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Application Performance Management, or APM, refers to the discipline within systems management that focuses on monitoring and managing the performance and availability of software applications. APM can be defined as workflow and related IT tools deployed to detect, diagnose, remedy and report on application performance issues to ensure that application performance meets or exceeds end-users’ and businesses’ expectations.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Oct 20, 2014
Symantec ApplicationHA helps you create a resilient VMware environment to deliver effective business services to your end users with virtual machine restart as well as application level monitoring and restart. ApplicationHA is fully compatible with your existing tools such as VMware High Availability, vMotion, FT, DRS and SRM.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Oct 20, 2014
Today, Symantec finds itself in an industry that is defined by tough competition, as well as an ever-changing variety of sophisticated security threats directed at its customers. To compete in this dynamic environment, Symantec has embarked on a strategy to streamline and simplify the company around its customers.
Dell, with its varied offerings, services and support, has a wide range of solutions available to both the Tier One manufacturing companies and the Backbone manufacturers. With the adoption of advanced HPC technology, manufacturing is undergoing a renaissance.
Building a mobile collaboration or bring-your-own-device solution requires three things: mobile applications, the mobile devices themselves and the network that underpins them both. Often, the network and its capabilities take a back seat to applications and devices—which can ultimately lead to poor performance or an inflexible infrastructure. Find out how to develop the type of network that truly supports mobile devices, applications and unified communications programs, thereby establishing the foundation for stronger mobile solutions.
Philip Howard of Bloor Research compares performance capabilities of the leading BI platforms. Companies studied in this comparison are IBM (Cognos, DB2 with BLU Acceleration), SAP (BusinessObjects, HANA), Oracle (Business Intelligence, Exadata) and Microsoft (Business Intelligence, SQL Server).
His conclusion? "DB2 with BLU Acceleration should not only provide better performance in the first place but also provide consistent performance, with a corresponding requirement for less hardware and less cost."
The modern applications delivery environment is distributed and dependent on data centers and network connectivity. Therefore, users are increasingly dependent on consistent network performance for day-to-day activities. Learn what pitfalls a business should avoid when implementing a network monitoring solution.
Read this Gartner Report: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Customer Master Data
This Gartner's Magic Quadrant offer insight into the part of the packaged MDM solution market that focuses on how organizations master and share a ""single version"" of customer data
There's an app for that, but is it secure? Mobile Application Lifecycle Management (MALM) is the key to ensuring the protection of apps and associated data by integrating security throughout the end to end process.
IBM’s new PowerLinux servers appeal to Linux buyers? Linux buyers are driven by the price advantages that Linux offers as compared with other operating environments (Linux is free open source code) Windows and Unix are chargeable licensed code). Linux buyers, therefore, look first and foremost at the total cost of acquisition of Linux based servers. Linux buyers also want rapid time to value (fast deployment); they often use decentralized procurement processes; they want their Linux servers to be simple to use and manage."
In 2013, Bon Ton Stores invested in upgrading IT, continuing to update and expand its eCommerce sites, and launching a new mobile site supporting delivery of promotions and online purchasing. A central aspect of this technology upgrade involved the replacement of an x86 server environment, supporting eCommerce with ten IBM® PowerLinux™ 7R2 servers and IBM PowerVM® running IBM WebSphere® Commerce on SUSE Linux operating systems. This case study highlights of some of the key aspects of this significant migration and its results, including how Bon-Ton IT executives support the business and what they prioritize, why they decided to make this move, what performance and capability resulted, and how it affected full data center costs and business resilience.
Application release and deployment practices are the backbone of the DevOps movement. Learn how automating application release and deployment can speed time to market, drive down costs and reduce risk. Improve software deployment in your organization through innovative automation methods!
Join Eric Minick of IBM for a look at what a DevOps toolchain is made of. While IBM is a vendor that provides tools that can fit into this tool chain, this webinar will not be a product demo. Instead, he will be taking a broader view of the software delivery lifecycle.
This study of 1,300 senior IT decision-makers worldwide proves IT leaders recognize they must change how their organizations work to accelerate time to market, improve software quality, speed application development and meet growing customer demand.