Vendor Forum

March 16, 2016
Jeremy Rossbach
CA Technologies

Building a network fit for the application economy means transformation, optimization and virtualization. Today’s networks and processes will not be sufficient to meet digital consumers’ expectations for agility and availability. Services will suffer downtime. Applications will be slow to respond. And digital consumers will be quick to find an alternative. Embracing new technologies, such as SDN and NFV will be key to safeguarding application performance and service continuity in a digital age ...

March 11, 2016
Kong Yang
SolarWinds

Although the new role of IT professionals in the hybrid world will vary based on individual business needs, all will need to become polymaths in order to be successful. In fact, SolarWinds recently conducted a survey among nearly 100 global IT professionals in its thwack community that revealed the top six skills they say are needed to manage hybrid IT environments ...

March 09, 2016
Donna Parent
Aternity

The biggest cause of frustration when addressing workforce productivity issues is determining the source of a performance issue, according to Aternity's 2016 Business Transformation & User Experience Trends Survey ...

March 04, 2016
Antonio Piraino
ScienceLogic

Despite the explosive growth of the public cloud, there are still major gaps surrounding public cloud adoption and understanding, according to ScienceLogic's Trends in Global Cloud Adoption survey ...

March 03, 2016
Ananda Rajagopal
Gigamon

Enterprise networks are as complicated as they have ever been. A host of factors are coming together that are creating previously unimaginable complexity, which in turn is the underlying cause of performance issues and cybersecurity flaws. Network administrators are bombarded with change at a rapid pace, with enterprise mobility, machine-to-machine traffic, virtualized infrastructure, encrypted traffic and more turning their infrastructure upside down. These trends put network performance and security at risk by creating blind spots ...

February 26, 2016
Kong Yang
SolarWinds

At a time when IT success largely dictates business success, DBAs need efficient and effective processes for managing growing amounts of data across multiple database solutions. Of course, no one knows all this better than DBAs themselves – but we thinks it’s time they got a little recognition ...

February 24, 2016
Kalyan Ramanathan
AppDynamics

A lack of integrated monitoring capabilities impacts companies’ ability to optimize application performance and influence business outcomes, according to the AppDynamics Business Impact of User Experience survey. The global survey also found that only 38 percent of respondents quantify the dollar cost to the business of poor user experience ...

February 23, 2016
Mandana Javaheri
Savvius

The 40G and 100G market will generate tens of billions of dollars in revenue in the next few years. Growth in traffic enables new opportunities but also puts enormous pressure on networks and creates new challenges. Network forensics is one of these new challenges. Here are some of the ways you can prepare for successful network forensics as network speeds increase ...

February 19, 2016
Sven Hammar
Apica

The following are my predictions for three trends in e-commerce 2016 ...

February 17, 2016
Kent Alstad
Radware

This year, 2016 is set to host the "battle of the bots" as bot-generated attacks targeting web application infrastructure are increasing in both volume and scope, according to a recent survey conducted by Radware, which profiled the various cybersecurity threats that are expected to increase in the coming year. While some bots exist to support the infrastructure, IT managers do need to be aware of the bad bots out there, as they are numerous and can pose a serious threat to web application performance ...

February 12, 2016
Aaron Kelly
Ipswitch

Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for technology users across the globe to express their love and appreciation for that special someone(s) … their IT team. With the constant evolution of new technologies and innovative tools, it is more important than ever to show a little love on this day to the heart of your organization who keeps it all running efficiently ...

February 12, 2016
Kong Yang
SolarWinds

On Valentine's Day it's important to show the love for the most important people – or networks – in our lives. In honor of the upcoming holiday, SolarWinds recently asked IT pros: "If you could say one thing to your network, what would it be?" ...

February 11, 2016
Sahil Khanna
Moogsoft

Moogsoft conducted an IT monitoring survey with attendees at AppDynamics AppSphere. A variety of questions were asked, from the number of monitoring tools they use, to the time it takes to detect and resolve incidents, to what they hope to see from vendors in the future. While some responses were predictable, some were actually rather surprising ...

February 10, 2016
Umair Khan
CA Technologies

To optimize application performance, IT teams need to proactively ensure the optimized performance of every underlying infrastructure component, including physical and virtual servers, networks, storage devices, databases, end-user services and cloud and big data environments. It is imperative that they not only identify and resolve issues quickly, but also pre-empt potential issue before there's an adverse impact on the user experience. Below are six key requirements that can help you achieve these objectives ...

February 08, 2016
Matt Jacobs
AppDynamics

Just seconds after her Super Bowl performance (and subsequent tour teaser), Beyonce found her website "slayed" by an onslaught of traffic and connection failures. This outage illustrates that even the biggest celebrities and brands can easily find their digital performance put to the test ...

February 05, 2016
Ann Ruckstuhl
SOASTA

As the Super Bowl approaches, an equally epic game is taking place in cyberspace. The Super Bowl is the "moment of truth" for the NFL, sports media, advertisers, restaurants (especially pizza joints), food delivery services and gambling sites. They have to be ready in order to capitalize on unpredictably "spiky" traffic and the transactions before, during and, for some, after the game. To better evaluate the impact of the Super Bowl on ecommerce and website traffic, SOASTA conducted a survey that examined the online and mobile habits and preferences of Americans watching this year's big game ...

February 03, 2016
Gary Kaiser
Dynatrace

Remember the adage "beauty is in the eye of the beholder?" Similarly, service quality is in the eye of the user. So, to understand service quality, we should be measuring end-user experience (EUE). You may already be measuring EUE. Some of your applications – particularly those based on Java and .NET – may already be instrumented with agent-based APM solutions. But there are a few challenges to an agent-based approach to EUE ...

February 01, 2016
Erik Giesa
ExtraHop

ExtraHop expects to see the network emerge as a critical nexus of business over the next twelve months, with significant integration between network and security, demand for operational support of connected devices, and the ability to mine all data-in-motion for correlated, cross-tier and cross-team insights ...

January 29, 2016
Albert Mavashev
Nastel Technologies

Log Analytics is a process of investigating logs and hoping to derive actionable information that might be useful to the business. Many log analytics tools are used to gain visibility into web traffic, security, application behavior, etc. But how valuable and practical is log analytics in reality? ...

January 28, 2016
Sridhar Iyengar
ManageEngine

Nearly one out of every three businesses (32%) become aware of most application performance issues from their end users, according to the ManageEngine Application Performance Monitoring Survey 2015 ...

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