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

5 Predictions for Application Performance Management in 2016

5 Predictions for Application Performance Management in 2016

One can safely say that Application Performance Management (APM) will grow even further in importance in 2016 as businesses turn to application software to operate their key internal and external processes. But we can also expect some changes in the focus of APM purchasers and software vendors in 2016:

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Nastel and jKool Sponsor DEVOPSdigest

Nastel and jKool Sponsor DEVOPSdigest

DEVOPSdigest welcomes Nastel and jKool application analytics as a new Silver Sponsor.

Nastel Technologies provides middleware-centric, application performance management with real-time analytics and self-service. Nastel AutoPilot monitors application performance across applications, platforms and tiers presenting its analysis on a single-pane-of-glass. Nastel customers include: Citi, DTCC, BCBS, Dell and Best Buy. With AutoPilot, you can detect anomalies, end false alarms and stay compliant.

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The Fail Whale Returns: Twitter Went Down Across Many Regions Today

The Fail Whale Returns: Twitter Went Down Across Many Regions Today

Twitter is having a tricky Tuesday. Today, the social media site experienced an outage for at least an hour, covering a number of — but not all — regions. From what we’ve been able to see, the service was not working, either partially or not at all, in London and other parts of the UK, Switzerland, and Bangkok (according to reports from our own team). However, we also…

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Original Author: Ingrid Lunden

Nastel Recognized in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for APM Suites

Nastel Recognized in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant for APM Suites

Nastel Technologies has been recognized and positioned by Gartner in the December 2015 “ Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring Suites” report by Cameron Haight, Will Cappelli, and Federico De Silva.

According to Gartner, the market grew by 15.8% in 2014, the highest growth rate within the IT operations management market. In terms of market size, APM accounted for $2.6 billion in 2014.

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IDG Enterprise editors predict IT trends for 2016

IDG Enterprise editors predict IT trends for 2016

As 2015 winds down and we start to focus on 2016, one thing can be predicted quite easily. Analysts, editors and others will start making their own predictions about what we can expect in the upcoming year.

We’re no different here at IDG Enterprise – we asked some of the top editors from the IDG enterprise brands (Computerworld, Network World, CIO.com, CSO) to take a few minutes out of their busy day to predict a few trends for enterprise IT trends in 2016.

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Original Author: Keith Shaw

The 2015 Gartner Hype Cycle Report Shows MSPs Their Future

The 2015 Gartner Hype Cycle Report Shows MSPs Their Future

In its recent annual “Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies” report, Gartner provided important insights for those in the technology sector, specifically managed service providers (MSPs) and those companies currently adapting their businesses to handle tomorrow’s technological needs.

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Original Author: Shawn Drew

Managed IT Services Are Going Mainstream

Managed IT Services Are Going Mainstream

Those within the managed services industry have a fairly strong handle on just how managed service providers (MSPs) can help a business grow and evolve. However, they are often frustrated that some negative connotations remain about MSPs and outsourced IT. According to CIO Insight, new research from CompTIA shows that the old prejudices are beginning to break down. Soon, managed IT services may be an integral part of just about every IT team.

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Original Author: Shawn Drew

Contractually Obligated: Service-Level Agreements and Savvy IT

Contractually Obligated: Service-Level Agreements and Savvy IT

Service-level agreements (SLAs) are the go-to document in the event of a conflict between the provider and client. It determines who bears responsibility and which specific actions must be taken to ensure compliance. However, as noted in a recent MSPmentor article, some managed service providers (MSPs) still choose to act without an SLA. Part of the problem is that there are several tough conversations with clients about what gets covered and what needs to be left out.

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Original Author: Doug Bonderud

5 database monitoring issues that need your attention now

5 database monitoring issues that need your attention now

As the old management adage goes, “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” In the fast-paced world of IT, this more accurately translates to, “You can’t improve what you don’t measure.” When it comes to your database, a continuous database monitoring system provides the foundation for progress: metrics. Without a monitoring system, it’s impossible to determine whether changes — server configurations, software releases, new business processes, etc.

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