Cloud, UC, BYOD Making Network Monitoring Difficult: Survey

July 28, 2013 Off By Hoofer

Grazed from eWeek.  Author: Jeffrey Burt.

Cloud computing, unified communications and BYOD promise to bring big benefits to organizations, from greater collaboration and productivity to improved efficiency and lower costs.  However, the trends, which are hitting the data center at the same time, also pose some significant challenges, not the least of which is gaining enough visibility into the networks to ensure that the IT staff can properly manage and secure them, according to a survey by Network Instruments.

"The technologies are kind of being forced on them," Brad Reinboldt, senior product manager at Network Instruments, told eWEEK. "They need the technology," but need the tools to manage and monitor them properly…


Among the findings in Network Instruments’ Sixth Annual State of the Network Global Study were that organizations are saying that bring-your-own-device (BYOD) technology is the most difficult to monitor, and that bandwidth demand will continue to spike as these new services and technologies are incorporated…

Read more from the source @ http://www.eweek.com/networking/cloud-uc-byod-making-network-monitoring-difficult-survey/