Network Monitoring

Facing a Cloud DDoS Attack Head-On with Monitoring

Brett Harney Network Performance

One of the greatest benefits of cloud computing is availability of service. You want to be able to access your data anytime and anyplace. One of the older security threats to service availability is a DoS attack, or Denial of Service. This type of attack floods your network with communication requests and ultimately blocks legitimate users from accessing it. The …

Network

2017 Enterprise Networking Predictions

Brett Harney Application Performance, Bandwidth management, Cloud, Internet of Things, Network Performance, news, Unified Communications

The end of the year is a great time to look back and see how our industry has changed and consider what the future holds for communications. The oncoming year will be full of development and change in the network world. Here are a few predictions that have been made that we agree with:

Network Performance

4 Factors Crushing Your Network Performance

Brett Harney Network Performance

Your data flows through your network like cars driving on a highway. When conditions are optimal, it’s smooth sailing. Data gets where it needs to go quickly and your productivity stays on track. But, bottlenecks, high volume traffic, and repair work can all bring your fast pace instantly to a crawl. All those slowdowns and bumps in the road can …

Bandwidth

March Madness = Bad Bandwidth

Brett Harney Bandwidth management, Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Network Performance

A few years ago, during the first week of March Madness, a couple of the CTG sales guys thought they were “the bomb.” They streamed the opening round games on their iPads while they were working.  ESPN even had a tab in the right top corner that read “BOSS TAB” where it would change the view back to some business …