Vendor Forum

January 23, 2019
Len Rosenthal
Virtual Instruments

This time last year, we predicted that IT managers were going to move away from the "hybrid data center" and finally realize the reality of the "hybrid application" – and this year, we saw that prediction of an increased focus on applications come to pass, as organizations increasingly made buying and deployment decisions based on the needs of their applications ...

January 22, 2019
Jerry Melnick
SIOS Technology

Not surprisingly, organizations will expand the use of cloud services in 2019 for both existing and new applications, further accelerating the migration of workloads from the datacenter to the cloud. With IT staff now becoming more comfortable in the cloud, their concerns about HA and DR will also begin to ease ...

January 11, 2019
Jonah Kowall
Kentik

I would like to highlight some of the predictions made at the start of 2018, and how those have panned out, or not actually occurred. I will review some of the predictions and trends from APMdigest's 2018 APM Predictions. Here is Part 2 ...

January 10, 2019
Jonah Kowall
Kentik

I would like to highlight some of the predictions made at the start of 2018, and how those have panned out, or not actually occurred. I will review some of the predictions and trends from APMdigest's 2018 APM Predictions ...

January 09, 2019
Thomas Butta
SignalFx

I sat down with Stephen Elliot, VP of Management Software and DevOps at IDC, to discuss where the market is headed, how legacy vendors will need to adapt, and how customers can get ahead of these trends to gain a competitive advantage. Part 2 of the interview ...

January 08, 2019
Thomas Butta
SignalFx

Monitoring and observability requirements are continuing to adapt to the rapid advances in public cloud, containers, serverless, microservices, and DevOps and CI/CD practices. As new technology and development processes become mainstream, enterprise adoption begins to increase, bringing its own set of security, scalability, and manageability needs. I sat down with Stephen Elliot, VP of Management Software and DevOps at IDC, to discuss where the market is headed, how legacy vendors will need to adapt, and how customers can get ahead of these trends to gain a competitive advantage ...

December 06, 2018
Ravi Lachhman
AppDynamics

Today there is an urgent need for Agents of Transformation, a new breed of technologist, primed to drive innovation and enable companies to thrive in the face of rapid technological advancement, according to The Agents of Transformation Report from AppDynamics, a Cisco company ...

November 29, 2018
Keith Bromley
Ixia

Cloud computing has clear and definite benefits. At the same time there is an excessive amount of vendor hype that it will fix a lot of problems which it will not. It can also create new problems with a lack of visibility and many IT professionals are disappointed with their leap to a pure cloud environment ...

November 28, 2018
Mehdi Daoudi
Catchpoint

In the world of digital experience monitoring (DEM) — where the end user experience is paramount — cloud-based nodes, along with a variety of other node types, are used to build a view of the end user's digital experience. But major companies are now depending solely on cloud nodes for DEM. Research from Catchpoint, in addition to real-world customer data, shows this is a mistake ...

November 27, 2018
Eric Kraieski
Transitional Data Services

Achieving success with cloud adoption remains an elusive challenge for many organizations. But why is that the case? After all, there are countless tools designed to facilitate the process of taking on-premises operations to the cloud ...

November 26, 2018
Bria Grangard
SmartBear

The results from the latest State of Testing Survey by SmartBear show that 80 percent of respondents are testing some kind of API or web service ...

November 15, 2018
Patricia Diaz-Hymes
Lakeside Software

We all know artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic — but beyond the buzzword, have you ever wondered how IT departments are actually adopting AI technologies to improve on their operations? ...

November 14, 2018
Bhanu Singh
OpsRamp

How can IT teams focus on the critical events that can impact their business instead of wading through false positives? The emerging discipline of AIOps is a much-needed panacea for detecting patterns, identifying anomalies, and making sense of alerts across hybrid infrastructure ...

November 08, 2018
Eran Kinsbruner
Perfecto

There's no place like the web and smartphones for the holidays. With the biggest shopping season of the year quickly approaching, retailers are gearing up to experience the most traffic their online platforms (web, mobile, IoT) have ever seen. To avoid missing out on millions this holiday season, below are the top five ways developers can keep their apps and websites up and running without a hitch ...

November 06, 2018
Len Rosenthal
Virtual Instruments

The requirements to maintain the complete availability and superior performance of your mission-critical workloads is a dynamic process that has never been more challenging. Here are five ways IT teams can measure and guarantee performance-based SLAs in order to increase the value of the infrastructure to the business, and ensure optimal digital performance levels ...

October 26, 2018
Ted Wilson
SL Corporation

Support teams often find it difficult to be proactive in identifying and preventing problems before they occur. And since the new cloud environments are far more dynamic and complex than before, traditional monitoring architectures cannot keep pace. What is needed is a monitor that can adapt and still provide the end-to-end visibility into these applications and services, enabling support teams to be more proactive in identifying and addressing issues quickly ...

October 25, 2018
Jerry Melnick
SIOS Technology

A full 98% of cloud deployments experience some type of performance issue every year, according to a new survey by SIOS Technology, in partnership with ActualTech Media Research ...

October 24, 2018
Jay Botelho
LiveAction

Whether proactive or reactive in nature, war room sessions fundamentally come down to problem solving. But the ultimate goal is to eliminate these sessions altogether. However, sometimes problems still happen no matter how proactive you are. If you have to go to the war room, and you want to win, here are some key tips ...

October 23, 2018
Jay Botelho
LiveAction

For anyone that's been in a war room, there's no denying that it can be an intense place. Teams go to the war room to win. But, the ideal outcome is a solid plan or solution designed to deliver the best outcome while utilizing the least resources. What are some of the key triggers that drive IT teams into the war room and how can you prepare yourself to contribute in a positive way? ...

October 22, 2018
Mehdi Daoudi
Catchpoint

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday just weeks away, Catchpoint has identified the top five technical items most likely to cause web or mobile shopping sites to perform poorly ...

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