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4G LTE Cellular Networks – Performance Monitoring Complexity & What are the challenges affecting end-user’s experience?

Carrier Service Providers (CSPs) are facing challenges stemming from the increased 4G LTE Performance Monitoring complexity. To address these challenges, many CSPs, especially Tier-1 and Tier-2 ones, are partnering with innovative performance monitoring software vendors & integrators. The biggest challenge a CSP faces is how to improve real-time visibility of the operational status of [...]

Feb 15th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories, Use Cases|Tags: , |Comments Off on 4G LTE Cellular Networks – Performance Monitoring Complexity & What are the challenges affecting end-user’s experience?

Reminder: Nagios XI 5.4.0 Release is a must-upgrade

 Nagios XI 5.4.0 Release, released in January 2017 addresses security and vulnerabilities. For those of you using Nagios, it is strongly recommended that you check that this release has been installed, and if not you install it now. According to Nagios web site, this release of Nagios XI includes the [...]

Feb 14th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News|Tags: |Comments Off on Reminder: Nagios XI 5.4.0 Release is a must-upgrade

MIB integration risks when using umbrella OSS without deploying the vendor’s own NMS

Most professionals working in the network design and NOC design of Carrier Service Providers (CSP) are frequently facing a dilemma. Should they implement a vendor's Element Manager (EMS) and integrate it to their OSS/NMS umbrella systems or should they directly manage the vendors devices from the umbrella OSS/NMS? Let's [...]

Feb 13th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories, NMS Essentials|Tags: |Comments Off on MIB integration risks when using umbrella OSS without deploying the vendor’s own NMS

How IoT and technology are shaping homes of the future

Thanks to the Internet of Things, it is now common for homeowners to control different aspects of their home with apps, thus implementing the vision of the IoT Smart Home. An app to turn off the lights. An app to adjust the thermostat. Another app to turn on the house [...]

Feb 10th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Feature Stories|Tags: |Comments Off on How IoT and technology are shaping homes of the future

Three Ways to Improve Network Performance for NOC professionals

There is hardly a Network Operations Center (NOC) professional who has not witnessed degraded network performance. Performance degradation is critical as it creates unhappy subscribers and therefore unhappy NOC supervisors! So the question  is, what can a NOC professional do to improve network performance using the variety of tools at hand? As the [...]

Feb 10th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories, Functions (FCAPS)|Tags: |Comments Off on Three Ways to Improve Network Performance for NOC professionals

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Application Performance Monitoring Leader AppDynamics

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced at the end of January 2017 its intent to acquire AppDynamics, Inc., a privately held application intelligence software company based in San Francisco. AppDynamics's cloud application and business monitoring platform enables the world's largest companies to improve application and business performance. Cisco will acquire AppDynamics for [...]

Feb 9th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Application Performance Monitoring Leader AppDynamics

IoT pet tracking – How Internet of Things can help pet owners monitor their pets

It is really amazing how broad the spectrum of IoT applications is.  IoT pet tracking is a good example of Internet of Things being employed to solve practical problems in the every-day life of humans and their best friends as reported by Cisco's bog "The Network". The Austrian firm Tractive, is just [...]

Feb 9th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Feature Stories|Tags: |Comments Off on IoT pet tracking – How Internet of Things can help pet owners monitor their pets

Entuity 2017 Predictions: SDN, SD-WAN and Right Sizing In The Cloud

Entuity CTO has recently published an interesting article presenting Entuity SDN predictions for 2017 and it is about SDN, SD-WAN and Right Sizing In The Cloud. The piece on predictions for 2017 was published on VMBlog by Entuity’s CTO, Jeff Roper. Interestingly, Entuity SDN predictions describe that the slow pace [...]

Feb 8th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Feature Stories|Tags: , |Comments Off on Entuity 2017 Predictions: SDN, SD-WAN and Right Sizing In The Cloud

CHM Vuwani and Entuity Announce A New Reseller Partnership

Entuity partners with CHM Vuhani. Leading Sub-Saharan Africa IT Reseller, CHM Vuwani, is now offering Entuity Network Management and will serve as a key reseller strengthening the availability of Entuity in the Sub-Saharan Africa marketplace. The Entuity announcement says that CHM Vuwani, a full service reseller, delivers market knowledge, training, professional [...]

Feb 8th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News|Tags: |Comments Off on CHM Vuwani and Entuity Announce A New Reseller Partnership

Cisco announces new release of Tetration Analytics to Help Secure Business Applications

Cisco announced recently that with a new release it's product Cisco Tetration Analytics now automates policy enforcement, enabling organizations to build secure environments for their business applications and also expands Tetration with new deployment options. According to Cisco, the latest software for Tetration Analytics provides the industry’s first consistent security policy enforcement applied holistically [...]

Jan 31st, 2017|Categories: Breaking News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Cisco announces new release of Tetration Analytics to Help Secure Business Applications
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