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Counting The Cost Of Network Efficiency

It’s not easy to quantify the benefits of improved network performance – but it’s an important part of making a business case for the resources you need. Our new White Paper provides some tips on how to make the case for the equipment you need to improve network and application performance.
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Optimising bandwidth: why size doesn’t always matter

As use of bandwidth hungry applications such as VoIP and video grows exponentially, capacity planning is becoming more important than ever before. We’ve identified five key areas network managers should focus on to tackle this challenge. Find out more in our new White Paper.
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(2.36 MB)

Fiber Test Best Practices: Inspect and Clean

Fiber Test Best Practices: Inspection and Cleaning
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Best Practices for Fiber Optic Installation Start with Inspection

This white paper will help you understand what to look for and when, how to inspect and clean and best practices for installation.
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The new equation for faster IT problem-solving

The new equation for faster IT problem-solving
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Implementing 802.11ac – Revolution Or Evolution? EN

As you develop your wireless network to handle increasing user demands, have you considered the new 802.11ac standard? It’s due to be ratified early 2014, and products supporting it are already available. Download our White Paper and learn what 802.11ac offers, so you can plan your future WLAN growth with confidence.
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VOIP And The Move Towards Unified Communications

This White Paper looks at the move to VoIP and unified communications and how to address the resulting performance issues in wired and wireless networks for an increasingly mobile workforce, as well as the potential benefits of the 802.11ac standard.
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Maximising ROI from data center virtualization and consolidation through end user performance management

Has your consolidated and virtualised data center delivered the benefits you expected? Or are you planning a consolidation project and wondering how to manage performance in the new environment? With virtualised applications, it can be difficult to measure performance from an end user perspective. Our paper examines the challenges of managing performance in a consolidated and virtualised environment, from obtaining the data for management and BU reporting to ensuring applications deliver on agreed SLAs.
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The Hidden Cost of Band-aiding Network Problems

The Hidden Cost of Band-aiding Network Problems
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Why do we tolerate the unnecessary cost of network

Striving for optimal performance doesn’t seem to make financial sense. But if they took a deeper dive and looked at costs from a variety of perspectives, they might find that they are sacrificing productivity to save a few dollars on tools that troubleshoot these problems and rid them at their root cause. And when taking a closer look over time, those costs add up.
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Stop the Insanity!

Stop the Insanity!
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The impact of 802.11ac wireless networks on Network Technicians

The impact of 802.11ac wireless networks on Network Technicians
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White Paper: Standard-Compliant Certification

White Paper: Standard-Compliant Certification
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Encircled Flux- Real Or Imaginary

Encircled Flux- Real Or Imaginary
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(1.29 MB)

Guide To IT Best Practices In AANPM

This guide is intended for companies, organizations, and IT professionals who are looking for a network and application monitoring tool that provides a holistic view of application performance, including performance monitoring, from the end-user perspective.
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(2.41 MB)

The Inefficiency of the IT Silo

The Inefficiency of the IT Silo
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(714.54 KB)

EMA Impact Brief - Visual TruView Solution Expanded (English Only)

Visual TruView Extends Unified Network and Application Performance Management
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Best Practices for 802.11ac Survey

Understanding more about the underlying technology of 802.11ac is critical when considering a deployment. Despite the tremendous benefits of 802.11ac, it is still susceptible to the standard performance-killers that impact all WiFi environments – non-Wi-Fi interference, co-channel interference, poor signal quality, noise, and channel sharing with slower legacy clients
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AirMagnet Spectrum ES™ – For Every Stage of the Project Lifecycle

AirMagnet Spectrum ES™ – For Every Stage of the Project Lifecycle
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EMA Impact Brief - Taking End-to-End AANPM to a New Level (English Only)

When describing the scope of network and application performance management solution, technology providers love to use the term “end-to-end” to denote the completeness of their offerings. But as with all things, definitions will vary, particularly when it comes to the depth and completeness of information provided. Fluke Networks, in April 2014, announced an innovative new and rich definition for endto- end as it applies to Application-Aware Network Performance Management (AANPM).
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Guide to IT Best Practices in AANPM White Paper

This guide is intended for companies, organizations, and IT professionals who are looking for a network and application monitoring tool that provides a holistic view of application performance, including performance monitoring, from the end-user perspective.
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Making Field Teams Fast, Efficient, Profitable

Making Field Teams Fast, Efficient, Profitable
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Choosing The Right OTDR White Paper

Choosing The Right OTDR White Paper
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(1.69 MB)

Best Practices for Troubleshooting Remote Site Networks

Best Practices for Troubleshooting Remote Site Networks
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Network on a Wire: Real-Time Live Network Data Boosts Performance and Network Satisfaction

Network on a Wire: Real-Time Live Network Data Boosts Performance and Network Satisfaction
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The Invisible Threat: IPV6 on your network White Paper

