The BSM Blog

June 14, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

The global distributed performance and availability management software market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 13% until 2020, according to Technavio analysts.

June 07, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

By neglecting digital workforce transformation, companies are failing to build the capabilities they will need to succeed in an era of digital disruption, according to a new report, Workforce Transformation in the Digital Vortex, from The Center for Digital Business Transformation ...

June 02, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

Employees experience a dramatic gap between the services they seek out in their personal lives vs. those they tolerate at work, according to ServiceNow's new report, Today’s State of Work: The Service Experience Gap ...

May 27, 2016
Jean Tunis
RootPerformance

This blog is the final installment in a 5-part series on APMdigest where I discuss web application performance and how new protocols like SPDY, HTTP/2, and QUIC will hopefully improve it so we can have happy website users ...

May 25, 2016
Jean Tunis
RootPerformance

This blog is the fourth in a 5-part series on APMdigest where I discuss web application performance and how new protocols like SPDY, HTTP/2, and QUIC will hopefully improve it so we can have happy website users ...

May 24, 2016
Jean Tunis
RootPerformance

Regarding the HTTP/1.1 limitations outlined in my last blog, it was known that an update was needed to address them. But this did not happen, until recently. With the need for better performance, a number of workarounds were created to get around the limitations ...

May 19, 2016
Jean Tunis
RootPerformance

The HyperText Transport Protocol (HTTP) is the application layer protocol in the TCP/IP stack used for the communication of web traffic. The most widely used version is the previous version, HTTP/1.1, which has a number of limitations ...

May 18, 2016
Jean Tunis
RootPerformance

As websites continue to advance, the underlying protocols that they run on top of must change in order to meet the demands of user expected page load times. This blog is the first in a 5-part series on APMdigest where I will discuss web application performance and how new protocols like SPDY, HTTP/2, and QUIC will hopefully improve IT so we can have happy website users ...

May 12, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

Software Defined Network (SDN) is being called "the future of networking" for its ability to deliver greater efficiency and automation, however, research from British cloud and network provider Exponential-e has revealed that 86 percent of UK businesses do not understand SDN and 95 percent do not know what benefits it could bring to their enterprise ...

April 27, 2016
Julie Craig
EMA

The findings outlined in Part 1 of this blog point to a need for "smart" APM solutions supporting automation of change monitoring, performance and availability management, and production troubleshooting functions. With such capabilities in place, Dev and Ops resources could be freed up to deliver the new software products that have become the lifeblood of the agile business ...

April 26, 2016
Julie Craig
EMA

At a time when software is becoming increasingly business relevant, IT teams are, in too many cases, retreating to the silo monitoring techniques of the past to track and troubleshoot application performance ...

April 22, 2016
Jean Tunis
RootPerformance

Here are some common recommendations to optimize the steps of a web page request ...

April 21, 2016
Jean Tunis
RootPerformance

The performance of your website is obviously very important. When visitors comes to your company website, they won't stick around very long if it's slow. If those visitors are users of your web application, they may not be for long if they encounter a consistently slow performing app. So we want to make our websites and web applications fast. But how can we go about doing that? ...

April 15, 2016
Shamus McGillicuddy
EMA

Enterprises are aggressively deploying hybrid cloud infrastructure today, and the majority of them are deploying new network performance management software to support it. Performance monitoring is a critical technology for enterprises that are deploying or operating hybrid clouds, according to the Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) network management megatrends research report, Network Management Megatrends 2016: Managing Networks in the Era of the Internet of Things, Hybrid Clouds and Advanced Network Analytics ...

April 13, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

Management of thousands or millions of Internet connected devices is posing a major obstacle to the success of the Internet of Things (IoT), according to DevicePilot ...

April 08, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

Gartner, Inc. has highlighted the top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) technologies that should be on every organization's radar through the next two years ...

April 07, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

The Internet of Things (IoT) will move toward mainstream adoption in 2016 for many industries, according to the findings of a recent survey by Gartner ...

April 05, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

"Hybrid adoption is growing with companies using 6 different clouds on average," said Michael Crandell, CEO of RightScale, citing the RightScale 2016 State of the Cloud Survey. "More workloads are moving to public and private clouds; security concerns have abated; cloud cost management challenges are increasing; and Docker is showing phenomenal growth. We also saw changes in the public cloud provider landscape with #2 Azure gaining ground on leader AWS." ...

March 31, 2016
Terry Critchley
Author of "Making It in IT"

This blog is an extract from Dr. Terry Critchley's upcoming book: High Performance IT Services, due mid-2016 ...

March 22, 2016
Dennis Drogseth
EMA

When I talk with clients, deployments and even when I take time out to read the headlines, I still believe that the industry is confused about how Advanced IT Analytics (AIA) is evolving. Here are three big reasons why, as supported by our current data ...

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