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6 key themes shaping the future of network performance management

A new study sheds light on the latest network management trends. Here’s what you need to know to make informed, strategic decisions as you strive for network continuity.

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Nexthink’s digital experience management platform quickly solves performance problems

Bad experiences with IT environments cost companies 100 hours per person each year. Get that time back with digital experience management and experience-level agreements.

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ThousandEyes provides data, visualization tools for multi-cloud environments

ThousandEyes extends its Network Intelligence platform to take the complexity out of multi-cloud deployments.

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Data freshness, not speed, most important for IoT

IoT is creating wireless network innovation. But it isn’t just about low latency and reliability promises. Data freshness and better security are getting attention, too.

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Cato Networks adds threat hunting to its Network as a Service

Security is a key benefit of using cloud-based networking services. And Cato Networks is kicking it up a notch by adding threat hunting as a service to its cloud network.

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Blockchain, service-centric networking key to IoT success

IoT needs monetization, security, and a strong edge network. Researchers say they have the solution — Blockcloud — blockchain along with a service name addressing system.

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7 free network tools you must have

From server management to protocol analysis to insights into systems, networking 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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Cultivating an app-first mentality in enterprise network management

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

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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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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?

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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Automation advancements bring netops and devops teams into the future

Automating independent tasks by applying templates will help accelerate the bulk of the work and simplify the entire deployment process.

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Network verification: predicting the future of complex networks

A new kind of automation uses math to help ensure business goals continuously match reality.

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5 reasons why IT can't tame the user experience for the network manager

Why today's user experience for network professionals sucks and why it has become so hard for IT staff to tame.

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Manage user performance, not the network, with machine learning-based tools

Startup Nyansa adds machine learning to its Voyance user performance management tool, enabling it to provide proactive remediation advice.

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Validating cloud applications before going live

Properly addressing issues concerning application deployment within a cloud environment requires a combination of network tools specific to each system’s unique requirements and demands.

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Making sense of the SD-WAN business case

There is no 'one size fit all' approach to building a business case for SD-WAN – the benefits vary significantly by industry and geography.

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