VoIP’s extreme sensitivity to delay and packet loss compared to other network applications
such as web and e-mail services, presents a real challenge. A basic understanding of VoIP traffic
and of the quality metrics provided by VoIP monitoring tools will help keep your network
running smoothly. Follow our 10 VoIP best practices to ensure quality service for your network.
As enterprises become more distributed and migrate applications to the cloud, they will need to diversify
their network performance management solutions. In particular, the network operations team will need to
complement its packet-based monitoring tools with active test monitoring solutions to enhance visibility into
the cloud and help enterprises scale monitoring gracefully and cost-effectively.
The advent of cloud computing and software-defined data center architectures for modern application delivery has made networking more sensitive than ever before. Applications in the digital age require networks that can expand and contract dynamically based on consumer demand. Enterprises are implementing software-defined networking (SDN) to deliver the automation required by these new environments, but the dynamic nature of SDN makes network management and monitoring fundamentally more challenging.
Network infrastructure teams need monitoring tools that can provide visibility into these new and constantly changing networks. This white paper explores the importance of SDN monitoring and examines a leading example of a solution, CA Performance Management with CA Virtual Network Assurance integration.
IT organizations using machine data platforms like Splunk recognize the importance of consolidating disparate data types for top-down visibility, and to quickly respond to critical business needs. Machine data is often underused and undervalued, and is particularly useful when managing infrastructure data coming from AWS, sensors and server logs.
Download “The Essential Guide to Infrastructure Machine Data” for:
The benefits of machine data for network, remote, web, cloud and server monitoring
IT infrastructure monitoring data sources to include in your machine data platform
Machine data best practices
Published By: Gigamon
Published Date: Dec 13, 2018
"Security Delivery Platforms for Dummies" shows IT professionals how to transform the network deployment of security and monitoring tools for better efficiency and effectiveness. Learn how to detect threats faster by removing network blind spots, monitor what's happening across the global enterprise and optimize your security tools’ performance and efficacy. If you are responsible for protecting corporate networks or managing the deployment of security tools, this book is for you!
The financial services industry has unique challenges that often prevent it from achieving its strategic goals. The keys to solving these issues are hidden in machine data—the largest category of big data—which is both untapped and full of potential.
Download this white paper to learn:
*How organizations can answer critical questions that have been impeding business success
*How the financial services industry can make great strides in security, compliance and IT
*Common machine data sources in financial services firms
One of the biggest challenges IT ops teams face is the lack of visibility across its infrastructure — physical, virtual and in the cloud. Making things even more complex, any infrastructure monitoring solution needs to not only meet the IT team’s needs, but also the needs of other stakeholders including line of business (LOB) owners and application developers.
For companies already using a monitoring platform like Splunk, monitoring blindspots arise from the need to prioritize across multiple departments. This report outlines a four-step approach for an effective IT operations monitoring (ITOM) strategy.
Download this report to learn:
How to reduce monitoring blind spots when creating an ITOM strategy
How to address ITOM requirements across IT and non-IT groups
Distinct layers across ITOM Potential functionality gaps with domain-specific products
Gartner Market Share Analysis: ITOM, Performance Analysis Software, Worldwide, 2017
Splunk Jumps From #5 in 2016 to #2 in Top 10 Named ITOM Performance Analysis Software Vendors, Worldwide, 2017
Splunk is ranked #2 of overall ITOM Performance Analysis Software Vendors, according to Gartner’s report, Market Share Analysis: ITOM, Performance Analysis Software, Worldwide, 2017. This Gartner report also lists Splunk as one of several disruptors in the table “Market Share of Incumbents vs. Disruptors - ITOM Performance Analysis Software.”
As a Splunk customer, are you utilizing your machine data platform to its fullest potential? Learn about newest trends in ITOM software tools across AIOps, APM, infrastructure monitoring and Network performance monitoring and diagnostics.
Download this report to learn:
2017 rankings of performance analysis software vendors, overall and subsegments
How digital business is driving demand for modern, agile monitoring tools via DevOps toolchains
IT organizations struggle with numerous challenges — hybrid environments, lack of visibility during cloud migration, multiple infrastructure monitoring tools, and reliance on manual processes. Yet according to a 2018 global survey, less than half of IT practitioners are confident they can ensure performance and system availability with their current toolset.
As a Splunk customer, you understand the power of running your monitoring and logging environment in a machine data platform. Are you utilizing your machine data platform to effectively run APM, infrastructure monitoring and Network performance monitoring and diagnostics?
This guide outlines the 8 biggest mistakes IT practitioners make and provides solutions, key takeaways and real-world examples to help you improve IT monitoring and troubleshooting in your organization.
