APM

Four Tips for Improving Application Performance Management

This week, Logicalis US released a list of four practices they suggest IT professionals adopt as part of an application performance management scheme. Set a measurable baseline: Many organizations lack an empirical benchmark for how an application should perform. As a result, too many rely on human perception or the number of support calls to [...]

By |APM, blog, Middleware|

The 3 Compliance Questions to Ask

As companies move to cloud, they require more certainty around export compliance. Of the many complexities associated with cloud computing, export compliance laws arguably are some of the thorniest. From a legal and technical perspective, the export compliance laws currently on the books—as they vary from country to country—can make even the savviest and most [...]

To Move Fast on Cloud Computing, Go Slow

The mad rush to adopt cloud technology is no secret. In fact, the tsunami of organizations that are racing to implement these solutions clearly reflects the need to have the best new “it” in IT. As TJ McCue wrote, “Instead of a slow-moving, fluffy white cloud image, the cloud computing industry should use a tornado [...]

The ABCs of Performance Monitoring

Your World Is Complicated IT environments are much the same as they were 20+ years ago—except for everything. Along with OS, networks, middleware and business apps, today’s IT pros must grasp the complexity of Big Data, Web- and cloud-based technology, mobile apps, business process, and whatever is coming out next week. And now it all [...]

By |APM, blog, business process, logging|

Application Performance Management software in hot demand

Nastel Comments:  Looking into Nastel's APM solutions can be beneficial for providing the visibility, prediction and performance you need to proactively maintain the performance of complex applications from the datacenter to the cloud. Enterprises are provided with deep dive visibility into the root-cause of problems along with real-time analytics that reduces false-positives and delivers warnings about problems before [...]

By |APM, Middleware, MQ, Websphere|

Real-Time Analytics for Operational Insight

Nastel Comments: Real-Time Analytics, Monitoring and Tracking is essential to gather the right data and analyze it appropriately in order to continuously innovate, improve and keep your customers happy. Watch this TechTalk and discover: • Roughly 25% of DevOps professionals surveyed recently by IDC report a need for analytics. • What are the benefits of real-time data? [...]

By |Analytics, APM, devops, IT Ops, Middleware|

Cohesion Critical in a Successful DevOps Team

Nastel Comments: One factor that is often overlooked in DevOps discussions is the fact that people and skills aren’t enough. In today’s fast-paced technology environments, processes and tools are equally important. The right tools enable specialists from a variety of technical backgrounds to find common ground by giving them a common view of the application [...]

By |APM, devops, Middleware, MQ, Websphere|

Website Performance Testing Tips and Tools

Nastel Comments: Companies must do website performance testing and pay attention to its impact on the end-user. APM solutions can identify where application issues are impeding follow-through on transactions. Identifying that certain user action isn’t executing before the holiday rush significantly reduces the chances that multiple users will abandon their shopping baskets and take their business elsewhere [...]

By |APM, Middleware|

Test Better, Test Faster, Test Smarter

Nastel Comments: Test smarter, the ability to identify problems sooner in the application life cycle will yield better results when the need to remediate issues arises. This can only happen when development and production are working together as a team, utilizing a common tool set, and when development is enabled with full visibility. This approach [...]

How to create speedier infrastructure for an app-centric business

Time is money' - within business this phrase could not be more relevant, particularly in today’s well-connected society. As everything progresses in technology - becoming much more efficient, smarter and faster - people’s expectations are constantly growing, and so they end up frustrated when something hinders the process. When it comes to a network failure [...]