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REVIEW: Top application delivery controllers

Actual users offer comments on these ADCs: F5 BIG-IP, Citrix NetScaler ADC, HAProxy, Loadbalancer.org, KEMP LoadMaster and NGINX

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7 free networking tools you must have

From server management to protocol analysis to visibility into systems, networks and traffic flows, these free open source monitoring tools have you covered.

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Get a better angle on your network monitoring with application management

Optimize your network management and monitoring tools by using application management tools too.

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Juniper multicloud management software targets enterprise data centers

Facing the reality that many if not most enterprise data center managers now work in a hyrbrid cloud environment, Juniper has started to offer Contrail Enterprise Multicloud, a software package designed to monitor and manage workloads...

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Cultivating an app-first mentality in enterprise network management

Today’s applications require stability and reliability, enabled by transparency.

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Cisco boosts IoT access control, management

Tweaks to ISE, DNA Center can better track, secure internet of things devices

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Bringing your Internet of Things infrastructure into the digital age

Using the Internet of Things (IoT) to take upgrades to infrastructure from evolutionary to revolutionary.

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11 ways to stabilize your infrastructure

Manage your people, processes and technology the right way, and you’ll sleep better at night.

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Customer reviews: Top Remote Access Tools

Actual users of LogMeIn, Bomgar Remote Support, XenApp, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, TeamViewer and ConnectWise Control tell what they like about these tools and where they found shortcomings.

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AI, machine learning and your access network

Given the invasion of new data now hitting enterprise access networks, machine learning and AI couldn't be more welcome technologies for taking the pressure of network managers to do more with less.

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Requests for Cisco Catalyst 9300 are up … what’s the intent?

Interest in Cisco's Catalyst 9000 switches is up considerably. But looking at the specs, smaller networks should probably stay away from them.

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How to overcome infrastructure firefighting and other distractions

There are many obstacles that can keep IT professionals from the mission-critical parts of their job, steering them off track of their strategic IT roadmap. But there are ways to regain control.

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Traditional application performance management no longer sufficient

Nyansa’s early success shows there’s a need for user performance management rather than traditional application performance management.

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2018 state of resilience: The pressure is on

IT leaders are under increased pressure to ensures systems can withstand natural disasters, attacks, and increasing storage and data accessibility needs.

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France goes after companies for deliberately shortening life of hardware

French prosecutors investigate a "planned obsolescence" complaint against printer maker Epson. A conviction could have far-reaching global ramifications.

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Can IoT help make the enterprise more secure?

Most people think of IoT as a security vulnerability, but Enterprise IoT could also be a security tool — and maybe a privacy issue.

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Debunking today’s dominant automation myths

There should be no doubt that automation is a robust and powerful tool if implemented in the right way. But let's get past the falsehoods, shall we?

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Big changes coming for the application delivery controller market

A recent ZK Research survey shows the application delivery controller market is about to go through significant change.

The rise of modular plug terminated links

Developing new LAN cabling standards is an arduous process that takes many years. Most standards development work centers around higher performance cable and connectors to support new applications like 10, 25 and 40 gigabit Ethernet....

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Aerohive SD-WAN solution simplifies management of multi networks

With Aerohive's SD-WAN solution, customers now have a single console for managing wired networks, Wi-Fi and the enterprise WAN.

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