Microsoft Azure

Remember when all things were Microsoft? The company was a monopoly and a ruthless one at that. How many companies did Microsoft drive into bankruptcy, gobble up, or render their software irrelevant: Netscape. Real Media. IBM’s OS/2. Lotus…. 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

News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – July 13

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) Ptak/Noel explained the lessons learned from the Amazon outage… Read More

Mastering P2V: Best Practices for Maintaining Service Levels upon Migration

No doubt you are familiar with the established benefits of virtualization: improved efficiency and resource availability at a lower overall cost. Many IT departments, however, have discovered that virtualizing applications can create new and unexpected performance problems.

The True Constants of Cloud-Based Application Performance Management

We are seeing more and more awareness of application performance management these days in less mature IT organizations who until recently were solely focused on infrastructure performance. New sites that are dedicated to helping those less familiar with… Read More

Five Important IT Capacity Management Trends for 2012

The increase in virtualization and cloud computing has significantly changed the scope and complexity of capacity management. Forecasting hardware needs is no longer enough. You must understand and optimize your business services, applications, and infrastructure through these new platforms.

Sometimes a Performance Problem Can’t Be Reproduced In a Test Bed

I attended the Greater Boston Computer Measurement Group’s fall conference a few weeks ago and was pleasantly surprised by the variety of topics discussed. However, among the plethora of bullet points described, one value proposition sticks out in my mind…. Read More

EMA Webinar: Measuring User Experience in the Cloud

Cloud computing brings with it many benefits, especially lower IT costs and increased flexibility. However, the dynamic, hybrid nature of Cloud environments require enterprises to re-think their existing IT management processes and tools. Applications that perform poorly and fail to meet service levels — whether on premise or in the Cloud — can cause users to churn and revenues to drop.

CMG in the Clouds

April fool’s day this year brought with it the Rocky Mountain Computer Measurement Group (CMG) conference. This is the best view of any CMG show I have been at: David Halbig from First Data Corp. (also the guy who organizes… Read More

Cloud Performance Management Driven by Continuous Change

There are several trends affecting the way companies deal with monitoring infrastructure and applications for availability and performance: Agile development – drives frequent application rollouts and code pushes into production, without proper tools to enable agile rollouts Virtualization – demands… Read More

Correlsense Unveils SharePath RUM Express, Enterprise and Cloud Editions to Manage Web-based Application Performance

Correlsense, a provider of IT Reliability™ solutions, today announced the availability of SharePath RUM Express, the only free, purely software-based solution for measuring the end-user experience of cloud-based and on-premise applications. In addition, Correlsense also launched the SharePath RUM Enterprise and Cloud editions, which offer expanded capabilities at an affordable price guaranteed to be 85 percent less expensive than comparable real user monitoring solutions available today.