IT could stand to be more social, and Enterprise 2.0 social software could help you by giving less technical employees a way to help one another instead of bugging you with every little problem.
Measure the Real End-User Experience
SharePath Real User Monitoring (RUM) Express provides a real-time view into the actual experience of your end-user, including availability, response times, and service levels. This free, enterprise-class software helps isolate problems and pinpoint bottlenecks in your data center, network, or online application.
Monitor all transactions 24×7 for visibility into the true end-user experience and know whether any applications require immediate attention.
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Supports multiple applications for approximately 85% less than other comparable real user monitoring solutions.
While Big Data might seem like just another buzzword, it’s also a legitimate trend, and as we have acces to more and better data, we can start to make market decisions based on facts instead intutition — and that’s a good thing.
When Facebook engineers faced a monumental monitoring problem, they went to work on it themselves and developed a custom tool to help them sift through all the monstrous data store.
Building a green data center makes sense on so many levels. It’s more cost effective, better for the environment and it makes you look like a smart, forward-thinking company that cares about the environment too.
Many startups can use Infrastructure as a Service to cut the cost of starting a business dramatically, but not every business has that luxury. Some have more stringent data center requirements.
Zynga runs a hybrid cloud, but had the luxury of starting off using Amazon EC2, then building a compatible data center. Would a reverse strategy at a more mature company work as well?
Figuring how fast is fast enough for your website could be tricky business because it depends on a lot of factors including how your users feel and how you compare to similar sites — data that’s not always easy to find.
When we think about how to drive traffic to our web sites, we usually think of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), but studies are showing that Web Site Optimization can be just important in terms of driving traffic, page rank and stickiness.
You’re under increasing pressure from IT trends you’ve heard before: BYOD, cloud and mobile (and even social) — and it’s becoming a huge challenge to keep your systems running optimally. APM could help.
Netflix has announced its open sourcing its set of “Monkey” web site fault testing tools and you would be foolish to not at least check them out. These tools let you test your site under worst-case scenario conditions.