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Solving The Network Complexity Conundrum

M. McGlynn

Content Marketing Associate

July 17, 2014

BYOD and IoT: two trendy tech acronyms that are meant to make work more efficient but also add to the growing network complexity problem that plague many IT managers. Being able to support these important business initiatives without hurting network  performance is a big catch 22 for many IT professionals today.

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The Surge In Music Video Streaming (And How You Can Stop It From Taking Down Your Network)

M. McGlynn

Content Marketing Associate

July 11, 2014

A few days ago Taylor Swift poured her heart out in the Wall Street Journal about the future of the music industry, blamed declining CD sales on illegal downloading, p2p file sharing and streaming services and thinks music should be valued by the amount of heart and soul a musician puts into their work. While I disagree with the latter (how does one quantify 'heart and soul'?), I do agree with the former - the way people are consuming music has drastically changed and will continue to evolve over the next few years.

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20 Facts About Residential Networks You Need To Know In 2014

M. McGlynn

Content Marketing Associate

July 7, 2014

"Administrators are trying to build better and bigger networks with yesterday’s tools. It’s our hope this study will provide a knowledge base of practices and priorities to help administrators anticipate, plan ahead, and to address the challenges as they scale infrastructure to meet demand.”

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6 Tech Trends To Expect In Your School

M. McGlynn

Content Marketing Associate

July 3, 2014

Cue the Alice Cooper because school's out for summer again. Now's your chance to rest, relax and give some thought to how you're going to start the new school year off on the right foot. The New Media Consortium recently published the 2014 edition of the Horizon Report and have outlined some important tech trends you can expect your school to embrace within the next year (if they haven't already) and a few to start planning for in the near future.

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How To Limit Video Streaming On Your Network

Daniel Seijas

Senior Network Optimization Engineer

June 25, 2014

I've been following the most beautiful game in the world for almost 20 years now and like many other soccer fans, this year I'm watching the majority of the World Cup online.

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Understanding Your WAN = Troubleshooting Problems Faster

Malcolm Orekoya

Senior Technical Consultant, Netutils

June 24, 2014

The network is an integral part of any organization today. Most enterprises rely heavily on the local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN) for daily operations and access to applications and services. As a result, reducing any network downtime and resolving issues affecting network performance quickly is critical. Troubleshooting the familiar help desk calls of "the network is slow" or "I can't access..." or my personal favourite, "the internet is down", (which is technically nearly impossible), need to be done fast. So how does an IT manager achieve this? I would suggest it starts with a very good understanding of your network.

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World Cup 2014 Streaming By The Numbers

David Donnelly

Digital Marketing Analyst

June 20, 2014

Some early stats from our World Cup Viewing Survey are in and here's how soccer fans are watching the games, 24 matches into the tournament, with 40 more to go.

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World Cup Viewership: The First 5 Days

M. McGlynn

Content Marketing Associate

June 17, 2014

People love the World Cup. And people may love talking about the World Cup on social media even more than watching it. Facebook has reported that 58 million users posted about the opening game between Brazil and Croatia while Twitter said that there were more than 12.2 million tweets during the live telecast of that game. On the flip side, stats from ESPN show that the opening game prompted 4.435 million viewers to tune in and the WatchESPN app had 1.1 million unique viewers. 

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Don’t Be A Buzzkill! Let Employees Watch The World Cup At Work

Jahel Gushway

Campaign Manager

June 12, 2014

It’s been 4 years since the last World Cup and a lot has changed since Spain beat out the Netherlands in 2010. In the time between tournaments, everything’s gone increasingly digital with the rising popularity of smart phones and tablets, World Cup apps, and the ability to get up to the minute game coverage no matter where you are. Because of all of this, FIFA is expecting more than the 3.2 billion people who watched in 2010 to tune in this time around.

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How To Identify Who’s Downloading Orange Is The New Black at Work

M. McGlynn

Content Marketing Associate

June 10, 2014

My energy is trending a bit low this week and the bags under my eyes are worse than usual as I’ve been staying up past my bedtime every night to finish the second season of the Netflix prison drama Orange is the New Black.

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