Cloud

June 11, 2014

The 2010 FIFA World Cup fever tested the Internet’s limits more than ever before. News site traffic reached a blistering 12.1 million visitors per minute. DevOps will be conducting some pretty rigorous testing to ensure their channels can hold up under what could be another record-breaking moment of traffic in Internet history. But, will this be enough?

June 04, 2014

A recent study with 740 senior IT professionals conducted by independent research and consulting firm Research In Action revealed that the vast majority of CIOs are dissatisfied with their cloud SLAs, feeling they are too simplistic, provide poor visibility, and don’t account for true business risks ...

May 30, 2014

Aruna Ravichandran, CA Technologies Vice President, Product and Solution Marketing, Application Performance Management & DevOps, discusses the benefits of APM and APM SaaS, and the differences between standard APM and APM for the cloud ...

May 29, 2014

Aruna Ravichandran, CA Technologies Vice President, Product and Solution Marketing, Application Performance Management & DevOps, discusses the company's new APM Business Unit and and Application Performance Management product portfolio ...

May 27, 2014

The lack of innovation in traditional data centers has given way to developments in the cloud. It offers flexible user models such as Pay As You Go (PAYG) and Multi Tenancy services for e.g. Amazon Web Services (AWS). The downside is that as the cloud’s capacity increases it is prone to more blackouts, security and compliance risks than we are led to believe ...

May 22, 2014

Nearly half of survey respondents are plagued by regular IT performance and availability issues, according to IT Growth and Transformation, a survey of UK CIOs and IT leaders ...

April 21, 2014

Tolerance for application downtime is decreasing, the cost of service slowdowns and interruptions is increasing, and the resources dedicated to manage the entire, complex, heterogeneous environment are flat at best if not shrinking. You don’t need a crystal ball to see that this is a recipe for disaster ...

February 27, 2014

A recent Infonetics Research survey indicated that adoption of hybrid clouds among enterprises is projected to more than double by 2015. However, the cloud abstracts important detail from the people who need to make sure it's performing as expected. As business-critical applications move to the cloud, IT professionals need to understand what's happening in the "black box" beyond their physical reach ...

February 25, 2014

Today, there is a convergence of factors coming together like a perfect storm, making Application Performance Management (APM) more important than ever. On Part Two of this list, industry experts - from analysts and consultants to users and the top vendors - demonstrate just how many impending challenges make APM an absolute necessity in 2014 ...

February 11, 2014

Development teams love change. They're incented to push boundaries and respond to shifting circumstances. Operations teams not so much. Their job is to control change and mitigate risk so it doesn't undermine the stability and reliability of business ...

February 06, 2014

Consumerization of IT, namely the emergence of BYOx (where x is anything from apps, data to the latest mobile devices), is having a significant impact on business operations and the strategic implementation of emerging technologies, according to the New IT Survey conducted by SolarWinds ...

February 03, 2014

Organizations are creating, accessing and using more sources and types of information than ever before. This trend, combined with the increasing need to understand how data is being used within a company, is driving the need for chief data officers (CDOs). Gartner predicts that by 2015, 25 percent of large global organizations will have appointed CDOs ...

January 30, 2014

Moving your applications to the cloud has undeniable benefits. But when things go wrong, it's hard to know where the bottlenecks are. Here are four best practices to optimize your application performance monitoring ...

January 24, 2014

The talk around the IT water cooler is that integration costs are on track to become higher than application costs within five years, with integration becoming more complex and burdensome. But like all predictions, what can we believe? Should we start to prepare for the worst? And, most important of all, who's the one to blame for this problem?

January 22, 2014

Julie Craig, Research Director for Application Management at EMA, talks about the challenges of APM in the Cloud ...

January 21, 2014

Julie Craig, Research Director for Application Management at EMA, talks about research from her new report: Application Performance Management in the Age of Hybrid Cloud: Ten Key Findings ...

January 16, 2014

CA Technologies announced its top five IT predictions for 2014 ...

January 15, 2014

AppDynamics announced our 2014 predictions for the enterprise software market ...

January 02, 2014

The key 2014 trends in web and mobile performance: a new faster Internet – with optimized protocols ...

December 30, 2013

Experts at ExtraHop offer the following predictions for IT in 2014 ...

December 17, 2013

In APMdigest's highly popular and well-respected annual list of APM predictions, industry experts - from analysts and consultants to users and the top vendors - offer thoughtful, insightful, and sometimes controversial predictions on how Application Performance Management (APM) will evolve and impact business in 2014 ...

December 09, 2013

No topic in IT today is hotter than cloud computing. And I find it interesting how the rapid adoption of cloud platforms has led to a reinvention of how many IT applications and services work at a fairly deep level — certainly including those in my own area of APM. Multi-tenancy, for instance, is a concept that has really come into vogue with the advent of public cloud platforms ...

November 15, 2013

Every day, compelling new applications, built to support the needs of enterprises, are turning up in the cloud. While the reward is great, because these apps are mission-critical and deployed to your entire workforce, so is the risk. If your cloud-based CRM system is unavailable, the sales team is certainly impacted, but if email, IP and/or VoIP communications are unavailable, the entire organization takes a productivity hit. To address this risk, IT must take a fresh look at how they monitor and manage these services ...

November 11, 2013

Organizations gaining competitive advantage through high cloud adoption are reporting almost double the revenue growth and nearly 2.5 times higher gross profit growth than peer companies that are more cautious about cloud computing, according to a recent IBM survey conducted with more than 800 business decision makers and users worldwide.

October 04, 2013

Nearly half of large enterprises will have hybrid cloud deployments by the end of 2017, according to Gartner ...

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