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Securing access to corporate systems, but not at the cost of usability
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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firewall
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wfh
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cloud services
In an era of hybrid work and multi-cloud environments, the ‘edge’ of the network is now considerably more elastic and constantly being stretched.
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Why it matters to choose the right cloud provider for you
Wed, 19th Apr 2023
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it infrastructure
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availability
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cloud provider
Cloud and digital efforts will risk failing user expectations while lift-and-shift remains the main method of migrating and re-hosting application workloads.
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Three unexpected consequences of your cloud choices
Thu, 8th Dec 2022
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cloud services
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it automation
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google
Selecting a cloud based on workloads or competition may not cover all bases. Maturity is needed in areas like cost and performance management.
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Cloud cost-cutting is in vogue, but pitfalls abound
Mon, 10th Oct 2022
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cloud services
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spending
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cloud infrastructure
Something interesting is happening in cloud finance management, and the way to think about this is: there’s more than one way to skin the cloud costs problem.
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‘Evidence and escalate’ is the new mantra for taking ANZ businesses digital
Thu, 10th Feb 2022
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security technology alliance
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cisco thousandeyes
To do digital experience properly, we - as enterprise IT teams and network professionals - need to get on the front foot.
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What is an internet outage?
Mon, 6th Sep 2021
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ddos
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outage
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thousandeyes
As more essential services are delivered digitally, availability becomes the most pressing concern, writes Cisco ThousandEyes solutions architect Mike Hicks.
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How SASE is helping organisations forge new digital work experiences
Tue, 25th May 2021
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casb
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sase
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cybersecurity
More organisations are reimagining the way that staff connect from remote locations, writes ThousandEyes principal solutions architect Mike Hicks.
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Why taking a DevOps approach to network performance can improve application experience
Mon, 10th May 2021
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devops
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project management
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app development
By adopting a DevOps approach to their work, IT teams can achieve better optimised applications and consistent, reliable performance for end users.
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Why better API monitoring is critical for achieving quality customer service
Fri, 9th Apr 2021
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crm
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martech
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customer service
API monitoring is crucial for maintaining application performance. Adaptive API monitoring offers unprecedented visibility and testing capabilities.
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Three keys to keep remote workforce operational: VPNs, SaaS apps, and internet health
Wed, 13th Jan 2021
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saas
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cloud services
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vpn
Managing a remote workforce is a complex task for IT managers, requiring focus on remote worker enablement, SaaS deployment, and internet health.
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ThousandEyes launches new business continuity features
Mon, 14th Dec 2020
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vpn
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network monitoring
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thousandeyes
ThousandEyes launches new features to enhance cloud, internet, and SaaS visibility for enterprises with distributed workforces.
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Internet speed is not why your video meeting is slow
Thu, 1st Oct 2020
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uc
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voip
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microsoft
It’s time to stop confusing performance and latency, writes ThousandEyes principal solutions architect Mike Hicks.
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Network intelligence is stopping a wave of DDoS misdiagnosis
Tue, 4th Aug 2020
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ddos
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cybersecurity
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cybersafety
Security teams already know the value of a layered defence; it’s time to add more layers, writes ThousandEyes principal solutions analyst Mike Hicks.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – Who is ThousandEyes?
Thu, 2nd Jul 2020
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cisco
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visibility
TechDay has launched a new video series, 10 Minute IT Jams, providing insights into technology companies in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Remote employees struggling to access critical info
Wed, 10th Jun 2020
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uc
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voip
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contact centre
Remote employees are facing challenges accessing critical information and being excluded from meetings, according to new research by Igloo Software.
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ThousandEyes makes three senior appointments across Aus
Mon, 18th May 2020
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
The cloud intelligence company has added a principal solutions analyst, and two regional sales managers, in Melbourne and Sydney.