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IT people thinking about cloud finances

Prepare for the Finance Side of the Cloud
February 23, 2017 by

Performance Management Tech

On the topic of cloud finances, we’ve got some good news and bad news for you. First, the good news: IT teams are poised to become in-house cloud brokers and experts, with a stake in big business decisions. The bad news, however, is that you, as an IT team member, have to learn more about
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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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A mostly happy end user experiencing good performance

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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SaaS is everywhere and it's an IT balancing act

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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See who comes in first in the cloud provider network race.

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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Don't be blinded by cloud migration light.

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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Take it step by step with multicloud adoption

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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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 Cyber Monday Off Your List of IT Fears
November 16, 2016 by

Network Performance Management, Performance Management Tech

IT’s job today is to keep user productivity high by providing a good app experience and well-running networks. There are plenty of challenges that can get in the way: shadow IT bringing in mystery SaaS apps, capacity planning and DDoS and other attacks. Not long ago, an event like Cyber Monday might have thrown yet
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Build a business case for SaaS apps.

How to Build a Business Case for SaaS
November 9, 2016 by

Performance Management Tech

SaaS has some great benefits, such as hands-off management, user self-service and reduced dependence on hardware. It also brings some business considerations that are different from the ones of the past, when IT was run very differently. For example, off-premises apps command monthly subscription fees rather than a multi-year investment. They’re run entirely off-site, cutting
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