The Invisible Threat: IPV6 on your network White Paper
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Whitepaper: Ensuring the success of Data Center Consolidation

Whitepaper: Ensuring the success of Data Center Consolidation
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(1.74 MB)

Extended Fiber Certification White Paper

Extended Fiber Certification White Paper
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OneTouch AT v2 Whitepaper: Implementing Best Practices Troubleshooting for IT

OneTouch AT v2 Whitepaper: Implementing Best Practices Troubleshooting for IT
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Toxic War Rooms White Paper

Toxic War Rooms White Paper
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Frontline LAN Troubleshooting Guide

This comprehensive guide provides frontline network troubleshooters with practical advice on how to maintain LANs and solve common layer 1 and 2 problems.
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(2.58 MB)

System Integrator Guide

System Integrators Guide to Driving Business Growth through LAN Installation and Validation Best Practices
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(464.81 KB)

Whitepaper: Troubleshooting Your Industrial Network

Whitepaper: Troubleshooting Your Industrial Network
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Ethernet In A Harsh Environment - White Paper

Whitepaper that discusses the unique issues that can arise when you deploy Ethernet in an industrial environment, and how to avoid production downtime caused by these issues.
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Finding your way in the maze of industrial Ethernet standards

Finding your way in the maze of industrial Ethernet standards
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(436.36 KB)

Dynamic Threat Protection

Dynamic Threat Protection
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(1.14 MB)

Bringing BYODs into the fold

Bringing BYODs into the fold
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The Impact of Federal Regulations on Wireless LAN Security

The Impact of Federal Regulations on Wireless LAN Security
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The Wireless LAN and Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

The Wireless LAN and Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
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Wireless Security in the Government Environment

Wireless Security in the Government Environment
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Managing WLAN Risks with Vulnerability Assessment

Managing WLAN Risks with Vulnerability Assessment
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Wi-Fi, Health Care, and HIPAA: WLAN Management in the Modern Hospital

Wi-Fi, Health Care, and HIPAA: WLAN Management in the Modern Hospital
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Implications of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act on Wireless Network Security

Implications of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act on Wireless Network Security
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(1.83 MB)

Wi-Fi Endpoint Security: Opportunities and Challenges Associated with Workforce PCs

Wi-Fi Endpoint Security: Opportunities and Challenges Associated with Workforce PCs
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Best Practices for Wireless Site Design

Best Practices for Wireless Site Design
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(3.49 MB)

Interference and Wireless LANs

Interference and Wireless LANs
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Evaluating Interference in Wireless LANs

Evaluating Interference in Wireless LANs
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Best Practices for Securing Your Wireless LAN

Best Practices for Securing Your Wireless LAN
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(277.03 KB)

Ensuring 802.11n and 802.11a/b/g Compatibility

Ensuring 802.11n and 802.11a/b/g Compatibility
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802.11n Primer

802.11n Primer
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Impact of Healthcare Applications on WLAN Mobility

Impact of Healthcare Applications on WLAN Mobility
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Closing Wireless Loopholes for PCI Compliance and Security

Closing Wireless Loopholes for PCI Compliance and Security
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(1.79 MB)

Wireless Clients in the Crosshairs

Wireless Clients in the Crosshairs
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(2.11 MB)

Overlay vs. Integrated Wireless Security

Overlay vs. Integrated Wireless Security
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Building an ROI - Application and Network Performance Management

Building an ROI - Application and Network Performance Management
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Encircled Flux White Paper

Encircled Flux White Paper
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Fiber Troubleshooting Guide

Optical Fiber Cabling for Data Communication – Test and Troubleshooting Handbook
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(5.06 MB)

The business value of performance management

The business value of performance management
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Guide to Deploying 802.11n Wireless LANs

This comprehensive guide covers the fundamentals of 802.11n – what you need to know when planning or preparing for an 802.11n deployment or migration.
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(3.75 MB)

Guide to Troubleshooting Application Problems

This comprehensive 94 page guide is a how-to resource handbook for network engineers. Learn the fundamentals of how applications work, how they flow, where applications fail and best practices and methodologies for troubleshooting network and application problems.
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(3.22 MB)

Whitepaper: Cabling Certification State of Industry

Whitepaper: Cabling Certification State of Industry
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Whitepaper: How To Find Profits In New Places

Whitepaper: How To Find Profits In New Places
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Guide to Troubleshooting Application Problems

Guide to Troubleshooting Application Problems
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(3.22 MB)

Keeping WLANS Healthy White Paper

Keeping WLANS Healthy White Paper
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How to Certify or Re-certify Twisted-Pair Cabling for 10Gb/s Ethernet

Learn how new installation and testing guidelines help combat Alien Crosstalk.
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(1.10 MB)

Whitepaper: Ensuring the success of data center consolidation

Ensuring the success of data center consolidation white paper
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What is the real value of managing the performance of your business-critical applications?

