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BizCloud® Network | August 31, 2014

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Bizcloud Computing Consultants Offer eCommerce Sites Guidance on Optimizing for the Mobile Environment

November 13, 2011 | 3

Companies have responded to the mobile craze, their implementation of mobile optimized pages often falls short. To wit, a 2011 survey of mobile Web users and websites found that a full 77% of large companies’ mobile “optimized” sites take more than 5 seconds to load. Read More

Server and Performance Monitoring Essentials for Cloud Hosted Applications

November 8, 2011 | 5

Server and Performance Monitoring Essentials for Cloud Hosted Applications

It won’t be long before such mundane concerns as switch latency and the power consumption of  servers’ multi-core CPUs are a distant memory for most system administrators and network engineers.  … Read More

5 Must-Have Features of SaaS Application Performance Monitoring Tools

October 18, 2011 | 3

Application Performance Monitoring is critical to keeping any software application fine-tuned for optimal performance within an on-premise infrastructure or a private cloud. This is even more important if the application is hosted on a public cloud provider’s infrastructure where the … Read More

SaaS Application Performance Monitoring Saves Money and Wins Customers

October 3, 2011 | 8

Have you ever wondered why your cloud computing applications are not performing optimally, or why your customers are losing interest even though you have a rock solid application and supported infrastructure in place? Your problems may very well be due to poor Application Performance Management.

What is APM? (A Brief Intro)

Application Performance Management is a must-have component that is quickly gaining momentum as part of public cloud computing solutions. It is an important key to monitoring and managing the performance of an application in the cloud.  Application Performance Management provides system wide, high level insight into how your public or in-house data center is using hardware components, disk I/O, and memory while helping you identify performance bottlenecks and showing you the application availability ratio. With integrated Web Application Performance metrics, APM detects and diagnoses performance issues, and helps you return an app to its optimal performance benchmark.

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The Shift from Traditional APM Benefits to the New SaaS APM Solution.

Historically, Application Performance Management was carried out using a combination of in-house dedicated hardware. Unfortunately, this was very expensive: you had to pay through the  nose for Application Performance Management (APM) software licenses, back-end hardware, supporting software, APM deployment and integration, and the monthly maintenance of these enterprise-wide solutions. The complexity of managing these solutions was so time-consuming that the actual business strategy and goal in Read More

Monitor Your Competition With Free Online Tools

June 29, 2010 | 1

In today’s competitive business environment, no company should remain ignorant of their competitors and how they operate and market their business. Obtaining information on the businesses you compete with allows you to always be a step ahead of them. You will be able to determine their strengths and weaknesses and use this knowledge to your advantage.

Monitoring your competition is essential for developing business strategies which will allow you to achieve the competitive edge, and fortunately, there are many online tools available to do competitor espionage through some simple and most importantly, legal techniques.

There are tools that you can use to learn about, for example, traffic volume of your competitor’s website, details about their domain, mentions on social media sites, or receive alerts when they are mentioned in the press. Although this information may seem trivial to some, every little detail on your competition counts as it allows you to compare your performance with theirs. Many of these tools are available for free, so you’ll only have to invest some time. Read More

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