Vendor Forum

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-Hymes
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 ...

June 27, 2018
Jay Botelho
LiveAction

A new breed of solution has been born that simultaneously provides the precision of packet-based analytics with the speed of flow-based monitoring (at a reasonable cost). Here are more reasons to use these new NPM/APM analytics solutions ...

June 26, 2018
Jay Botelho
LiveAction

A new breed of solution has been born that simultaneously provides the precision of packet-based analytics with the speed of flow-based monitoring (at a reasonable cost). Here are 6 reasons to use these new NPM/APM analytics solutions ...

June 21, 2018
Amena Siddiqi
Riverbed

There’s no doubt that digital innovations are transforming industries, and business leaders are left with little or no choice – either embrace digital processes or suffer the consequences and get left behind ...

June 20, 2018
Malcolm Ross
Appian

Looking ahead to the rest of 2018 and beyond, it seems like many of the trends that shaped 2017 are set to continue, with the key difference being in how they evolve and shift as they become mainstream. Five key factors defining the progression of the digital transformation movement are ...

June 18, 2018
Yaniv Yehuda
DBmaestro

It's every system administrator's worse nightmare. An attempt to restore a database results in empty files, and there is no way to get the data back, ever. Here are five simple tips for keeping things running smoothly and minimizing risk ...

June 14, 2018
Keith Bromley
Ixia

If you are like most IT professionals, which I am sure you are, you are dealing with a lot issues. Typical issues include ...

June 13, 2018
Thomas Stocking
GroundWork Open Source

The importance of artificial intelligence and machine learning for customer insight, product support, operational efficiency, and capacity planning are well-established, however, the benefits of monitoring data in those use cases is still evolving. Three main factors obscuring the benefits of data monitoring are the infinite volume of data, its diversity, and inconsistency ...

June 11, 2018
Tim Flower
Nexthink

Imagine this: after a fantastic night's sleep, you walk into the office ready to attack the day. You sit down at your desk ready to go, and your computer starts acting up. You call the help desk, but all IT can do is create a ticket for you and transfer it to another team to help you as soon as possible ...

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