Archive of posts with category 'Application Performance'

Video - How Rigor can be used to add a Performance Gate to your Jenkins CI Pipeline.

In this short demo we look at how Rigor can be used as a performance gate for your Jenkins CI pipeline. 

Are you ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019?

This post may seem very early, but the upcoming Amazon Prime Day this week (15-16th July 2019) is a good reminder that as an e-commerce platform you really do need...

Supercharging AppDynamics with OverOps

OverOps is a platform for software reliability which has the ability to integrate with other tools used through the software development lifecycle such as tools for CI/CD, Bug tracking, Alerting, Reporting, Log...

Looking back at AppDynamics Global Tour London 2019

Last week the AppDynamics Global Tour arrived in London and it was great to meet many of our customers there. The event was aimed at technologists driving transformation in their industries,...

Turbocharging AppDynamics with OverOps

OverOps is a platform for software reliability which has the ability to integrate with other tools used through the software development lifecycle such as tools for CI/CD, Bug tracking, Alerting, Reporting, Log...

Try our new FREE Web Performance Report

Last week we launched a new free web performance report on our website. The report is generated using the optimisation engine from our partner Rigor who analyse your website against a database...

Case Study: ELEXON use AppDynamics APM

ELEXON is vital to the running of the GB electricity wholesale market. Its role is to compare how much electricity generators and suppliers say they will produce or consume against...

What is RUM, and how does it differ to Synthetics?

When you start researching and looking into web performance and monitoring, you are bound to come across several words and acronyms; EUM (End User Monitoring), Synthetic Monitoring, RUM (Real User...

Want a fast web site? Then you need to know what you are doing!

During my developer career, I have come across developers and teams who do not know or appreciate the importance of web performance, and quite often it can be treated as...

Reflections on last night's web performance dinner

Last night we held our second Rigor Web Performance Dinner, where we were joined by some great people from well known brand names, all at various stages of their web...

Domain Sharding – is it still relevant?

Continuing with our recent Rigor announcement, I was recently questioned over some advice I had given on domain sharding, and whether it was still relevant today.

Join Rigor and AP for a web performance industry dinner

After the success of our last industry dinner in November 2018, we are pleased to hold another at Gaucho (City) London. We look forward to you joining the informal discussion...

Rigor - more than just web performance monitoring

You may have seen our recent announcement, but if not, we’re pleased to reveal that we are now officially the sole UK representative of Rigor; we look forward to helping many more businesses enjoy...

Announcing our Partnership with Rigor

Rigor and Application Performance announce UK web performance monitoring and optimisation partnership. 

2018 - Looking back - and some new ideas for 2019

Before jumping into 2019, we would like to thank you for all we accomplished together during the last year! We are proud to be working with you, helping you get the most...

Does web performance really matter?

Have you ever wondered if web performance is important, and if so why? What if your website is slow, what does it mean to you and your business? And conversely,...

Webinar: 2018 Holiday Web Performance Trends & Lessons Learned

You may have seen our recent Are you ready for Black Friday 2018? blog and the follow up article Black Friday, the winners and losers and next steps. For any retailer...

Black Friday, the winners and losers and next steps

For the consumer, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now fading in memory, the only remnants being a pile of cardboard packaging sticking out of the top of their recycling...

Are you ready for Black Friday 2018?

We’re now well into November, and the ‘Christmas’ word is getting bandied about in various adverts and social media outlets. 

Devoxx 2018 – Post Event Thoughts

While our legs and backs may not have quite fully recovered yet, we are now a week since the successful Devoxx conference ended, and we thought it would be a...

New OverOps Feature – Timers

OverOps adds a new feature to time the response time of Java Methods, alert when they exceed their targets, and see the complete source-code and variable states responsible.

AppDynamics 4.4 New Features

AppDynamics Winter ‘17 product release, also known as version 4.4 of their App iQ Platform, was launched recently. Many SaaS customers will have already been upgraded to this latest version,...

