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November 30, 2010
Facilitating application modernization with application lifecycle management (ALM) is the key goal for HP’s new HP ALM 11 platform, which promises to unify and automate all application-centric processes
November 08, 2010
E-tailers prepare for the holiday season by ensuring their applications are set to perform. In this story, Colleen Frye examines application performance management solutions with some sound advice from e-tailers on how to best tune for optimal ...
April 06, 2009
Spherion was experiencing a lot of application performance issues with its PeopleSoft payroll processing application, but implementing the Quest Foglight APM tool made a world of difference.
September 24, 2008
Organizations are recognizing the benefits of using application performance management (APM) earlier in the software development life cycle. Benefits include the lower cost of repairing problems discovered early.
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