Network Virtualization and the Software Defined Data Center: Part 2

In last week’s post about Network Virtualization and the Software Defined Data Center, I pointed out that whatever approach you choose to take towards your modern data center network – SDN, NFV, a blend - an element of network ... More >


Born to Test – Conference Highlights from StarWest 2015

This week the Software Testing World is gathering at StarWest 2015 in Anaheim, CA (yeah - that's where Disneyland is) to share the latest best practices when it comes to Software Quality, Testing, Continuous Testing, DevOps, ... and all the ... More >


On Our Way to the Fall Classic with Digital Performance Management

Several weeks ago we had a look at Fantasy Football site performance as football season kicked off.  Autumn is also the time to watch the Major League Baseball pennant races. Baseball is particularly exciting for me this year as the Blue ... More >

Automated Deployments of Dynatrace Application Monitoring

Kick-Start Continuous Monitoring with Chef, Ansible and Puppet

It's been more than six months since I wrote about Top DevOps Tools We Love, and many great things have happened on the topic since then. Today, I am proud to announce the immediate availability of Chef, Ansible and Puppet scripts for ... More >


Network Virtualization and the Software Defined Data Center

I was recently having a discussion with one of my clients about the concept of network virtualization. During the conversation, in attempting to explain the business case, I referred to data center virtualization. This was met with some ... More >


7 Reasons why APM is a No-Brainer for all Organizations

Why bother? That is the question many IT professionals face when trying to sell the value of application performance management internally to their organizations. As a working IT manager, for a Fortune 500 company, I like to save my company ... More >


Ensure Availability & Performance in SAP’s Digital Economy

SAP applications play a key role in fulfilling business processes in today’s digital enterprises. Availability problems, even those that impact single users, result in efficiency loss and in a worst case scenario may even stop the process. ... More >


Top 4 Digital Performance Metrics you should monitor 24/7!

Today’s websites are no longer solely marketing channels, they are critical production factors. If a website fails to deliver a satisfactory customer experience the entire value delivery chain is broken, and a company will not generate ... More >