Why IT Pros Need Mapmaking Skills
May 10, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

A recent survey found that 85% of enterprise decision makers feel they have just two years to execute digital transformation before they start falling behind the competition. And who do you think they’ll turn to for support in this endeavor? The IT department, of course. Because the cloud is such a critical component of digital
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What to Look for in a Synthetic Monitoring Provider
May 9, 2017 by

Performance Monitoring

Synthetic monitoring uses scripting to simulate what actual users are experiencing in a SaaS or web application. IT often doesn’t have to interact with SaaS or web apps, especially if they’re only used by certain users or departments. So synthetic monitoring helps IT to understand baseline performance over time, then see deviations from it when
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At Gartner, It’s About IT Relevance
May 7, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

For the next few days, AppNeta has set up camp here at the Gartner IOSS show. This summit is a place for us to hear about others’ visions for the IT future. We’re surrounded by analysts, speakers and the attendees who are taking on IT challenges every day at work. We know what our AppNeta
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Balance Cloud and On-Premises Workloads Carefully
May 5, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

Here’s another cloud adoption survey to add to your market research data, this one conducted late last year by Intel Security. Some new and interesting data points in here are on software-defined data centers: 73% of enterprises surveyed are moving to that model within two years. And while hybrid cloud adoption is growing rapidly, almost
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It’s Time to Make Cloud Management a Real IT Practice
May 3, 2017 by

Cloud Computing

Cloud challenges are escalating for IT leaders. First, you just wanted visibility into the different cloud services your employees were signing up for so you weren’t blindsided by shadow IT. Now, suddenly you’re being inundated with cloud management demands. But the idea of cloud management seems fairly simple. If you’re monitoring the availability of SaaS
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Best Practices for Synthetic Monitoring
May 2, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

Synthetic monitoring is a modern way to see the performance of today’s SaaS and web applications and networks. It uses scripting to emulate the paths that end users take as they experience an application. Why We Need Best Practices for Synthetics Synthetic monitoring provides IT staff with performance context for business-critical SaaS and web apps.
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Is On-Premises Infrastructure Obsolete?
May 1, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

Have you ever had the feeling of Silicon Valley envy? Think of a company like Airbnb experiencing exponential growth by making the most of AWS cloud computing. It would be nice if we could all just leave our legacy-laden on-premises data centers behind and go all-in on the cloud. Traditional businesses are moving more and
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Cloud Management Tools Still Elusive
April 28, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

Google’s Cloud team this week discussed multicloud integration with their own platform and AWS using Google Cloud Endpoints and AWS’ Lambda. The Cloud Endpoints let you develop open APIs, and you can then call those APIs up from Lambda. This may be the way forward for businesses eager to get their multiple public cloud providers
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The Simple Checklist for Solving Ghost Issues at Remote Offices
April 24, 2017 by

Networking Technology

IT leaders have always had their hands full with ghost issues on-premises. But for businesses that rely on remote and branch offices, monitoring a sprawling network of on-premises equipment introduces even more challenges. That’s why we move to the cloud, right? To help us eliminate truck rolls, improve cost efficiency and centralize management of applications
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Avoid Cloud Disasters, Embrace the SLA
April 21, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology

Talk of IT disasters can spark equal amounts of fear of them happening to us, and gratitude that the big one hasn’t happened to us yet. Network World offers some tips on what not to do when migrating to the cloud to avoid disasters—or, at the very least, grumbling users. They recommend splitting apps into
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