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.
This white paper explains how you can obtain the skills for troubleshooting Cisco networks, which requires mastery of several basic steps and much practice before applying the skills effectively in a production environment. This document does not contain any troubleshooting cases or examples because that is not how troubleshooting skills are learned.
Simplified and automated networks deliver business agility. In this Webinar, experts from IDC, Shutterstock and Juniper discuss how to transition to network virtualization and look at benefits of SDN and automating their networks.
Everyone knows that effective network management practices start with establishing a full foundational understanding of the network. But simply monitoring individual elements can only get you so far. Historically, going the next step requires manually building and maintaining the knowledge of how those disparate elements are connected and how they interact with one another to deliver applications and communications. In other words, you need to understand network-level dependencies.
Confused by all the agile advice? Relax! With Agile for Dummies by your side you’ll learn the fundamentals of agile and how to increase the productivity of your software teams while enabling them to produce higher-quality solutions that better fulfill customer needs much faster.
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As application workloads are redefined, data centers must change. This IDC Whitepaper looks at how network automation and orchestration can aid this transition, building simpler and more agile networks.
This brief webcast will cover the new and enhanced capabilities of Elastic Storage 4.1, including native encryption and secure erase, flash-accelerated performance, network performance monitoring, global data sharing, NFS data migration and more.
Businesses rely on SharePoint availability and performance. This infographic shows the impact of SharePoint slowdowns, challenges with delivering SharePoint and recommendations for an effective SharePoint deployment.
The Riverbed Optimization System (RiOS™) is the software that powers Riverbed’s unique award-winning line of Steelhead™ application acceleration appliances and Steelhead Mobile client software. RiOS is based on patented technologies that solve a range of problems affecting wide area networks (WANs) and application performance.
Because WAN optimization sits at the intersection of applications, networking, and storage, its potential benefits goes well beyond what enterprises had realized in the past. In fact, WAN optimization has now evolved into an architectural design element that shapes the performance lifecycle of IT.
This video from Enterprise Strategy Group discusses findings of research they did with HP customers on how backup, recovery, and archiving solutions from HP, including the HP StoreOnce Backup product family, have helped them save time and money.
There are few concerns more critical to the success of an enterprise than the performance of its applications. Business applications are the engines that keep the business moving, representing both the touch points for customers as well as the means of interaction among employees. If the performance of critical applications is restricted in any way, the business can suffer irreparable damages.
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.