Download your copy to learn how to:
Achieve end-to-end-visibility throughout cloud migration
Find trends and root cause faster with automated investigations
Between the Internet of Things, customer experience and loyalty programs, social network monitoring, connected enterprise systems and other information sources, today's organizations have access to more data than they ever had before-and frankly, more than they may know what to do with. The challenge is to not just understand that data, but actualize it and use it to recognize real business value. This ebook will walk you through a sample scenario with Albert, a data scientist who wants to put text analytics to work by using the Word2vec algorithm and other data science tools.
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: Dec 27, 2018
Helping agencies prepare and respond to this threat is a key reason
GSA and DHS developed the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation
(CDM) program in 2013. The program was designed to provide
agencies with quick access to automated network monitoring
and risk-assessment tools that are able to quickly prioritize and
remediate security vulnerabilities. DHS is authorized to pay for the
first two years of the program as an incentive for implementing
CDM. Agencies are making progress, but as Kent’s statement
suggests, there is still work to do.
Published By: BMC ESM
Published Date: Aug 19, 2009
Would you trust your network monitoring tools enough to know when something is truly halting a business service? While Mary Nugent won’t use this podcast to attempt to tell you technical details on the correct alarming thresholds, she will share some excellent stories about predicting a system’s behavior. Run Time: 11:30.
Having 100% accurate network visibility is a looming requirement for avoiding substantial financial losses. Why? And how can you get it? Read on this white paper to learn more about "seeing" and saving.
Is your Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD) solution a target for attackers? With increasingly creative exploits, it is important to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to data protection. NPMD tools that do not keep pace can leave your information vulnerable.
How long did it take to get a permanent fix for your last network problem? Too long? Even worse, did you fall short of actually getting one? If so, it’s not surprising. But because of network visibility problems, chances are good that your organization is leaking real money in network and business downtime.
You can’t manage and protect what you can’t see. While many hundreds of network monitoring tools exist, organizations today know surprisingly little about the traffic on their missioncritical high-speed networks. It takes them so long to fix network problems that the business suffers while the seconds, minutes, and hours of downtime accumulate.
This situation has never been ideal, but it is now becoming costlier than ever as we grow more dependent on networks to transact business.
Download this Whitepaper for more information.
The status quo in network monitoring is no longer adequate for large organizations. It’s simply taking too long for enterprises with mission-critical networks to resolve and find the root causes of network incidents. To speed things up, enterprises must add dedicated incident response and root cause analysis capabilities that are 100% accurate and reliable to their network management arsenals.
It takes so long to diagnose, fix, and eradicate network incidents that network uptime and performance are suffering. Because of this, organizations need to embrace incident response and root cause analysis capabilities to accelerate resolution times and avoid the network downtime and service degradation that can cost them thousands, if not millions, of dollars per minute.
Download this Whitepaper for more information.
Having 100% accurate network visibility is a looming requirement for avoiding substantial financial losses. Why? And how can you get it?
You can’t manage and protect what you can’t see. But while many hundreds of network monitoring tools exist, organizations today know surprisingly little about the traffic on their mission-critical, high-speed networks. It takes them so long to fix network problems that the business suffers while the seconds, minutes, and hours of downtime accumulate.
Download this Whitepaper for more information.
VoIP’s extreme sensitivity to delay and packet loss compared to other network applications such as web and e-mail services, presents a real challenge.
A basic understanding of VoIP traffic and of the quality metrics provided by VoIP monitoring tools will help keep your network running smoothly. Follow our 10 VoIP best practices to ensure quality service for your network.
This white paper guides you through the essentials of VoIP
troubleshooting, including common problems and the metrics you should employ to fix and prevent them. You’ll learn how these metrics relate to one another and to overall VoIP health. You’ll also learn the best practices for keeping your VoIP network flowing smoothly, your time-to-resolution low, and end users happy.
Everyone knows that effective network management practices start with establishing a full foundational understanding of the network. But simply monitoring individual elements can only get you so far. Historically, going the next step requires manually building and maintaining the knowledge of how those disparate elements are connected and how they interact with one another to deliver applications and communications. In other words, you need to understand network-level dependencies.
Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Oct 20, 2017
Get All 5 Chapters of AlienVault’s How to Build a Security Operations Center (On a Budget) in 1 eBook! You'll get an in-depth look at how organizations with limited resources can set up a successful operations center for monitoring, detecting, containing, and remediating IT threats across applications, devices, systems, networks, and locations.
The chapters you'll read focus on:
• The roles and responsibilities involved in a security operations team
• The key processes you'll need to build a security operations center
• The essential security monitoring tools needed for a fully functional security operations center
• How threat intelligence is used in a security operations center
• Real world examples of how organizations have used AlienVault USM to power their security operations center
For many organizations (unless you work for a large bank), building a SOC may seem like an impossible task. With limited resources (time, staff, and budget), setting up an operations center supported b
The status quo in network monitoring is no longer adequate for large organizations. It's simply taking too long for enterprises with mission-critical networks to resolve and find the root causes of network incidents. To speed things up, enterprises must add dedicated incident response and root cause analysis capabilities that are 100% accurate and reliable to their network management arsenals.