The second quarter has passed and with it Nastel has witnessed an exceptional
period of growth over the first half of 2011. The growth not only is being
seen in dollars and cents, but in personnel, products and customer wins.
Some of you may read this and think of that old adage, “self-praise is no
praise.” We prefer to think of Muhammad Ali’s famous quote, “It isn’t
bragging if you can back it up.”
And we can.
Fact, over the same period a year ago, Nastel’s revenue has grown by 100
percent, and our sales team has grown by 500 percent.
I’m proud of the Nastel team and the work they’ve done, turning this
company into a leader in the Application Performance Monitoring space. Our
work, both in terms of sales and product development, has been unparalleled.
All this hard work has not gone without notice, and I’m not talking about
the view from my desk here in the office,... (more)
I remember watching my grandmother make “real” fudge from scratch in her
kitchen when I was a kid. The recipe had five ingredients. Sugar, cocoa,
milk, salt and cream of tartar. All she needed was one pan, heat and a candy
She also had to be extremely careful to ensure there weren’t any sugar
crystals left inside the pan as the syrup began to boil. She couldn’t heat
the pan too quickly or the milk would scorch. And she couldn’t stir the
thick sugary syrup too soon or the batch would be ruined. Despite the simple
ingredient list, making fudge involved many complicat... (more)
It’s not often that we like to give ourselves a pat on the back, but when
we feel it’s deserving, well then we do it. Therefore, Nastel was named a
Bronze-level winner in the Best in Biz awards in the Enterprise Product of
the Year category. The winners were announced this week.
Nastel is honored to have been included among the many prestigious companies
that also received high marks and praise, namely Scandisk, Hubspan, Pure
Storage and Spigit, which all competed in Nastel’s category.
This is a fantastic accomplishment for Nastel and further showcases our
expertise in the appli... (more)
Application Performance Monitoring (APM) is promoted as the best way to keep
all the applications that serve your business available and performing
properly. Though when it comes to the main IT challenges your business faces,
you may be wondering if all the talk isn’t just hype.
TRAC research stated in a recent webinar that 63 percent of IT time is spent
troubleshooting performance issues. Sixty-one percent say they want to
identify performance issues before they affect end users, while 48 percent
want to reduce their IT management costs and 42 percent of IT manager... (more)
“In the early days of aviation, aircraft required the continuous attention
of a pilot in order to fly safely,” according to information taken from
online flight manuals. “As aircraft range increased allowing flights of
many hours, the constant attention led to serious fatigue. To remediate
this an autopilot is designed to perform some of the tasks of the pilot.”
In the early days of business application development, applications required
constant monitoring by the IT staff to ensure they executed properly,
especially as new applications were introduced. As the number of applicat... (more)