The BSM Blog

April 15, 2016
Shamus McGillicuddy
EMA

Enterprises are aggressively deploying hybrid cloud infrastructure today, and the majority of them are deploying new network performance management software to support it. Performance monitoring is a critical technology for enterprises that are deploying or operating hybrid clouds, according to the Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) network management megatrends research report, Network Management Megatrends 2016: Managing Networks in the Era of the Internet of Things, Hybrid Clouds and Advanced Network Analytics ...

April 13, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

Management of thousands or millions of Internet connected devices is posing a major obstacle to the success of the Internet of Things (IoT), according to DevicePilot ...

April 08, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

Gartner, Inc. has highlighted the top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) technologies that should be on every organization's radar through the next two years ...

April 07, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

The Internet of Things (IoT) will move toward mainstream adoption in 2016 for many industries, according to the findings of a recent survey by Gartner ...

April 05, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

"Hybrid adoption is growing with companies using 6 different clouds on average," said Michael Crandell, CEO of RightScale, citing the RightScale 2016 State of the Cloud Survey. "More workloads are moving to public and private clouds; security concerns have abated; cloud cost management challenges are increasing; and Docker is showing phenomenal growth. We also saw changes in the public cloud provider landscape with #2 Azure gaining ground on leader AWS." ...

March 31, 2016
Terry Critchley
Author of "Making It in IT"

This blog is an extract from Dr. Terry Critchley's upcoming book: High Performance IT Services, due mid-2016 ...

March 22, 2016
Dennis Drogseth
EMA

When I talk with clients, deployments and even when I take time out to read the headlines, I still believe that the industry is confused about how Advanced IT Analytics (AIA) is evolving. Here are three big reasons why, as supported by our current data ...

March 21, 2016
Dennis Drogseth
EMA

New EMA research is just in on advanced IT analytics (AIA) and the results are telling. I'll be giving a webinar on April 13 with much more detail and insight than I can present here, but in this 2-part blog I wanted to share a few highlights — and a few opinions about the data — in advance ...

March 17, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

As technology continues to be a business differentiator and provide competitive advantage, tech budgets are increasing for almost half of organizations (46%), according to the annual Forecast Survey from Computerworld ...

March 15, 2016
Gabriel Lowy
Tech-Tonics

In Part 2 of this blog, we highlight new regulations in the global securities industry that underscore the risks companies face when they don’t have a good handle on user experience or application performance across the application delivery chain ...

March 14, 2016
Gabriel Lowy
Tech-Tonics

The PADS (Performance Analytics Decision Support) Framework recommends a more strategic approach to user experience and application performance. But deeper intelligence into the application delivery chain can also help companies meet compliance and security requirements more effectively in order to achieve their risk management objectives ...

March 10, 2016
Gabriel Lowy
Tech-Tonics

A Tech-Tonics Advisors study revealed that among S&P 500 companies, those that take a unified approach to gain better visibility into user experience outperform their peer group in revenue growth, profitability and market valuation. We also found that companies with a unified approach deploy a fewer number of tools. This suggests that a higher level of efficiency with IT Ops data can drive sustained competitive advantage at lower total cost of ownership ...

March 08, 2016
Larry Haig
Intechnica

The first aspect of Front End Optimization (FEO) practice in Operations is understanding the outturn performance to external end points (usually end users). This is achieved through monitoring ...

March 07, 2016
Larry Haig
Intechnica

After establishing that End User Monitoring and Front End Optimization (FEO) are alive and well, I thought it would make sense to look at the current landscape of tools that can help in this area ...

March 02, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

IT and business professionals in the US and Europe understand the value of adopting a digital business model but struggle to find the best way to engineer it to deliver the greatest value to employees and customers, according to new research from Unisys Corporation ...

March 01, 2016
Russell Rothstein
IT Central Station

When it comes to DevOps solutions, there’s a dizzying choice of technology providers out there, from established enterprise companies to smaller headline-grabbing startups. Potential buyers can find it difficult to break through the vendor noise and FUD to really understand which solution will best fits their needs. I’d like to share some of the latest DevOps reviews on IT Central Station, so you can make your buying decisions free of vendor interference ...

February 29, 2016
Russell Rothstein
IT Central Station

When it comes to Application Performance Management (APM), there is a huge choice of solutions on the market, both from more established names as well as newer solutions. It can be hard for potential buyers to sort through the available options to really understand which solution will best fit their needs. IT Central Station helps to solve this problem, by providing a platform for real users to give in-depth reviews for a wide range of enterprise technology solutions. With an active community of over 130,000 users adding their expert reviews to our site, we’ve become a vital source of trusted information about enterprise technology. I’d like to share some of the newest APM reviews on our site, to help you make a more informed buyer decision ...

February 25, 2016
Pete Goldin
APMdigest

Increasingly diverse demands from next generation technologies is changing the role of network professionals, according to the 2016 Network World State of the Network study by IDG’s Network World ...

February 22, 2016
Larry Haig
Intechnica

Once upon a time, client side performance was a relatively straightforward matter. Fast forward to today, though, and the situation demands a variety of approaches to cope with the extreme diverseness of delivery conditions ...

February 18, 2016
Larry Dragich
Auto Club Group

We are only limited by our beliefs and the perceptions we have of what is real and what brings us value. The end users of our critical business systems are no different, and with the convergence of technology finding its way to their own personal devices, meeting the expectations of a quality customer experience for everyone is much more difficult ...

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