Network Performance Management is the discipline of optimizing how networks function, trying to deliver the lowest latency, highest capacity, and maximum reliability despite intermittent failures and limited bandwidth.
The Riverbed solution is one that exhibited strong capabilities across a broad number of our measured categories, without clearly dominating anything in particular. The solution is still going through integration between the Cascade and OPNET portfolios, and thus did not achieve full potential scores in some regards, but the breadth of design and capabilities is now among the very best in the ANPM sector.
Any strategy for managing the network infrastructure must include a direct understanding of how well the network is playing its role in application and service delivery. This is the realm of Application-aware Network Performance Management (ANPM), and it is essential to understand the primary requirements for such systems in order to adequately evaluate and select tools and products that will best meet the need. This paper reviews the challenges that ANPM solutions are best fit to address, which qualities and capabilities are of most importance, and how one alternative, Riverbed’s Cascade Solution, stacks up.
ESG was engaged by Riverbed to develop a detailed EVV analysis designed to help IT organizations determine the relative costs and benefits of deploying Riverbed Cascade compared with a typical performance management solution.
The intelligent economy is here, and it is transforming IT's mandate to deliver business value to the enterprise. Businesses recognize that to remain competitive, they need to embrace a broader array of collaborative applications and create ubiquitous access to these applications at the far reaches of the globe. Ensuring IT is the "must have" resource in new revenue-generating opportunities is top of mind for all IT professionals.
Learn how Riverbed® Cascade® gives you actionable information for network analysis and optimization, application performance management, acceleration of IT consolidation projects, and security compliance.
In conducting a survey of 159 IT professionals with direct responsibility for business-critical applications, Forrester found that all enterprises surveyed had fundamental issues while managing the performance of these applications and
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This paper prescribes four ways in which today’s monitoring technology must adapt to adequately meet the challenges presented by Web 2.0, and how Foglight, Dell’s APM solution, addresses these challenges.
Once businesses understand the value of uptime, they can substitute data for instinct when calculating operational expenses. This on-demand webinar will provide simple steps businesses can use to produce hard numbers and discuss the ways in which they can apply that data to evaluate and justify spending.
Learn how Isbank, Turkey’s largest bank, dramatically reduced testing times for Functional Testing automation from 6 man-days to a few hours. Read about the benefits of adopting an Application Lifecycle Management approach to improve software quality, automate testing processes and safeguard mission-critical applications while supporting growth.
Do-it-yourself projects are great and can save you money, just not when it comes to doing your own DNS. In this paper, learn about four different reasons why outsourcing your DNS will actually save you money and time in the long run.
Consumerization of IT forces enterprises to rethink their approach to IT service delivery. What does consumerization really mean and why does it matter? Understand the basics to accurately identify the practical implications and benefits for your organization. This guide explores the realities of IT Consumerization to define challenges and opportunities. Learn best practices and get actionable recommendations. Please download the whitepaper to learn more.
“Exploring Business and IT Friction: Myths and Realities,” outlines key issues that cause friction between business users and IT, such as:
• Gaps in customer satisfaction and the perceived value of services
• Inadequate IT support, which decreases productivity and revenue
• Lack of communication and ownership in how business users and IT work together to identify service levels and technology needs
See what 900 business and IT professionals had to say and get recommendations for change.
With software as a service (SaaS) you are integrating an external service, hosted by an external party, with your internal systems. The SaaS integration is a matter of connecting the clouds and well articulated interfaces defining the data that is traveling back and forth. With the right integration strategy, SaaS integration can be simple, straightforward, and easy. Moreover, it can position your IT organization to effectively leverage SaaS and migrate from one SaaS solution to another to avoid vendor lock-in. Read this information white paper to understand the things to consider when developing your integration strategy.
Application performance management helps deliver the application performance users and the business demand. Effectively monitoring and troubleshooting application performance issues requires a comprehensive solution.
How are you collaborating with the amazing communication technology now available? Chances are your organization is doing collaboration ... all wrong. Let's look at 5 common collaboration fails tripping up companies today.
Professional Cat Herding and project management share much in common. This ebook takes a fun (and educational) approach to achieving 360 degree visibility into projects and ensure strategic alignment with your business goals.
Whether you are an early adopter who has already started planning, or like several organizations, unsure of your next step, the following guidelines will help you prepare and plan for a successful migration to an 802.11ac WLAN.
With more Internet-connected mobile devices than people in the world in 2013, IT must provide seamless connectivity to every class of user — employees, contractors, guests and even customers — appropriate to their role and type of device. Mobility in the workplace isn’t just for user benefit and productivity. The migration to mobility begets several IT benefits.
Le standard de transmission 802.11ac est en passe de devenir la norme du Wifi nouvelle génération. La vitesse gigabit et l’amélioration des capacités et de la fiabilité offertes par le standard 802.11ac aux réseaux LAN sans fil (WLAN) se révèlent être d’inestimables atouts face à la croissance rapide du nombre d’utilisateurs, d’appareils et d’applications mobiles. Que vous soyez un adepte précoce ayant déjà commencé à tout planifier ou, comme bon nombre d’entreprises, encore hésitant concernant la marche à suivre, n’hésitez pas à télécharger ce guide en cinq étapes qui vous aidera à préparer et à planifier une migration réussie vers un réseau WLAN 802.11ac.
Le lieu de travail nouvelle génération repose sur la mobilité. À l’heure où le nombre d’appareils mobiles connectés à Internet dépasse la population mondiale, il est essentiel que les services informatiques soient en mesure d’offrir à chaque catégorie d’utilisateurs (employés, entrepreneurs, invités et clients) une connectivité fluide et adaptée à leurs besoins et types d’équipement. Outre les atouts évidents pour les utilisateurs et l’effet bénéfique sur la productivité, la migration vers la mobilité est source de nombreux avantages pour les services informatiques. Téléchargez ce livre blanc pour les découvrir…