Application Performance Management

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Riverbed acquires Aternity to get an end-user perspective

With Aternity, Riverbed can gather data from many sources, including end-user devices, and help customers quickly find sources of performance problems.


Riverbed buys end-user experience monitoring company Aternity

Network and application performance management company Riverbed announced this morning that it would acquire end-user experience monitoring firm Aternity for an undisclosed fee.


Cisco patches critical exposure in management software

Cisco UCS Performance Manager versions 2.0.0 and prior are affected and the problem is resolved in Cisco UCS Performance Manager versions 2.0.1 and later. UCS Performance Manager collects information about UCS servers, network,...

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Digital transformation pushes big banks into application outsourcing

Large application outsourcing is booming at big banks, driven in large part by the need for digital transformation.

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Pluribus enriches virtual management system with central console, apps

Pluribus battles Cisco, VMware, Gigamon others for analytics-based virtual management


How to marry content, business process management

Alfresco Software’s CEO Doug Dennerline discusses his company’s open source strategy, the evolution of private clouds for content management and the changing competitive landscape.

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Measuring cloud performance: A different approach needed

When you move applications to the cloud, you give up certain kinds of control. You need a different approach for measuring and monitoring cloud performance.

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The case for WAN acceleration as NFV

WAN optimization might not be ideal as a service, but it is suited for network function virtualization.

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Is 'in situ' performance monitoring the holy grail for cloud-native apps?

Monitoring the performance of cloud-native applications at scale is daunting, and the traditional approach of doing periodic collection and analysis of statistics is simply impractical.

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New F5 software addresses the needs of an increasingly digital world

F5 Networks’ new solutions include security, orchestration and public cloud integration features.

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Ixia’s CloudLens brings visibility to hybrid cloud environments

Ixia's CloudLens provides a holistic view of all network traffic across public, private and hybrid cloud platforms.

In the Software Defined Data Center, application response time trumps infrastructure capacity management

With applications consisting of a plethora of services delivered from a range of resources, End User Experience (EUE) is key


Sysdig and Mesosphere partner to monitor all of those containers

The container space is a busy one, and partnerships are one way to be heard above the noise.

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What users love (and hate) about 4 leading APM tools

An Application Performance Management solution translates IT metrics into business value, but all tools are not created equal. Here's what enterprise users really think about four top APM tools.

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Defining 'reachability' on the global Internet

We all remember the Verizon Wireless commercials that asked “Can you hear me now?”. While the ad campaign may have been repetitive, Verizon was driving home the point that its network had broad wireless network reachability. While...

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SDN shifts from configuration to analytics

Two vendors, Midokura and Pluribus, offer products for visibility into operations, performance

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Why your application tracking system may be killing your recruiting efforts

Applicant tracking systems get a bad rap for a reason -- many are clunky, hard to use and difficult to calibrate. But that doesn't mean you should ditch them entirely. Here’s how to improve your ATS.

How to get the most out of application aware network performance monitoring

You can turn network performance into your secret weapon and competitive advantage

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