Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

October 23, 2014

Join Sultan Ennab, Director of Engineering at Kronos Workforce Management to learn how their development and operations teams were able to work from a common language to increase their collaboration, application visibility and overall efficiency to demonstrate productivity gains up to 809%, reduce performance defects discovery time by 9 weeks, and decrease overall response times.

October 30, 2014

DevOps has been embraced by companies ranging from small e-commerce providers to large fortune 100 institutions. As the rate of adoption continues to grow there is still much confusion about how to successfully transition from “DevOps curious” to full fledged “DevOps practice”. In this webinar, Jim Hirschauer, Technology Evangelist with AppDynamics, will discuss the role of software tools in fostering a successful DevOps practice. Spencer Schwab, Staff DevOps Engineer with Citrix, will share his experience in transitioning his organization into a DevOps centric practice. Spencer will expose the challenges associated with shifting towards DevOps as well as the solutions he discovered while leading and participating in this experience with all of it’s ups and downs. You’ll learn how to initiate change within your organization as well as the associated pitfalls and benefits of the DevOps journey, all based upon the real word experience that Spencer brings from Citrix.

November 04, 2014

During this webinar, Shane Shelton from McGraw-Hill will share the business drivers, challenges and lessons learned after executing a two-year migration plan for the global deployment of all MHE platforms to the Amazon Cloud. Shane will share: automation of processes; technical hurdles MHE had to overcome; business challenges in making the transition to cloud; the Successful transition of $2.5 billion print business to digital; business drivers for migrating MHE’s revenue generating services to the cloud. Learn best practices for cost analysis, managing technical hurdles, and managing business needs as you plan your company’s migration to the cloud.

November 04, 2014

In this Tech Talk with Richard Nikula, Vice President, Product Development and Support, Nastel Technologies, learn the basics of WMQ Security; Configure Security for WMQ Users; and Configure Security for WMQ channels.

November 11, 2014

Join AppDynamics for a 30-minute Live Product Demo and find out how next-gen Application Performance Management can help you support your revenue-critical apps. This Live Demo is a quick, no-pressure way to learn about AppDynamics. It's designed to provide you with a brief product overview, a live product demonstration, and an open forum for Q&A.

November 18, 2014

Join Albert Mavashev, CTO of Nastel Technologies, and learn how to rapidly detect application performance issues before users are affected. Watch this TechTalk and discover how to:
- Dynamically determine what is normal application performance
- Recognize anomalies and differentiate them from increased load
- End eyes-on-screen monitoring and end thresholds

December 09, 2014

Join Albert Mavashev, CTO of Nastel Technologies, and learn how to use activity tracking to detect actual or potential breaches in responsibility and warn business users of non-compliance. Compliance could include: Internal SLAs as well as standards such as and Dodd-Frank. Watch this TechTalk and discover how to:
- Monitor situations that model compliance
- Use trends, moving averages, momentum oscillators and other analytical tools to detect anomalies
- Monitor Privileged access and global user control

On-Demand Webinars

In this webinar, Scott Corrigan, Vice President of Technology Services, Nastel Technologies, will show you how to diagnose real-life problems that occur in middleware environments and resolve them before users are impacted. Detect and alert on sluggish system performance for environments using IBM WebSphere MQ, IBM WebSphere DataPower, IBM Message Broker and IBM WebSphere Application Server (IBM WAS). Take a look at how to gain visibility of pending issues in complex middleware deployments and understand these in a business context.

In spite of load testing and planning ahead, unforeseen application performance issues can surface when your ecommerce site is experiencing peak traffic. With the holidays fast approaching, how can you be prepared to proactively manage these issues during the rush? Join this webinar to see how you can easily:
- Gain end-to-end visibility into every transaction across mobile and web platforms
- Fix production problems before they affect end-users
- Diagnose problems and get to the root cause in a matter of clicks
- Correlate application performance with business performance

Join a live interview with AppDynamics CTO, Bhaskar Sunkara, and Sr. Director of Product Marketing, Maneesh Joshi, as they discuss the rapidly evolving field of IT Operational Analytics. In this hour, they will cover three types of analytics: transaction analytics, log analytics, and user analytics. In addition, they will discuss the role analytics plays in addressing today’s business problems, and why a business transaction-centric approach to analytics leveraging your existing APM infrastructure delivers the fastest time to value.

Watch this information-packed on-demand webinar to gather valuable insights on the current and future state of application performance from two leading experts - Jonah Kowall, VP Research, Gartner, and Denis Goodwin, Director of Product Management, APM, SmartBear. You will learn everything you need to know about how emerging trends and technologies are reshaping the industry, and takeaway both technical and organizational aspects to help you make informed decisions now and in the future.

DevOps is a hot topic within the IT community and is quickly becoming the standard for high performing and decidedly collaborative organizations. Join Gene Kim, co-author of The Phoenix Project and DevOps researcher, as he discusses performance metrics, as well as the cultural and technical practices, that enable high performance.

