Your network is hurting your application experience


A few times a year I get addicted to Xbox. Once the kids go to sleep, I can easily spend hours playing Mass Effect, Fallout or Assassin's Creed. The games are wonderful and immersive, which is why I spent over 100 hours playing Fallout 3 and another 100+ hours in Fallout New Vegas.  Unfortunately, I've… Continue reading Your network is hurting your application experience

Your network is hurting your video viewing experience


I just binged watched the first season of "The Expanse". Awesome! (BTW, the books are even better.) I would say 90% of my TV viewing is done with streaming media either from Netflix, Amazon or my home library. Nothing is better at ruining a good viewing session than the spinning circle of oblivion as the… Continue reading Your network is hurting your video viewing experience

Your network is killing your file copy performance


We've all been there before, rush hour traffic. You know how it goes. You slowly increase speed to 5mph, then 10, then 15. Excitement is building because you are now going 20mph. Then, out of nowhere, you slam on the brakes and your speed immediately drops back to 0mph. We eventually start over again, 5,… Continue reading Your network is killing your file copy performance