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Explosion of Monitoring Mashups

by Jonah Kowall  |  June 22, 2012  |  3 Comments

There has been an explosion of these new style monitoring systems which to this point have combined system monitoring, 3rd party monitoring services, and other management technologies into a single stream of events. The products are all SaaS, and leverage other SaaS products into a new hybrid type of management “framework” geared towards agile, cloud […]


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Correct Predictions in the Network Packet Broker (NPB) Space

by Jonah Kowall  |  June 1, 2012  |  5 Comments

In our research published in April (Vendor Landscape for Application-Aware Network Performance Monitoring and Network Packet Brokers –¬†we made some assumptions about this new market which we were covering. Many know this market as Matrix switch, Director, or other tap technologies. We had defined and spoken to the size and growth of this market. […]


Category: IT Operations Monitoring NPB NPM     Tags:

EMC World Self-Response – Watch4Net

by Jonah Kowall  |  June 1, 2012  |  Submit a Comment

Just wanted to add some commentary on the Watch4Net acquisition EMC made this week. Seeing EMC move away from straight network fault management in ITOI and re-investing in the network performance monitoring (NPM) provided by Watch4Net’s product offerings is very positive and puts them into a different category of network monitoring vendors. This is still […]

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