Network management and monitoring

  • April 23, 2015 23 Apr'15

    ICYMI: Juniper reveals SRX5800 hardware firewall upgrades

    ICYMI: This week, Juniper upgrades its SRX5800 firewall; Dynatrace announces Best of Web award winners.

  • March 31, 2015 31 Mar'15

    Microsoft rolling out Office 365 MDM

    Microsoft provides Office 365 MDM at no cost, giving subscribers basic capabilities for mobile device management and the option of upgrading to the paid service Intune.

  • March 19, 2015 19 Mar'15

    Network monitoring system going to dogs? That's just fine

    When pet insurer Trupanion decided to move its network management in-house, it knew it needed a more comprehensive network monitoring foundation.

  • February 12, 2015 12 Feb'15

    What Samsung's Smart TV is really saying about you

    The recent publicity about Samsung's Smart TV listening in on private conversations has received a lot of public attention, but this latest privacy issue is nothing new to the technology community. ...

  • January 30, 2015 30 Jan'15

    Challenges of Global MPLS Network Procurement

    Companion resource: The Techtarget version of our free IT Managers step by step Global MPLS Network procurement Mindmap. Every risk, pitfall and opportunity outlined at a glance. In this article, I ...

  • January 29, 2015 29 Jan'15

    Can a piece of software really determine if you’re ready to quit your job?

    The evolution of predictive analytics technology continues to be something to keep an eye on in 2015. Although the technique is nothing new to the average consumer – we see it every time Netflix ...

  • December 15, 2014 15 Dec'14

    Riverbed acquisition will cost Thoma Bravo $3.6 billion

    Riverbed Technology has agreed to go private and be acquired by private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo for $3.6 billion, or $21 per share in cash.

  • November 18, 2014 18 Nov'14

    CDC for cybersecurity? One group thinks it might be time

    Do enterprises and other organizations need a CDC-like entity to help them in their fight against cyber attacks? The Society for Information Management (SIM) thinks they might. Madeline Weiss, ...

  • November 18, 2014 18 Nov'14

    A VPLS Network procurement walkthrough

    Organisations should never be forced into a features and benefits conversation with their prospective service providers. The majority of network designs produced by our BT Business partnership ...

  • October 29, 2014 29 Oct'14

    Taking the pulse of Wi-Fi-enabled healthcare devices in an IoT world

    Wi-Fi connectivity is a great luxury to have in public places to power your favorite app, but what if your life-saving medical device relied on the wireless LAN to work? Hospitals are using ...

  • October 28, 2014 28 Oct'14

    VSS Monitoring offers midrange network packet broker

    VSS Monitoring offers a low-price network packet broker to network monitoring operations in mainstream, midrange enterprises.

  • October 24, 2014 24 Oct'14

    IBM not in financial crisis

    SN blogs: This week, one analyst discusses the importance of incident detection and response; another speculates on the benefits of SDN and DevOps.

  • October 06, 2014 06 Oct'14

    Thoughts on achieving good MPLS costs

    If your idea of obtaining good MPLS costs is to throw a spreadsheet of sites together and hope for the best, you might be disappointed. In this article I share some of my experience where projects ...

  • October 06, 2014 06 Oct'14

    BT IP Clear Playbook for UK IT Management

    US readers will no doubt tune out but wait. Although BT IP Clear is a UK based service, the technology refers (as a rule, there are exceptions) to unmanaged connectivity from BT. The US market is ...

  • October 05, 2014 05 Oct'14

    One of the best Global MPLS providers?

    It’s not really that hard to come up with a list of global MPLS providers from the usual suspects. There are a few lesser known providers worth considering. Note: Oddly enough, I live in rurally in ...





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