What is the real value of managing the performance of your business-critical applications?
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Closing Wireless Loopholes for PCI Compliance and Security

This paper discussed the many PCI wireless requirements and how AirMagnet Enterprise addresses them.
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(1.79 MB)

BYOD Without Tears

The Impact and challenge for Network Engineers
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(1.10 MB)

Bringing BYODs into the fold

Employees want to bring their own Wi-Fi enabled smart devices into the workplace, and businesses have much to gain by embracing the BYOD trend. In this paper, we show how factoring smart devices – including BYODs – into the full WLAN lifecycle can fill this gap, avoiding costly problems and simplifying trouble resolution.
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Wireless Clients in the Crosshairs

This paper looks at the potential exploit of corporate client devices to gain entry to corporate networks and sensitive information.
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(2.11 MB)

Reduce the risk of network and application performance issues

Reduce the risk of network and application performance issues. Your how-to guide to optimising network performance and minimising downtime
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OneTouch AT: A New Paradigm For Network Problem Solving White Paper

OneTouch AT: A New Paradigm For Network Problem Solving White Paper
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2012 Application and Service Delivery Handbook Part 2: Emerging Application and Service Delivery Challenges

2012 Application and Service Delivery Handbook Part 2: Emerging Application and Service Delivery Challenges
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Manufacturing IT Service Operation: Calculating the Impacts of Poor Application Performance

Manufacturing IT Service Operation: Calculating the Impacts of Poor Application Performance
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Retail IT Service Operation: Calculating the Impacts of Poor Application Performance

Retail IT Service Operation: Calculating the Impacts of Poor Application Performance
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The Business Impacts of IT in Financial Services: Assessing the cost of application performance issues

The Business Impacts of IT in Financial Services: Assessing the cost of application performance issues
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(366.81 KB)

2012 Cloud Networking Report Part 2: Data Center LANs

2012 Cloud Networking Report Part 2: Data Center LANs
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2012 Cloud Networking Report Part 1: The Emergence of Cloud Computing and Cloud Networking

2012 Cloud Networking Report Part 1: The Emergence of Cloud Computing and Cloud Networking
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2012 Application and Service Delivery Handbook Part 5: Executive Summary

2012 Application and Service Delivery Handbook Part 5: Executive Summary
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Getting to the Root cause of Network and Application Issues

Getting to the Root cause of Network and Application Issues. Filling the Gap in Tools between Network Management Systems and Packet Analysis Best Practices
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(2.09 MB)

2012 Application and Service Delivery Handbook Part 1: Executive Summary and Challenges

2012 Application and Service Delivery Handbook Part 1: Executive Summary and Challenges
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Part 1 2012 Application

Part 1 2012 Application
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Overlay vs. Integrated Wireless Security

This paper examines 3 approaches for Wireless Intrusion Prevention.
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(809.70 KB)

Choosing Between Optical Loss and Optical Time Domain Reflectometry? Choose Both.

Choosing Between Optical Loss and Optical Time Domain Reflectometry? Choose Both.
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Advanced OTDR Analysis

This article discusses some of the advanced OTDR techniques that expert technicians use to perform during testing.
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Ensuring the Health of Tomorrow's Fiber LANs, White Paper

How to Choose an OTDR to Test and Troubleshoot LAN Infrastructure
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(401.29 KB)

Guide To Deploying And Troubleshooting Video In The Enterprise

Guide To Deploying And Troubleshooting Video In The Enterprise
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(1.77 MB)

Testing DNS Servers Using ClearSight Packet Generator

Testing DNS Servers Using ClearSight Packet Generator
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Selecting a Network Recorder for back-in-time analysis to solve intermittent problems and unexpected events

Selecting a Network Recorder for back-in-time analysis to solve intermittent problems and unexpected events
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(91.83 KB)

Deploying Network TAPS For Improved Security White Paper

Learn how a combination of network security probes and network TAPs can improve visibility and redundancy, while reducing solution complexity and cost.
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Gain flexibility Combination taps - Whitepaper

Gain flexibility to data access options with Combination taps - Whitepaper
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Network Monitoring and Analysis Techniques Using Taps and SPAN Switches

Network Monitoring and Analysis Techniques Using Taps and SPAN Switches
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VPM Xpress 10G Hitting on Key Challenges of Monitoring 10Gb Networks

VPM Xpress 10G Hitting on Key Challenges of Monitoring 10Gb Networks
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Best Practices for Wireless Site Design

Best Practices for Wireless Site Design
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(4.12 MB)

How to cable 802.11n Wireless Access Points

This paper discusses the impact 802.11n will have on cabling as well as what installers and enterprises should do to address them.
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(357.64 KB)

