Police agency uses social media monitoring service

For the past two years, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has used a service that allows police to pinpoint the location of people who are posting information on Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites. ALEA still has a subscription to the service, Geofeedia, even though many social media companies …

Application monitoring company picks up a monster funding round

An interesting thing is going on in the application and infrastructure monitoring space. A ton of money is being poured into the various vendors in the market, and all of those vendors are rapidly morphing their platforms to provide holistic monitoring functionality. No longer is it just about application monitoring …

Reaping the benefits of net monitoring and IT consolidation

Federal and state government is placing increasing emphasis on the consolidation of data centers and a better accounting of IT inventory in general. While many policies and practices can help, network monitoring is perhaps the best and simplest. Most government organizations employ some level of network monitoring, but very few …

Nyansa Releases New User Application Analytics Technology

Nyansa, Inc. (“knee-ans-sah”), a fast-growing innovator of a new generation of network analytics software technology, today introduced Voyance+ a new extension to its popular Voyance network analytics service that adds unique user application analytics (UAA) technology. With it, enterprises gain actionable insights into the quality of entire user experience from …

SysKit News – Custom Server Monitoring Templates for Server Roles

The newest SysKit version, the 2016 R2 – 8.0, is equipped with customizable server monitoring templates.And that’s awesome, because it means that SysKit allows you to create consistent monitoring templates that can be applied across the whole server environment. This, of course, applies to all technologies that SysKit supports. In …

What is True Visibility in Your IT stack?

In today’s modern world of data and computing, information is power. The more we can observe, manage and control, the better off we are. However, there does come a point when today’s heterogeneous environments begin evolving and growing to the point where they become overwhelming to manage. There will often …

Web Application Monitoring – a Basic Framework

When deploying a web application in production, setting up and configuring monitoring is a critical part of the process. As a DevOps, Web developer, or an IT administrator, you need to be alerted when performance issues or incidents occur, and be able to find the root cause of the problem …