Tag: MQ

Nastel Releases Industry’s Fastest Time-to-Value AIOps and Transaction & Message Flow Tracking Platform

Nastel Releases Industry’s Fastest Time-to-Value AIOps and Transaction & Message Flow Tracking Platform

Nastel Technologies, a premier global provider of unified middleware observability, management, and tracking solutions across on-premise, cloud, hybrid enterprise environments, has announced the immediate availability of the latest release of the XRay AIOps solution covering end-to-end Transaction Tracking and Application Performance Management (APM) for mission-critical applications and digital services.

Top Five Administration Use Cases of Nastel Navigator for IBM MQ, Kafka and TIBCO

Top Five Administration Use Cases of Nastel Navigator for IBM MQ, Kafka and TIBCO

Nastel Navigator is an extremely powerful tool for secure middleware administration, automated deployment, and cloud migration. Here are some examples of how middleware administrators in top companies use Nastel Navigator to save time and reduce risk.

What’s new in MQ 9.2.2

What’s new in MQ 9.2.2

The most recent Continuous Delivery (CD) release for IBM MQ became generally available on March 25th, 2021.   CD releases provide insight into what the next Long Term Support (LTS) release will look at.   That is, IBM uses the CD releases to stage new features so that they can get exposure before becoming part of the mainstream.

Nastel Navigator Simplifies Secure Middleware Management for AWS Users

Nastel Navigator Simplifies Secure Middleware Management for AWS Users

Nastel Technologies today announced the immediate availability of Nastel Navigator on AWS Marketplace. Nastel Navigator enables customers to dramatically reduce the operational risk associated with delivering on their multi-cloud digital strategy by taking charge of their messaging backbone of IBM MQ, Apache Kafka, TIBCO EMS, and IBM Integration Bus.

The solution enables AWS-centric customers to manage and automate their middleware-powered deployments through their entire business, boost productivity and overall efficiency of administrators, engineering, and operations teams to ensure smooth, uninterrupted delivery of mission-critical digital services.

Updated Mobile App for Nastel XRay Delivers APM Insights, Analytics for IBM MQ, Kafka Shops

Updated Mobile App for Nastel XRay Delivers APM Insights, Analytics for IBM MQ, Kafka Shops

Nastel Technologies, a premier global provider of AIOps solutions covering end-to-end Transaction Tracking and Application Performance Management (APM) for mission-critical applications in mixed cloud environments, has announced an updated, new release for their Nastel XRay mobile app for iOS and Android mobile devices.

Poll Results Indicate New Kafka, Cloud Middleware-related Activity for MQ Shops

Poll Results Indicate New Kafka, Cloud Middleware-related Activity for MQ Shops

The initial polling of IBM MQ customers reveals some interesting trends as we enter 2021.

The classic retailing model has been to market and sell stuff.  Seems logical enough, retailers buy products from distributors who host the products of vendors, and the goal for the retailer is to sell stuff for a profit.

Thought Leadership: “The Next Major Step in Retail Evolution”

The classic retailing model has been to market and sell stuff.  Seems logical enough, retailers buy products from distributors who host the products of vendors, and the goal for the retailer is to sell stuff for a profit.

Speed is King in COVID-19 times

Speed is King in COVID-19 Times

Business agility is critical. It’s shocking and saddening to see the number of large household names that we grew up with going into administration. Companies that have always been there and we thought always would stand the test of time. Companies like J.C. Penney, Sears and Arcadia group have not managed to adapt to the new world. The world of COVID-19, but also the changes that were happening to consumer habits before that

CX Makes This ‘CrossWorld’ Estate Sexy Again

CX Makes This ‘CrossWorld’ Estate Sexy Again

Almost exactly 19 years ago IBM acquired CrossWorlds Software to add to their WebSphere business-integration middleware business.  CrossWorlds was famous (or infamous) back then mainly because of its founder and approach to advertising, publicity and PR (public relations). 

Is Observability the New Monitoring?

Is Observability the New Monitoring?

Monitoring – Since rejoining Nastel, after a long period away in the cloud, I’ve been wondering why people are now talking about ‘observability’ when they used to talk about ‘monitoring’. Why is there a new term? A new piece of technical jargon. I’ve been reading up on it and it seems that each vendor describes it slightly differently, and amazingly that difference is the key feature that makes their product different to everyone else’s. Some are talking about Java byte code instrumentation, some are talking about the complete absence of instrumentation – inferring things from the outside, some talk about Artificial Intelligence, some about DevOps. Some think observability is seeing the end to end application whereas monitoring is seeing the low level IT.