Germain APM: the Application Performance Management Blog

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

How to Lower the Cost of APM Software Ownership

Posted by Sylvia Fong Ny on Thu, Jul 18, 2013
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Topics: APM, Investment Justification, Best Practices

Justifying an APM investment, part 3 - reducing IT and Operations costs

Posted by Sylvia Fong Ny on Tue, Apr 02, 2013
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Topics: APM, Investment Justification, Best Practices

Justifying an APM investment, part 2 - quantifying positive impact on the business

Posted by Fa Poorooshasb on Mon, Mar 04, 2013

This is our second post on the topic of justifying investments in APM technologies, which is still a challenge with IT budgets still tight and APM projects not taken for granted.

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Topics: APM, Investment Justification

Justifying an APM software investment, part 1 - a positive impact on the business

Posted by Sylvia Fong Ny on Tue, Feb 12, 2013
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Topics: APM, Investment Justification

APM Predictions: 7 bad things that will happen to your mission-critical business applications in 2013

Posted by Yannick Germain on Mon, Jan 14, 2013

Happy New Year! Are you ready to hit the ground running with your Application Performance Management resolutions for 2013? We certainly are. To better prepare, we asked our experts what they saw in the field last year, and decided to bring you the worst of it. We sincerely hope none of these will happen to you. Unfortunately they probably will...

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Topics: APM, Investment Justification, Trends