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Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Better Together: Digital Experience Monitoring and Network Observability

January 22, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Last year was been a tremendous challenge for the world, and its tremors will be felt for a long time to come. In the realm of business, it has become clear that operating digitally has become an advantage. Companies that […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Top security challenges of 2020 show us how to protect what’s nex

January 21, 2021

Via: Cisco

2020 was an unusual year where circumstances shifted at record pace. Amidst the scramble and confusion, security teams rose to the occasion. Perhaps most significantly, organizations had to rapidly protect and scale their remote access while facing new security risks. […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Networks Must Change to Support Mainstreaming of Working from Home

January 20, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Working from home is not new. This writer has been using a home office since 2006. However, before the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work had been more of a perk than a way of doing business. Now millions upon millions of […]


Analysis, Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Survey: Native SD-WAN monitoring tools are not enough

January 19, 2021

Via: Network World

SD-WAN technology offers native monitoring capabilities that can enhance network operations. It’s a major selling point, right up there with hybrid WAN connectivity and direct cloud connectivity, but native SD-WAN monitoring is not a replacement for traditional network monitoring tools. […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

How to reboot a broken or outdated security strategy

January 18, 2021

Via: CSO

An enterprise security strategy should be like a weather report: subject to frequent updates. Allowing a security plan to fall out of sync with current and emerging threats, as well as evolving enterprise technologies and interests, can open the door […]


Hardware, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Trump administration bans Xiaomi, other Chinese companies

January 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

With mere days left in office, President Donald Trump and his administration have added nine Chinese companies, including smartphone maker Xiaomi, to a list of firms suspected to be owned or controlled by China’s military. When placed on the list, […]


Analysis, Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Ookla: How did the network hold up in 2020?

January 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

2020 was a tough year for humans — and for networks. As daily lives were interrupted and people stayed home rather than travel or gather for work, school or entertainment, there was an accompanying flip-flop in network traffic patterns: Far […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The Problem With Network Visibility

January 11, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Network visibility has been a buzzword for a few years now and has attracted its share of enthusiasts over that time. Skim through the industry press from 2020, and you’ll come away with the impression that network visibility is a […]


Hardware, Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

As Openreach rolls out fiber, EXFO lands monitoring deal

January 7, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

EXFO will supply optical test heads and test access switching for Openreach’s Full Fibre initiative in the U.K., under which the network provider has committed to building out millions of new fiber-to-the-premise locations to expand broadband access. In the short […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

How to Create a Security-first Mindset

January 7, 2021

Via: CSO

Cybersecurity is first and foremost a business challenge. Many companies began recognizing this as digital transformation initiatives accelerated last year due to the pandemic, expanding the attack surface and associated cyber risks. For businesses uncertain about how to create a […]