Best Practices for Managing SaaS Applications

The proliferation of SaaS applications like Salesforce.com is creating a host of new management challenges. For example, how do you measure the performance of applications you don’t host? What real-time data do you have to communicate with business stakeholders? How will you know if SLA commitments are being met? Continue reading

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. Continue reading

Business Transaction Management – the Next Generation of Business Service Management

Why a New Generation? What’s Wrong with the Old One? Traditional systems management tools focused on monitoring the health of individual components. Tools like IBM Tivoli, BMC patrol, CA Unicenter, and HP Openview, initially focused on management of servers, services, … Continue reading

Service Level Management Made Easy with Transaction Management

Service Level Management can be implemented effectively by using a transaction management solution. Review these key steps. Implementing Service Level Management successfully requires appropriate technology support. Service Level Management involves both business and IT processes that need to be carried out. Transaction management provides … Continue reading

Transaction Tracing and Stitching

The final episode of this three-part series covers transactions as they traverse the data center through multiple tiers across the infrastructure to the end-user’s desktop. The discussion covers defining the level of the tracking, rules setting, and service level agreements. … Continue reading

Correlsense Receives $8M in Financing Led by Accel Partners to Transform Application Performance Management Market

Correlsense, a provider of business transaction management solutions, today announced $8 million in new financing. Accel Partners led the Series B round, which also included funds from Correlsense’s existing investors Vertex Venture Capital, eXceed Technology and ProSeed Ventures. The new financing will support Correlsense’s continued work in redefining the existing application performance management market, growing its customer base, and further developing its distribution channels with partners in North America and Europe. Continue reading

Enhanced Application Domain Support

Correlsense, a leading provider of IT Reliability™ solutions through business transaction management, today announced as part of its SharePath Fall 2009 release it has added Application Domain Support. With this new capability, application owners, application performance and IT operations managers can analyze how application transactions perform across the different components of the data center. It will also provide information for how each application’s transactions can be fine-tuned, in order to optimize performance and reduce costs. Continue reading