Browsing posts tagged with: monitoring technology

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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Artificial Intelligence Grows, with the Help of Human Intelligence
October 26, 2016 by

Industry Insights

Artificial intelligence has dominated many IT headlines this year. One theory on why AI is taking off now is that its predictive capabilities are becoming popular in this data-driven world. It’s getting better and more business-worthy, too. Salesforce recently announced Einstein, an AI addition to its product that promises customer personalization via machine learning. The
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APM weekly news and analysis

Weekly Packet: IT Gets Busier, Downtime Gets Pricier
September 16, 2016 by

Industry Insights, Network Performance Management

Welcome to Friday, and may yours be pleasant and relaxed, even in light of this piece of news: IT may need to add User Awareness and Adoption as something to consider along with the rest of its big to-do list, according to a recent Nemertes Research webinar based on its research. The “UAA” acronym refers
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Improve Mean Time to Happiness
August 23, 2016 by

Application Performance Management, Industry Insights

Modern IT metrics encompass a lot of measurements, from throughput and latency to capacity and error rates. In a complicated technology world, the question of which metrics to track has gotten more complicated too. It’s just one more challenge in a challenging IT environment. And businesses and their IT teams can’t spend all their time
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All About the Metrics: Part 2, Network Metrics
August 10, 2016 by

Industry Insights

The modern IT network encounters a lot of twists and turns on its way to high performance and user satisfaction. The humble network, which for a long time was fairly straightforward, is now a complicated infrastructure component that requires careful management and monitoring. Private and public network topologies are much more diverse these days, so
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Leaving Legacy IT Behind
July 27, 2016 by

Network Performance Management

The idea of eliminating silos in IT has been a hot topic in the past few years, as virtualization has removed the traditional separations between technologies and teams in the data center. This intersection of people and technology comes with some struggle, as IT teams adapt their jobs, processes and tools to the demanding modern
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Take the Mystery Out of SLAs
July 25, 2016 by

Application Performance Management, Industry Insights

A service-level agreement sounds suspiciously like paperwork, which, to me anyway, sounds either boring or easy to ignore, or both. But service-level agreements (SLAs) can’t be ignored. This particular form of paperwork comes in many flavors, and affects IT in some important ways. Generally, an SLA stands as a reminder and guarantee of what a
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APM in 2015: What we foresee
January 23, 2015 by

Application Performance Management, Industry Insights, Network Performance Management, Performance Management Tech

Application Performance Management (APM) has traditionally focused on monitoring the infrastructure and the internal components of applications a company builds and operates. In the past few years, APM has evolved its focus to take into consideration the end users and how applications are performing for them. However, we’re seeing that there are other types of
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APM in the Cloud: Noteworthy Market Insight from Gigaom Research
October 1, 2014 by

Application Performance Management, Industry Insights, Performance Management Tech

We’re always keeping watch for the latest analyst report on the Application Performance Monitoring (APM) market and few have caught our eye more than the report recently released by Gigaom Research entitled “Sector Roadmap: Application-management solutions for distributed and cloud environments.” Written by well-known APM expert, author and analyst, Bernd Harzog, the report delves into
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Internet Slowdown Day: Too Painful to be Real?
September 11, 2014 by

Industry Insights

Yesterday was Go Slow Day on the Internet. As lawmakers consider the latest arguments on how much control ISPs should be allowed to exert over the networks that support the wider internet, websites like Reddit, Etsy, and Vimeo are staging a protest. Yesterday, they committed to slowing down their main sites, giving users a glimpse
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