Downtime

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 ...

May 08, 2014

The following are four reasons why you should utilize Application Performance Management (APM) tools ...

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 ...

March 14, 2014

Today's businesses are far more dependent on IT services than ever, and that's true whether you're talking about internal IT services used to drive strategic operations, or external IT services used to satisfy client and customer demand. Among the more daunting long-term potential consequences of downtime to the organization are these ...

January 02, 2014

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

December 12, 2013

A recent poll on Business Service Reliability found that IT needs to put an increased focus on managing and measuring the customer experience to improve business outcomes ...

November 20, 2013

The headlines are filled with news of retail website failures and crashes – most recently with the launch of Obamacare and the continuing healthcare.gov crashes due to high visitor load. Some of this attention is due to the media's insatiable appetite for bad news, some of it is fueled by massive user dissatisfaction, but for the most part; websites are just simply failing more. Quite often, sites go down because organizations are not sufficiently prepared to manage the risks that exist because of the complexity that surrounds their sites ...

October 29, 2013

In this era of unprecedented complexity, it's virtually impossible for a modern website to eliminate all the risk associated with using third parties. However, there are proactive strategies an organization can implement to better manage and minimize their risk ...

October 28, 2013

What is the cost of downtime? The answer obviously depends on various factors such as the size of an organization, the industry, the duration of the outage and the number of people impacted. To provide a ballpark, though, the Uptime Institute Symposium estimates an average cost of $5,600 per minute. And it's not all about dollars and cents. Reputation, customer retention, employee satisfaction and overall confidence can be shaken by even a short outage ...

September 05, 2013

There’s a new, third wave of smarter, more sophisticated analytics hitting the APM market; these solutions are designed to help shorten the duration of outages and possibly prevent them by giving application operators earlier warnings of problems brewing beneath the surface ...

August 19, 2013

One of the main benefits from implementing a holistic APM solution is, that every stakeholder in delivering the end user experience, will have the same perspective and information to base their decisions and actions on, which ensures business continuity ...

August 14, 2013

This is quite possibly the most important list we have posted on APMdigest. The bottom-line business benefits are what APM is really all about, or should be all about, although the market can forget this at times. But the reality is that no company should be deploying Application Performance Management unless they are using it to drive bottom-line business benefits such as those on this list. The benefits on this list are the payoff, the end result, the ultimate reason for APM ...

March 19, 2013

Average downtime per outage across clouds, private data centers and traditional hosting providers is 7.5 hours, according to a new infographic created by RightScale ...

October 26, 2012

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

June 13, 2012

If done right, APM can save you money in a variety of ways. Experts from across the industry have provided some insight on the many – and sometimes unexpected – ways APM can save your organization money ...

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