Where are you on the APM maturity curve?

For most organisations Application Performance Monitoring (APM) is a journey, not a destination. Here are some of the typical steps along that journey. See where you are in your organisation....

Alibaba hits a record $25.3bn and 1.48bn transactions for Singles Day

### You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but what about Singles Day?

Ymor - a company built on a unique application monitoring technology and a fully managed service

At AP we love partnering with innovative companies, and are really pleased to introduce you to Ymor, and their CEO, Martin van den Berge. Martin started Ymor back in 2003,...

Docker monitoring and why it matters

Last week Dockercon 17took place in Copenhagen so we thought it topical to discuss Docker monitoring and why it matters. In this article we also look at some of the...

Cisco acquires Perspica to add to AppDynamics

Cisco announced today that it intends to acquire Perspica, a machine learning-driven IT operations analytics firm. Cisco intends to fold Perspica’s team into AppDynamics, which it purchased for $3B early...

Why Hunting Zombie VMs Can Save Money

With Halloween only a couple of weeks away, we thought we would take a look at Zombie VMs and how you can eradicate them from your virtualised datacenter. Unlike the...

Should you be looking for an alternative to New Relic?

If you are running the free version of New Relic Server monitoring you will have received an email notifying you that as of November 14th, 2017 New Relic Servers and...

Turbonomic 6.0 Release Webinar Recording

With Turbonomic’s previous release, they extended their platform’s on-premises capabilities with new support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure public cloud environments. In Turbonomic 6.0 they are going...

Nexthink Experience'17 event highlights

Yesterday AP sponsored and attended Nexthink’s annual customer event. This year rebranded as Experience’17 compared to Analytics’16 last year with the company choosing to focus on why it does what...

The Cache Effect

One of the main drivers for the adoption of Application Performance Monitoring (APM) is the complexity and dynamism of modern applications. Take a simple example - caching.

Java 9 First Impressions Webinar

Register for the Java 9 First Impressions Webinar Java 9 is here and it’s expected to revolutionize the way we think of and build large scale applications.    In this...

Turbonomic 6.0 Webinar

Join the Turbonomic v6.0 Release Webinar

Join Turbonomic and Node4 to learn about infrastructure consumption, costs and compliance

As a Turbonomic partner we invite you to participate in a discussion with your peers around consumption, costs and compliance constraints.

Cisco and Turbonomic Partnership

Application Performance are a partner of Turbonomic and also Cisco now through their acquisition of AppDynamics. So we followed with interest their recently announced partnership.

AWS Summit London Highlights

On Wednesday last week, AP once again attended the annual AWS Summit in London. Every year, this event gets bigger, and this year there were 6000 attendees and 74 partners...

AWS Summit London 2017

Only 1 day to go until the Amazon AWS Summit London 2017. Application Performance will be there for the third year running. This year 2 of our partners, AppDynamics and...

AP Partner, Control F1, in Northern Tech 100 'Top 10'

Control F1 in Northern Tech top 10 fastest growing companies We’d like to congratulate our long-standing partner Control F1, who have been placed in the top 10 in the fastest...

Pints & Technical Deep Dive Pre-AWS Summit

Turbonomic recently announced major advancements to our hybrid cloud management platform with Turbonomic 5.9, enabling customers to confidently accelerate their journey to hybrid cloud.

AP Partner Foundation SP wins #1 Best place to work 2017

Wow… not just #1 in the UK but now #3 in Europe as well !

RyanAir is always getting better with Turbonomic

RyanAir operate more than 1800 flights per day carrying over 116 million passengers every year. They have a team of more than 10,000 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Europe’s number...

What does Turbonomic do for Modern Datacenters?

Turbonomic is an application performance control platform that enables you to guarantee the quality of service for those applications whilst using the underlying infrastructure our cloud as efficiently as possible.

CIOs and CTOs Trust Turbonomic

TechValidate found that 90% of CIOs and CTOs trust Turbonomic. This was based on a survey of customers who were highly likely to recommend Turbonomic.

