Vendor Forum

October 17, 2013
Sridhar Iyengar

In the IT department, the rise of the Oracle-powered business is putting the pressure on IT admins and managers charged with supporting an exploding number of business-critical applications. So, what does it take to optimize an Oracle installation? Here are three keys to maximizing your Oracle application performance ...

October 16, 2013
Ivar Sagemo
AIMS Innovation

The challenging reality for most IT departments is that new software for integrating processes and thus improving productivity can turn out to be the source of additional IT headaches. This is at odds with what should be an organizational priority: making the IT department's life easier. Such an approach is wise not just to keep critical computing systems purring but to avoid disgruntlement and costly turnover within this important corporate group ...

October 03, 2013
Jim Swepson

Speaking with delegates at a Cloud World Conference, I discovered that many are still taking a chance with their mission-critical applications. There seems to be a belief that in order to discover how their apps will work in a real world network, like a WAN or Cloud network, their only option is to conduct tests using the live network. I was kinda surprised! I mean when do they do this?

September 30, 2013
Jason Meserve
CA Technologies

Breaking down IT silos. While the premise is good, it’s not always easy to break out of individual silos to work as a cohesive team. One place to start that can pay immediate dividends is having the application performance management and capacity management teams work together. How can you benefit from the marriage of APM and capacity planning? Five ways ...

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 ...