Vendor Forum

September 17, 2013
Trevor Orsztynowicz

APM measures and analyzes performance and patterns at different layers. Whether you're using server APM to monitor the behavior of virtual or physical infrastructure, or NPM to monitor your network transactions, the goal is usually to identify how performance issues affect real users ...

September 11, 2013
Eran Kinsbruner

An integrated and iterative mobile application testing cycle should include the following key components ...

September 04, 2013
Jeannie Liou

The following is a roadmap to help IT leaders successfully design, deploy, and analyze their apps to create a sound mobile strategy ...

August 30, 2013
Mike Thompson

With the software defined data center transition an imminent reality, the following five management challenges should be on every IT pro’s radar in preparation ...

August 27, 2013
Dave Berg
Shunra Software

The goal of every software developer and tester is to produce applications that meet user expectations and achieve business objectives. Standing in their way is the need to understand and predict the production environment and how real-world end users will experience the application ...

August 22, 2013
Sridhar Iyengar

Today's Business is heavily dependent on IT systems to perform at the best. If IT is able to proactively detect performance degradation and rectify it before it severely impacts the business, that could not only save loss of revenue and also credibility for the business with its customers ...

August 20, 2013
Alexander Podelko

Gartner’s five dimensions of APM did, I guess, a good job of structuring the market (at least in what concerns "Monitoring" – it doesn’t look like we get to "Management" yet). But some statements coming from Gartner somewhat trouble me ...

August 19, 2013
Petri Maanonen

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 17, 2013
Jason Meserve
CA Technologies

Let’s face it, we as consumers are a finicky bunch. We expect 105 percent uptime and faster-than-instantaneous response time from the Web services and applications we interact and do business with ...

August 16, 2013
Srinivas Ramanathan
eG Innovations

One of the main bottom-line benefits gained from APM is a positive user experience ...

August 09, 2013
Jeannie Liou

The mobile enterprise has arrived. In a world where there will be more devices than people on earth by 2017 according to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI), mobility will continue to transform enterprises in a profound way that cannot be ignored. The idea of being able to interact with customers, prospects, and stay attuned to competitive pressures is not new, but the velocity at which the mobile market is maturing poses a new set of challenges ...

August 08, 2013
Eran Kinsbruner

To prepare their mobile apps for the real world, enterprises need to conduct performance testing under real network conditions and using real mobile devices. But it doesn't end there ...

August 06, 2013
Jim Young

It is only with the advent of the cloud and the leveraging of hypervisor that a truly revolutionary approach to monitoring is enabled, to provide a much simpler and more elegant solution ...

August 02, 2013
Vidya Vasu

This is precisely what we found out when we ran a survey across users who use ManageEngine free tools. Among the survey highlights, we found that mid-size and large enterprises - not cash-strapped solopreneurs, startups and SMBs - are the leading users of free tools ...

July 26, 2013
Diego Lomanto

The advent of IT Operations Analytics is finally allowing IT managers, operations personnel and business executives to benefit from sophisticated analytics capabilities ...

July 16, 2013
Stephen Pierzchala

With business profitability depending on fast, reliable web applications, superior application performance has never been more critical. But delivering high-performing applications can be extremely difficult. IT organizations find themselves squeezed between mounting complexity in the application delivery chain, increased user and business demand, and the manpower and funding to keep up ...

July 12, 2013
Jim Young

The allure of public clouds springs from advantages like improved service scalability, reduced operational costs, and an increased focus on business goals and strategies instead of the technology needed to pursue them. However, there is a cost to that flexibility and economy, in reduced visibility of application and infrastructure health ...

July 10, 2013
Ariel Gordon

IT operations handles hundreds, or even thousands, of console messages day in and day out – including weekends. It’s an ongoing 24x7 battle. Let's have a look at some tips that will help IT operations personnel deal with all of this by focusing on important events, while understanding their impact on delivery of business services ...

July 02, 2013
Sanjay Castelino

Network complexity has defined a new competitive skillset for IT professionals, according to a new SolarWinds survey ...

June 28, 2013
Jim Swepson

Attending Interop in Vegas last month, I was surprised to note the number of vendors exhibiting their wares under the banner of APM – Application Performance Management. With all the different offerings, it was rather confusing ...