Network management needs to evolve towards gaining a direct understanding of how applications and
As IT operations teams make the transition from tactical firefighters to strategic, proactive assurance, one of the most important unifying themes has been widespread awareness of IT user experience. And what IT users experience most directly is not the network – it is the applications and services that the network delivers. Building awareness of applications and services has thus become one of the most important evolutionary expansions of network engineering and operations disciplines today. Learn how Application-aware Network Performance Management (ANPM) solutions have arisen and evolved, and now represent a thriving community of tools and technologies designed to serve this precise purpose.