To support business continuity, many
organizations eagerly avoid putting all their
eggs in one basket.
Understanding the critical role of last-mile
connectivity and always-available Internet
access, savvy firms utilize redundant wide
area network (WAN) and Internet connections
from multiple service providers to ensure
network availability in addition to load
balancing. Despite the good intentions,
their Internet connectivity risks may still be
in a single basket. That is because internet
service providers (ISPs) and competitive local
exchange carriers (CLECs) may operate using
leased network infrastructure from the same
incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC).
Customers have grown accustomed to high speeds and reliable connectivity. One second of network delay when accessing website, mobile app, or application service can increase your bounce rate and even decrease your customer’s trust in your brand.
The typical business pain points per the above scenario are always like:
Latency – While, latency problems caused by geographic distance are impossible to solve on the public Internet;
Availability – Packet loss and complaints from customers can prevent you from increasing your user base;
Cost - The growth of your user base and your business needs both outpace your IT budget.
Security - Connections over the public Internet are vulnerable to DDoS attacks and other threats.
This whitepaper describes:
• Challenges that Magic Video faced before implementing Alibaba Cloud’s solutions
• How Alibaba Cloud’s solutions help Magic Video build a global hybrid enterprise network, accelerate content delivery of the application, and maximize bandwidth?
The idea of load balancing is well defined in the IT world: A network device accepts traffic on behalf ofa group of servers, and distributes that traffic according to load balancing algorithms and the availabilityof the services that the servers provide. From network administrators to server administrators to applicationdevelopers, this is a generally well understood concept.
Cisco ACI, the industry-leading software-defined networking solution, facilitates application agility and data center automation. With ACI Anywhere, enable scalable multicloud networks with a consistent policy model, and gain the flexibility to move applications seamlessly to any location or any cloud while maintaining security and high availability.
Small and midsized businesses (SMBs) face many challenges as they adapt to today’s new style of doing business. Shifting government regulations, threats to network security, requirements for 24x7 application availability and the demands for new methods to work with customers, suppliers and employees require ongoing investments in IT. These issues impact SMBs even harder because of budget constraints and limited IT resources. SMB’s who learn how to efficiently utilize IT assets and increase IT productivity will be successful.
Can your business afford to lose $9,000 per minute?
According to the Ponemon Institute $9,000 is the average cost of an unplanned outage. In some cases the costs are much higher. The catalogue of cloud outages over recent years is well publicized and reads like a “who’s who” of the technology industry. It seems no one is immune.
But when it comes to delivering digital content, downtime isn’t the only concern. Today a poor user experience can be just as damaging as an outage. According to Limelight research, 78% of people will stop watching an online video after it buffers three times, and the majority of people will not wait more than 5 seconds for a website to load.
Organizations looking to deliver great digital experiences for their customers often choose to deliver that content using Content Delivery Networks (CDNs). Using multiple CDNs to deliver these digital content experiences promises even greater levels of availability and performance. But it brings with it a host of questi
Published By: Limelight
Published Date: Feb 16, 2018
When it comes to delivering digital content, downtime isn’t the only concern. Today a poor user experience can be just as damaging as an outage. According to Limelight research, 78% of people will stop watching an online video after it buffers three times, and the majority of people will not wait more than 5 seconds for a website to load.
Organizations looking to deliver great digital experiences for their customers often choose to deliver that content using Content Delivery Networks (CDNs). Using multiple CDNs to deliver these digital content experiences promises even greater levels of availability and performance. But it brings with it a host of questions. In this paper we’ll explore the 5 things you should know about multi-CDN in order to determine if it might make sense for your business.
In this white paper, we’ll examine how the Pravail® portfolio from Arbor Networks can empower your network operations and security teams to more efficiently help protect the integrity and availability of your enterprise network against advanced attacks.
Organizations looking to deliver great digital experiences for their customers often choose to deliver that content using Content Delivery Networks (CDNs). In some cases, using multiple CDNs to deliver these digital content experiences promises even greater levels of availability and performance. But how do you know if a multi-CDN strategy is right for your business? This free Guide will help!
