Vendor Forum

May 28, 2020
James Smith
Bugsnag

On Wednesday, May 6th, iOS users all over the world experienced an app crash when they tried to open popular apps such as TikTok, GroupMe, Spotify, and Pinterest. How did simultaneous crashes occur across so many independent apps? What's the common thread that would cause widespread app crashes? Turns out, it was a change in behavior in the Facebook API ...

May 27, 2020
Jim Offutt
EfficientIP

Keeping networks operational is critical for businesses to run smoothly. The Ponemon Institute estimates that the average cost of an unplanned network outage is $8,850 per minute, a staggering number. In addition to cost, a network failure has a negative effect on application efficiency and user experience ...

May 21, 2020
Leon Adato
SolarWinds

As cloud computing continues to grow, tech pros say they are increasingly prioritizing areas like hybrid infrastructure management, application performance management (APM), and security management to optimize delivery for the organizations they serve, according to SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2020: The Universal Language of IT ...

May 19, 2020
George Miranda
Honeycomb.io

Fully 90% of those who use observability tooling say those tools are important to their team's software development success, including 39% who say observability tools are very important ...

May 18, 2020
George Miranda
Honeycomb.io

As our production application systems continuously increase in complexity, the challenges of understanding, debugging, and improving them keep growing by orders of magnitude. The practice of Observability addresses both the social and the technological challenges of wrangling complexity and working toward achieving production excellence. New research shows how observable systems and practices are changing the APM landscape ...

May 13, 2020
Mike Marks
Aternity

The enforced change to working from home (WFH) has had a massive impact on businesses, not just in the way they manage their employees and IT systems. As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, enterprise IT teams are looking to answer key questions such as: Which applications have become more critical for working from home? ...

May 11, 2020
Tim Mullahy
Liberty Center One

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the world. From augmented reality advanced analytics to new consumer solutions, IoT and the cloud are together redefining both how we work and how we engage with our audiences. They are changing how we live, as well ...

May 07, 2020
Tobias Dunn-Krahn
xMatters

Despite IT professionals' confidence in their ability to support today's much greater dependence on digital services, there is a rise in application performance errors reported by more than half of consumers, according to the Impact of COVID-19 on Digital Transformation survey from xMatters ...

May 06, 2020
Will Cappelli
Moogsoft

The new normal includes not only periodic recurrences of Covid-19 outbreaks but also the periodic emergence of new global pandemics. This means putting in place at least three layers of digital business continuity practice ...

May 05, 2020
Will Cappelli
Moogsoft

The global pandemic has radically changed how enterprise IT services are consumed, both in the short and long term. Here's how AIOps can help IT Ops teams ...

May 04, 2020
Shashi Kiran
Aryaka Networks

In your organization, the wide area network (WAN) is probably the least of an application developer's concern, but one of the most vital in terms of delivering application performance over the internet or across your private corporate network. CIOs quickly realize that a good network can either be a great enabler for digital transformation initiatives or a bottleneck. The COVID-19 situation has further put a spotlight on the WAN as an agent of change ...

April 30, 2020
Tim Flower
Nexthink

IT challenges and poor digital work experiences are costing businesses tens of millions of dollars in lost work time and that the problem is much bigger than IT leaders realize, according to The Experience 2020 Report: Digital Employee Experience Today from Nexthink ...

April 28, 2020
Leon Adato
SolarWinds

For technology professionals who are now adapting to remote environments, I've compiled some techniques I've learned and cultivated over the years on how to manage a distributed, homebound workforce and work effectively ...

April 27, 2020
Bhanu Singh
OpsRamp

The economic impact of Covid-19 is morphing on a daily basis. Under these conditions, IT execs are quickly re-shifting all priorities and strategies to cope with palpable uncertainty over the next 12 months. OpsRamp recently conducted a survey to learn how IT leaders will cope in the coming months ...

April 23, 2020
Tal Weiss
OverOps

Most of us have personally felt the effects of an application failing on us on some level. Sometimes, the impact a software outage has on us is trivial — we are temporarily unable to book a flight for vacation, we are forced to call a customer service rep rather than using an online portal, or we're unable to watch an on-demand movie. While frustrating, these experiences are often inconvenient rather than catastrophic. But what about when the application failure has much larger implications? ...

April 22, 2020
Michael Cabra
Cybera

The prospect of digital transformation for smaller retailers (and convenience stores in particular) often raises the traditional concerns about security, cost, or a lack of skilled IT staff — leading to the feeling that it's just too daunting to undertake. The good news is that retailers of any size can now begin their own digital transformation journey by selectively introducing technologies that quickly make their business more competitive. Here are five key steps smaller retailers can take to streamline their journey ...

April 16, 2020
Ranjani
Site24x7

Visualization, customization, and artificial intelligence (AI) shape the current APM market, but what can we expect to see in the future? What are the evolving trends in automation and monitoring tools that DevOps teams look out for? How can DevOps teams utilize APM solutions and get the most out of them? Read on to learn more ...

March 30, 2020
Jina Na
AppDynamics

Developers spend roughly 17.3 hours each week debugging, refactoring and modifying bad code — valuable time that could be spent writing more code, shipping better products and innovating. The bottom line? Nearly $300B (US) in lost developer productivity every year ...

March 26, 2020
Paul Davenport
AppNeta

While remote work policies have been gaining steam for the better part of the past decade across the enterprise space — driven in large part by more agile and scalable, cloud-delivered business solutions — recent events have pushed adoption into overdrive ...

March 24, 2020
James Smith
Bugsnag

In today's iterative world, development teams care a lot more about how apps are running. There's a demand for fixing actionable items. Developers want to know exactly what's broken, what to fix right now, and what can wait. They want to know, "Do we build or fix?" This trade-off between building new features versus fixing bugs is one of the key factors behind the adoption of Application Stability management tools ...

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