Measuring Web Performance and Digital Experience

Pretty much everyone in business today knows that websites and related digital channels like mobile apps and service APIs are mission critical. It’s also dead obvious that strong web performance is foundational to delivering the seamless digital experiences that produce optimal business outcomes. And it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that website performance is built on and dependent on the Internet.


Auvik Use Case: Gain Visibility Into the Internet of Things

There seems to be a smart version of everything these days. From coffee machines to aquarium thermometers, if you can think of a device that can benefit from an internet connection, it probably already exists. It’s not really a surprise. The IoT market is on the brink of explosion, as Intel projects 200 billion IoT devices will be added to our networks by 2020, up from 15 billion in 2015. And they’re not all for personal use.


DX NetOps Intent Based Networking for SD-WAN

The complexity of Software-defined Networks (SDN) and the rate of change executed by controllers require a way to provision based on what a network should do and how it should behave. This approach is called Intent-based networking (IBN) and is fast replacing manual or even script driven device and network deployment and configuration.

Monitoring Azure Application Gateway with

Load balancers play a key component in any cloud-based deployment. By distributing incoming traffic across backend servers or services, load balancers help improve responsiveness and increase the availability of your applications. Monitoring load balancers is important for analyzing traffic patterns and troubleshooting performance and availability issues. In this article we’ll take a look at Application Gateway — Azure’s load balancer and how to monitor it using’s Azure integration.


Internet Outage Reveals Reach of China’s Connectivity

At 12:30 PM PDT on May 13th, China Telecom experienced a significant outage that lasted nearly eight hours. Coming as it did at a moment of heightened tensions with the United States over trade policies, it may be tempting to jump to speculation about potential geopolitical motivations. However, doing so misses some important foundational realities about China and the Internet that many folks aren’t aware of. This outage is a great opportunity to dig into the state of Chinese Internet connectivity.

Joe vs. the NetFlow Volcano - SolarWinds Lab Episode #76

Whether you’re curious if flow monitoring might be helpful, or you’ve been coalescing IPFIX streams of network-activity goodness for years, IT’s reliable, old hand has learned a few new tricks. In this episode, Head Geeks™ Patrick Hubbard and Leon Adato are joined by Principal Product Manager for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer, Joe Reves, to revisit the basics and rediscover why network engineers use flow monitoring in the first place.

The 2019 State of Corporate Connectivity

From legacy internet service to 5G possibilities, Spiceworks examines the evolution of telecommunications in the workplace. The internet has been a transformative force around the globe, both at home and in the workplace. Organizations rely on internet service providers (ISPs) to provide vital access to email, the World Wide Web, and cloud services that connect us. As communications and commerce increasingly take place online, there’s no question internet access is crucial to business success.