APM Academy White Papers

This white paper explores the importance of SDN monitoring and examines a leading example of a solution, CA Performance Management with CA Virtual Network Assurance integration.

SDxCentral recently examined the trends that are re-shaping the APM and NPM markets and driving the need for integrated APM/NPM solutions. This special report focuses on some of the findings specifically in the NPM area.

Microservices and containers are set to transform how organizations develop and deliver new customer offerings and applications. To realize their full potential, IT departments will also have to transform their approach to performance monitoring. This paper looks at how one human capital management company has been able to achieve end-to-end visibility of the application stack and the user experience ...

In today’s application economy, customers expect a seamless digital experience and nothing less. Now more than ever it is imperative that organizations differentiate themselves to stand out from countless competitors. As a result, investments in Digital Transformation initiatives are growing and although the benefits are clear, the road to success may not be. This study conducted by Vason Bourne on behalf of CA Technologies, highlights the importance of improving digital experience along with the challenges and benefits of Digital Transformation ...

Integrating APM with CI tools such as Jenkins helps teams establish quality without compromising velocity. APM exposes rich information in context of build processes, meaning developers gain clear visibility into the impact of their code on performance and can immediately pinpoint problem root cause. With a single source of the truth, cross-functional teams collaborate toward meeting the shared goal of delivering and enhancing a high-quality customer experience at a faster pace ...

Digital channels. Mobile apps. Online services. The way organizations engage with their customers and employees is changing- and that means underlying IT architectures need to change too. Modernizing the mainframe, however, can introduce new risks and challenges especially around performance management. Discover how a leading bank has mobilized its mainframe applications using Node.js while also safeguarding the user experience ...

When adopting DevOps, organizations should consider a new approach to identifying and implementing a DevOps measurement program. Since DevOps is about building a strong culture to optimize IT service delivery, this will involve consideration for actionable metrics that are open, transparent and promote collaboration. Additionally, and when applied with strategic management investments (e.g. a balanced scorecard), DevOps metrics can present a true picture of performance ...

DevOps, with its heritage in Lean thinking, provides organizations an immediate opportunity to quickly identify the eight elements of waste in IT that add no value to the software services delivered to customers. By applying Lean principles across the entire software lifecycle, together with the effective application of automated tools, organizations can quickly identify and remove waste. This provides an immediate opportunity to prevent value erosion in new software services, while also paying down legacy technical debt that impedes enterprise responsiveness ...

This EMA white paper offers clarity to APM and EUE discussions by giving readers insight into the features of each, as well as a starting point for selecting the types of solutions that best meets their needs. In this context, it also highlights the value proposition of CA Technologies’ APM solution, which seamlessly incorporates EUE features into monitoring, analytics, and reporting ...

When choosing an APM solution, organizations face a multitude of choices. With all these companies competing for your business, it can be very difficult to understand the options and choose the vendor that is best suited to meet your individual needs. This whitepaper introduces some key APM concepts and provides a bit of guidance around what to consider when deciding which solution is right for you ...

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