Application Performance Management

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No excuse for airline system outages

In 2016, several airlines' reputations plummeted when passengers were stalled due to system outages that could have been prevented.

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On being a 24/7 organization and the 2016 leap second

Providing 24/7 support 365 days a year isn’t a requirement, causing headaches when you need help most. On top of that, the 2016 leap second could complicate things.

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10 game-changing networking acquisitions of 2016

In the networking industry, it seems that every year there’s a flurry of mergers and acquisitions. Turns out that 2016 was no different. Here are 10 that have the most game changing potential.

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Riverbed stabs at Cisco’s heart with next-gen routing

CEO Jerry Kennelly details beyond-WAN-optimization strategy that broadens Riverbed’s assault on top network rivals.

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Face-off: New Relic vs. AppDynamics for APM

Considering an application performance monitoring (APM) suite to make sure your systems produce a great user experience? Download this free report for side-by-side comparisons of rival APM products from Net Relic and AppDynamics,...

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Top 3 causes of storage bottlenecks

To solve storage bottlenecks, you need to monitor the performance of LUNs, applications and servers.


CloudMunch delivers its DevOps insights

CloudMunch rolled out its Insights offering, a standalone DevOps intelligence platform.

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New Relic delivers its infrastructure monitoring—and with that provides a broad platform

New Relic Infrastructure is another component of the New Relic Digital Intelligence Platform, a broadly unified monitoring platform that includes analytics.

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What’s with application monitoring? Another company picks up a monster funding round

It seems application monitoring is all the rage. Wavefront’s huge Series B funding is an indication of this.

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Nyansa brings a new approach to end-user management

Nyansa's Voyance+ provides significantly more accurate insight into real-time and historical behavior of applications.

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Riverbed searches for the IT Holy Grail

Riverbed strives to create the IT Holy Grail with SteelCentral 11, combining end user experience, infrastructure, application and network performance management in one platform.

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Use models to measure cloud performance

With good modeling, you can have a clear view of what is going on in the cloud even though you don’t have control of the underlying systems.

Riverbed upgrades set sights on the SD-WAN edge, cloud integration

At Riverbed’s Disrupt event in New York’s upscale Conrad Hotel today, the company announced new products aimed at making it a bigger part of the average customer’s network.

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How Dyn is rising to the cloud challenge

Trying to capture an end-to-end picture of application performance across an enterprise is challenging enough. Providing that level of visibility for hybrid- and public-cloud-enabled applications presents a whole new level of...

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We’re learning the wrong lessons from airline IT outages

Blaming airline IT outages, such as those experienced by Delta and Southwest airlines, on equipment failure or the ghost in the machine misses the point

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Microservice tracing: Root cause performance issues in clusters and distributed platforms

As we move to distributed clusters and the benefits of microservice-based cloud applications, new challenges arise--including microservice tracing.

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How bad is enterprise software? Really, really bad. But it's not quite that simple.

A new report reveals how much users dislike enterprise software and how the systems hurt users' productivity.

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Measure cloud performance like a customer

To ensure cloud services perform well, independently measure performance goals—and measure from the perspective of your customers.

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