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Application Performance

  1. Cisco IBSG predicts there will be 25 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2015 and 50 billion by 2020.
    Evans, D. (2011, April). The Internet of Things: How the Next Evolution of the Internet Is Changing Everything [PDF]. Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG).
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  2. According to a 2016 Gartner report, 70 percent of enterprise mobile applications will be developed without IT involvement by 2020.
    Leow, A., & Baker, V. L. (2016, January 28). Survey Analysis: How Enterprises Are Tackling Mobile App Development in 2016 (Rep.). Gartner.
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  3. According to a mobile study by Ericsson, there will be 6.1 smartphone users globally by 2020.
    Lunden, I. (2015, June 5). 6.1B Smartphone Users Globally By 2020, Overtaking Basic Fixed Phone Subscriptions. TechCrunch.
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Application Security

  1. 41 percent of attacks used encryption to evade detection, found the Ponemon Institute in a study commissioned by A10 Networks.
    Uncovering Hidden Threats within Encrypted Traffic (eBook). (2016). A10 Networks.
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  2. In their quarterly report, VeriSign found that DDoS attacks increased 75 percent year over year.
    VeriSign Distributed Denial of Service Trends Report (3rd ed., Vol. 3, 2016 Q3, Rep.). (2016). VeriSign.
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  3. In their quarterly report, VeriSign found that DDoS attacks greater than 1 Gbps in throughput capacity grew 81 percent in Q3 2016.
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Application Visibility

  1. Cisco forecasts that 600 ZB of data will be generated by all people, machines, devices and things by 2010.
    Cisco Global Cloud Index: Forecast and Methodology, 2015-2020 [PDF]. (2016). Cisco.
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  2. Citing data from Forbes, a BetterBuys infographic reports that companies using analytics are five times more likely to make faster decisions.
    Business Intelligence Growth & Value: 7 Telling Stats [Infographic]. (2016). BetterBuys.
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  3. Researchers interviewed 83 executives about their analytics spending and discovered that they “wasted” $7,731 per day (or $2,822,117 per year) on “relentless analytics.”
    Menon, T., & Thompson, L. (2016, November 7). How to Make Better Decisions with Less Data. Harvard Business Review.
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Enterprise

  1. 47 percent of users expect a webpage to load in 2 seconds or less.
    How Loading Times Affect Your Bottom Line [Infographic]. (n.d.). KissMetrics.
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  2. 48 percent of websites report a loss of visitors or business due to poor site performance and stability.
    State of Web Readiness: E-Commerce 2013 [Webinar]. (2013, June 28). Load Impact.
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  3. $181,700 is the average cost associated with an hour of data center downtime.
    The Outrageous Costs of Data Center Downtime [Infographic]. (2014). Studyweb.com.
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DDoS Protection

  1. The average effective downtime because of a DDoS attack is 17 hours.
    2016 IDG Connect DDoS Survey: As Attacks Intensify DDoS Defenses Require New Strategies [eBook]. (2016). A10 Networks.
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  2. The average cost of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is $22,000.
    Shut the Booters Down, Keep Your Site Up [Solution Brief]. (2016). A10 Networks.
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  3. On average, an organization is the victim of DDoS attack 15 times per year.
    2016 IDG Connect DDoS Survey: As Attacks Intensify DDoS Defenses Require New Strategies [eBook]. (2016). A10 Networks.
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