APM

The Changing Healthcare User Experience

This week at an event, I had the chance to chat with the VP responsible for application development at a major US health insurance provider. A very interesting lady with a deep appreciation for the experience users see. She explained the modifications they see, driven by the recent healthcare law changes are creating new challenges. [...]

Test before you invest

A few days ago, I posted a blog discussing the maturity model for application performance. To describe one of the least mature levels of application performance monitoring I described a scenario I’ve seen before, where a company decided to improve their monitoring by having their offshore support team visit their application page on their website [...]

The Six levels of Application Performance Maturity

Level 1 Hope & Pray Many companies build business applications iteratively, starting with a proof of concept and then using creative internal and external talent to build out the concept into a working prototype. Which is then extended into product. I’ve seen systems built this way that deliver very powerful innovative ideas. The challenge is [...]

The Reasons Projects Fail

There are a number of reasons that projects to develop and/or improve applications fail. Here are the ones I hear about most often, and how Nastel can help avoid these situations. The “shiny-thing” effect. Most Application Development projects get funding when they get executive sponsorship. But keeping the executive who agreed to fund the project, [...]

IBM Partners: Top Picks of Disruptive Offerings at Think 2018

In a recent Forbes article, leading industry analyst and Forbes contributor Jason Bloomberg lists his top picks from Think 2018 of disruptive capabilities and offerings complementary to IBM’s focus on cloud and data, artificial intelligence (AI),  blockchain and security. Among the vendors listed from Think 2018, he included Nastel's comprehensive monitoring capabilities across hybrid environments. [...]

Application Monitoring For Improved Application Performance

Application monitoring and application performance management is relevant to most businesses today, and with good reason. Profitability is the watchword for every business, regardless of industry. For businesses engaged in service-focused work, efficiency of programs, their monitoring and performance is of special importance. Regular application monitoring and maintenance for ensuring sound performance is a necessary [...]

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Company Accomplishes Record Breaking Year

Nastel Achieves 25% Year-Over-Year Sales Growth, Secures 97% Customer Renewal Rate, Announces AutoPilot Insight 2.0 A premier global provider of application performance management solutions for mission-critical applications from the datacenter to the cloud and entering its 24th year in business.  Achieving record revenues with significant expansion in various sectors. Highlights of 2017: Nastel expands by purchasing a 28,000 [...]

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The State of Machine Learning in DevOps

DevOps methodologies are increasingly generating large and diverse data sets across the entire application lifecycle — from development, to deployment, to application performance management, and only a robust monitoring and analysis layer can truly harness this data for the ultimate DevOps goal of end-to-end automation. The recent rise of machine learning — and related capabilities [...]

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Who is Application Performance Management For – APM Features and Functions

Since APM is all about using data to understand why problems occur, and doing whatever it takes to deliver the best possible user experience, the whole team can benefit from APM. Using one centralized tool means the entire team has access to the same data and use it across the whole development lifecycle, from pre-deployment, [...]