Application Monitoring Tools

Expert Advice on Cloud Application Performance Management

The next generation shift in hybrid infrastructure has arrived: organizations worldwide are adopting cloud computing and its trends to drive growth. Cloud application performance management is one of the key areas of IT infrastructure that businesses have been focusing on. Running applications in the cloud has its benefits, but monitoring performance and the resources that [...]

By |APM|

Monitoring as a Discipline and the Systems Administrator

Ensure your organization leverages a monitoring tool that provides full stack visibility. It’s no secret that IT has traditionally functioned in siloes. IT professionals have disparately managed servers, storage and other infrastructure elements for decades. But today’s businesses run on software and applications, which utilize resources from the entire system: storage, server compute, databases, etc., [...]

By |APM, Middleware|

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 ... Read the source article at Home | SYS-CON MEDIA

The changing face of Application Performance Management – Computerworld

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 [...]

Another Layer of Defense Against Cyber Attacks

Programmable interfaces on the Application Delivery Controls are also being used by DevOps to help align application requirements with ADC capabilities for performance tuning, application monitoring, and security. ADCs are also used for Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) to Read the source article at Data Center Knowledge

By |APM, devops, Middleware, security|

What to expect from application performance monitoring tools

Without effective performance management, applications suffer response time delays, anger customers and ruin employee productivity. Trial-and-error troubleshooting and poor visibility into problems cause outages. Both situations make key business functions effectively unavailable for long periods of time, choking off the sales and production cycle.  

By |APM, Middleware, MQ|

Goodbye to a Competitor

Unusual for a company’s demise, OpTier quietly disappeared without press fanfare or news reports.  According to Gartner Analyst Jonah Kowall, they ceased operations in May 2014. Over the years, we crossed paths with them many times, competing in large deals some of which we won and some we lost.  We both had NY offices, traded employees [...]

By |Analytics, APM, Blogs|

A Thanksgiving APM Adventure

Thanksgiving, after dinner with my extended family drinking coffee and nibbling on the many desserts everyone brought to our house seemed a great respite from the hectic days working for an APM software vendor.                       But alas, peace and tranquility was lost as the smart [...]

By |APM, Blogs|