Vendor Forum

February 27, 2014
Eric Anderson

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 26, 2014
Jim Swepson

A friend of mine is a consultant and she doesn't easily have access to the latest technology and as such her trusty laptop is the mainstay of her business. She also uses her machine for personal stuff such as: online banking, online shopping, as well as her business and its applications. A good security system is of course essential ...

February 21, 2014
Bob Johnson

Just as a body is a single unit comprised of many different and unique parts, which – though different – all work towards the achievement of a single end: that is, the well-being of the body, so too are modern organizations comprised of many constituent units that are interdependent and connected and yet behave somewhat autonomously within the overall organizational ecosystem ...

February 19, 2014
Bruce Kosbab
Fluke Networks

From a market perspective, application-aware network performance management (AANPM) tools have often been lumped in with other NPM and APM solutions by analysts and media, despite the fact that they have somewhat (and occasionally very) different purposes ...

February 17, 2014
Dennis O'Flynn

There is often a disconnect between different IT teams and across environments. We need to work to bridge those gaps, particularly in the evolving relationship between the mainframe and distributed worlds ...

February 14, 2014
Sven Hammar

Very few of us actually have any idea what words like "latency", "bandwidth", and "internet speed" actually mean ...

February 11, 2014
Eric Anderson

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
Lawrence Garvin

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 ...

January 31, 2014
Tom Molfetto

Consider the cardiovascular system, which consists of the heart, pulmonary and systemic circulation loops, and blood vessels, and the approximately five liters of blood that the blood vessels transport. All of these elements combine into a single system that is responsible for the sustenance, regulation and protection of each individual human. But – more importantly for the purposes of this article – the cardiovascular system can also be likened to a business service ...

January 29, 2014
Matthew Selheimer

Over the last several years there has been lots of talk about the need for an "Industrial Revolution" in IT. But despite all the talk and recommendations, there are five common problems that stand in the way of the IT industrialization movement ...

January 28, 2014
Mike Heumann

Over the past few years, a number of new enterprise technologies have emerged that are critically reliant on network performance, but where this reliance is not necessarily obvious. These technologies include enterprise-class Voice over IP (VOIP) telephony solutions, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solutions, and enterprise collaboration tools ...

January 27, 2014
Suaad Sait

Increasing infrastructure complexity has affected the role of nearly all IT professionals, creating the need for new skillsets, including the ability to help companies make informed, strategic business decisions, according to the SolarWinds New IT Survey ...

January 24, 2014
Ivar Sagemo
AIMS Innovation

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 23, 2014
Sylvia Fong Ny
Germain Software

Germain Software has released a new infographic titled "APM for CRM" ...

January 20, 2014
Srinivas Ramanathan
eG Innovations

eG Innovations predicts 2014 will see the following top-10 trends in IT performance management ...

January 16, 2014
Jason Meserve
CA Technologies

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

January 15, 2014
Jyoti Bansal

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

January 09, 2014
Doron Pinhas
Continuity Software

Continuity Software announced the results of the Continuity Software IT Operations Analytics Benchmark. Based on results collected across a variety of industry verticals, the benchmark underscores the importance of operational analytics in meeting IT performance goals. The IT Operations Analytics Benchmark survey's key findings include ...

January 02, 2014
Sven Hammar

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

December 30, 2013
Erik Giesa

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