LinkRunner AT White Paper

Increasing Productivity by Adopting Testing Best Practices
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(647.85 KB)

White Paper: Connectivity Management In A DCIM Environment

White Paper: Connectivity Management In A DCIM Environment
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(541.31 KB)

Application Centric Analysis White Paper

Application-Centric Analysis Helps Maximize the Value of Wireshark
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(3.81 MB)

Video Traffic Technology Brief

An Introduction to Video in the Enterprise
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(580.86 KB)

Field Testing Multimode 10Gb/s (and beyond) Fiber Permanent Links

Field Testing Multimode 10Gb/s (and beyond) Fiber Permanent Links
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(4.53 MB)

White Paper: Field Testing Installed Optical Fiber Cabling

This joint white paper prepared by Legrand | Ortronics and Fluke Networks reviews best practices for the technician performing field tests on installed optical fiber cabling.
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(1.19 MB)

White Paper: Benefits Of Industrial Standards In Industrial Ethernet Component Selection

The Role Standards Play in Selecting Industrial Ethernet Components
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Datacenter Virtualization White Paper

Connectivity in the Virtualized Datacenter: How to Ensure Next-Generation Services
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(1.83 MB)

White Paper: The High Cost of A Low-Cost Cable Certification Tester

The myriad of high hidden costs you may encounter when using a “low-cost” tester.
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Certifying Power Over Ethernet To Ensure Service Success

Certifying Power Over Ethernet To Ensure Service Success
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Balancing Business and Risk

Balancing Business and Risk whitepaper by Jim Metzler
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Six Reasons Certification Is Essential White Paper

This paper identifies the specific benefits afforded by cable certification and how much it pays back to the network owner.
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(99.87 KB)

Dynamic Wireless Threat Protection

Analyst Lisa Phifer examines dynamic threat protection technology for wireless intrusion prevention systems (WIPS).
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(1.14 MB)

802.11n Primer

This paper explains the essential technologies used by 802.11n and their impact on network planning, installation, and operation.
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802.11a,b,g,n Compatibility

This paper takes a detailed look at the impact of coexistence of 802.11n with legacy a/b/g networks.
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(568.36 KB)

Fiber OneShot PRO Case Study

Major U.S. CATV Service Provider Finds Problems Fast with Fluke Networks Fiber OneShot PRO
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Outside Plant Documentation Projects: Justification and Implementation

Fluke Networks' major area of expertise is in helping telephone companies improve their network management operations processes. This White Paper covers best practices in support of new network investments and to reduce plant management capital expenditures.
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(1.31 MB)

Solving Carrier Issues in Transition to Next Generation Services

Fluke Networks is in the business of helping carriers develop processes has next-generation processes to deliver these next-gen services. Our new whitepaper, “Solving Carrier Issues in Transition to Next Generation Services,” shows how automated testing solutions can help carriers deliver “triple play” services with the speed and quality customers expect.
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Application Centric Analysis White Paper

Application-Centric Analysis Helps Maximize the Value of Wireshark
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(3.81 MB)

Why You Should Consider a Hardware Based Protocol Analyzer

Why You Should Consider a Hardware Based Protocol Analyzer
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(735.56 KB)

Miercom Lab Test Report for ClearSight Analyzer

Miercom Lab Test Report for ClearSight Analyzer
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(354.74 KB)

Fiber Test Best Practices: Tier 1 Certification

Fiber Test Best Practices: Tier 1 Certification
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(189.22 KB)

Copper Cabling Troubleshooting Handbook

Copper Cabling Troubleshooting Handbook
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(573.55 KB)

Voltage Detection Essentials White Paper

Voltage detection essentials for keeping outside plant technicians safe: This white paper gives you tips for selecting and using the right tool on the job.
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(645.61 KB)

Testing Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Enabled Systems Whitepaper

Understand the potential impacts on the certification and testing process.
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Filtered Network Analysis with Taps - Whitepaper

Filtered Data Access for Network Test, Measurement and Security - Whitepaper
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Marketplace Challenges and Opportunities for Incumbent Telecom Carriers White Paper

Read how the use of predictive testing and monitoring techniques assures traditional carriers of more cost effective maintenance of their local loops.
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(86.61 KB)

Testing Proves Most Cords Fail TIA Requirements Buyers are not getting what they paid for White Paper

Learn the differences between different patch cords and why they matter on 100Base-T networks or higher speed protocols.
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(791.73 KB)

Certifying 10 Gig SV White Paper

Certifying 10 Gig SV White Paper
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(695.76 KB)

The Permanent Link in Field Certification Reasons, Advantages, Testing Challenges White Paper

This paper revisits the Permanent Link test model, highlights its benefits, and examines its impact on the operations and performance requirements of field test equipment.
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