Store It, Secure It, Share It
February 17, 2017 by

Performance Management Tech

At this point in the hybrid cloud evolution, data is accumulating quickly in the cloud and in data centers, not to mention moving from place to place. So it’s natural that storage concerns are rising. This recent survey from Wikibon found that software services are the most popular use of cloud technology, followed by infrastructure
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Why End-User Experience Matters
February 14, 2017 by

Performance Management Tech

Spending time and resources monitoring your end-user experience can have a massive impact on your enterprise’s operational efficiency, customer retention and employee productivity—all quantifiable metrics that are proven to increase your company’s profits. Still, the data behind the end-user experience seems hazy for many enterprises. It’s also hard to gauge what the ROI would be,
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Take Control of the Double-Edged SaaS Sword
February 9, 2017 by

Performance Management Tech

SaaS has become the way of the world for enterprise application delivery. The vast majority of enterprises now trust the software-as-a-service model for everything from niche applications to mission-critical tools. However, SaaS applications are a bit of a double-edged sword. The cloud-based model offers the agility necessary to stay ahead of digital demands, with improved
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How to Choose a Cloud Provider
February 7, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Performance Management Tech

When choosing a cloud provider, you can look at brand recognition, security and storage features and other items. But cloud providers depend on networks just like the rest of us, and they’re not all created or configured equal. In general, for those considering the cloud, it’s important to match up the location of your end
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Get Schooled in SaaS
February 3, 2017 by

Industry Insights

SaaS use is growing in enterprises all the time, with the ease of consumer apps meeting the full-featured nature of typical business software. Google added new tools earlier this week to G Suite that are designed for enterprise IT. The announced features include additions to security and archiving capabilities, plus more big data analytics for
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Don’t Be Blinded by the Cloud Migration Light
February 2, 2017 by

Performance Management Tech

It wasn’t too long ago that cloud computing had more detractors than supporters. Companies (especially in the enterprise world) just weren’t ready to relinquish control of applications and business processes. And yet, the light of cloud benefits has slowly drawn the business world in as SaaS apps and cloud infrastructure become entrenched in IT. The
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ROBO Problems: Avoid Truck Rolls to Your Remote Offices
January 30, 2017 by

Network Performance Management

Whether you’re part of a large enterprise expanding your footprint, a retailer with multiple brick-and-mortar stores, or a bank with many locations, you likely know all about remote office/branch office (ROBO) problems. Much of the pressure of managing remote offices falls on IT if there are outages, slowdowns or too many end-user complaints. For years,
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Even the Cloud Has Its 1%…But the 99% are Forging Ahead Quickly
January 27, 2017 by

Industry Insights

For your weekly dose of industry numbers, let’s start with this: Just 1% of cloud survey respondents will use no cloud services at all in the next two years. That’s according to the Interop ITX/InformationWeek survey on the state of cloud computing. We’re curious how even that 1% is managing to avoid the rapid rise
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How to Embrace Multicloud
January 25, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Performance Management Tech

Just when you thought you’d heard every cloud-related term out there, here’s a new(ish) one: multicloud. This one, at least, is pretty straightforward. It refers to businesses using more than one public cloud provider at a time. Now that there’s more than one mature public cloud option (sorry, AWS), you can actually take a best-of-breed
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Are Your End Users Haunted by Ghosts?
January 23, 2017 by

Industry Insights

No, that’s not a question for superstitious IT leaders. We’re talking about application performance ghost issues—the bane of IT’s existence. Ghost issues are the ones that come up intermittently to degrade end-user experience, but are often impossible to reproduce, identify and fix. Your IT team might be a great group of problem solvers, but application
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