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Posts by Shamus McGillicudy, Senior Analyst, Network Management, EMA

Flow Data is Top Source for Network Analysis

By Shamus McGillicudy, Senior Analyst, Network Management, EMA | Apr 3, 2017
Analyst Report, NetFlow Analysis, Network Management

Not long ago network flow data was a secondary source of data for IT departments trying to better understand their network status, traffic, and utilization. Today it’s become a leading focus of analysis, yielding valuable insights in areas including network security, network optimization, and business processes. In this post, senior analyst Shamus McGillicudy of EMA looks at the value and versatility of flow for network analytics.

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Modern NPM: Critical for Effective APM

By Shamus McGillicudy, Senior Analyst, Network Management, EMA | Feb 27, 2017
Analyst Report, Network Management

As the architecture of digital business applications transitions toward the cloud, network teams are increasingly involved in assuring application performance across distributed infrastructure. Filling this new role effectively requires a deeper toolset than provided by APM alone, with both internal and external network-level visibility. In this post from EMA’s Shamus McGillicudy, we look at how modern NPM solutions empower network managers to tackle these new challenges.

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NetFlow, Cloud, and Data: Pacing Network Visibility With Growth

By Shamus McGillicudy, Senior Analyst, Network Management, EMA | Jan 19, 2016
Analyst Report, Network Management

In today‚Äôs hyperconnected world, the network sees all. Network operators can capture a tremendous amount of useful data from their infrastructure. The tricky part is extracting useful and actionable information from all that data. Everything about your business traverses the network Network data is a source of truth for everything in the modern business. Network […]

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