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.
This major Hollywood studio wanted to improve the computer time required to render animated films. Using HPC solution powered by Platform LSF increased compute capacity allowing release of two major feature films and multiple animated shorts.
With its Application Ready solutions, IBM is outflanking competitors in Technical Computing and fast-tracking the delivery of client business value by providing an expertly designed, tightly integrated and performance optimized architecture for several key industrial applications.
IBM® has created a proprietary implementation of the open-source Hadoop MapReduce run-time that leverages the IBM Platform™ Symphony distributed computing middleware while maintaining application-level compatibility with Apache Hadoop.
Organizations of all sizes need help building clusters and grids to support compute- and data-intensive application workloads. Read how the Hartree Centre is building several high-performance computing clusters to support a variety of research projects.
With the expanding sophistication of large-scale breaches, the question isn’t whether most organizations will be hacked – it’s when. The APM for Security Forensics white paper shows you how performance monitoring tools can act as a network security camera. It also includes a case study of how one network team used a performance monitoring solution to identify the surprising source of an attack.
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F5 Networks is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers for the eighth consecutive year. The application delivery controller (ADC) is a key component within enterprise data center and public cloud architectures, and according to Gartner, enterprises should evaluate ADCs based on how they integrate with key applications and cloud/virtualization platforms.
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.
How can IT achieve the flexibility and agility it needs to offer multiple types of applications in multiple locations? Just as enterprises take advantage of applications hosted in multiple locations (i.e., public clouds, private clouds, or SaaS applications), they take advantage of different networks for different reasons (i.e. performance, backup, remote access). These could be MPLS links, ATM links, traditional Internet connections, or VPN lines. Enterprises, in effect, are already building hybrid networks, and those combined with the elements of hybrid clouds create the hybrid enterprise.
When a performance degradation occurs, there are more factors and interrelationships to consider than ever before. And though you may have invested in various monitoring tools to gain visibility into the elements of your application delivery infrastructure, this view is often fragmented and the tools are managed by separate teams.
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Guidewire is broadly adopted.
While powerful and beneficial, the Citrix XenApp environment can present new challenges to IT departments when troubleshooting application performance issues. Citrix acts as a proxy for backend applications, making it difficult to get end-toend visibility of transactions and to identify and troubleshoot end-user experience problems
The goal of understanding and managing service behavior remains elusive. Failure to adopt operational practices such as service portfolio management, process refinement, consolidation of tools, and consolidation of the organizational entities themselves explain most of the trouble.
The Riverbed SteelCentral network performance management suite of products provides considerable advantages over those of JDSU Network Instruments because of its breadth, depth and ease of use to quickly understand and pinpoint the root cause of performance problems.