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Thanks to the DevOps movement, we now understand why software delivery chains that consist of a series of silos are bad. They complicate communication between different teams, leading to delivery delays, backtracking, and bugs. When it comes to incident management, there is another ty...
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (HPE) has neglected its software testing products for years and recently decided to spin-off and sell its software assets entirely to Micro Focus. The list of tools...
Kaazing WebSocket Gateway Now Available on the New Docker Store  SAN JOSE, Calif., March 8, 2017 – Kaazing, provider of a secure, web-scale communications backbone for mobile-first customers and the connected enterprise, today announced that it has expanded its partnership with Do...
Kaazing WebSocket Gateway Now Available on the New Docker Store SAN JOSE, Calif., March 8, 2017 – Kaazing, provider of...
Kaazing WebSocket Gateway Now Available on the New Docker Store SAN JOSE, Calif., March 8, 2017 – Kaazing, provider of...
One of the best ways to increase website conversions and build customer trust in your online brand is to boost your page speed. However, many businesses fail to make the connection between site performance and increased revenue. More than half of mobile web visitors will abandon sites ...
Amazon knows me.  Oh boy, do they know me!  Our dog thinks the deliveryman is part of our family.  Amazon knows what I like, and does their very best to create a wonderful and personalized experience for us by using their "system of intelligence" to provide it.  Ama...
[Preface: This is the fourth and last in a four-part series that uses the AWS outage as a springboard to discuss our technology vision for backup and continuity.  Part 1 discussed the AWS outage of February 28, 2017.  Part 2 discussed the concept of black swans and this AWS black swan ...
Monitoring tools for websites have been around for more than two decades now. They can tell you whether your site is up or down, how long it takes your webpage to load, even how long it takes to complete a multi-step transaction. All of this is done by monitoring the communication laye...
For those of us who’ve worked in IT for a long time, we know disruptive change when we see it. And cloud and SaaS have brought about the biggest change for IT teams we’ve seen in many years. These trends have turned traditional IT on its head, and that includes the way IT researches, c...
In my last blog post, I shared my predictions for the Internet of Things in 2017. Prior to that, I talked about why I believe IoT is real, and how there is an opportunity for many businesses to improve operations, enable automation and drive new revenue. In this in a short video, I ans...
You can’t really say that I participated in SAP Hybris’ Digital Live Summit (#SAPHybrisLive) yesterday. It was a global event spreading multiple timezones – so yesterday doesn’t apply here. It was a unprecedented online event of a kind I’ve never experienc...
According to a roundup by Gartner, the average cost of downtime for an enterprise is $5,600 per minute. While the data collected was from incredibly large companies, the cost of downtime for even small startups is no laughing matter. Let’s assume, for the sake of... The post The Top Ca...
How to be more cost-efficient and improve productivity and agility by following these 10 best practices to optimize your change management process. Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
In today’s world, we are living in an age where our thinking is not possible without Smartphones and mobile devices.... The post Strategies For Mobile Performance Testing appeared first on AppPerfect.
MongoDB Atlas provides you with an easy and secure way of hosting your MongoDB databases in the cloud. Once you've deployed your MongoDB database to Atlas, you may want to visualize your schema, and manipulate your data, all from the power and convenience of the MongoDB Compass G...
Look around. Promises are nothing, performance is everything. That’s just as true for developers and operations engineers as it is for the apps they’re responsible for managing. In the tech field, top performers are worth roughly 300 times that of the average knowledge work...
This week we announced some significant news for developers: we have expanded our partnership with Docker by joining the Docker...
This week we announced some significant news for developers: we have expanded our partnership with Docker by joining the Docker...
How often is an environment unavailable due to factors within your project’s control? How often is an environment unavailable due to external factors? Are the software and hardware in an environment up to date with the target Production systems? How often do you have to resort to manua...
HUMAN MACHINES AND The distinction between management and leadership Applying integrated leadership and organization studies through a psychoanalytical perspective, specifically Freudian ego psychology, Zaleznik (1992) determined derived their influence from talents as opposed to compe...
This week we announced some significant news for developers: we have expanded our partnership with Docker by joining the Docker Certified Program to deliver secure, scalable and real-time containerized applications. Through the program, the Kaazing WebSocket Gateway Community Edition (...
In the mid-1980’s my dad ran SWAT teams for the LA County Sheriff. As a team leader, he had a simple mantra that he had learned […]
By Ken Klapproth The progress of ad blocker software over the years as described by Jason Bloomberg in the Forbes article is another case in point […]
Gartner cited the #1 challenge in Big Data as “Determining how to get value from Big Data.” Did I read that right? And by no a small margin! How to get value from Big Data? Shouldn’t it be shocking that such a fundamental question persists while businesses are spending billions on dat...
Modern organizations typically use several IT tools to monitor their applications, networks and other IT components in real time. Unfortunately, this leads to independent data islands, which creates a one-dimensional view of IT. In order to make strategic decisions, organizations need ...
By Israel Trade & Economic Office U.S. Midwest Region In an article outlining major cyber trends that came out of last week’s RSA Cyber Security Conference in […]
LogMeIn has completed its previously disclosed merger with Citrix Systems, Inc.’s GetGo, Inc. subsidiary, a wholly owned subsidiary consisting of Citrix’s GoTo family of service offerings. The merger officially closed after market hours on January 31, 2017. Effected through a Reverse M...
In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, I continue last week’s DSC overview with an overview of the failover methods and the changes/enhancements introduced in the recently released version 13 of TMOS. Check back tomorrow for a write up on the v13 failover method changes!
After many months of hard work, we are preparing to release the latest Retrace agent for Windows / .NET, and along with this release, there are some changes to how we will be releasing our agents in the future. Change Around Automatic Agent Updates We have listened to a lot of feedback...
In the mid-1980’s my dad ran SWAT teams for the LA County Sheriff. As a team leader, he had a simple mantra that he had learned while training with the Navy Seals and which he and his team repeated before every entry: “Slow is smooth. Smooth is fast.” This simple phrase was their remin...
The post Graphic Design Retainer: Does It Make Sense For Your Business? appeared first on HFB Advertising Design Agency.
Data Infrastructure server storage I/O network and associated tradecraft are your skills, experiences, insight as well as tricks of the trade, profession and job function (read more about what is a data infrastructure here). This is the first of a two-part series exploring data infrast...
She's smart. He's funny. They're the ambitious ones. That company is an innovator. This technology is a game-changer. As humans, we love labels. Consciously and unconsciously, we slap them on everything - and with good reason. The average human brain must process over 34GB of informat...
[Preface: This is the third in a four-part series that uses the AWS outage as a springboard to discuss our technology vision for backup and continuity.  Part 1 discussed the AWS outage of February 28, 2017.  Part 2 discussed the concept of black swans and this AWS black swan in particu...
Last week I was looking at our web analytics and saw some unfavorable trends in our site visits. There were some dips and declines. My slow but steady upward trend was starting to level. The horror, I know. Look, we all know content is king, but when you are running marketing for a sma...
International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It’s about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action. In my career, I have had the opportunity to work with some inspiring women who have helped sha...
ISVs must complete the transition from an on-premises to a SaaS-based business model, but will find both challenges and opportunities in the transition The move to […]
We were pretty excited here at AppNeta when we got the good news that we got high marks from users in Gartner’s Network Performance Monitoring-Diagnostics category. Gartner’s Critical Capabilities research examines how tech users actually choose and interact with the products they need...
Oxford University researchers have estimated that 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. But which ones will robots take first? First, we should define “robots” (for this article only) as technologies, such as machine learning algorithms running on purp...