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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

Business Technology Is Where Innovation Really Happens
January 13, 2017 by

Industry Insights

Contrary to popular belief (and the exciting buzz of CES), it’s business technology, not consumer, that really drives innovation, says the Aberdeen Group. They name the PC, IoT and early BlackBerry business use as innovative tools that started in data centers and IT departments before moving into wider consumer use. They see the concept of
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

Baby, It’s Cloudy Outside
December 22, 2016 by

Industry Insights

It’s the holiday season, and one IT wish list item may be cloud control and confidence. There’s a whole new crop of companies offering cloud management and governance services to ease the adoption and maintenance of cloud. There are a lot of challenges to getting the best value out of cloud, like security, multi-cloud management and
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A faceless guy sits on a question mark, much like your user experience without cloud metrics

Top Metrics for Measuring End-User Experience in Your Cloud Applications
December 19, 2016 by

Industry Insights

Your work doesn’t end after you’ve signed the dotted line of a well-negotiated cloud services SLA. Even after you’ve settled on an SLA with your service provider, it’s your job to make sure you’re getting what you pay for. This is why service-level agreements are coming under fire as they’re applied to cloud application services.
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

Go Cloud or Go Home
December 16, 2016 by

Industry Insights

‘Tis the season for technology predictions in 2017. This one goes in-depth on the job skills that will be most important in the year ahead. There’s nothing too extreme (we’re not actually hiring robots yet) but mobile and big data jobs, two trends a few years back, are at the bottom of this top ten
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

IT’s Got Money on Its Mind
December 9, 2016 by

Industry Insights, Network Performance Management

Happy Friday! From InformationWeek, we came across this story on the future of IT investment planning. It’s a great look at the shifts in IT roles that are happening as technology shifts take place in the data center and outside of it. The main takeaways here are that cloud services spending is practically guaranteed for
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Figure out how to negotiate a cloud services SLA.

What Goes into a Cloud Services SLA?
December 7, 2016 by

Industry Insights

How many cloud services SLAs do you have in place today? As cloud services continue to drive your business, the number will grow and you might become numb to SLA fine print. However, it’s important to ensure each SLA has your best interests in mind. Don’t settle for just any cloud services SLA. Know what
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

A Truckload of Excitement for IT This Season
December 2, 2016 by

Industry Insights

In re:Invent 2016 news this week, Amazon Web Services announced Lightsail, its easy-to-deploy virtual private server service that hides all the underlying complexity from users. Did you think deploying cloud instances was easy already? Now it’s even easier and even more do-it-yourself, and at only $5, may make shadow IT purchases even more prevalent. We’ll
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Business application downtime can affect productivity.

Slow Business Apps: What’s the Worst That Can Happen?
November 30, 2016 by

Application Performance Management, Industry Insights, Performance Management Tech

The closer the relationship between an application and your revenue, the easier it is to measure the impact of poor performance. This is why, for example, researchers found that an e-commerce site experiences 7% lower conversion rates for just a 1-second delay in page responses. Companies often invest heavily in performance monitoring for their business-to-customer
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Take a networking acronyms quiz

Quiz: Do You Know Your Network Acronyms?
November 22, 2016 by

Industry Insights, Network Performance Management

Acronyms rule the IT world, and the networking field is no exception to this. We’ve collected a few of the acronyms that we come across often in our performance monitoring world. Do you know what they all mean? If you tweet us or leave a comment with your score, our CMO promises to do a pushup
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APM weekly news and analysis

Weekly Packet: Public Cloud, Big Data Rule the Roost
November 18, 2016 by

Industry Insights

Watch out for lock-in, and consider a cloud broker. These are some tips on using public cloud that came out of discussions with a group of reps from large enterprises who have been working with the Open Networking User Group. There are some concrete tips on negotiating pricing and ensuring security—all very useful advice now
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