IT pros struggle to manage Big Data

IT professionals are being challenged by big data. Not only is the voluminous quantity a problem, but effectively correlating data that provides real insight. For instance, if you have a large environment and you’re only monitoring CPU utizilation… Read More

IT Spending to Reach $3.8 Trillion Worldwide in 2013: Gartner

IT spending is expected to increase again for FY 2013. This growth is good news for application performance management providers, as the greater expansion of overall IT results in greater demand for monitoring capabilities: This growth will help… Read More

Application Performance Management News: TRAC Research Talks About the APM Spectrum Part 3

application performance management analyst Bojan Simic recently sat down with Pete Goldin from APM digest to discuss the state of play in the market. In part three, Bojan talks about managing application performance in the cloud and the… Read More

Public Cloud Reality: Support Responsibility

To succeed with public cloud, you must make sure you have the right performance data to keep your vendor accountable. By monitoring key applications end-to-end, you will be able to key real-time SLAs on-premise and off. Therefore, enabling… Read More

Application Performance Management News: TRAC Research Talks About the APM Spectrum

application performance management analyst Bojan Simic recently sat down with Pete Goldin from APM digest to discuss the state of play in the market. In part two, Bojan talks about the different desires of Development and IT operations…. Read More

APM pays off

Naive visitors to “IT Ops” think it repeats the same message: a couple times a week, I provide tips on application performance management (APM) or comment on trends in datacenter operation. Many of the titles of individual postings would be just as timely three months in the past or future. At that level, it’s true the message rarely changes! Read more…

The Next Evolution of Virtualization: Software Defined Data Center

the software defined data center will be the next evolution in virtualization according to many industry experts. This will impact the way appplications are built, configured and monitored: The next evolution of virtualization is the Software Defined Data Center or SDDC,… Read More

Web Performance: top ecommerce sites are 22% slower than they were last year

Web performance news which may be surprising to many, top ecommerce sites are 22% slower than they were last year. This speaks to the need for application performance monitoring to help these firms improve their web speed: In… Read More

SaaS: Keep complexity and short timelines from affecting quality

SaaS deployments can be impacted greatly by application complexity and organizational constraints. Testing strategies, application monitoring approaches, and organizational culture all play a role and must be impacted: It’s widely known that most software companies struggle to consistently… Read More

How Does Shark Tank Reveal The Truth About Application Performance Management?

I’m a big fan of the ABC television show “Shark Tank” and what it reveals about human nature, business, and in this quirky instance, application performance management. Read more…

FAQ: Load testing software and application performance management

Combining load testing with application performance management is a great way to provide seamless IT management through the entire application delivery chain. Coupling load testing with application performance management in production is a the only way to deal… Read More

Cloud Computing: Would You Trust Your IT Operations To An Outsider?

How do firms balance the scalability and efficiency of cloud with the security concerns of IT Operations? We believe application performance management is a tool which allows Enterprises to have both. By monitoring transactions and have clearly-defined SLAs,… Read More

Computer Tech Review: Correlsense announces partnership with Red Hat, focused on Platform-as-a-Service

Correlsense, an application management and IT monitoring software provider, announced on Tuesday that it is partnering with Red Hat to focus on collaboration around Red Hat’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering, OpenShift: “Enterprises have different needs for cloud environments and… Read More

Correlsense Announces Collaboration With Red Hat, Focused on Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)

Correlsense, an application management and IT monitoring software provider, today announced it is partnering with Red Hat to focus on collaboration around Red Hat’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering, OpenShift. This partnership allows OpenShift customers and community access to SharePath, a leading application performance management solution. By using the OpenShift platform and SharePath together, both developers and IT operations professionals will have the ability to manage applications from development, through testing, deployment and in production. Read more…

Choice of technologies for leak monitoring in Java applications

Leaks are not inevitable. Charley Rich, vice president with Nastel Technologies, is right when he counsels that “application leaks must always either be prevented or fixed as quickly as possible.” He illustrates that memory leaks are serious problems even for Java programmers: garbage collection in the Java virtual machine (JVM) leaves at least half-a-dozen points with leak potential, contrary to naive opinion that Java doesn’t have memory problems. Their detection and correction are important complements to application performance management (APM). Read more…

TRAC Research Talks About the Application Performance Management Spectrum

Application Performance Management (APM) research firm TRAC opens up about some of the interesting findings in their most recent Spectrum report. The division of the APM market into various subsections should help clarify to Enterprises which tool is… Read More

New era for network pricing

It’s time to improve network pricing. Cloud is flourishing, software-defined networking (SDN) is taking off, and plenty of other trends are apparent in the information technology (IT) of 2013. These trends aren’t just engineering accomplishments; they invariably have important business components. Read more…

Why The Hybrid Cloud Needs Application Performance Monitoring

Application performance monitoring should be a huge priority for IT organizations deploying into hybrid cloud environments. There are many questions regarding performance which arise due to bloud based environments: How do you ensure uptime across multiple environments? Or,… Read More

King of the Cloud

Which service will end being king of the cloud? Infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, software-as-a-service? Regardless of which model ends up dominating in Enterprises, monitoring will play a proactive roll in determining success. Holding cloud providers accountable with SLA management is… Read More

Application Performance Not Adequately Addressed in Software Development Lifecycle

Application performance has not been addressed adequately throughout the entire software development life-cycle according to a recent report Read more…

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