Improving data center efficiency requires effective monitoring, management and orchestration of components in the network and server layers. Gaining visibility into each of these layers and correlating fault and performance reduces MTTR and improve service availability. Andre Kindness, Principal Research Analyst serving Infrastructure and Operations Professionals, Forrester Research, will discuss:
- Challenges in delivering/scaling business services
- Overcoming the challenges with virtualization management
- Optimizing network performance
- Reducing MTTR with intelligent fault management

Meeting service levels, keeping customers happy and quickly resolving performance issues is easy with Foglight, the Dell Software application performance monitoring (APM) solution. View this recorded product demo to see how Foglight APM can help you manage web application performance in dynamic and complex environments.

Discover how to achieve greater visibility into your web applications with the new Foglight APM SaaS Edition. Learn how to identify relevant factors associated with poor transaction performance, compare statistical patterns in performance data and more.

Join Alan Shimel, Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief of DevOps.com, as he discusses five key steps for developing a culture and assessing tools that can help you deliver software faster, more efficiently, and with great quality.

In this webinar hosted by ManageEngine, guest speaker John Rakowski, analyst and advisor at Forrester Research, will share his insights on the problems plaguing the current APM approaches and how the right application performance management techniques can cement business success.

John Wilson, Application Performance Manager at Openwork - the UK’s largest multi-tie mortgage and financial advice network - will demonstrate how the group benefited from dynaTrace across multiple projects. A complex IT environment, supporting business partners, customers and staff based on a service-oriented-architecture (SOA) presented multiple challenges requiring a new approach.

Learn how to track middleware messages across the multiple middleware solutions, including: JMS, MQ, DataPower and WMB that interconnect your applications. Watch this TechTalk and discover how to monitor performance for transactions traversing multi-middleware, and track message flow across multi-middleware. Also find out how messaging middleware such as WMQ, MB, DataPower and MB can work in conjunction.

SAP landscapes are not getting simpler. Gradually, business processes that used to be contained on a single SAP system now involve a range of cloud based services, mobile endpoints, and other applications. With this hybrid environment comes the challenge of maintaining high level of performance and availability along with increasing user expectation and application complexity. Join featured speaker George Lawrie, Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, and Michael Sanders, APM Solutions Consultant for Compuware APM to examine:
- Evolving business requirements in the age of the customer- different systems of engagement (web, mobile, tablets)
- The changing SAP architecture and strategy around SAP Hana- fast evolving new class of SAP and non-SAP systems – coexisting with the core-SAP environments
- Best practices and Forrester’s APM reference model

Join Ken Godskind, Chief blogger and Analyst, APMExaminer.com, to learn how the big data of APM can supercharge your DevOps transformation. Chris Kline, Senior Product Manager, CA Technologies, also shows how the Advanced Behavior Analytics capability of CA APM can assist you in this journey.

Learn how to improve your incident management process with real-time analytics. Join Scott Corrigan, VP of Technology Services at Nastel as he shows you how to:

- Detect anomalies before the end user is affected
- Determine the root-cause of application and middleware performance problems
- Demonstrate real-life situations and how they are easily resolved

Getting ready for the holiday traffic spikes can create a lot of stress and anxiety for teams responsible for making sure everything goes perfectly. Luckily there are still 3 things you can do to prepare, even after code lock. Register for this webinar now and make sure you are ready for the holiday traffic spikes.

In this webinar we will discuss how to improve productivity using self-service. IT budgets in many firms have been flat; however, IT specialists are still required to “do more with less”. Self-service can help address this via secure delegation of duties and control over privileged access. This enables more users to benefit directly from your IT management tools as they can access them directly without requiring constant administrative involvement. Richard Nikula, VP Development and Support at Nastel Technologies will discuss the meaning of self-service for MQ and how the application group, shared services and DevOps can take advantage of this. Register now and watch it on-demand!

Recommended Webinar: With the rise of mobile, traffic spikes and more, there are five common mistakes eCommerce businesses make around the holiday rush – even when they think they are prepared for everything. What if you could eliminate the complex challenges associated with consumer holiday shopping behavior? Jon Anhold, Technology Director at Rosetta, will discuss how to avoid these key eCommerce mistakes as you prepare NOW for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Stay off the naughty list this year and register today!

Recommended Webinar: This webinar focuses on how the network team can achieve a more prominent role in managing service delivery to better understand network and application performance. We will explore best practices for achieving end-to-end operational visibility that extends from the data center, through the network, to the users – enabling a comprehensive view into the network infrastructure and all applications and services. The session features practical approaches to managing performance in Cisco environments and how to leverage NetScout to achieve operational visibility that helps to increase uptime and improve the user experience.

Recommended Webinar: This session will explore real-world issues about how the adoption and implementation of cloud services affects service delivery. It will provide an actionable framework to accelerate the deployment and delivery of high performance Cloud-based applications. NetScout will delve into best practices to help you understand how to implement a holistic monitoring strategy to more effectively optimize performance, availability, and quality of applications in virtualized and Cloud-based environments to reduce cost and complexity, increase uptime and improve the user experience.

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