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Why ProfiShark is used for packet capture, especially in TSN networks

Importance of capturing network traffic Capturing network traffic involves accessing and recording the data that travels over a network. There are severalreasons and use cases for capturing network traffic. The first reason is Network Troubleshooting and Diagnostics. An inoperational network or a bad performance event oftenrequires packet capture t...

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Latency vs. Jitter: Monitoring network performance

Jitter and latency are critical parameters in assessing and maintaining network performance. Network engineers need to be able to distinguish between them when optimizing network performance. Latency, the delay in data transmission, directly affects user experience, application responsiveness, and data transfer efficiency. Jitter is the variation i...

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Remote network analysis with IOTA

Networks on remote sites can be tough to monitor. Often, there is limited visibility capability, and getting network engineers on location for onsite troubleshooting is costly and time-consuming. When you need to capture and analyze data across multiple locations, Profitap IOTA offers an ideal packet capture and analysis solution consisting of EDGE...

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Solving 40G and 4x10G compatibility challenges

Growing networks bring a growth in data transmission speeds with them. Although this is usually a good thing regarding bandwidth capabilities, different transmission technologies can result in incompatibility problems between connections. For example, in the case of 40G and 4x10G connections. 4x10G and 40G are two high-speed data transmission techn...

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Comparing Private and Public Cloud Deployments

Companies in every industry are moving all or part of their infrastructure to cloud solutions.  Deciding to use a public cloud or your own private cloud or mixture is a decision we must make, Private clouds can deliver many of the benefits and savings that a public cloud solution can offer. Some of the most common benefits cited for cloud solutions come from the consolidation into a centralized model.  Let’s take a closer look at the list of benefits for moving to the cloud and ho...

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When Done Right – Visibility Pays For Itself

Security and monitoring tool expenditures continue to be a large expense for enterprises. As enterprise network bandwidth consumption demands increase to 40, 100, and even 400 GE, there is a corresponding need for bigger data pipes, along with newer and faster tools. This is where IT management gets caught in the middle. Without new technology inve...

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The 4 Golden Signals to Ensure IT Network Availability

 Modern IT networks have become much more profound and more difficult to secure. Data integrity and monitoring performance are crucial for maintaining a smooth and efficient network. To enable a smooth and streamlined process, It is best to rely on key performance indicators known as the "4 Golden Signals" - latency, traffic, saturation, and e...

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Network Visibility & Controlling Costs Are Both Important to IT – See How You Can Have It All

As most IT personnel know, network visibility is a crucial component of any IT network. If you can't see the problem, how are you going to fix it or even find the problem for that matter? At the same time, you want to be selective about the solution you purchase so that you don't waste precious time and effort. This white paper provides a deep dive...

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Ebook: Network Visibility for Network Monitoring and SIEM Integration

 This e-Book is a comprehensive guide to understanding Network Monitoring and SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) the differences between the two and how you can use a network visibility solution to streamline these solutions. In today's digital landscape, network monitoring plays a vital role in identifying issues, optimizing net...

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Network TAP Split Ratios & Loss Budget

Written by Jerry Dillard, CTO and Co-founder of Garland Technology. Do you know what a Split Ratio is on a fiber network TAP? Well there was a time when I didn't, either. But I know what a seven-ten split is in bowling and I know what it means to "split hairs," but I didn't know what a "Split Ratio" was until I started to work on designing and...

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Turn IT Chaos into Order

The three key areas in managing an enterprise network today is monitoring Performance Management, Fault Management and Configuration Management. To meet these requirements many departments use three different tools, that create silo effect, with each department using their own tool and there is no integration between the tools. With consolidation of tools becoming a key requirement a solution that has an integrated architecture with one user interface that gives you visibility into each of these...

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Profitap IOTA v3.0.0 Release Notes

IOTA firmware version 3.0.0 was recently released. It includes the following changes: Redesign IOTA GUI to use new metadata engine;Redesign the default dashboard to include a graphical flow diagram of network nodes;Redesign VoIP dashboard to provide complete correlation between VoIP control and data traffic;Add VXLAN support in traffic analysis;Add...

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Cloud Blind Spots and What to Do About Them

By Keith Bromley : Sr. Manager, Product Marketing - Keysight Most people inherently know that blind spots are bad. If for no other reason than from having driven a car and not being able to see other cars in their side or rear-view mirrors.The same is true for IT networks. Blind spots exist in the physical data center and in a virtualized cloud env...

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Infosim - StableNet FTTx Webinar 2023

StableNet® - The all-in-one network and service management solution for your fiber infrastructure  From roll-out to expansion of FTTx services, see how StableNet® can provide a highly-automated, all-in-one solution to your network and service management. Today's broadband and transport networks function as the main artery that sustains economi...

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How Datacenter Consolidation Changes the Monitoring Game

  During the planning stages, datacenter consolidation conversations typically focus on quantifying IT gains and resolving any immediate deployment obstacles. Often overlooked in this discussion is how the new ultra-high density environment will be effectively monitored. Here’s a look at the primary paths of datacenter consolidation, and an exploration of the monitoring challenges and considerations for each environment. In working with other IT teams and consultants, you are the ...

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APM: Identifying Hidden Costs

We all know the network team’s job isn’t about troubleshooting the network, but about resolving what went wrong with the application. So how do you compare different monitoring products to be sure you have the right solution for the job? Comparing product functions can be straightforward. But being certain a product fits within your budget is another matter. APM prices vary wildly, and different vendors take different approaches in bundling features and hiding costs. In this article, we’ll explo...

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Troubleshooting Cheat Sheet: Layers 1-3

Any time you encounter a user complaint, whether regarding slow Internet access, application errors, or other issues that impact productivity, it is important to begin with a thorough understanding of the user’s experience. Not sure where to begin?  User complaints usually fall into three categories: slow network, inability to access network resources, and application-specific issues. Based upon the complaint being presented you need to understand the symptoms and then isolate the issue to ...

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7 Ways a Performance Management System Improve Your Business

We all have to manage our network, but why do you need a performance management system. If I were to ask, I think most network managers would answer I need the ability to prove that the network is not at fault.I need increased visibility into our infrastructure/devicesReporting how can I get the data I need to support my objectives and troubleshoot Below are 7 areas a performance management system can help change your information technology systems from a cost center to profit center by decreasi...

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Security is Broken - Let's fix it

This statement might be bold but it is accurate. While the current security solutions are more sophisticated than ever and the regulators all over the world mandate advanced protection and procedures to be used, secruity breaches continue to happen . Reading through any report – from government agencies, public security companies and private analysts, it is clear that the overall state of security is not enough. This unique situation is caused due to several factors. Each of those factors is pow...

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Should I Be Concerned About Duplicate Packets on My Network?

By Keith Bromley, Keysight Technologies, Sr. Manager, Product Marketing Duplicate packets – no big deal right? That answer is most often wrong. While it is normal to have some duplicate packets on your network, the amount of duplicate packets matters. In addition, where are the duplicate packets coming from? You could have a problem and not ev...

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