Download “How to Strengthen Security While Optimizing Network Performance” to see how next-generation network packet brokers (NGNPBs) mitigate security tool sprawl, simplify IT management and improve network availability. NGNPBs help align network and security teams by creating a single view of network infrastructure and data management. See why you should shift your infrastructure strategy toward NGNPBs to boost efficiency and reduce complexity. Learn more by downloading this new research now.
As the networks become ever more essential to business processes, they are also increasing rapidly in size and complexity. Many factors can affect network availability and performance—increasing traffic, configuration problems, failed network elements, changes, and more. Since not all of these problems are hard failures, managing the network to detect and correct business-impacting problems requires new tools, strategies, and initiatives. To deliver the availability and performance business demands, network management teams need to optimize fault management and ensure availability, unify fault and performance management, automate change and configuration management to ensure compliance, and automate IT processes. This integrated approach is called Automated Network Management (ANM).
Download this whitepaper and learn:
- The six macro trends driving the need for application, network and Internet performance management solutions
- Key insights you've been missing when it comes to your portfolio of online assets, and how they interact with the public Internet
- How you can receive a true "end-to-end" view into Internet performance and ensure availability and implement advanced traffic steering capabilities to your existing infrastructure
Published By: Gigamon
Published Date: Dec 13, 2018
Read “How to Strengthen Security While Optimizing Network Performance” to see how next-generation network packet brokers (NGNPBs) mitigate security tool sprawl, simplify IT management and improve network availability. NGNPBs help align network and security teams by creating a single view of network infrastructure and data management. See why you should shift your infrastructure strategy toward NGNPBs to boost efficiency and reduce complexity. Learn more by reading this new research now.
Improve the performance, security and reliability of your DNS infrastructure by adding a supplemental DNS service to your IT environment. Best-of-breed managed DNS service providers have the global DNS infrastructure and deep DNS network operations expertise to ensure your success. Adding a secondary DNS service can help you deliver consistent, high-quality user experiences across the world and mitigate outage risk.
To learn more read our white paper: High Availability DNS Reduces Downtime Risk and Improves End-User Experience
High availability is a must in our current cyberculture, and several advanced features that should be part of your next-generation firewall can help ensure that your network and your enterprise are continually up and running.
Network availability and survivability in the face of an attack requires specific tools and processes. Are you using RBAC, hierarchical policy management and individual domain control? Find out which eight features you must deploy now.
Internet use is trending towards bandwidth-intensive
content and an increasing number of attached “things”.
At the same time, mobile telecom networks and data
networks are converging into a cloud computing
architecture. To support needs today and tomorrow,
computing power and storage is being inserted out on
the network edge in order to lower data transport time
and increase availability. Edge computing brings
bandwidth-intensive content and latency-sensitive
applications closer to the user or data source. This
white paper explains the drivers of edge computing
and explores the various types of edge computing
When most people think of denial of service (DoS) attacks, they think of the large pipe-saturating
distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks aimed at the network layer. However, attacks on website
or application availability are not just volumetric in nature. Many attacks are designed to cause
resource exhaustion somewhere in the application stack, the application servers, middleware,
or back-end database.
Get free access ($195 value) to this Gartner research that identifies 12 commonly observed network security practices that reduce network availability, increase expenditure or risks, and alienate end users. CISOs should avoid these practices, and they can do so without sacrificing security posture or breaking the bank.
"Most organizations have invested in improving the performance and resiliency of their on-premise Global Load Balancing (GLB) capabilities, but very few organizations are able to achieve the level of performance and high availability that a cloud-based anycast DNS network can offer.
Enterprises across the globe have begun complementing their existing GLB with a DNS service that operates in an always-on manner and can effectively manage and balance internet traffic through intelligent steering capabilities.
Download whitepaper and learn the keys to:
• Maintaining availability - through global and regional load balancing
• Improving digital experience in a hybrid cloud environment
• Increasing performance and reliability through a secondary DNS solution
Published By: Infoblox
Published Date: Nov 07, 2013
Attacks on the computing infrastructure directly impact network management teams. Security is also a network management issue. This paper explains how your network management team is key to securing your business against cyber-attacks.