Monitoring in the Cloud

Hovhannes Avoyan

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  As we’ve claimed at the beginning of this series, your business website should have as it’s primary purpose to drive revenue for your brands, products, and services. Therefore, nothing can be left to chance. Website traffic and site visitor patterns are going to provide important optics into how customers are interacting with your offerings. Website analytics and optimizations are therefore critical tools for ensuring that you properly understand their behaviors and help them get what they want. There’s a reason they’re looking at your website in the first place. Making sure that visitors get what they’re looking for and giving them an unforgettable customer experience will be the key to turning them into regular customers. Web analytics and optimization tools are going to provide a critical means for helping you to understand, meet, and exceed customer expectati... (more)

Cloud Computing Instrumental in IT Recovery for 2010

New Year 2010 on Ulitzer IDC, the tech industry analysts, have come out with their predictions for 2010 – and it’s a model that heavily involves the development and growth of the Cloud. First some general IT industry forecasts: - growth is expected to return to the IT industry, and IDC is forecasting a more than 3% expansion for the year; the industry will see spending levels rise once again (but to 2008 levels) to $1.5 trillion; - emerging markets such as China, India and Brazil will lead IT recovery, growing 8-13%, while mature markets like the U.S. and Europe are to remain rel... (more)

Who Should Have Access to Your IT Monitoring Tools

Assigning access to IT monitoring tools isn’t an exact science. Data should be available to those who use it effectively to make decisions. But who are those people – and where in your organization will you find them?   Generally speaking, those with access to IT monitoring data should know how to identify and prioritize network performance and security problems. Most importantly, they should be capable of taking action when those problems affect critical business processes. With those factors in mind, let’s explore the advantages of providing IT monitoring access to various area... (more)

The Week in Website Performance News

This Week in Website Performance is a weekly feature of the Monitis.com blog. It summarizes recent articles about website performance. How to make your web site better, how to improve your users experience when they come to your website and how to optimize the overall experience. Why? Because your friends at Monitis.com care.   Firefox 29 Brings Improvements in asm.js Performance, New Web API Author: James Chesters After almost a decade of service, Firefox has just released a new line of updates in version 29, including improvements in asm.js performance. Asm.js is a subset of ... (more)

Is Windows Server 2012 Cloud-Ready?

To answer this question we need to take a closer look at the requirements for a server system to be considered cloud ready and then investigate the different features of Windows Server 2012 that does or does not meet these requirements. Windows Server 2012 is the official name of Windows Server code name “8” and is now on its Beta stage of development. The first thing to consider here is the ability of the operating system to virtualize its resources, meaning to make them available as part of a shared pool and managed by an administrator. The main features Windows Server 2012 ha... (more)