APM and NPM solutions need to evolve to serve new software-defined architectures characterized by virtualization, automation and programmability.
SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) December 07, 2017
SDxCentral announces the availability of a new report: The 2017 Next-gen Software-defined (SDx) Infrastructure Assurance Report that examines the evolution of Application Performance Monitoring (APM) and Network Performance Monitoring (NPM).
As SDx (software-defined everything) infrastructure takes root within today’s enterprise, cloud service provider and communications service provider data centers, the need for a new generation of capacity management, monitoring and troubleshooting tools becomes more critical.
APM and NPM solutions need to evolve to serve new SDx architectures characterized by virtualization, automation and programmability. These new architectures that include heavy use of virtual machines (VMs), container and other cloud infrastructure technologies need an adapted approach.
The report will cover these trends, along with infrastructure moves to SDN (software-defined networking) and NFV (network functions virtualization) and what they mean for APM and NPM solutions. Other items covered include changing user requirements, critical gaps and potential opportunities for growth. The report will also include the examination of converged infrastructure performance management approaches and the use of network packet brokers (NPB) as part of NPM deployments.
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Report Table of Contents
- Executive Summary
- Introduction – the Changing APM and NPM Market
- Network Performance Management (NPM)
- Application Performance Management (APM)
- Why APM and NPM are Both Important
- APM and NPM – State of Market
- Common Use Cases: Enterprise and Cloud Data Centers
- Common Use Cases: Telecommunications and Cable MSOs
- Evolution of APM and NPM – Key Observations
- NPM and APM Solution Architectures
- Network Packet Brokers
- Converged Performance Management Platforms
- End-to-End Management Platforms
- Software as a Service (SaaS) Deployment
- Customer-Driven Performance Management Requirements
- Data Collection and Storage
- Data Analysis
- User Interface
- What Lies Ahead? APM and NPM Futures
- APM and NPM Survey
- APM and NPM Vendor Products
Covered Companies and Organizations
APCON, AppDynamics, Arista Networks, Big Switch Networks. BMC, CA Technologies, Cisco Systems, Corvil, Datadog, Dynatrace, EXFO, ExtraHop, Gigamon, IBM, InfoVista, IXIA, Kentik, LogicMonitor, Micro Focus, Microsoft Corporation, Nagios Enterprises, Netrounds, NETSCOUT Systems, New Relic, Pluribus Networks, Quest Software, Riverbed Technology, Spirent, Uila
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