OverOps Named a 2017 Cool Vendor in Performance Analysis By Gartner

We’re excited to announce that our partner OverOps has been chosen by Gartner to be one of the 2017 Gartner Cool Vendors in Performance Analysis!  Out of over 2,000 developer...

Global cyber attack hits businesses who fail to patch their systems

As the repercussions of the WannaCry (or WannaCrypt) RansomWare attack continues this week, it once again highlights the risks cyber attacks pose to businesses around the globe.

Nexthink Webinar: Are you vulnerable to WannaCry?

 Join the webinar to hear Security Expert Matthew Aylard of Nexthink discuss the risks and what can be done to avoid becoming the victim of a cyber attack.

Nexthink for ServiceNow

With the release of v6.10, Nexthink continues to improve its integration with ServiceNow. With Nexthink, the ServiceNow console is populated with real-time end-user analytics that improve incident management, problem management,...

Video Highlights from AppD Summit Europe ‘17

Last week more than 1,000 people from 34 countries gathered at AppD Summit Europe in London. Thank you to everyone who attended to make this APM summit the largest to date...

Nexthink V6.10 is Here!

This latest release brings end-user feedback to new heights! The End-user Feedback module offers a simple yet effective method for gathering direct feedback from end users. It gives you both...

Webinar: New Forrester Research unveils drivers of growing divide between business and IT

 New Forrester Research unveils drivers of growing divide between business and IT.  Join Nexthink for“Three key steps to transform your IT department from a technology gatekeeper to a business enabler”....

Showtime at the AppDynamics Summit Europe

Over 1000 attendees waited expectantly, the numbers buoyed by news of the Cisco acquisition of AppDynamics. Loud music, laser lights and flashing display announced the arrival of David Wadhwani, the...

Interview with AppDynamics: APM, Sector trends & more

Last week AppDynamics interviewed AP co-founder Mick McGuinness ahead of their upcoming AppD Summit Europe Event to talk about APM, sector trends and more. AP are specialist APM consultancy and long-term AppDynamics partner and a Platinum sponsor at...

Webinar: Six Things You Need to Know Before Migrating to Office 365 and SharePoint Online

We are delighted to announce our forthcoming webinar with digital strategists Metalogix on Six Things You Need to Know Before Migrating to Office 365 and SharePoint Online on 3 March....

Real-Time. Self-Managing. Application Performance.

AppDynamics does a great job of understanding the performance and quality of the user experience delivered by your applications, as well as deep insights into how well the multiple servers,...

AppDynamics Spring ’17 release adds features for Developers and Enterprises

AppDynamics Spring ’17 release (also know as version 4.3) brings many new capabilities to visualise the end-to-end performance of your application: from touch, to code, to infrastructure. There is a...

AppDynamics Summit Europe, 3-4th May 2017

We’re delighted to announce our sponsorship of AppDynamics Summit Europe 2017.

SQL Saturday Cambridge

We’re delighted to announce our sponsorship of SQL Saturday in September.

Nexthink V6.9 is coming

Hot on the heels of version 6.8, released back in January 2017, Nexthink v6.9 is just around the corner, and expected to be GA on March 27th 2017.

Monitoring process flow with AppDynamics

Many applications can be thought of as a pipeline, with things being fed in at one end and emerging in a modified form at the other end. Here throughput is...

Stepping back from the bleeding edge

As a consultant I often get called in to help organisations improve the performance of their applications. The first requirement is usually to install some monitoring to see what is...

Cisco to acquire AppDynamics

I’m sure that you have all heard the exiting news that Cisco has announced it’s intent to purchase AppDynamics. We have worked with AppDynamics since their first beginnings here in the UK, and...

A brief history of Application Performance Management (APM)

The graphic below looks back at the history of Application Performance Management. Starting from the late 90’s when the first solutions started to appear, such as Precise, Wily, Mecury Interactive...

So What Does SharePoint Learn from E-Commerce?

