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APM for Dummies – Based on Gartner’s 5 Dimensions of APM

Application Performance Management, or APM, refers to the practice of monitoring software availability and performance. However, performance management tools go far beyond just measuring uptime and response time: APM services aim to improve the user experience through data that provides insight into how an application performs and why. In other words, the performance management application’s goal is to improve […] Continue reading

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IoT Adoption Requirements

As the Internet of Things (IOT) becomes more and more viable there is an underlying issue that needs to be addressed by developers. That issue is to define what ‘Things’ should be internet-connected and what value-add can be provided by creating connectivity to those ‘Things’. Whether talking about home security or traffic control or even […] Continue reading

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APIs and the Digital Enterprise

Application program interfaces, or APIs, are central to how digital enterprises operate today — and they will continue to play a vital role in shaping business operations for years to come. For the uninitiated, “digital enterprise” describes a business that utilizes technology on both internal and external levels to build and maintain a competitive edge. According to CIO, “digital enterprise” […] Continue reading

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Three Ways Automation is Driving Digital Transformation

Digital transformation harnesses the wider use of technology within an organization’s services, products, and processes to improve the user experience for its customers, increase the speed of execution and ultimately deliver competitive advantage. So, how is automation driving digital transformation? Here are three ways.   1.    Business processes optimization   Many traditional organizations are making […] Continue reading

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APIs: The New Digital Business Frontier

A recent article from Gartner highlights the exciting opportunities offered by Application Program Interface (API) implementations to expand both reach and profit, thanks in part to the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. APIs are, of course, nothing new in the business world. But before IoT took off, there weren’t nearly as many devices using the Internet to exchange information. Download our […] Continue reading

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Five Lessons Learned From The London Marathon Let Down

Earlier this week, Virgin Money Giving announced that they would boost donations to the London Marathon by 10% after its website crashed the night before the race. Potential donators were left frustrated well into the morning of race day, despite the organisation’s best efforts to fix the issue. Runners and charities missed out on the […] Continue reading

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Falling Flash Memory Prices: The SSD Server Becomes More Practical

Keeping website and application load times to a minimum is essential in providing a positive customer experience. When the market creates an opportunity to replace the slowest part of the system with a faster solution, it’s worth taking notice. According to PC World, the technology market research experts at Gartner expect prices for Solid State Drives to crash in 2019. Plummeting SSD […] Continue reading

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[New Feature Releases] Custom Results, Aggregated Data & Alerts in ASM

New Feature releases in Apica Synthetic Monitoring Custom Result Unit In Apica Synthetic Monitoring it is now possible to create and use Custom Result Units per check. This is useful for integration checks. For example, in the AppDynamics integration, you can get many different metrics into ASM. If you are getting the metric “Calls per […] Continue reading

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IoT: Where are we Now, and Where are we Going?

By Sven Hammar, Chief Strategy Officer and Founder at Apica The Internet of Things (IoT) is increasingly present in our daily lives, at work, in the home and in the public sphere, making the world a more connected place. In fact, 2020 will see at least 20 billion connected devices across the globe. So, let’s […] Continue reading

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Internet of Things: The Future is Coming

From comics to cartoons, from science fiction to fantasy we have been shown a future where our cars drive themselves, our coffee makers start themselves, and our houses adjust their temperature settings at our remote command. Getting information or entertainment will be as simple as asking for it aloud.  Planning your daily commute will be […] Continue reading

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