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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So You Want to Buy Some Apm

So You Want to Buy Some Apm

Listening to what your business partners need from an application perspective and then delivering on that within a tight timeline and a modest budget can create challenging opportunities for any IT Manager. Think about how extensible your APM solution should be.  If it is flexible enough to integrate ubiquitously, and dynamic enough to be configured rapidly, then you will be poised for expansion and ready to begin monitoring anything that comes your way.

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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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Why application monitoring is critical for your business

Why application monitoring is critical for your business

Application performance monitoring is the key to ensuring that the hard-earned app is delivering the business value it was designed for. APM is the IT discipline that focuses on application monitoring and management. One source well summarizes the …

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The changing face of Application Performance Management – Computerworld

The changing face of Application Performance Management

Nastel Comments: The ability to support new application environments is brought out as an import element in selecting the the APM vendor that is most appropriate for your environment. Often, this includes monitoring and analysis across silos as Clabby says, both off and on-premises.

When I first started writing about Application Performance Management (APM), the technology was largely focused on root-cause application diagnostics and business transaction management (BTM). Companies like the now-defunct Optier were riding high based on their ability to track transactions through multiple layers of complex infrastructure.

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Original Author: Jane Clabby

Federal Agencies Slow to Detect and Fix Application Performance Issues

Federal Agencies Slow to Detect and Fix Application Performance Issues

As federal agencies move to the cloud and consolidate IT resources to cut costs and improve efficiency, applications have become crucial to government productivity. However, according to a new survey, many agencies lack the resources to quickly identify and fix application performance issues.

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Rewarding Impatience with User Self-Service

Rewarding Impatience with User Self-Service

There seems to be a direct correlation between how successful business professionals are and their level of impatience. While I am not familiar with any studies on this particular subject, it is simple logic that the most productive employees are those who most frequently demand rapid response to service requests.

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Original Author: Steve Brasen

Performance Monitoring Fixes

Performance Monitoring Fixes

America runs on quick fixes and convenience. For many of us, the faster something gets done, the better. It began with fast food restaurants and continues today with self checkout lines at the grocery store, instant social media feedback, and Uber. Instant gratification has become the norm.

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The DevOps Edge: Application Performance Management

The DevOps Edge: Application Performance Management

The solution needs to include an application performance management strategy. For agile IT and DevOps success, you need a set of tools that automates testing and deployment, finds performance issues and bottlenecks before your customers do, and …

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What’s slowing down your network and how to fix it

What's slowing down your network and how to fix it

What’s slowing down your network and how to fix it – Trevor Dearing, EMEA marketing director at Gigamon, says:“For accurate monitoring of application performance, more visibility is required into the various interactions between hosts. These interactions can lead to more traffic duplicates as switched

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