Like the delegates who attended Mick McGuinness’ webinar last week on ‘What Can SharePoint Learn from E-commerce’, I was intrigued by the ways in which common SharePoint issues are being...

Application Performance talks to AppDynamics

Listen to Russell Luke, Managing Director of Application Performance talk about how Application Performance and AppDynamics partner to monitor “one version of the truth” across all aspects of your applications.

AppDynamics launches Business iQ at AppSphere 2016

Last week at AppDynamics AppSphere we saw the launch of Business iQ. It allows customers to build new business-focused dashboards in order to achieve real-time business monitoring.

AppDynamics adds ServiceNow integration

At AppSphere 2016, the AppDynamics annual global conference in Las Vegas last week, we learned about a new integration with ServiceNow. The ServiceNow App is available immediately to download from...

Webinar – The User is King: Delivering a Great User Experience in SharePoint and Office 365

We are delighted to announce that Peter Baddeley, SharePoint and Office 365 expert is to co-present our forthcoming webinar on User Experience with Mick McGuinness, one of our directors and...

AP Partner AppDynamics score top in new Forrester study

Industry analyst Forrester  recently released their latest analysis of the top 14 application performance management (APM) vendors and evaluated them against 28 criteria. AP partner AppDynamics came out on top when compared...

AP Partner AppDynamics Scores Top in Gartner Report

AP partner AppDynamics has scored top in Gartner’s recent report into Application Performance Management (APM). Ranked against its competitors, AppDynamics garnered the highest scores in all categories which included:

Application Performance Facilitates AppDynamics Tesco Roll Out

AppDynamics is now being used to provide business-wide visibility into the customer experience – both in production and during the test and development phase at Tesco.

Webinar: Understanding Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint Online

We are delighted to announce our forthcoming webinar with Brett Lonsdale, owner of Lightning Tools, a Microsoft® SharePoint® tools and web parts vendor.

Webinar: How to Get Great Performance from Your Network

We are delighted to announce that we will be running a webinar entitled How to Get Great Performance from your Network presented by network specialist, Cliff Chapman.

Webinar: Are You Ready for Office 365?

We are running an essential webinar on 28 April 2015 entitled ‘Are You Ready for Office 365?’

SharePoint User Group UK

We are pleased to announce that Mick McGuinness, Technical Director of Application Performance will be speaking at the SharePoint User Group on Thursday 17th September.

SharePoint Saturday Survey Results

Earlier this month we asked delegates attending SharePoint Saturday in London to undertake a survey on the future direction of SharePoint, Office 365 and their challenges around performance management and...

SharePoint Saturday Cambridge

We’re delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting and speaking at SharePoint Saturday in Cambridge on 12th September.

SharePoint Saturday – 29th November 2014

Application Performance are sponsors and exhibitors at SharePoint Saturday.

SharePoint Day Next Thursday!

If you’re concerned with delivering a smooth Office 365 migration, we’re focusing on these issues next Thursday 26 November in a day of webinars and public appearances by the AP...

Application Performance attends SharePoint Conference (SPC) 2014, Las Vegas

We are pleased to announce our participation in the Microsoft® SharePointTM Conference 2014 in Las Vegas.

SharePoint Best Practice and the Cloud Webinar

We are delighted to announce that SharePoint expert Simon Hudson from Cloud 2 is to present an AP webinar on SharePoint Best Practice and the Cloud.

Riverbed® and the Great Renaming Project

We’re delighted that Riverbed has now concluded the eagerly awaited review of its brands, delivering more clearly defined products that we’re pleased to be able to offer our customers.

How to Manage SaaS Performance

Precisely how do you analyse the cause of a fault with your SaaS products and find out whether it’s something you can fix?

AppDynamics 3.9 - A Giant Leap in Application Performance

We’re impressed with the new version of AppDynamics’ comprehensive and smart Application Performance Management software which not only presents more features but does so with responsive and multi-layered custom dashboards....