APM

Encrypting Data in Transit

The headlines this week are that Microsoft has joined Google and Yahoo in plans to encrypt data over their internal networks. Edward Snowden revealed that the US National Security Agency (NSA) tapped data traveling in clear text from… Read More

What is an Application?

The complex, heterogenous nature of today’s enterprise environments is one reason the demand for APM tools is growing. Another is the complexity of applications themselves, from the perspective of development, IT operations, and the application end user. This… Read More

Essential Strategies for Oracle Forms 11 Modernization and Performance Management

What are the best practices for migrating your legacy Forms environment to 11g? How will you meet end user performance expectations? How will you ensure application performance before, during and after modernization? Read more…

Rebuttal: Five Things I Learned About APM By Watching Marketing Eat Their Own Dog Food

Our Marketing VP, Frank Days, explained in a recent post five things he learned from eating his own dog food. Essentially, he explained that he uses SharePath to monitor our customer facing websites (As I have mentioned in… Read More

Webinar: 5 APM and Capacity Planning Imperatives for a Virtualized World

Increased adoption of virtualized applications has greatly increased the complexity of capacity planning and performance management. Monitoring and forecasting CPU utilization is no longer enough. IT operations and capacity planners now must understand and optimize their applications and infrastructure from the end user to the data center. Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – September 28

This week’s feature articles includes contributions from Jim Rapoza of the Aberdeen Group, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, Bernd Harzog of the Virtualization Practice and more. Without further adieu, here are our highlights from the world of APM and IT operations: Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – September 21

This week’s feature articles includes contributions from Jonah Kowall of Gartner, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, Charlie Betz of EMA and more Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – September 14

This week’s feature articles includes contributions from Larry Dragich of APMDigest, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, Jim Rapoza of the Aberdeen Group, and more.  Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – September 7

This week’s feature articles includes contributions from Dennis Drogseth of EMA research, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, Jim Rapoza of the Aberdeen Group, and more. Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – August 31

This week’s feature articles include a new surprising new survey on cloud computing ignorance, a new Yelp-like rating system for APM, new challenges for IT pros in cloud based environments and some tips and tricks for Oracle Forms users: Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – August 24

This week’s featured articles includes contributions from Pete Golden of APMDigest, Charlie Betz of EMA research, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, and more Read more…

Application Performance Management & IT Operations News

Including articles about infrastructure trends, Oracle Forms and IT skills, here are our highlights from this week’s news in the world of Application Performance Management and IT operations: Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – July 20

Including articles about infrastructure trends, Oracle Forms and IT skills, here are our highlights from this week’s news in the world of Application Performance Management and IT operations:
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News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – June 29, 2012

Including articles about infrastructure trends, Oracle Forms and IT skills, here are our highlights from this week’s news in the world of Application Performance Management and IT operations: Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – June 15, 2012

Including articles about infrastructure trends, Oracle Forms and IT skills, here are our highlights from this week’s news in the world of Application Performance Management and IT operations: 1) Dennis Drogseth of EMA Research discusses user experience management:… Read More

What Can Crooked Cops in Costa Rica Teach Us About IT Performance?

Sometimes the long days and hard-fought battles at the office add up, and start to take a toll on you. When that happens, it’s good to be able to escape somewhere warm, sunny and beautiful. Recently, I did just that when I took a well-deserved vacation in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is an amazing place, filled with great people, beautiful scenery and delicious food. Even the road system, which was notoriously poor in the past, is getting better. Read more…

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – May 25, 2012

Here are highlights from this week’s news in the world of Application Performance Management and IT operations: 1) Michael Steinhart at The IT Pro raised interesting questions about trends toward mobile and the cloud within organizations: Is it… Read More

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – May 21, 2012

Although Facebook’s IPO garnished mass attention across the airwaves here are the week’s highlights which touch both Application Performance Management (APM) and IT operations: 1) Dennis Drogseth from EMA research announced the merging of their Business Service Management… Read More

Cool Vendors Grow Up

I was excited to see the recent news that Gartner analysts Jonah Kowall and Will Cappelli will be writing regular “cool vendor notes.” They offer great insight into the emerging players in our industry. This also marks the… Read More

Clabby Analytics Highlights SharePath 2.5 In Recent Report

Clabby Analytics recently released a report highlighting the new feature of SharePath 2.5: The firm has previously highlighted SharePath’s non-intrusive approach and easy implementation. These factors have not changed with 2.5 – and Clabby agrees. New features include user… Read More