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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6 Key Requirements to Help You More Proactively Monitor Your IT Infrastructure

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It’s not an overstatement to say that application performance can have a very real and significant impact on business performance. Employees expect and count on immediate access to applications to get work done — no matter what time it is, where they’re located or what device they’re using. And it’s no secret that customers are perfectly willing to go to elsewhere if their expectations to engage through the platform of their choice and receive an optimized experience are not met.

To ensure that applications meet or exceed these high expectations, an underlying IT infrastructure needs to deliver continuously optimized performance.

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Make Closing the Application Performance Gap a Priority in 2016

Make Closing the Application-Performance Gap a Priority in 2016

Nastel agrees and provides these priorities in Application Performance: “… always reduce the amount of time to address the situation. Easy-to-use dashboards that clearly identify the source of the problem are a must-have to ensure your fluency in the complicated language of application-aware network-performance management.”
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Original Author: Steve Brar