February 11, 2020

First, Reality Check

There is a lot of hype around 5G these days.  Super Bowl sponsors, Verizon and AT&T made a big deal about how 5G was changing the way people experienced the game.  Note, however, that while there are some 5G sites in Miami, Florida near the s...

January 22, 2020

Your Personal Information

When a car is purchased, the dealership takes a lot of very personal and confidential information from the buyer.  Some information is for the purpose of registration with the local government authorities, some is for the finance compan...

January 21, 2020

Data privacy, infrastructure protection, traffic monitoring and performance tools all require traffic input from network links.  As network tools advance in speed and performance, the visibility tools that feed them must also keep pace.

AI and Machine Learning


January 14, 2020

Small Form-factor Pluggable transceivers (SFP) are very convenient and flexible devices for connecting network equipment. They plug into standard ports designed

November 12, 2019

Network Critical, Big Switch and Dell EMC are partnering to provide a 400GE ready monitoring infrastructure that will capture, aggregate, filter, load balance and deliver traffic to network tools at SC19, the Supercomputing conference in Denver Colorado. The mon...

July 11, 2019

Millennials, those born between the 1980’s and early 2000’s will make up over 50% of the workforce by 2020. This generation of workers has very different work environment priorities than the 8 to 5 office schedule of earlier generations. Research by Inc.com show...

April 23, 2019

PortPlus™ replaces complex management and scale-up architectures typical of network packet brokers to cost-effectively add ports and performance

Navigating the complexity of network architecture and attempting to scale or expand infrastructure are two of the top challenges for businesses when dealing with their networks. The problem: when networks aren’t built to scale, emerging technologies end up out-p...

March 5, 2019

Network Critical's innovative Smart Network Access technology allows network managers to scale-out their operations, giving a scalable and future-proof solution

February 14, 2019

An effective network visibility strategy requires understanding the technical, financial, political, and legal aspects impacting your network operations. As transformational technologies like SD-WAN, virtualization, and IoT are increasingly adopted, it’s safe t...

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