Using AIOps

AIOps Automating routine practices, Improving the accuracy and time to identify issue and the ability of teams to work together

Security Tips for the Season

Illegal activity has progressed to the digital world, at the speed of e-business. Today it may well be the biggest industry sector out there. Stealing personal information and selling this on illicit dark websites is big business, as is creating and selling techniques to phish, deliver illicit payloads, and of course creating the illicit payloads [...]

Operational Data Provides a New Dimension to Security

Those who wish to harm your business are the proverbial needle in a haystack, and it’s been much easier to be the needle and hide than to be those hunting through the hay. Being small in a large environment makes it much easier to be sneaky. But there are some complex indicators of intrusion that [...]

Improving APM

We all know that when you add lanes to a highway, the improvement in journey time is short lived, as more vehicles start to use the new road, creating more traffic, there are then more chances for accidents and this results in slower journey times. The same seems to happen with technology, Moore's law is the [...]

How long will your users wait?

As businesses transition to embrace cloud services, application solutions are becoming significantly more complex and federated. Every additional component stitched to the core application can potentially introduce unforeseen nuances that can lead to unexpected events that cause issues. The basic relationship between any components you add to a process is geometric. Simply speaking, every component [...]

Solving the Monitoring Problems of This Decade and the Next

There is a difference between monitoring technology and understanding the impact of technology on your business. One of the most stressful times for any online business is dealing with performance and availability issues that were reported by your customers. If the customer saw an issue and reported it, things are bad, the clock is ticking, [...]

Solving the application performance growth gap.

Business applications continually become more complex as we have found ever more elegant ways to describe the logic behind process and automate the delivery of this logic. This seems obvious when you see (for example) the manual steps in business be replaced by web-based applications. Where we used to hand write sign credit card slips [...]

Is APM limiting your IT innovation?

The aspiration of APM has always been to describe IT as Business, but for many companies this has failed to materialize, because the complexity of describing the workflows, decisions and procedures that make up the business processes has proven to be too complex for the systems being employed to do it. When synthesized down to [...]

The history of technology is one of abstraction

In the 1970’s a CPU such as the Z80 held about 8500 transistors, and in the 1980’s an 8086 processor held around 29,000 transistors, Todays top end CPU’s hold close to 20 Billion transistors. Systems used to contain 1000 bytes of Ram, today’s desktops generally contain 16,000,000,000 or more of RAM. Secondary storage of 10 [...]