Top 20 Blogs and Features from 2016
December 29, 2016
Pete Goldin
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Before 2016 is over, APMdigest looks back over the past year to highlight the blogs and features posted in 2016 that were most popular among readers.

1. 28 Ways to Ensure Application Performance in the Hybrid Cloud

2. Top Transformative Technology Trends in Networking for 2016

3. 3 Focus Points for Future of Application Management
Arun Biligiri, IBM

4. 3 Approaches to End-User Experience Monitoring
Sridhar Iyengar, ManageEngine

5. 30 Ways APM Should Evolve

6. APIs and CD: Rekindling Interest in APM
Julie Craig, EMA

7. SDN and NFV Can Help Safeguard Service Continuity and Quality in a Digital Age
Jeremy Rossbach, CA Technologies

8. Why Analytics and Automation Are Central to ITSM Transformation
Dennis Drogseth, EMA

9. Hybrid Cloud is Mainstream and Performance Management Software is Essential
Shamus McGillicuddy, EMA

10. 2016: Looking Ahead at ITSM - Want to Place Any Bets?
Dennis Drogseth, EMA

11. Top Recommendations to Ensure Performance for the IoT

12. APM and ITOA: Clearing Up the Confusion
Guy Warren, ITRS Group

13. The State of the Network is … In the Clouds. Guess Where Your Applications Are?
Steve Brown, Viavi Solutions

14. 10 Application Monitoring Tips
Jay Labadini, Tevron

15. End User Experience - Perceptions of Performance
Larry Dragich, Auto Club Group

16. Gartner Predicts Massive Growth for IoT

17. The Status Quo of IT Monitoring
Sahil Khanna, Moogsoft

18. Shine Light on Blind Spots with Visibility
Ananda Rajagopal, Gigamon

19. How APM Can Prevent the IoT from Overwhelming You
Krishnan Badrinarayanan, Riverbed Technology

20. Top Factors That Impact Application Performance 2016

2016 APM predictions and other content posted in 2015 and previous years were also very popular in 2016, but were not included on this list because they were not posted in 2016.

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