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Farewell... for now

by Jonah Kowall  |  February 2, 2015

I wanted to wish everyone happy trails. I've decided to move on to a new set of challenges, and in order to do that I must step down from my...

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Market Guide for Network Packet Brokers (NPBs)

by Jonah Kowall  |  August 14, 2014

A long running research project has been underway for many months collecting data from vendors and putting together this research note. Big kudos to my colleague Vivek Bhalla for doing...

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New Magic Quadrant : Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

by Jonah Kowall  |  March 9, 2014

After a very long process going back over a year as we began to formulate this new market segment and research around the network performance space. Colin Fletcher, Vivek Bhalla,...

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Preparing for Gartner Data Center Next Week

by Jonah Kowall  |  December 6, 2013

I wanted to post a little something as we get ready to kickoff our 32nd annual data center conference. I will of course be there, speaking about such topics as...

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Making sense of the Availability and Performance Monitoring offerings and vendors

by Jonah Kowall  |  August 1, 2013

Commonly in a market where there is a commodity (such as availability monitoring) and a hot emerging set of technologies (typically in performance monitoring) the vendors who sell commodity solutions...

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Cisco Live Post Event Wrap-Up

by Jonah Kowall  |  July 10, 2013

Oh yes, I know i am late in delivering this one. I'm a bit tied up with a boatload of new research coming out, and I was at home for...

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Happy New year, plans for 2013 - Conferences, APM, ECA, and Virtualization

by Jonah Kowall  |  January 13, 2013

Happy new year to you all, I hope you had an enjoyable holiday, as we kick off 2013 my research agenda is coming together along with lots of travel and...

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Correct Predictions in the Network Packet Broker (NPB) Space

by Jonah Kowall  |  June 1, 2012

In our research published in April (Vendor Landscape for Application-Aware Network Performance Monitoring and Network Packet Brokers - http://www.gartner.com/resId=1987715) we made some assumptions about this new market which we were covering....

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