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Lessons from hybrid working: Are businesses and networks coping?

Almost three years into the hybrid working experiment and for some, the unintended pilot has turned into an adopted model, while for others the IT complexities of dealing with a remote workforce remain a persistent headache. Although hybrid or remote working are not new concepts, there are several reasons it wasn’t a widely adopted model prior to the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020. Many of those reasons are cultural, but some are purely technical.


What Is Network Discovery?

There’s a reason why the network monitoring market reached about $2 billion in 2019 and is expected to reach $5 billion by 2026. In today’s tech-focused world, organizations require network monitoring to secure and manage their IT infrastructures. One of the crucial systems that every network monitoring and management operation needs to succeed is known as network discovery.

NetFlow: Application metrics | Online help Site24x7

What are application metrics? Each network device runs applications that consume traffic. However, as a network administrator, it is vital to know which applications consume the most bandwidth or if any application takes up more than its fair share of network traffic. How does Site24x7 allow users to view application metrics? Here's where Site24x7 makes things easier for you. In its NetFlow Analyzer, Site24x7 allows you to view the amount of traffic consumed by each application and the percentage of traffic it uses.

How Are SASE and SD-WAN Related?

SD-WAN and SASE both build on traditional network models, such as those used to connect a company’s offices. While the two models share some features and advantages, they have different structures and approaches. In the simplest terms, an SD-WAN inspects and routes data more efficiently, while a SASE combines networking and security functions into a single service. Here’s what you need to know.


Mythbusting IPv6 with Jan Zorz

IPv6 was developed in the late 1990s as a successor to IPv4 in response to widespread concerns about the growth of the Internet and its potential impact on the existing IPv4 address protocol, in particular potential address exhaustion. It was assumed that after some time as a dual-stack solution, we would phase out IPv4 entirely. Almost twenty-five years later, however, we are approaching full-scale depletion of IPv4 addresses, in part because the adoption of IPv6 is still lagging.


Tame The Congestion Jungle: A Guide to Network Congestion Monitoring

Welcome to the jungle! No, we're not talking about the wild, untamed rainforest filled with exotic animals and hidden treasures. We're talking about the jungle of network congestion, where packets of data roam wild and free, causing chaos and confusion for anyone trying to navigate their way through. But fear not, fellow adventurers, for we have the ultimate guide to help you conquer the congestion jungle and emerge victorious on the other side.