Germain APM: the Application Performance Management Blog

Architecture is Key to Selecting APM Technology

Posted by Sylvia Fong Ny on Thu, Oct 10, 2013
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Topics: APM, How To, Best Practices

5 Ways You Can Lower the TCO of your APM Tool

Posted by Sylvia Fong Ny on Thu, Aug 22, 2013

When you are building your case for the installation and use of application performance management (APM) tools, you need to identify specific ways to reduce costs and keep the project on budget. The total cost of ownership (TCO), both for APM tools and for most other IT investments, can be roughly divided into deployment and maintenance costs and your budget-cutting efforts should deal with both. We’ve come up with five great ways to reduce TCO and get other people on board with APM.

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Topics: APM, Investment Justification, How To, Best Practices

7 Key Drivers for APM Software Refresh & Upgrade

Posted by Sylvia Fong Ny on Thu, Jul 25, 2013

When is the right time to upgrade your APM? Practical considerations for putting your APM on the right track

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Topics: APM, Investment Justification, How To, Best Practices

5 Essential APM Software Functions to Enhance User Experience and Business Process Monitoring

Posted by Sylvia Fong Ny on Thu, Jun 27, 2013
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Topics: APM, How To, Best Practices

Announcing Germain Customization Review Tool (CRT) for Siebel - Solving your Siebel performance issues upfront in the release cycle!

Posted by Yannick Germain on Thu, Jun 13, 2013

We are excited to launch our new product, Germain CRT™ for Siebel, a tool specifically designed to take the guesswork out of your Siebel customizations by comparing your environment(s) against a rich, dynamic library of hundreds of best practices for how to configure, customize and extend Siebel.

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Topics: How To, Siebel

Application Performance Management means Business: Understanding User Experience and Business Process Usage

Posted by Sylvia Fong Ny on Fri, Jun 07, 2013
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Topics: APM, How To, Best Practices

4 ways to leverage APM software for successful Application Changes and Upgrades

Posted by Sylvia Fong Ny on Thu, May 30, 2013

In our last article we discussed how Application Performance Management is a great foundation for successful application changes and upgrades. Today we would like to illustrate this with specifics.

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Topics: APM, How To, Best Practices

Application Performance Management: The foundation for successful application changes and upgrades

Posted by Sylvia Fong Ny on Mon, May 20, 2013
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Topics: APM, How To, Trends, Best Practices

The best time to deploy a new APM software platform

Posted by Sylvia Fong Ny on Mon, Apr 22, 2013
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Topics: APM, How To, Best Practices

7 Ways to Get Started on Proactive Application Monitoring

Posted by Fa Poorooshasb on Wed, Apr 10, 2013

We mentioned in our last post ”The 3 Main Benefits of Proactive Application Monitoring“ how proactive application monitoring can be extremely valuable for your business, but as with any new business process it helps to have a few concrete steps to get started. While these are by no means the whole story, they are our pick for the 7 best ways to implement proactive application monitoring.

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Topics: APM, How To, Best Practices