I am in process of a couple new documents, one of which is an update for a very old RFP/RFI template we provided to readers. This request comes up on a lot of the calls I take, and should provide a good starting point for both customers own request forms to vendors as well as getting people to think about all of the possibilities that these complex Application Performance Monitoring (APM) tools are capable of.
The other note, which is close to being published is around how APM fits into the other monitoring technologies that are part of a typical IT Operations toolkit. Aspects are covered around what technologies and tools are to be used strategically and which are designed for tactical troubleshooting, as well as which tools are vital for mission critical and sensitive infrastructure components.
I am kicking off some additional research, which should keep me busy for the next 2-3 months. I will be going into aspects of open source monitoring, the future of APM EUE capture, as well as event management best practices and guidelines.
Look forward to seeing some of you next week at Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations, and Management Summit (IOM). I will be posting from the show or shortly after the show on some of my personal highlights from the show. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me to meet during the conference.
Read Complimentary Relevant Research
Predicts 2017: Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence is changing the way in which organizations innovate and communicate their processes, products and services. Practical...
View Relevant Webinars
The Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016
Strategic technology trends are rapidly changing disruptive trends with significant potential for enterprise impact over the next three...
Comments or opinions expressed on this blog are those of the individual contributors only, and do not necessarily represent the views of Gartner, Inc. or its management. Readers may copy and redistribute blog postings on other blogs, or otherwise for private, non-commercial or journalistic purposes, with attribution to Gartner. This content may not be used for any other purposes in any other formats or media. The content on this blog is provided on an "as-is" basis. Gartner shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of the content or use of this blog.