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. American Off-Line. … 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:

1) Pete Golden of APMDigest discussed the latest Gartner reasearch on SaaS adoption:

2) Charlie … Read 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 and how … Read More

Mastering P2V: Best Practices for Maintaining Service Levels upon Migration

As businesses drive towards the distributed IT infrastructure model, how can you be sure that your application performance and service levels will not be sacrificed following P2V migration?

See below for a recording of an online seminar and slide deck … Read More

Constants of Cloud Application Performance Management

lanir-shachamWe 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 the art … 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. See … Read More

Performance Problem Can’t Be Reproduced In a Test Bed


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 … 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

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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
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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 … Read More