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With a more expansive and dynamic network, network engineers can benefit from new skills in cloud management. If you’re like most network engineers, more of your organization’s workloads are moving into the cloud which puts more of a focus on cloud management. According to Gartner, the cloud computing market, predicted to hit $260.2 billion by […]

Unless you’re independently wealthy, you probably live on a budget. These days, there are all sorts of tools and resources to help you keep your financial house in order. Whether you have assistance from an accountant, use a software program or mobile app, or simply scribble numbers in a notebook, they all start the same […]

Packet-based monitoring with active test helps solve user experience and performance challenges in hybrid IT and cloud environments. Network operations teams tasked with monitoring cloud environments and highly distributed networks are finding that active test monitoring is an important complementary solution to traditional packet-based monitoring. Currently, packet-based network monitoring is a proven solution for managing […]

Network Pro Objectives Whether your game is golf or snowboarding, one thing matters above all else: you need the best possible equipment to win. At the pro level, it’s even more important, as even a slight advantage can be the difference between standing on the podium and being a runner up. It’s the same for […]

A New Obsession This past year, I’ve become hooked on Wild West stories. I owe this new obsession to streaming video services; as they all seem to be churning out new shows that take us back to the 1800’s, when early settlers from all walks of life converge together in the new frontier in search […]

VIAVI Solutions has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD) for the fifth year in a row. In the 2018 report, VIAVI is again recognized as a leader in its category based on the company’s “ability to execute and completeness of vision.” The Gartner Magic Quadrant […]

Check out the Top 5 IT Exes and see if any of these once-great network tools ever found a place in your heart. Valentine’s Day can be a time for rekindling a forgotten romance, or reminiscing about the way things used to be – in IT. Over the years, there have been a handful of […]

VIAVI ObserverLIVE SaaS-based network monitoring for enterprises now available as a service globally. As enterprise IT teams strive to stay ahead of the evolution of their networks and services on premises and in the cloud, VIAVI has enhanced its Observer network  monitoring portfolio with the SaaS-based, active test monitoring of ObserverLIVE. This new cloud-enabled, subscription-based […]

OTDR Test

How can you improve event detection with your OTDR tests? Ever wondered why your OTDR isn’t reliably accurate in detecting all the events on your fiber under test? One reason is that there isn’t just one test configuration that is optimal to characterize a link with a single OTDR shot. If you use an OTDR […]

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