How to create speedier infrastructure for an app-centric business

How to create speedier infrastructure for an app-centric business

Time is money’ – within business this phrase could not be more relevant, particularly in today’s well-connected society. As everything progresses in technology – becoming much more efficient, smarter and faster – people’s expectations are constantly growing, and so they end up frustrated when something hinders the process. When it comes to a network failure or terrible Internet connection in business – slow is the new broke.

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Monitoring as a Discipline and the Systems Administrator

Monitoring as a Discipline and the Systems Administrator

Ensure your organization leverages a monitoring tool that provides full stack visibility. It’s no secret that IT has traditionally functioned in siloes. IT professionals have disparately managed servers, storage and other infrastructure elements for decades. But today’s businesses run on software and applications, which utilize resources from the entire system: storage, server compute, databases, etc., which are all increasingly interdependent. IT professionals need to have visibility into the entire application stack in order to identify the root cause of issues quickly and proactively identify problems that could impact the end user experience and business bottom-lines if not corrected quickly

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Survey Reveals IT Admins Have Room for APM Improvement

Survey Reveals IT Admins Have Room for APM Improvement

So how do you preempt performance problems in an enterprise IT environment? That’s simple – use an application performance management (APM) solution. But, as we recently found out, around 40 percent of IT admins do not use an APM solution to monitor their applications!

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5 ways to improve cloud application performance

5 ways to improve cloud application performance

Application performance is always a concern. Is the code written well? Is the database optimized? Can the application handle load spikes? When the application is on a public cloud platform, however, developers have unique challenges. The biggest being …

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Original Author: Michelle Davidson

Improving Performance Management: 8 Factors to Consider

Improving Performance Management: 8 Factors to Consider

A well-developed Web-based performance management system will help improve consistency of application across the organization, and it will likely enhance perceptions of fairness and accuracy.

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Original Author: onpoint_llc

Seven points to understand about cloud security

Seven points to understand about cloud security

For example, real-time monitoring and enforcement of policies can not only address performance and reliability issues before the problems become serious but they can also detect and mitigate potential compliance issues. Automating in this way reduces…

By recognizing and addressing the specific risks associated with use of cloud solutions, companies can overcome their fears and shift from a strategy built around minimizing change to one optimized for change says Gordon Haff.

 

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Managing IT in a Hybrid Cloud World

Managing IT in a Hybrid Cloud World

Managing IT End-user monitoring ensures appropriate levels of service are being met; application  layer monitoring tests service levels for each separate application; and infrastructure monitoring helps organizations avoid large-scale outages due to infrastructure…

 

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Predictive Analytics Can Defeat Rogue and Insider Trading

Predictive Analytics Can Defeat Rogue and Insider Trading

Predictive Analytics Can Defeat Rogue and Insider Trading: Increasingly, regulators and financial services firms will #monitor trades and traders to spot unusual behavior and anomalous trades, using streaming analytics with predictive analytics models on top. This way they will be able to predict with a good …

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The Importance of Maintaining Formal Governance

The Importance of Maintaining Formal Governance - Cio Insight

When a vendor is performing well, the client may have a tendency to relax governance requirements and routines.  However, program maintenance is critical because practicing the routines and developing relationships during periods of high performance enhances the ability to fix problems and remediate issues if and when vendor performance is not delivered as expected.  Consistent governance enables the following key benefits that help drive successful, long-term IT vendor relationships.

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