Jonah Kowall

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Archives for April, 2012


IT Operations Analytics are hot – Splunk IPO

by Jonah Kowall  |  April 21, 2012  |  4 Comments

With all of the buzz created in the past few weeks from the investment community around the IPO of Splunk and the pricing this week there is a renewed interest in these tools. Finishing the week up 108% and with a market cap of $3.35b compared to the initial pricing of $8-10 revised to $11-13 [...]

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Great news for Application Performance Monitoring (APM) startups – Cool Vendors in APM

by Jonah Kowall  |  April 21, 2012  |  6 Comments

Cool Vendors in Application Performance Monitoring - http://www.gartner.com/resId=1990115 I’m happy to announce that Will Cappelli and I have started a new cool vendor note to accompany the 65 regularly published notes which are done yearly throughput Gartner. These research notes are fun to write and cover interesting innovative smaller technology companies to keep an eye on. Looking at the [...]

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Application Aware Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) and Network Packet Broker (NPB) research

by Jonah Kowall  |  April 21, 2012  |  23 Comments

Vendor Landscape for Application-Aware Network Performance Monitoring and Network Packet Brokers - http://www.gartner.com/resId=1987715 Deb Curtis and I have recently published a note which is something which I started several months ago to highlight some of the innovative solutions and players in the Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) market which fit a specific set of criteria. We needed [...]

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