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Infrastructure Monitoring Status? It’s Complicated.

Moving to the cloud and into hybrid environments—even in the past year—has created several changes, but what does this mean for IT pros? The evolution to modern applications has created…

Handle With Care: The Many Ways Modern Web Applications Can Break

Legacy applications used to be monolithic, often with the database, code, and web server on a single host. But modern apps are different—they use more microservices, containers, and serverless technologies.…

Five Steps to Developing an Application Modernization Strategy

Supporting legacy applications is problematic for several reasons. These aging systems are becoming increasingly obsolete and difficult to maintain. They use outdated software languages and unsupported hardware parts—some as much…

The Perfect World (Without Outages)

Heaven on Earth would be a world with no outages. No slow load times. No failed switches or routers. No bandwidth issues. Just peace and quiet. But if nothing were…

Cloud Native, You Keep Using Those Words

Ask a hundred IT pros and their managers what “cloud native” is, and you’ll get as many different definitions. In part it’s because public cloud providers (PCPs) seek to provide…

Developers Are Not Building Shiny New Things

Some, maybe. But not most. Look, I have this theory. I also have data. And as with most stories in my life, it all starts with a trip to Las…

The Importance of Applications for Business Success

In developed economies, people who don’t use information technology are rare. Organizations not utterly reliant on IT are virtually unheard of. Everything is an app, and apps are at the…

How Ops Teams Can Leverage APM to Meet Modern Requirements

Many components of cloud and SaaS technology are incredibly useful, but the hairball of hybrid IT is anything but. And the cross-hairs of complexity are firmly centered in one place:…

The Hybrid APM You Need and Deserve

Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) hosted applications, and custom apps: Historically, application performance management (APM) covered only one or two of those three things. The traditional APM only applied…

Becoming Hybrid—The Challenge of Discovery

In the previous post of this series, we talked about the importance of requirements and gaining a solid understanding of the “why” before embarking on a hybrid cloud journey. As…