Why APM is Crucial for Cloud-Based Environments

For IT pros, the incessant chatter regarding cloud and distributed environments is nothing new. What we’ve been seeing lately (especially for those who read this blog regularly) is a transition from conceptual, nebulous, marketing driven cloud to cloud in action. Organizations are now ready to make the leap to distributed environments and are expecting their IT teams, as always, to handle the change without interruption. A recent report  discusses the framework top performers are using. Top performers in this area follow a PACE (Pressures, Actions, Capabilities, Enablers) framework.  They...

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2012 Trends: Analytics Comes to IT

Several experts are predicting that analytics will play a bigger role in monitoring in 2012 and that could help you find problems before your mission critical app blows up.

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2012 Trends: Monitoring Gets More Complicated

As we approach the end of the year, it might be a good time to assess your monitoring protocols and be certain that the monitoring tools you have in place still meet your current requirements.

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What Applications Aren’t You Monitoring?

The applications that should be keeping you up at night aren’t the ones you’re monitoring. They’re the ones you’re not.

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Google Real-time Analytics and Monitoring

While Google Real-time analytics might not have anything to with performance or web site monitoring in a direct sense, it does share the ability to monitor in real time, rather than looking back at what’s already happened.

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