A Millisecond Makes a Difference When it Comes to Financial Networks

Financial companies operating trading platforms have extremely high connectivity requirements for their networks; market transactions can be won or lost based on milliseconds and just a few individual data packets. Read the full article.

How the Right Network Packet Brokering Architecture Reduces Cost

Network downtime can be incredibly expensive: the price tag can be up to $60 million per year for North American organizations according to IHS Research. The bottom-line impact entails both hard costs, such as lower productivity or lost sales, and softer costs such as customer or employee frustration. Read the full article.

cPacket Extends Ultra-Low Latency Monitoring for 100Gbps

cPacket Networks has introduced two new products designed to deliver ultra-low-latency, high-performance, high-density 100Gbps network observability in support of the latest enterprise automation, data center consolidation, and high-performance computing requirements. Read the full article.

What’s Needed for High-Fidelity, Low-Latency HPC Network Monitoring at 100Gbps

Enterprise migration to 100Gbps network speeds continues to accelerate, with high-performance computing (HPC) data centers leading the charge. According to data from Crehan Research, 100 and 25 Gbps Ethernet speeds rose 40 percent year-over-year in 2020, with more growth expected over the next several years. Read the full article.

The Why and How of a Two-Tier Network Monitoring Topology

As data centers upgrade to 100 Gbps speeds to support the need for speed and high-performance workloads, they will need to maintain network visibility and security during and after the process to prevent bottlenecks and threats. However, many security and performance tools cannot ingest data at 100Gbps, which leaves blind spots that can be exploited by cybercriminals. Read the full article.

Packet Pushers Network Break

PacketPushers covers the newly announced cPacket cStor 100 in their news podcast for IT performance and security. Watch the full video.

Root Cause Analysis of the Most Common Network and User Experience Problems

Troubleshooting network issues as data rates increase towards 100G is becoming more and more mission critical. In order to successfully identify and remediate service-impacting issues and lower MTTR (Mean-Time-To-Resolution), ITOps need to monitor a wide range of metrics and data sources, including packet data, in real time. Read the full article.

Overcoming the Observability Challenge for Microsoft Azure

For many organizations, customer satisfaction, competitiveness, operational efficiency, and profitability all rely on secure and responsive applications. That in turn makes comprehensive network observability critical, because it’s impossible to manage, monitor, or secure what you can’t see. Read the full article.

Key Drivers of 100Gbps Network Adoption

Migration to 100Gbps network speeds in enterprise data centers continues to gain momentum. According to data from Crehan Research, 100 and 25 Gbps Ethernet speeds enjoyed a 40 percent year-over-year rise and accounted for 24 percent of total high speed NIC revenue in 2020. The Dell’Oro group predicted that 100Gbps Ethernet switches will make up over 30 percent of the data center switch ports sold over the next five years. Read the full article.

Why Work-from-Home is Still Causing Chaos for IT

On the surface, most organizations have adjusted to the new work models brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet this shift to working from home has fundamentally changed the traffic patterns on most enterprise networks, and behind the scenes it is an extremely chaotic time for security and NetOps teams as they try to redo their policies, processes and technological solutions for this “new network normal.” Read the full article.


Assuring Exceptional Experiences with Applications Requires Assuring Network Performance – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a blog series on how to find root cause of the most common application experience issues. Read the full article.

Assuring Exceptional Experiences with Applications Requires Assuring Network Performance – Part 1

This is Part 1 of a blog series on how to find root cause of the most common application experience issues. Read the full article.

Instrumenting the Network for Successful AIOps

Recently, one of the big consumer financial services companies experienced a major slowdown in  user-experience responsiveness after a routine system maintenance. Their application consisted of 27 different microservices deployed in a couple of managed data-centers and on a public cloud. Read the full article.

How Better Network Visibility Can Reduce Customer Churn

By instrumenting the network and using additional data sources, IT can maintain high-quality access to critical applications and create a positive end-user experience. Read the full article.

Assuring Business Continuity by Reducing Malware Dwell Time

Here’s how CISOs and IT security operations teams can best address key challenges to network monitoring that could increase malware dwell time. Read the full article.

Improving Network Visibility Across Distributed Hybrid IT Environments

More and more aspects of business depend on the network, especially as digital transformation drives a “new normal” for virtual and remote operations. Read the full article.

Four Ways Network Traffic Analysis Benefits Security Teams

The march towards digital transformation and the increasing volume of cyberattacks are finally driving IT security and network teams towards better collaboration. This idea isn’t new, but it’s finally being put into practice at many major enterprises. Read the full article.

Starting A Successful AIOps Initiative

In this special guest feature, Hari Miriyala, VP Software Engineering at cPacket Networks, discusses how many enterprises are considering or deploying AI/ML tools to make their IT team more efficient, reduce troubleshooting time, or improve their organization’s security. Read the full article.

The Evolution of Application Centric Network Visibility in Public Cloud

Application or network downtime is expensive, and given the growing numbers and types of high-availability and mission-critical applications, systems and networks — and our increasing reliance on them — ensuring consistent access to mission-critical applications is essential for ensuring customer loyalty and keeping employees productive Read the full article.