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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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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Putting a Human Face on IT in 2012

As we start work on a new year, a worthy goal is humanizing IT. Too many people see IT as a black box or an obstacle and it’s up to you to change that perception.

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Top Five Monitoring Excuses (and why they don’t matter)

There’s always an excuse why you can’t find the source of your application or web site performance problem, but in the end it doesn’t matter who’s to blame. You have to figure it out.

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Stay Focused on Your Monitoring Use Cases

While it’s easy to be drawn to a monitoring tool that does everything under the sun, preliminary results of a new survey have found that companies are more often than not looking for tools that fit their specific use cases, rather than a one-stop tool that does it all.

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