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Workflow automation tools speed routine tasks and ensure that these tasks execute in a standardized, error-free way. But adopting an automation tool can add complexity and learning curves to the existing environment. Continue Reading
A new generation of app management tools ensures optimum workload performance and value for the enterprise. Read this before adopting an APM tool. Continue Reading
Software-defined means many -- sometimes conflicting -- things to many people. At the core, it means letting the application control its resources. Continue Reading
Cloud services and data could be located anywhere -- and that's a scary proposition for many enterprises, especially after ongoing revelations of global U.S. government spying. For many businesses, the vagueness of cloud computing isn't working for ... Continue Reading
Software governance has meant more than the management of company-commissioned applications for quite some time. As the number of online services grows exponentially -- and individual employees feel more comfortable handing over their credit card ... Continue Reading
How do you swap a jumble of different IT methods for a centralized computing approach? IT management best practices move you to consolidate.Continue Reading
Let automation be your guide -- as long as it doesn't lead you into a major outage and uncontrolled IT sprawl.Continue Reading
Application performance management is taking advantage of open APIs and software as a service to focus on the end-user experience. That's a change from the APM of old, which only monitored servers and networks and instrumented application code.
Application performance management tools focus on the end-user experience and use readily available data and autodiscovery to fulfill those goals.Continue Reading
When your applications look good, your business looks good. Beauty supplier ULTA found that application performance management can transform IT's image.Continue Reading
Hyperconvergence is succeeding converged infrastructure technology for data centers that are fast, efficient and more hands-off for IT teams. This building-block approach bundles servers, storage and sometimes networking, which can be convenient -- ...Continue Reading
Improve operations and shorten time spent troubleshooting problems with server management tools.Continue Reading
IT teams can play heroes when database performance issues disrupt applications. Try these five tips for performance tuning before there's a problem.Continue Reading
Some enterprises are charging ahead with a cloud-first approach to their workloads -- not just test and dev, but production workloads as well. That strategy has worked well for several IT departments with varying needs, as featured in this April ...Continue Reading
Cloud computing in business has led to warnings that this new model will spell the end of corporate IT departments. But is that really the case? In this issue of Modern Infrastructure: CIO Edition, contributing writer Dina Gerdeman explores ...Continue Reading