Network performance monitoring is evolving along with the rest of the datacenter. Network performance monitoring is moving up into the application layer because the need is there to see how the application affects the network and vice versa. This short 7 min video w/Savvius discusses what’s new with them, network performance monitoring, and where it’s headed in the future.

https://www.truthinit.com/index.php/video/2003/network-performance-monitoring-and-the-application-layer-w-savviusinc/#