What is promiscuous mode and why does it matter? 

It lets more network traffic through! That’s what promiscuous mode (or p-mode) does for the network card. It allows additional network traffic to the rest of the endpoint. What exactly do I mean by that and why does this need to happen sometimes? Here’s a quick overview of p-mode in both a traditional context for

Creating a Self-managed Private Network Connection (PNC) with ExpressRoute in Skytap 

One of the major challenges that customers face for cloud adoption is networking issues, particularly high network latency, which affects how fast data can be transferred from one location to another. These delays are not only frustrating to end-users but are costly to businesses.  Today, Skytap integrates with Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute to provide a standard 1 Gbps