Zynga shows how to build a hybrid cloud

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?

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BYOD, Cloud and Mobile Require New Monitoring Tools

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.

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Report: Good Monitoring Tools Could Be Key in Mobile-Cloud Shift

As the enterprise makes the shift to cloud and mobile apps, the key to a smooth transition could be how well your application monitoring tools can handle newer technologies.

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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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IDG Survey Finds IT Under Increasing Pressure (Surprise!)

A vendor-sponsored survey conducted by IDG found to nobody’s surprise that a combination of smaller staffs and changing roles is putting increasing pressure on IT. No big shock that.

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