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Simplifying the Monitoring of Multi-Hypervisor Infrastructures Over the years, many enterprises have achieved tremendous cost reductions and management simplicity through virtualizing their IT infrastructure. According to Gartner, while some firms have virtualized over 90% of their servers, on an average, most firms have over 75% of their servers in a virtualized infrastructure, indicating the growth and maturity of the x86 server virtualization market. VMware dominated the virtualization market for several years but organizations are now also adopting other hypervisors such as Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, Oracle VM Server, Red Had Virtualization, etc. Additionally, the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is an alternative for handling virtualization in Linux environments. And, the advent of hyper-converged infrastructures has introduced new hypervisors such... (more)

Citrix Logon Simulator: A Must-Have for Citrix Administrators

Slow logon is one of the most common complaints from Citrix users. Due to the multitude of steps involved and the inter-dependencies between various tiers in the logon process, logon slowness is a difficult problem for Citrix administrators to detect and resolve. Citrix logon performance can be monitored in two ways: Passively, by observing real user logons and tracking the time taken to logon, as well as a breakdown of where time is being spent Actively, by simulating logons periodically to a Citrix farm, determining if logon succeeds and how long it takes Both approaches comple... (more)

What’s New in eG Enterprise Universal Management Pack for Microsoft SCOM v6.2?

The eG Universal Management Pack for SCOM, part of the eG Enterprise IT performance monitoring suite, augments Microsoft SCOM’s monitoring capabilities, enabling it to become a truly unified monitoring and diagnosis console for today’s heterogeneous IT infrastructures. The recent release of eG Enterprise version 6.2 has introduced newer functionality and greater monitoring support for the eG Universal Management Pack for SCOM. In this article, we’ll look at these new features in detail. #1 Infrastructure-Wide Unified Management Topology With this new release, administrators can no... (more)

Full Stack Monitoring with eG Enterprise: Converged Application and Infrastructure Performance Visibility

As enterprises increasingly rely on websites and web applications to deliver mission-critical business services, the need to ensure high application uptime, peak performance, and superior user experience is greater than ever. Application failures and performance slowdowns have a massive impact on business productivity. Using traditional monitoring tools to track the CPU, memory and disk utilization of the server farm is not sufficient for troubleshooting today. Administrators need to quickly get answer the most common question: “Why is my application slow?” Application problems ... (more)

The Diverse Alerting Needs for Application Performance Monitoring

In today’s digital economy, most business services rely on IT applications. The increasing dependency on applications has resulted in the growing adoption of application performance monitoring (APM) solutions. The goals of an APM solution are: To ensure high application uptime, service reliability and great end-user experience To proactively diagnose performance problems so the respective stakeholder (application owner, IT Ops, DevOps, developer, etc.) can fix them before users notice them. Modern APM solutions must not only have deep monitoring functionality, but they must also... (more)