Application Performance Monitoring

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. [...]

10 Bottom-Line Business Benefits of APM

The bottom-line business benefits are what APM is really all about, or should be all about, although the market can forget this at times. But the reality is that no company should be deploying Application Performance Management unless they are using it to drive bottom-line business benefits such as those on this list. The benefits [...]

The Benefits of Application Performance Monitoring (APM)

Application performance monitoring (APM) is the primary source of guidance when it comes to managing application performance and ensuring availability to end users. With the right APM solutions and a systematic approach to resolving performance issues, businesses can focus on innovation and strategy while keeping their customers happy Here are the key benefits of application [...]

Application performance monitoring (APM): aligning business and technology in financial services

Today, almost every activity in a financial services business – trade execution, settlement, clearing etc. – is linked to at least one application and an underlying IT infrastructure. Aligning the two, business and technology, is therefore central to the success of market participants, from stock exchanges to broker-dealers. Monitoring tools can enable business and technology [...]

What you need to know about application performance monitoring (APM) tools

More complex, more distributed and more dynamic than ever before, the modern IT environment needs application performance management (APM) that matches its agility. Inadequate application performance can directly affect a business, hurting brand image or cutting into revenue as customers struggle to complete transactions. 1) Embrace APM Be proactive APM is evolving and growing rapidly, shifting from [...]

How APM is like brewing a perfect cup of coffee

How APM tools help businesses understand the customer’s journey - Monitoring applications and user experiences is like making coffee. A person can heat up the water, measure the exact amount of coffee grinds, and put the right amount of milk or sugar in it, brewing what he or she thinks is the perfect cup of [...]

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! Read the source article at App Developer Magazine Original Author: appdevelopermag

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 [...]

APM Technology Needs to Provide More Joy

So, I’ve been at my new role for about a month now and I’d like to share with you some observations that I’ve made with respect to the APM marketplace. In my conversations with many of the leading APM providers, I’ve seen some improvements in product integration, scale and in some cases, usability, since my [...]