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Get Out of the Mud of Sinking IT and Business Productivity

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In this sense, being stuck in the mud isn’t just about slow or intermittent performance issues; it’s about IT departments making the slow trudge through an entire suite of solutions hoping to discover the root cause; it’s about users suffering lapses in productivity and it’s about SLAs that go unmet.

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An Introduction to the 9 Noble Truths of Network, Server and Application Monitoring: Part 3

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As business relies more and more on IT to achieve success, a glitch in one area can have a ripple effect across the entire organization. No matter where the problem lies, you must be able to conclusively identify its root cause and assign responsibility for resolving it. To do this, you must have complete visibility across the whole infrastructure. A unified monitoring solution across wired and wireless networks, physical and virtual servers and applications is essential as IT teams evolve and handle escalating IT complexity.

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An Introduction to the 9 Noble Truths of Network, Server and Application Monitoring: Part 2

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You can’t afford downtime in today’s non-stop world. Aberdeen Group’s research found that between June 2010 and February 2012 the cost per hour of downtime increased by 38%. As organizations continue to automate and rely on the network to get business done, the increase cost of downtime will only continue to rise. Every type of company relies on an application on a network to complete some aspect of its work process—and a stop there means a stop to business.

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An Introduction to the 9 Noble Truths of Network, Server and Application Monitoring: Part 1

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As users continue to indulge in entertainment services such as YouTube, Netflix and iTunes over the corporate network, this further increases the risk of bottlenecks and slowdowns. Yet with so much business being transacted online these days, from email to file transfers to VoIP to web conferences, high-quality bandwidth is absolutely and fundamentally vital to business communication.

Let’s take a first-look at the first 3 of the 9 Noble Truths. I’ll go into more detail on each one over the coming weeks.

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Overcome Challenges of Campus Wireless Network Performance

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A university network supports a broad population of students, faculty and others who all rely on a wireless network to do their work. Consider the user population. A big segment of it grew up with the Internet. And they have little patience for dead spots that don’t provide access to it.

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