLE: Steve Aichelmann, senior director of IT infrastructure NEEDS: Improving internal end-user experience, especially for VoIP RESULTS: Proactive issue resolution, view of performance at 31 global locations As a leading data center provider to just under 1,000 customers globally—including 175 of the Fortune 1000—CyrusOne is known for its excellent customer service, enduring customer relationships and high customer
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Bon-Ton monitors guest WiFi networks with AppNeta

The Bon-Ton Stores Improves Guest WiFi, User Experience With AppNeta
November 27, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Cooperative of seven family-owned businesses 260 stores in 26 states Annual revenue of more than $2.8 billion The corporate network team at Bon-Ton Stores is responsible for the wireless guest networks at all 260 of the company’s stores, along with the applications that employees use every day. After they rolled out new guest WiFi networks
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iOS 11 update can affect network traffic

Tame Your Mobile Traffic for iOS 11 and Beyond
September 18, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

Apple’s latest OS—iOS 11—launches tomorrow. With half to two-thirds of device users running iOS 10, reflecting the huge base of iPhone users, this is no small event for corporate networks. Users bring their devices to work as a matter of course, whether they use them a little or a lot for actual work. So while
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Guest WiFi is important

When Guest WiFi Is Unusable, What’s the Point?
August 3, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

What would happen if we woke up tomorrow and WiFi didn’t exist anymore? It would take some getting used to, for sure. You could fall back on your carrier’s mobile service, but it’s not quite the same as the comfort of your personal WiFi network. For years now, proposals have surfaced about the possibility of
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