Author Archives: Stephen Smith
In an era of big data and big infrastructures, the server role really is too big to fail. Your servers sit at the core of the business applications that are critical to running the business. Although … Continue reading
According to Gartner Inc.’s 2012 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, another two to five years and the cloud computing hype will be behind us. Then, as the Gartner Hype Cycle puts it, various aspects of … Continue reading
As more organizations shift from an “information technology” focus to a “business technology” focus, application monitoring becomes more critical. After all, the stakes are getting higher in application performance, given the high costs of downtime in many industries, … Continue reading
How does your organization go with the flow? Check out this typical IT help desk flow chart from Nimsoft for escalating issues. This is just one example: IT help desk flow charts can vary greatly in complexity.
The availability and uptime requirements of today’s applications is increasingly more demanding as IT environments grow more complex and businesses grow more dependent on applications to drive business results.
Application monitoring is all about the end-user … Continue reading
It’s the call in the middle of the night that every system administrator dreads… “Server down.” It’s not that server monitoring is completely neglected, but with today’s server monitoring technologies, we can get a lot more … Continue reading