WAN-emulation vendors have unveiled updates to their testing tools that promise to give network managers more insight into how applications will perform under real-world conditions across the wide area network.
NetQoS recently made available an enhanced version of its suite of network traffic analysis, systems monitoring and reporting products. The vendor says the upgrades will help enterprise network managers more easily correlate events across distributed networks.
Multivendor networks exist everywhere. Servers, backup systems and a seemingly endless list of elements all have their role in, and view of, the network. More than ever, prudent network designers should care about the extent of multivendor and that it actually exists in solutions they are considering.