We have the opportunity today to speak with David Mavashev, founder and CEO
of Nastel Technologies, on his view of the APM (Application Performance
David, do you think “APM” is a subject that’s clear for most IT
professionals, or is there confusion in the marketplace?
When market analysts talk about APM solution providers, they usually refer to
the word “application” in general terms. They’re principally interested
in the impact of IT resources on the performance of “business
applications”, regardless of the nature of the application. Most of the
vendors that play in the APM market have very little knowledge of specific
vertical applications. They mostly specialize in monitoring application
servers, such as Java EE and .Net.
There are application management players with a strong domain expertise in
specific vertical “business applications”. Tho... (more)
There aren’t many businesses today that don’t have a .NET Framework stack
somewhere in the background. The interoperability .NET is supposed to
provide, its Common Language Runtime (CLR) engine, language independence,
simplified deployment, security and portability have all made .NET a logical
choice for Window’s based systems.
With all the applications .NET allows you to create—from customer
relationship management and product inventory applications to websites and
cloud partnerships, to name just a few, you can’t afford for your .NET
applications to go down. It could cost mill... (more)
When it comes to business, no one outside IT cares about how you deliver
consistent, dependable service — as long as you do it…and do it
inexpensively. Customers want a no-pain, no-problem experience at the
checkout stand or internet shopping cart. The business wants to prevent
customer attrition and order fallout by keeping them happy. They also need
to be able grow without the expansion revealing inadequacies in the IT
Application performance monitoring (APM) is a recognized solution for keeping
the pain of growth to a minimum and for identifying problems before... (more)
Is it a bird? Well no, but you can tweet about it.
Is it a plane? No, but it does go on AutoPilot.
Is it Superman? No. But it has super powers that allow organizations to get
their business-critical applications running with the highest performance.
It’s Nastel’s AutoPilot M6, an application performance management
solution, providing enterprises a powerful mechanism for managing the
performance of complex composite applications and their transactions. And the
award-winning Nastel AutoPilot On-Demand for WebSphere MQ, a solution for
self-service access to visibility and diagnostics... (more)
APM Technology Needs to Provide More Joy
By Cameron Haight
So, I've been at my new role for about a month now and I'd like to share with
you some observations that I've made with respect to the APM marketplace. In
my conversations with many of the leading APM providers, I've seen some
improvements in product integration, scale and in some cases, usability,
since my earlier foray into this market several years ago. There is some new
thinking about the need to support a broader range of users and environments.
And in a few cases, some new pricing approaches are being introduced tha... (more)