Eliminating The Roadblocks to Effectively Managing Application Performance
By Jim Metzler, Kubernan
Published 2006, Posted February 2007
Over the last couple of years,
assuring acceptable application performance has become a hot topic. As a result,
a growing amount of attention has been paid recently to a wide variety of issues
that impact the ability of the IT organization to manage application
performance. The vast majority of this attention has focused on technologies
that can be used to improve the performance of networks and applications. These
technologies include compression, caching, protocol and application acceleration
as well as server offloading.
Technology is clearly a critical component of a network and application management solution. However, the effectiveness of any network management solutions has historically been impacted as much by issues that have no basis in technology, as much as those management solutions have been impacted by technology.
As will be demonstrated in this IT Innovation Report, the primary impediments to effectively managing application performance have little to do with technology. In particular, the goal of this IT Innovation Report is to examine some of the organizational dynamics that impact the ability of the IT organization to effectively manage application performance and to make recommendations for how IT organizations can overcome the roadblocks created by these dynamics.
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