Network management drives business results; it allows for visualization, monitoring, measuring, analyzing, automation and troubleshooting in a network to deliver optimum network speed, reliability and capacity for all users. Companies of all kinds are realizing the importance and benefits of network management, releasing new research, announcements and resources each week. Here are the top network management stories of the week.
Marketers today are well aware that Black Friday and Cyber Monday (News - Alert) are perhaps the most important holiday shopping days. According to various sources, shoppers spent record amounts of money during Black Friday in 2011. This year, they will need to use every channel available to drive customers to their stores to maximize their reach. Message Bus recently offered a look at what not to do during the holidays to ensure Black Friday (News - Alert) and Cyber Monday deliverability for the users.
Also this week, TAKE Solutions, a major player in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Life Sciences (LS) domains, released the latest version of OneSCM extended supply chain collaboration suite. Officials with TAKE Solutions said that the latest version introduces enriched functionality for all ERP back end systems, including customers running Oracle (News - Alert) or SAP.
In other announcements, Verax Systems Corp. signed a major agreement with PEG Bandwidth. Verax's IT & Telco Service Assurance components like Network Management platform, Operational Support Systems and Business Support Systems products will now be licensed by PEG Bandwidth as part of the contract.
A wide-ranging portfolio of incorporated applications for the complete lifecycle of IT & Telco services are offered by Verax Systems solutions. PEG Bandwidth will now be able to tackle the issues associated with a constantly changing telecommunications environment with the help of Verax solutions.
The ability to respond efficiently to network problems and establish the true root cause of service-affecting issues is critical for large organizations that depend on their networks for business continuity. How quickly engineers can investigate, troubleshoot and diagnose network, security and application related problems is directly related to how much network visibility they have.
A provider of intelligent network recording infrastructure that captures, indexes and records 100 percent of your network traffic, Endace recently conducted a survey, “Endace 2012 Network Visibility Survey,” that explores the impact that he latest wave of network-centric technologies, such as virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), are having on organizations.
In other news this week, Freescale Semiconductor (News - Alert) announced that the company has started the production of i.MX 6 series. According to the company, this new series brings together excellent performance with enhanced power consumption and unmatched scalability. Offering single-, dual- and quad-core families based on the ARM (News - Alert) Cortex-A9 architecture, the i.MX 6 series introduces the industry’s first truly scalable multicore platform. i.MX 6 series offers the perfect platform to create a portfolio of end devices based on a single hardware design, along with a dependable ecosystem.
Those are some of the top industry news this week. Stay tuned to the network management community on TMCnet to stay up to date on network management trends, announcements and resources!
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