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Blame it on Rio: Application Performance

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Now that the Cup is over and Germany beat out Argentina, yes, we can say that network and application performance suffered over the past month. Blame it on Rio.

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Is Your IT Network Getting Kicked Around by the World Cup?

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We heard from more than 200 IT administrators and other professionals in the U.S. Among them, approximately two out of three (67 percent) noted that they are currently experiencing IT problems that can be directly tied to employees streaming the World Cup.

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Is BYOD Penalizing Your Organization During the World Cup?

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Ratings for the 2014 World Cup are beginning to surpass even the most optimistic television executive’s expectations. With the drama unfolding further after every match, viewers are tuning in with record numbers. While this is proving great for television, it is creating obstacles for organizations and their networks. One of the biggest issues facing IT pros is the bring your own device (BYOD) population.

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The Decline of TV and the World Cup

When you mix the bandwidth suck created by wide-spread streaming media with the world’s most watched event, you can anticipate that network problems are not only likely, but a near certainty.

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Is Your Network Ready for the World Cup?

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Over the next several weeks we’ll explore what increased viewership of this event, coupled with the increase in networked devices and availability of streaming options mean to your organization.

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