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One Smart Question: What Are the Best Practices for Monitoring VPN Services?

In this short video, NETSCOUT’s CTO for Enterprise, Paul Barrett, discusses how monitoring key locations in the enterprise network can yield critical insight into the performance business applications that are accessed over a VPN connection. Paul also describes how network visibility can contribute to forward initiatives such as capacity planning and migrating from a full VPN to a split VPN service.

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Paul Barrett has made solving enterprise technology challenges with a high-touch mindset the focus of his 25-year career. As chief technology officer, Enterprise, for NETSCOUT, Barrett supports the company’s largest enterprise customers, which comprise nearly 85 percent of the Fortune 500. He also engages with government agency customers, including the four branches of the United States military. <br><br> A technology expert with global influence, Barrett is recognized for his wide-ranging knowledge of enterprise cloud solutions, data center co-locations, Kubernetes architectures, big data analytics, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and machine learning, real-time network analysis, unified communications, and software development. He also is an active participant in the drive to make standardization of international telecommunications the norm. <br><br> Barrett is a named inventor on 17 patent applications. He is a chartered engineer and member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) in the United Kingdom, and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in the United States.

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