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Microsoft: Stop stealing bandwidth!

GAO blames ISPs for confusing consumers about bandwidth usage

Why put the onus on ISPs when application providers should be providing data on bandwidth usage?

Why software vendors should disclose their apps' bandwidth consumption

Why software vendors should disclose their apps' bandwidth consumption

Bandwidth is power, and it should be treated as such.

Why Netflix video quality has fluctuated this year

Why Netflix video quality has fluctuated this year

Netflix’s agreement with Comcast contributed to recent performance increases, but Comcast isn’t necessarily responsible for the degradation.

Comcast data usage meter accuracy measurement results

NetForecast just completed a report on the accuracy of Comcast’s Internet data usage meter.

Application Performance = Response Time

From a user’s perspective, application performance is response time. So you need to find out what your users' performance expectations are and identify a response time threshold that satisfies most of them—then you need to measure...

SaaS Performance Bar Rising

For mission-critical SaaS applications to displace their locally accessed cousins, SaaS end-user response times must rival those of the on-premises incumbents. Achieving this goal is challenging, and requires continuous end-user...

Who needs a CDN?

Any enterprise with a web audience in multiple locations can benefit from using a CDN, but if your users are likely to download lots of stuff from your website, play media files, and/or watch or listen to live broadcasts, you are...

Should wireless carriers use home Internet connections for backhaul?

In a thought-provoking article on GigaOM, Prakash Sangam of Qualcomm writes that cellular network capacity could be boosted up to a thousand times if households deploy "small cells" (i.e., femtocell technology) to shunt cellular...

Should wireless carriers use home Internet connections for backhaul?

In a thought-provoking article on GigaOM, Prakash Sangam of Qualcomm writes that cellular network capacity could be boosted up to a thousand times if households deploy "small cells" (i.e., femtocell technology) to shunt cellular...

Should wireless carriers use home Internet connections for backhaul?

In a thought-provoking article on GigaOM, Prakash Sangam of Qualcomm writes that cellular network capacity could be boosted up to a thousand times if households deploy "small cells" (i.e., femtocell technology) to shunt cellular...

Cloud Federation: It's Happening

Although far from a fait accompli, cloud federation is in the works. Like ants in the Internet ant hill, cloud providers are beginning to join forces to improve their individual prospects for long-term growth and sustainability.Three...

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