IT operations

Correlsense – Now Top 50 Leader in IT Operations Analytics

FRAMINGHAM, MA – December 19, 2013 – Correlsense announced today that it has been selected as an ITOA50, which recognizes the top 50 leading vendors in IT Operations Analytics (ITOA). Announced by the ITOA Landscape, the ITOA50 identifies the… Read More

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

Netflix’s Emmy and its Simian Army

Netflix recently upset the status quo when their in-house series “House of Cards,” starring Kevin Spacey, shoved aside offerings from the networks and cable channels to win the Emmy Award for Best Director.  Hollywood studios and television executives,… 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

What Does Operations-Centric vs Developer-Centric APM Mean to You?

The pace of change in today’s IT world is truly astonishing. The traditional roles and descriptions between various IT roles have been blurred. In today’s complex IT environments, Development, Application Support, and IT Operations collaborate often to ensure application service levels are met. Operations, traditionally, relied on siloed monitoring tools to figure out how the infrastructure support applications. However, a new and emerging approach called ops-centric APM claims to provide horizontal visibility into transaction’s performance across all the silos that support applications. All the way from the desktop, down to the database and to the application code. In this series of posts, I’ll examine the subtleties of the ops-centric APM approach compared with developer centric APM, and what it means for IT. 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…

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 22, 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

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

New Approaches to Real-Time Application Testing and Performance Monitoring: A Holiday Guide for the Retail Industry

According to the online retail research firm comScore, this year’s Cyber Monday sales surpassed the $1.25 billion mark, breaking all previous records and setting the pace for the busiest online retail season in history. The key to much of this year’s success was deep insight into how web systems would handle realistic user traffic coupled with where issues would occur. Firms must adopt the correct application testing and performance monitoring methodologies to ensure revenues and avoid disaster. Join SOASTA and Correlsense for this engaging webinar, which will give you an executable plan for your IT operations team.  Read more…

IT Performance Metrics and Airplanes

I am writing this post on an airplane, traveling home from a great visit with a customer of ours. Well, more like a partner. It was the kind of meeting that makes me really love my job: working… Read More

DevOps and the Future of IT Operations

The increasing adoption of DevOps principles has led to greater integration between software development (both application and software engineering) and IT operations (both systems administration and infrastructure). In this online seminar, we will explore the DevOps approaches, best practices and tools for integration, and its impact on IT operations. Read more…

Why IT Operations is Like an Action TV Series

Nir Livni, Product Management Director at Correlsense, writes about IT operations, citing W. Edwards Deming who said “In God we trust; all others must bring data.” I like watching the series “24,” though I can’t really explain why…. Read More