Vendor Forum

August 21, 2018
Don Boxley
DH2i

High availability's (HA) primary objective has historically been focused on ensuring continuous operations and performance. HA was built on a foundation of redundancy and failover technologies and methodologies to ensure business continuity in the event of workload spikes, planned maintenance, and unplanned downtime. Today, HA methodologies have been superseded by intelligent workload routing automation (i.e., intelligent availability), in that data and their processing are consistently directed to the proper place at the right time ...

August 20, 2018
Heidi Gabrielson
Riverbed

You need insight to maximize performance — not inefficient troubleshooting, longer time to resolution, and an overall lack of application intelligence. Steps 5 through 10 will help you maximize the performance of your applications and underlying network infrastructure ...

August 17, 2018
Heidi Gabrielson
Riverbed

As a Network Operations professional, you know how hard it is to ensure optimal network performance when you’re unsure of how end-user devices, application code, and infrastructure affect performance. Identifying your important applications and prioritizing their performance is more difficult than ever, especially when much of an organization’s web-based traffic appears the same to the network. You need insight to maximize performance — not inefficient troubleshooting, longer time to resolution, and an overall lack of application intelligence. But you can stay ahead. Follow these 10 steps to maximize the performance of your applications and underlying network infrastructure ...

August 16, 2018
Keith Bromley
Ixia

IT organizations are constantly trying to optimize operations and troubleshooting activities and for good reason. Let's look at one example for the medical industry. Networked applications, such as electronic medical records (EMR), are vital for hospitals to provide outstanding service to their patients and physicians. However, a networking team can often not be aware of slow response times on the remotely hosted EMR application until a physician or someone else calls in to complain ...

August 15, 2018
Tal Rom
Alcide

In 2014, AWS Lambda introduced serverless architecture. Since then, many other cloud providers have developed serverless options. What’s behind this rapid growth? ...

August 13, 2018
Lori MacVittie
F5 Networks

Consumers will now trade app convenience for security, according to a study commissioned by F5 Networks, The Curve of Convenience – The Trade-Off between Security and Convenience ...

August 09, 2018
Mo Rosen
CA Technologies

Nearly half (48 percent) of consumers report that they currently use, or have used in the past, services of organizations that were involved in a publicly disclosed data breach and, of those, 48 percent have stopped using the services of an organization because of a breach, according to Global State of Digital Trust Survey and Index 2018, a new report from CA Technologies ...

August 08, 2018
Tim Flower
Nexthink

Here's the problem: IT teams are in the dark. The only information they have available to them is based on what users decide to tell them about through calls to the help desk ...

August 06, 2018
Antony Edwards
Eggplant

Retailers are already busy prepping to avoid an Amazon Prime type meltdown during the holiday shopping season. However, rather than focusing efforts on coping with surges in traffic to your website, you also need to be thinking about the ongoing speed of your site ...

August 03, 2018
Kamesh Pemmaraju
ZeroStack

There are many pain points that companies experience when they try to deploy and run Big Data applications in their complex environments or use public or private cloud platforms, and there are also some best practices companies can use to address those pain points. Here are 5 more pain points and corresponding best practices ...

August 02, 2018
Kamesh Pemmaraju
ZeroStack

The word "Big" in Big Data doesn't even come close to capturing what is happening today in our industry and what is yet to come. The volume, velocity, and variety of data that is being generated has overwhelmed the capabilities of infrastructure and analytics we have today. There are many pain points that companies experience when they try to deploy and run Big Data applications in their complex environments or use public or private cloud platforms, and there are also some best practices companies can use to address those pain points ...

August 01, 2018
Vinod Peris
CA Technologies

Modern enterprise growth is heavily reliant on an organization's ability to assess past IT events to then look forward, anticipate and prevent service failures from happening. This is the crux of predictive analytics. Today's fast-moving enterprises have data and expertise locked up in siloed organizations, making it difficult to extract actionable insights, which inevitably impacts the scale, size and speed of a company's growth. The following are steps to build the best predictive analytics team ...

July 31, 2018
Len Rosenthal
Virtual Instruments

Most enterprises lack the complete visibility required to avoid business-impacting application outages and slowdowns – resulting in nearly 90 percent of enterprises being unable to consistently meet service level agreements (SLAs) for their business-critical applications, according to a recent survey conducted by Dimensional Research and Virtual Instruments. This research indicates a serious gap in IT operations teams' ability to monitor their enterprises' highly virtualized, multi-vendor hybrid data center environments, and the results show that this lack of visibility is significantly impacting business ...

July 25, 2018
Steve Francis
LogicMonitor

As IT service delivery solutions change, organizations are looking to next generation technologies (NGTs) to increase efficiency and deliver a better customer experience. Specific technologies like "cloud-to-the-edge" and artificial intelligence (AI), as well as marketplace shifts like the proliferation of the subscription economy and the importance of Digital Transformation, necessitate action for organizations to keep pace with their competitors ...

July 23, 2018
Keith Bromley
Ixia

As businesses look to drive more and more value out of the organization, is there a way that IT can help? While the answer could be yes, the problem is time ...

July 19, 2018
Ketan Tailor
xMatters

According to a recent survey, critical IT incidents cost the average organization upwards of $6 million per year. This infographic outlines 4 easy steps to automate incident management, reducing downtime and costs to organizations ...

July 17, 2018
Don Boxley
DH2i

The essential value resulting from data-driven processes has become progressively linked with analytics. Once considered a desired complement to intuitive decision-making, analytics has developed into a main focus of mission-critical applications across industries for any number of use cases ...

July 16, 2018
Patricia Diaz
Lakeside Software

The question of SaaS-based technology over the past decade has quickly changed from "should we?" to "how soon can we?" even for the most customized and regulated of industries. This macro move toward SaaS has also encouraged a series of IT "best practices" that have potential impacts on the employee digital experience, organizational risk and ultimately, productivity ...

July 11, 2018
Jeff Kalberg
IGEL Technology

Optimization means improving the performance of your human and technology resources while keeping a watchful eye. To accomplish this, we must have clear, crisp visibility into the metrics relevant to the delivery of workspace applications to your end users and to the devices – the endpoints – they use to be productive ...

June 28, 2018
Michael Segal
NetScout

Given the size and complexity of today's IT networks it can be almost impossible to detect just when and where a security breach or network failure might occur. It's critical, therefore, that businesses have complete visibility over their IT networks, and any applications and services that run on those networks, in order to protect their customers' information, assure uninterrupted service delivery and, of course, comply with the GDPR ...

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