Nastel will be back at IBM Impact 2014 in Las Vegas, in booth #510. Please
stop by and say hello!
Booth #510 at IBM Impact 2014
We will offer on-the-fly demos of the real-time application performance
monitoring (APM) analytics and monitoring capabilities in the latest release
of AutoPilot. Stop by and see demonstrations of how we track and stitch
message flows across Java, .NET, middleware and mainframe in topologies
containing, WebSphere AS, MQ, MB, DataPower and mainframe.
Our CTO, Albert Mavashev will be there to discuss your technical questions.
Customer Case Study
In addition we are sponsoring a customer case study, “How Technology is
used at a Nastel Customer for Proactive Monitoring in a Private Cloud”. The
session speaker is Karolyn Schalk, VP IT Infrastructure. The session is
#3321 and is scheduled for: Monday, April 28, 12:00 to 12:45 pm in room:
Delfino ... (more)
The number of vendors vying for the application performance management space
has exploded in the last year. Almost every vendor in the space comes to it
from a specific strength and has expanded its core offering to provide some
level of application performance management (APM).
What differentiates a strong APM solution from one that is a fragile, cobbled
Strong APM solutions are built to integrate into complex application
environments. It won’t require you to replace your existing application
monitoring tools. It will leverage them. Fragile APM solutions aren’t
The development of IT environments have naturally led to complexity. Put it
down to the very nature of capitalism. Different vendors working together to
achieve a common goal isn’t a common occurrence. Each vendor has over the
years developed its own monitoring and reporting systems. This is all well
and good for each specific application or system. It doesn’t work
effectively when applications are executing across an IT enterprise comprised
of everything from mainframe to cloud.
What Is the True Cost of Silo Not Application Centric Monitoring?
Many of these cost are so ingrained ... (more)
Good news: Your company has just gone through a merger. But surprise,
surprise: you have also acquired a whole new set of management tools, along
with a whole new set of applications. Also included, at no charge is a
fresh set of application problems. Oh boy.
How is your newly merged IT enterprise going to organize all this
effectively? Here’s one effective answer. Employ a
You may ask, “Why is this the best approach for our IT enterprise to
Let’s look at the facts.
Generally, most management tools “monitor” only a sma... (more)
Alexander Podelko, a performance expert working with Oracle, recently wrote a
blog post in which he takes a look at the current state of the APM market and
what he thinks needs to change in order for companies to get the most out of
In his post, Alex discusses the vagueness around the term APM – is it
Application Performance Monitoring or Application Performance Management? The
APM market is fairly crowded and not well defined – every solution claims
to be the best at monitoring all of your application performance needs;
however, that just isn’t the reality. And... (more)