GetApp IT Management Blog

  • Published 11 April 2016 by Stephanie Miles
    The rapid adoption of cloud computing and the proliferation of mobile devices are two factors driving the complexity of modern IT infrastructures. With new components added each day, including new infrastructure, sources of applications, and a rising number of devices with access to corporate resources, IT professionals and in-house teams are now playing a role … Continue Reading
    How Cloud Monitoring Enables Better Analytics
  • Published 23 March 2016 by Matt Mullarkey-Toner
    What is JIRA? JIRA is issue tracking, bug tracking, and project management and planning software. JIRA’s parent company is Atlassian, which was founded by Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar in 2002 who met while studying at University of New South Wales in Australia. The two bootstrapped the company and charged AU$10,000 on their credit cards … Continue Reading
    How to Choose the Right JIRA Integrations
  • Published 10 February 2016 by Olivier Pomel
    Olivier Pomel, CEO and co-founder of cloud monitoring service Datadog, explains why 2016 will be a banner year for adoption of public and private cloud. (originally posted on Datadog) We first started working on Datadog in late 2010 because it seemed obvious to us that IT infrastructure would look drastically different in 2020—and as such … Continue Reading
    Why 2016 Is the Year of Monitoring at Scale
  • Published 16 December 2015 by getapp
    You’re ready to move to the cloud. Or maybe you just want to consolidate your IT infrastructure. While you may be keen to get going, it’s important that you understand all the dependencies between your existing infrastructure components first. You probably already have an inventory of your physical servers, but that isn’t enough—you need to … Continue Reading
    See the Full Picture of Your IT Infrastructure During Cloud Migration
  • Published 26 October 2015 by Karen McCandless
    IT departments are overloaded with responsibilities, particularly when it comes to performance monitoring. DevOps team members are often being bombarded with unnecessary email alerts and spending hours looking for the root causes of performance and availability issues. There is a already a solution out there and that is artificial intelligence (AI), the “science and engineering … Continue Reading
    How Artificial Intelligence Simplifies App Performance Monitoring
  • Published 16 October 2015 by Karen McCandless
    More isn’t always better. When it comes to monitoring infrastructure and software, it’s easy to go overboard with the number of high-level alerts your system is designed to send out. Alerts are often designed to communicate specific issues about systems in plain language, which enables IT professionals and engineers to respond quickly. Automated alerts also … Continue Reading
    How to Monitor Apps More Effectively – Part 2
  • Published 5 October 2015 by Stephanie Miles
    The sale has just started in your favorite store and you want to pick up a bargain online, or you’re finally booking flights on your much needed holiday and only a few seats are left. But when you try to complete your purchase you get an error message and the website seems to be down. … Continue Reading
    How IT Management Solutions Can Help Monitor Apps and Minimize Downtime
  • Published 25 September 2015 by Stephanie Miles
    Duplication of effort is a hot button issue within the business community right now, as organizations large and small search for more strategic ways to streamline operations. With the average small business using a whopping 14.3 apps — or 5.5 apps per employee, according to a report by Osterman Research — employees tasked with the … Continue Reading
    Top 3 Benefits of Integrated Help Desk Systems
  • Published 24 August 2015 by Mark Billen
    An acknowledgement of application monitoring is fundamental to successful app deployment, regardless of how a development team arrives at it. Whether the scenario is “reactive” in the heat of post-launch meltdown, or (more desirably) “proactive” within coding, QA, and production stages – the value of application monitoring is undeniable. What’s more, numerous off-the-shelf solutions are … Continue Reading
    Voice of the Customer: How to Successfully Implement an Application Monitoring Solution
  • Published 18 August 2015 by Mark Billen
    Imagine you moved to a house on a flood plain. Are you the type of person who would put up a flood defense system when you moved in? Or would you be out there with a armful of buckets once the rains came? Now picture the house as an application your company is working on. … Continue Reading
    When Disaster Strikes: What to Do When Your App Fails