Cloud

February 07, 2013

Smart businesses are always looking for ways to be more productive and cost effective by leveraging industry trends. Serena surveyed IT professionals and business executives in late 2012 on what they viewed as their top IT priorities for 2013. You may be surprised at the results ...

February 04, 2013

In a recent survey of 300 application developers, conducted by Boundary, we found that nearly 60 percent of participants had been affected by a Cloud outage. Around 72 percent of participants experienced significant costs from Cloud performance issues: thousands of dollars per incident and/or in excess of $100 per minute of downtime. This isn't stopping companies from moving to the Cloud, of course. The same survey found that 67% of developers say that their company is hosting “business-impacting” applications in the public Cloud ...

January 23, 2013

Without the capability to manage the performance lifecycle between the Cloud – whether public, private or hybrid – and the consumers of business critical applications and services, it is not possible to understand (let alone guarantee) necessary application service levels from the user’s perspective. This presents many challenges ...

January 11, 2013

One of the most pressing questions enterprises face is how to deal with the continued rise in both strategic and recreational Internet traffic as more and more high-bandwidth applications and P2P traffic cross the network, according to a report from Exinda which highlights the top five Internet challenges for enterprises in 2013 ...

January 09, 2013

I believe that 2013 will be the year that hybrid Cloud application deployments go mainstream ...

January 08, 2013

Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) released its latest research report entitled: Demystifying Cloud.

December 19, 2012

Industry experts - from analysts and consultants to users and the top vendors - offer thoughtful, insightful, and sometimes controversial and contradictory predictions on how APM will change and impact business in 2013 ...

December 17, 2012

More than two-thirds (70%) of respondents indicated that they are unaware of how to measure performance of applications in the Cloud, despite 86% stating that performance visibility in the Cloud is vital, according to a new survey of 140 IT managers and professionals conducted by ExtraHop Networks at IPEXPO in October 2012 ...

November 19, 2012

Worldwide platform as a service (PaaS) revenue is on pace to reach $1.2 billion in 2012, up from $900 million in 2011, according to Gartner, Inc.

November 13, 2012

The OASIS international consortium has launched the Cloud Application Management for Platforms (CAMP) Technical Committee, a project to define the interoperability standard for managing applications in Platform as a Service (PaaS) environments.

November 12, 2012

US public IT cloud services revenue will experience a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.5% during 2011-2016, from $18.5 billion in 2011 to $43.2 billion in 2016, according to a new report by International Data Corporation (IDC): US Public IT Cloud Service by Industry Sector.

November 01, 2012

Public cloud services are simultaneously cannibalizing and stimulating demand for external IT services spending, according to Gartner, Inc.

October 31, 2012

Jim Rapoza, Aberdeen Senior Research Analyst on IT Infrastructure, talks about APM hot topics including Cloud, analytics and NPM ...

October 31, 2012

Public cloud adoption has moved beyond test and development in many companies, according to new research by VMware.

October 26, 2012

On October 23rd, Amazon suffered another notable and very public outage — one of several major service disruptions in 2012 ...

October 24, 2012

Gartner, Inc. highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2013, presented during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo ...

October 18, 2012

Preventing a slow application caused by probable resource contention requires a rigorous methodological approach and an appropriate toolset. IT managers, working with business owners, should prioritize critical apps for multi-tenancy and maximum performance ...

October 04, 2012

Zenoss announced the results of a comprehensive open source cloud survey and an accompanying info-graphic titled, “The State of The Open Source Cloud.”

September 28, 2012

Michael Azoff, Principal Analyst at Ovum, talks about APM hot topics including Big Data, Cloud, SaaS, Mobile and DevOps ...

September 24, 2012

The Cloud is not only disrupting the way in which organizations acquire and utilize computing power and business applications, it is also changing the way application development and IT operations teams view their roles and the tools they use to perform their responsibilities. Certainly, this site is clearly illustrates how the idea of APM is changing in light of the rapid adoption of Cloud solutions ...

September 18, 2012

The public cloud services market is forecast to grow 19.6 percent in 2012 to total $109 billion worldwide, according to Gartner, Inc.

September 17, 2012

Ongoing hype around private cloud computing is creating misperceptions about private cloud, according to Gartner. To help reduce the hype and identify the real value of private cloud computing for IT leaders, Gartner explains five common misconceptions about private cloud ...

September 13, 2012

Worldwide spending on public IT cloud services will be more than $40 billion in 2012 and is expected to approach $100 billion in 2016, according to a new forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC).

September 06, 2012

Hosting providers should be looking way beyond just a good discount from the vendors in order to survive ...

September 05, 2012

In our recent survey, if there was a single clear delineation between AWS and Rackspace, both vying for cloud attention, Rackspace stands out as the pioneer in selling support services while AWS pioneered the hourly billing rate for raw storage and compute power. Putting it into perspective, there is a growing desire from hosting providers to emulate the superior management and support services that are being used in mid-size and large enterprises ...

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