Mobile

September 26, 2012

If you're the type of person that puts off holiday shopping until the last minute, Christmas 2012 may still seem like forever away, but September 16 marked 100 days until the biggest retail holiday of the year - the time is NOW to have your business-critical applications and systems ready to handle the rush ...

August 31, 2012

The rise of bring your own device (BYOD) programs is the single most radical shift in the economics of client computing for business since PCs invaded the workplace, according to Gartner, Inc.

August 09, 2012

Four of today's hottest technologies represent the most powerful drivers for the evolution of Application Management software that we've seen in the last decade: Cloud, Integration, Mobile, and Big Data. Each of these topics is changing the game in terms of application delivery, and generating significant performance and availability risks along the way ...

August 06, 2012

Keynote Competitive Research, the industry analysis group of Keynote Systems, shared results of its nationwide mobile user survey, revealing insight into how and why consumers leverage their smartphones and tablet devices.

July 25, 2012

Today, numerous internal and external audiences are using a variety of mobile devices to access business services that increase efficiency and productivity by enhancing communication and collaboration ... This article will explore strategies to enhance the mobile experience for three of the key audiences that regularly use mobile to engage with businesses: Customers, Employees and Partners ...

June 21, 2012

We have recently been involved in a mobile telecom company in the Far East. The Board's biggest issue is to grow its revenue by selling data packages. And at first glance this may not seem an obvious problem to solve using application performance management but let me explain how ...

April 23, 2012

SolarWinds, a provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, released the results of a personal mobile device survey conducted in partnership with Network World.

April 18, 2012

Do a Google search on mobile management, and you will get a lot of material to comb through. The two main topics you will encounter include mobile device management and management from your mobile device ...

April 03, 2012

With new technologies presenting a broader range of methods for network access and use, the complexities of supporting services across the enterprise are becoming even more challenging. With these challenges in mind, the following three key factors are certain to play significant roles in next-generation network management capabilities and solutions in the years to come ...

March 27, 2012

Shane Pearson, Vice President, Product Marketing for HP Software, shares guidance on APM challenges including mobile performance, security and event management ...

February 13, 2012

On February 2, Compuware released its annual Best of the Web 2011 report recognizing the year’s website and mobile site performance leaders across a variety of industries. What made these companies winners, and how are they able to deliver fast, reliable mobile site experiences that set them apart from their competition?

February 01, 2012

Within banking and retail environments, APM is changing. This is because more and more service and payment transactions are originating from alternative payment applications based in Cloud, mobile or virtual environments. Monitoring the performance of these new services and payment applications is just as critical as traditional services that have been integrated within POS terminals, or ATMs. But gaining real-time visibility into the performance of these off-premise applications can be tricky for a number of reasons ....

January 20, 2012

For your organization to grow its market share, your mobile apps must run faster and better than those of your competitors. That means Ops has a major role to play in the mobile revolution. But if you want to be successful, get involved long before it’s time to start monitoring ...

January 13, 2012

Compuware Corporation has published a report that analyzed online shoppers' estimated satisfaction with web and mobile site performance of the top 50 US online retailers for the 2011 holiday season (November 21 through December 25).

January 06, 2012

Apica, a provider of load testing and performance monitoring for cloud and mobile applications, offers its list of the “Seven Most Stunning Website Failures of 2011”.

January 05, 2012

2012 Prediction: The number of mobile applications offered by companies will increase by a factor of 10 in the year 2012!

December 20, 2011

Industry experts from analyst and consulting firms and all the top vendors offer thoughtful, insightful, and sometimes controversial predictions on how Application Performance Management and related BSM and ITSM technologies will change and impact business in 2012 ...

December 15, 2011

With Christmas less than two weeks away, online sales have remained steady, but there are still a few peak online retail sales days left as retailers’ standard shipping deadlines for Christmas delivery will be on December 20 ...

December 02, 2011

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, and I've been reading (and sometimes laughing) at tips people have been giving out in the media so organizations "Bulletproof their website" to stop them crashing and slowing down during the thanksgiving and holiday season ...

November 29, 2011

The US online retail sector delivered strong growth on Cyber Monday 2011 compared to the same period last year, according to cloud-based analytics findings by IBM.

November 21, 2011

Cyber Monday 2011 is on target to be the single highest online shopping day in history. There are several major performance challenges that online retailers must be prepared to meet on Cyber Monday and throughout the 2011 holiday shopping season ...

November 18, 2011

The consumer IT movement means that expectations for performance have changed dramatically. Developers and IT managers need to understand the requirements for “instant-on” apps. If an application stops working, the user will ditch it and go download something else. So what can you do to avoid mobile application meltdown and failed ROI ...

November 17, 2011

Mobile has arrived and is accelerating in a big way across industries like retail, financial services, travel and entertainment. To capitalize on the mobile web opportunity, you need to make your site's mobile user experience as fast, reliable, high-quality and user-friendly as possible ...

November 01, 2011

Will Cappelli, Gartner Research VP in Enterprise Management, discusses the past and future of APM, and its key components such as analytics and end-user experience monitoring ...

October 18, 2011

Once the business starts to offer a mobile application, how will IT manage the application? Will users have a good experience? Will they be able to download their favorite song in an acceptable time? And how do you ensure transaction success?

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