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The Need for a Single Pane of Glass is Still Prevalent Today

2019 is nearly upon us. “Time waits for no man” as the saying goes, and – since the advent of the modern Internet around 30 years ago – network technology doesn’t wait either. In 2018 we took a few of our final steps towards adopting 5G, and made giant leaps on our journey with [...]

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Model-Driven Telemetry for Enhanced Network Monitoring

Network monitoring has existed since the inception of the Internet. SNMP, a protocol that works by connecting to a device at periodic intervals to pull, or ‘fetch’ information, has long been the conventional method of gathering network data. Getting data from the command-line is a similar method that – like SNMP – becomes less efficient as a [...]

By |November 6th, 2018|Categories: Network Management System, Thought articles|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Model-Driven Telemetry for Enhanced Network Monitoring

The Rise of CDNs and the Fall of Transit Networks

  Global trends in network usage strongly suggest that ICPs (Internet Content Providers, like Google, Netflix and Facebook) are set to become the new ‘super power’ of the Internet. Regular Internet users like you and I are voracious consumers of content. News, sport, entertainment and social media – we want to access it all, everywhere, [...]

By |January 8th, 2018|Categories: Thought articles|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The Rise of CDNs and the Fall of Transit Networks

Active versus Passive Network Monitoring: An infographic guide, revisited

As the demands of customers increase in our ever-expanding digital world, the need for reliable, efficient and responsive networks is more urgent than ever. Accordingly, network monitoring is taking centre stage as one of the most important components of managing an environment of any size or complexity. But, with the amount of hardware and software [...]

By |May 9th, 2016|Categories: Network System|Tags: , |Comments Off on Active versus Passive Network Monitoring: An infographic guide, revisited

Active vs. Passive network monitoring: an infographic

When it comes to network monitoring, there are countless options for both the hardware and software tools you’ll end up using. The way that you monitor your network environment comes down in large part to the unique context of your network, and the specific objectives at any given moment. For example, trying to locate the [...]

By |April 12th, 2016|Categories: Network System|Tags: , |Comments Off on Active vs. Passive network monitoring: an infographic

What you can really achieve by using powerful network monitoring tools

Any engineer who has worked with a variety of different Network Management Software (NMS) knows that not all network monitoring tools are created equal. In fact, when it comes to managing a large-scale or highly complex network, your choice of network monitoring tools could have a significant impact on the performance of your network and [...]

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5 Books every engineer must own for Network Security

Whether or not you agree, research shows that the internet has made us lazy readers. The fact that you’ve made it to the second sentence of this article (assuming you haven’t already scrolled to the last paragraph or left altogether) probably means that your attention span is less eroded than most. Well done, you. There [...]

By |October 30th, 2015|Categories: Network Security|Tags: , |Comments Off on 5 Books every engineer must own for Network Security