Product

Monitoring versus Management

Many people are confused by the terms “monitoring” and “management.”  This is because only application monitoring solutions have typically been available in the marketplace, so that’s what people are used to seeing.  If a solution comes along that calls itself “management,” buyers don’t necessarily know the difference. AppDynamics has embraced the APM label, but we’re […]

Product

The Three Faces of the Hybrid Cloud

Most people, thankfully, have acknowledged that the cloud is real.  For groups such as development and testing, it’s not only real, but highly successful; we’re seeing our customers and prospects use the public clouds, or build and deploy private clouds at a much more rapid pace than even a year ago. The real question is […]

Product

Who owns the application?

The debate over who owns an application in production continues to unfurl.  What I’ve found interesting is, after a period of time where writers and bloggers were looking towards IT Operations to be application owners, I’ve started to detect a bit of a backlash. The arguments for IT Operations owning the application is simple: Development […]