Fluke Networks Blog

Politics, money, and network performance

Gloria Worland

The challenge

If securing sufficient budget to support your IT organization feels like you’re maneuvering through a political mine field, it’s because you are. Maintaining an efficient, agile and responsive IT organization costs money: lots of money. And it’s nearly impossible to do it without the support of senior executives.

Announcing TruView Live

Robin Rees

More than 75% of Fortune 500 companies have begun to incorporate cloud-based services and SaaS applications into their day-to-day operations1 , some of them performing business-critical functions. The growing acceptance of these cloud-centric tools and services means companies can offer employees and customers easily accessible data from almost anywhere, but it also highlights an inherent problem for IT professionals: how to ensure the performance of a network no longer contained within the enterprise.

Standards Update: Copper on the Move

Mark Mullins

In the 2009/2010 timeframe, copper standards got a lot of attention with the publication of the TIA-568-C standards and ISO 11801 2nd edition for 10-gigabit copper cabling, as well as IEEE 802.3at for PoE Plus.

While more applications and devices continue to take advantage of that technology, there has been plenty of standards development action taking place behind the scenes that is keeping copper on the move.