HTTP/3 is Coming – Look Busy

HTTP/3 is Coming – Look Busy

 There is a new major version of HTTP on the horizon, HTTP Version 3. There is nothing you need to do, as HTTP/3 will sit quite happily alongside older versions 1 and 2 promising better performance. The major technical difference is that HTTP/3 does not use TCP as the...

Why Network Performance Monitoring is Critical for Cyber Security

Why Network Performance Monitoring is Critical for Cyber Security

A quick browse around the Internet  shows that almost all traditional network monitoring vendors are now touting their expertise in cyber security. A large part of this of is course the relative size of the network performance monitoring and cyber security markets …...

Is Packet Capture Still Relevant in Modern Networks?

Is Packet Capture Still Relevant in Modern Networks?

A long time ago in a data centre far, far away, packet analysers (or packet capture tools) were the default  ‘go-to’  tool for network diagnostics. Packet analyser vendors made good money before being usurped by the ubiquitous rise of freeware offerings like...

Measuring Network Performance – Latency or Jitter

Measuring Network Performance – Latency or Jitter

There are some age old conundrums that may never be solved, questions like dog or cat, Facebook or Instagram, burger or taco or most importantly of all, #whiteandgold or #blueandblack? And when it comes to measuring network performance, we often debate the concept of...