White Papers

Catchpoint reports on major outages as they happen. The company can detect them before anyone else and discover the areas impacted (often those areas that teams don’t think will have been affected). In Preventing Outages in 2023, Catchpoint shares six key lessons to take away along with ten in-depth blog posts from Catchpoint experts that have teased apart the recent set of failures.

How you optimize build pipeline performance can make or break your competitive edge.This step-by-step guide uses a sample app to walk you through hands-on exercises that show you how to instrument your builds, identify bottlenecks, and quickly debug flaky tests.

With the advent of the pandemic, home has become the new office. With the remote work culture becoming the norm, organizations have increased focus on monitoring the essential network elements and critical IT applications necessary to sustain uninterrupted business service delivery. This ebook will give you tips on how you can ensure flawless performance of your critical IT elements even while working from home. Download the checklist to see how you can equip yourself during these prolonged phase of working from home.

How you optimize build pipeline performance can make or break your competitive edge.This step-by-step guide uses a sample app to walk you through hands-on exercises that show you how to instrument your builds, identify bottlenecks, and quickly debug flaky tests.

It is no secret that right application performance monitoring strategy is the key to ensure that your business delivers steady performance 24/7. To get the best from your applications and ensure smooth end user experience, it is critical to identify where the pitfalls lie and be cognizant to all the end-to-end processes involved in your business applications. This e-book will walk you through the challenges faced while monitoring applications, their impact on your business and how you can overcome them effectively.

According to a report by Statistica, in 2020, the hybrid cloud market was worth $56 billion and is expected to reach $145 billion in 2026. Although moving to a hybrid cloud model can help organizations achieve significant benefits, they must be aware of the potential management challenges associated with the transition. To overcome these drawbacks, organizations are investing in a more secure structure that can potentially scale and lower costs. Download this e-book to learn about:
- Growth of hybrid cloud
- Motives behind adoption of hybrid cloud
- Challenges involved in implementing a hybrid cloud strategy
- Ways to overcome the challenges

More and more organizations are waking up to the fact that IT is no longer a back-of-the-house operation but a front-of-the-house machine enabling innovation and digitization in modern environments. In such conditions, how can organizations optimize IT costs in 2023? Read this paper to find out.

Content delivery networks (CDNs) have been around for over two decades. They have evolved from their foundational role serving content faster and closer to the end user to include features like the ability to upload content, optimize performance, and provide load balancing. As such, CDNs have become an inherent part of digital-first organizations. Since CDNs impact the global end-user experience and all data moves through the CDN infrastructure, it is essential to gain visibility into that network. CDN Monitoring lets businesses detect and mitigate outages, evaluate the DNS performance of your CDN and improve global performance levels, among other things. Download the white paper from CDM Media to find out more about:
- Ten key best practices for CDN Monitoring.
- How eBay and Walmart evaluate and monitor their CDNs.
- The different role RUM and Synthetic play in CDN Monitoring.
- Why digital-first organizations must monitor their CDNs.

Trusted by over 5.5 million people, G2 is the go-to place for reliable software comparisons and peer reviews. Check out G2 user reviews and discover why G2 users pick Pepperdata as their big data stack optimization solution.

Pepperdata’s Autonomous FinOps platform for Kubernetes provides cloud budget control and granular visibility into your entire K8s environment to help you optimize your cloud infrastructure spend. Download the datasheet to learn how Pepperdata can help your enterprise recover massive value and costs from your Kubernetes stack.

The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the primary protocol for how packets are routed across the internet. It’s one of the pillars of the digital world, but one which comes with serious vulnerabilities. Download this insight-filled eBook from Catchpoint's BGP experts, Alessandro Improta & Luca Sani, to learn more about:
- The history of BGP and its fundamentals
- Vulnerabilities of BGP routing - both those from malicious attacks and human error
- Ways to protect against BGP route leaks, flaps, and hijacks
- The impact of BGP issues on your brand's bottom line

The SRE Report has become the trusted source of trends and insights for reliability-as-a-feature practices. This year the report highlights findings from a global community of reliability practitioners, including SREs, managers, architects, and executives.

Learn why observability matters for your team and what to consider when evaluating observability platforms and solutions. Highlights:
- Why observability matters in DevOps
- Considerations for an observability solution
- How can unified observability help me
- Getting started with Elastic Observability

Take a deep-dive into the world of telemetry data as a foundation for your future observability initiatives. Highlights:
- Types of telemetry data - The importance of logs, metrics, and traces
- Enabling telemetry data for proactive availability testing
- Using your telemetry data in observability platforms

Gartner recently identified Data Fabric or Robotic Data Automation Fabric (RDAF) as one of the top 10 data and analytics trends for 2022. Gartner also states that “by 2024, data fabric deployments will quadruple efficiency in data utilization while cutting human-driven data management tasks in half.”

What is AIOps & why it matters for today's enterprises? This white paper by CloudFabrix addresses:
- Why are Current Log Management Solutions Falling Short?
- How Does Sophisticated Log Intelligence Help?
- The Key Use Cases of Log Intelligence
- Consumption-Based Model in the Cloud
- What Sets Log Intelligence Apart?

Unifying IT Ops data wherever it resides is the crucial first step toward building an effective analytics and reporting practice. This involves connecting the data sources together, normalizing the data, and combining it to create a coherent view. Taken together, this information enables IT Ops to run more effectively and efficiently—providing better support to different business units, customers, and users. Download this white paper for insight into the current flawed state of IT Ops analytics and reporting—and guidance toward picking the right IT Ops reporting tools for your enterprise.

Kubernetes has become the cloud-native standard. However, it is a complex technology, and companies are still struggling to use it properly and effectively. Adding engineers is one way to solve the problem but doesn’t always address performance problems. When IT doesn’t have visibility into Kubernetes performance, optimal performance and cost containment are hard to achieve. Automation is key to optimizing performance.

Our Buyer’s Guide will provide hands-on, practical guidance to ensure your chosen AIOps solution delivers value. Specifically, you will learn:
- How to assess your readiness for AIOps
- Desired characteristics of AIOps solutions
- Required capabilities to deliver value
- What’s inside BigPanda’s AIOps platform

If you’re in IT Ops today, you’re feeling the heat from all sides: the spotlight on your ability to digitally transform, the pressure to prevent outages, and the stress of having to do it all without more resources. The last two years have required more of IT Ops than ever before and revealed where teams are lacking. You can run excellent operations in one sector of IT Ops, but without all areas running equal levels of maturity, you won’t avoid long and crippling outages. So, what can you do? The first place to start is by evaluating your IT Ops maturity. Download our manual, A practical guide to IT Ops maturity to learn:
- What the five phases of IT Ops maturity are
- Which KPIs you should use to assess IT Ops maturity
- How to use the maturity model in your environment
You can use this guide as your framework for creating a plan to evolve your IT Ops maturity process. With you in the lead of a more mature IT Ops team, your organization will drive more revenue and achieve its growth goals.

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