Author: Matt Stevens

CEO of AppNeta

“Future-proofing,” in any context, can be uncomfortable, as it pushes the teams involved — be they construction workers, city planners or enterprise IT — to think about worst-case scenarios alongside the realities of their given budget and time constraints. In many cases, it’s impossible to truly gauge the reality of what the future holds: Homebuilders in the early 20th century, for instance, may not have used lead paint had the dangers of lead consumption been widely understood, while city planners of the period likely would’ve gone with copper pipes. But where modern enterprise network teams have a bit of an…

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Enterprise business today is far more distributed than it has been in the past–in the location of offices, employees, and the underlying infrastructure of the applications used to do business. While companies benefit from having an array of remote offices and users, keeping them connected today requires constant vigilance from IT to support SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions and cloud vendors where visibility into performance can be limited. Whether it’s a move from physical to virtual environments or adoption of a growing number of SaaS applications, control is no longer in IT’s hands. With a comprehensive network performance monitoring…

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