DNSSEC: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

The Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC or DNS Security Extensions) is a set of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) specifications for securing certain kinds of information provided by the Domain Name System (DNS) as used on Internet Protocol (IP) networks. DNSSEC provides DNS resolvers origin authentication of DNS data, authenticated denial of existence and data integrity but not availability or confidentiality.


Auvik Use Case: Proactively Monitor and Manage Networks

It’s a story we often hear from our partners: A client calls and their network’s down, so our partner logs into Auvik, pinpoints the problem, and gets them back up in no time. Everyone’s happy. But your client shouldn’t have to make that first call. And if you’re using Auvik to its full potential, they likely won’t have to. Turning Auvik on when a client reports a major problem doesn’t make full use of Auvik’s power.

DX NetOps Monitoring Demo Across Old and New Network Technologies

DX NetOps uniquely delivers an easy but highly scalable application-centric approach to assuring the performance and availability of complex SDN architectures along with traditional network technologies, In a single operations dashboard, the solution converts performance, fault, flow and packet data into easy troubleshooting workflows while utilizing intelligent analytics for advanced network triage and automation.

Packet Errors, Packet Discards, and Packet Loss: What's the Difference?

It’s a question the Auvik support team receives often: “What’s the difference between packet errors, packet discards, and packet loss?” And if you’ve ever typed that sentence—or any other variation—into Google, you’ll know it’s a tricky answer to find. Until now. Before we break down the three packet terms, let’s first look at packets themselves.

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Achieve Faster Time To Value with New Cluster Management Console in DX APM

Today’s APM solutions often require a vast amount of time and effort to implement – especially for enterprise companies who are monitoring a large number of applications. As businesses are focused on digital transformation, traditional solutions have become a bottleneck by slowing down the on-boarding process, making it difficult to scale-out while creating a lot of administrative overhead.


6 Ways to Save Yourself (and Others) From Tech Burnout

More than half of workers across all industries say they’ve experienced job burnout this year, and when you zone in on tech, the number jumps to 60%. It’s so common the World Health Organization has recognized it as an occupational phenomenon. Symptoms of burnout start off small, with employees experiencing reduced efficiency and energy, lowered levels of motivation, reduced job satisfaction, decreased productivity, increased absenteeism, poor workplace morale, and increased turnover.

Best Practices for Analyzing and Troubleshooting Networks

Have you ever encountered a tough network issue and needed a step-by-step troubleshooting process and the right tools to quickly identify and remedy it? For the most challenging network analysis issues, you may have resorted to costly, time-consuming “sniffer” tools that require a degree just to set up and capture data—let alone to make heads or tails of the results.