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Digital Services: How Important Is the Need for Speed?

How important is the need for speed?

High-frequency trading (HFT) has become an interesting and controversial topic of discussion. And it’s a great example of how speed and agility are required for a competitive advantage in today’s digital economy. High-frequency trading is reliant entirely on computing speed with millions of dollars of daily revenue dependent on microseconds (a … [Read more...]

Tech Short: Real-time Monitoring and Visibility into Application Response Time

Tech Short: Real-time Monitoring and Visibility into Application Response Time

In today's environment, finding an issue before a user does is critical to drive revenue and keep customers happy. In order to do this, it is essential to have a pulse on application response times with fine-grain granularity. In addition, the DevOps movement to drive agile development and processes requires a need to understand the application … [Read more...]

SaaS Monitoring Benefits for DevOps, Web-Scale IT, and Bimodal Initiatives


The adoption of agile approaches to application delivery has fundamentally changed the way a lot of businesses now deliver solutions to end users—they roll out applications from development to production in increments that service end users much faster than ever before. The infrastructures that support these IT initiatives are far more fluid and … [Read more...]

Digital Service Analytics: The Key to Unlock IT’s Potential in the Digital Era


Actionable Insight at the Intersection of Data & the Digital Business The needs of the digital business fundamentally challenge the boundaries of traditional IT operations management. And the unprecedented role of technology in every aspect of a business’ value chain, creates an explosion of valuable, yet unharnessed data for IT organizations. … [Read more...]

The Zoo: What’s New in TrueSight Capacity Optimization 10.3?

The Zoo: What’s New in TrueSight Capacity Optimization 10.3?

Public and private clouds are now part of the IT resources in today’s modern data centers. But few organizations are prepared to plan and manage their use. The dynamic nature of clouds renders manual planning methods useless. Cloud services and their underlying infrastructure require a capacity management solution that provides visibility and … [Read more...]

How IT Ops Must Change to Power the Digital Enterprise with Data


How long have we been beating the “everything is changing faster than ever in enterprise IT” drum?  Forever, it seems. For so long, perhaps, that we’ve become numb to the reality that everything really is changing faster than ever in IT. The thing is, this statement was true yesterday, and last year, and the five years before that. It’s true today … [Read more...]

Capacity Planning: A Digital Balancing Act


Syncing Compute Resources and Service Demands Users of modern business applications expect digital experiences that are fast, secure, and flawless. Yet, the IT services running these apps are more complex than ever before as organizations scramble to keep pace by investing in public and private cloud services with hopes of securing cost reductions … [Read more...]

Virtualization Management Strategies & Benefits


Don’t Accelerate IT and Have Your Virtualization Strategies Backfire Virtualized computing environments have become the norm for many business processes. At a minimum, most small companies rely on cloud-based applications for email, web, and banking services. If you don’t have some form of virtualization, chances are you’re running a small … [Read more...]

Tech Short: Building Better Virtualization Strategies

Tech Short: Building Better Virtualization Strategies

Thinking of virtualizing your infrastructure? Just launched a virtualization project? There are many benefits to virtualizing, but the complexity involved in rolling out these initiatives can be overwhelming for IT Operations. Virtualization is the fastest way to get started with your infrastructure and bring solutions to market. Enterprises use … [Read more...]