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End Wireless Bandwidth Abuse and Tame the BYOD Beast in One Day


He suspected those who were trying to work were being affected by others who were listening to streaming music on Pandora or Spotify, or watching videos on YouTube or Vimeo, on their personal devices. But he just didn’t the ability have to confirm it. If he couldn’t control the use of wireless bandwidth he’d have to start paying his ISP a lot more money just to keep up.

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New WUG Ninja Videos are Live on Our LUV2WUG Channel!


Do you use WhatsUp Gold? Do you love WhatsUp Gold? If so, then show us the love! We want to hear your stories and then we want to see them in video.  But don’t worry, because we’ll take care of the video part; just provide us with the idea. Visit our YouTube LUV2WUG channel to see other ninja videos that have come to life! The video with the most votes from each major region around the world will win an iPad with the help of our WUG Ninja Nation panel. Join the WUG Ninja nation and tell us why you LUV2WUG.

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The World Cup is Expected to Cause Spike in Network Bandwidth Usage

The name of the tournament speaks a lot to just how huge the World Cup is in the scheme of worldwide sporting events. The hype and anticipation around the tournament has been steadily growing since the groups were selected back in December. It has received coverage everywhere from local newspapers to espn.com. Videos and commercials have gone viral in a matter of hours as they are played over and over again on Youtube. And now here we are,  less than 24 hours away from kick-off. It’s no surprise that a tournament of this magnitude, that only comes around every four years, were to receive so much hype. Here at Ipswitch, though, we were more concerned with the effect the World Cup was going to have on the performance of networks in regards to companies’ bandwidth consumption jumping as tournament games are streamed live during work hours. It was our hunch […]

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How Will The World Cup Affect Your Network?


The World Cup is just three short weeks away. But before you prepare your wardrobe for the month of matches (get those jerseys laundered will you??) we suggest preparing your network for the event. Now, you may be saying “Huh? What are you talking about; why should I be thinking about my network when I have my team to worry about?” You should be thinking about your network because you are most definitely not the only one in your office who has their team on their mind. According to a study by IDC Research, the average organization wastes between 30% and 40% of its network bandwidth to non-work related online activities. Just imagine the spike the in that percentage once the World Cup gets underway! The 2010 World Cup is the first in the history of the tournament where every game will be streamed online live. You can bet video […]

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Happy Birthday YouTube!


Happy Birthday YouTube! Did you know that while the online video giant’s official birthday is February 14, 2005, it was exactly five years ago today that the very first video was uploaded? Well if you didn’t, now you do. The video was titled “Me at the Zoo,” shot by Yakov Lapitsky. It was just 19 seconds long and featured one of YouTube’s founders, Jawed Karim, at the San Diego Zoo . . . and it marked the beginning of a new way to share and view video online. As a business, Ipswitch, Inc. has come to rely heavily on YouTube to help distribute content – from tutorial videos to viral videos – about our WhatsUp Gold product. If you haven’t already, check out our library of video on the IpswitchWhatsUpGold Channel. You’ll find an extensive list of tutorial videos walking you through nearly every aspect of our product. As always, […]

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