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Network downtime

Network downtime is a period when a system (or services) is unavailable. The outage happens when a system fails to provide or perform its primary function. Reliability, availability, recovery, and unavailability are related concepts. A few minutes of disruption can have a significant impact, regardless of the size of your network and the type of business. According to Gartner, an... More

Network managed services

Network management services offer holistic support for the support and management processes for wide area networks (WAN) and local area networks (LAN). Network services are provided either remotely or on-site. Network management services consists of a variety of individual services including network monitoring of attached devices, network maintenance, monthly status reporting, implementation of firmware upgrades, and unified communication services. The combined... More

Network performance management

Network performance management refers to managing the service quality being provided to customers. There are a number of ways to measure the performance of a network. Performance measure encompass bandwidth monitoring (the maximum rate at which information can be transferred), throughput (the actual rate of information transmission), latency (delay caused while transmitting a signal), jitter (variation in packet delay at... More

Network virtualization

Network virtualization combines multiple physical networks to one virtual, software-defined network. It can also divide one physical network into separate, independent virtual networks. Physical resources in the network, including routers and switches, are accessible by any user via a centralized management system. Virtualization also enables automation of multiple administrative tasks, reducing manual errors and provisioning time. It provides greater network efficiency and productivity.... More

Next-gen firewall

A next-generation firewall combines a traditional firewall with other network device filtering functions – including an application firewall using deep packet inspection (an intrusion prevention system.) It is part of the third generation of the firewall technology. 97% of organizations believe managing can improve capabilities such as visibility, threat prevention, reducing surface vulnerability, and response. But most modern firewalls won’t provide adequate visibility... More