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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)

JVM Monitoring and Performance Assurance for Java-Based Banking and Trading Applications

Java is one of the most popular technologies used for application development. Tens of thousands of web and mobile applications are built on Java around the world. Some highlights of Java’s advantages include its security, scalability, portability and compatibility – among the most sought characteristics for building highly demanding and performance-sensitive applications, as seen in banking, trading, and other financial corporations. Speed is absolutely critical for these low-latency applications. If a Java-based trading application is not able to manage handling large in-memo... (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)

Using Microsoft SCOM to Monitor Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop: What Are Your Choices?

Not surprisingly, many organizations that use Citrix technologies for remote desktop and application access are Microsoft Windows shops. Many of these organizations already have a deployment of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) for infrastructure monitoring. While SCOM is a great tool for monitoring Microsoft applications, there is no native support for monitoring Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop. For organizations that need to monitor their Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop using Microsoft SCOM, there are only two management pack options available in the market. In this ... (more)

Now Available: eG Enterprise Express FREE Logon Simulator for Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop

We are pleased to announce the general availability of the free eG Enterprise Express Logon Simulator for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop, an industry-first SaaS-based Citrix logon simulator service that is available for free, forever. Free! No charge, no ads. And, no credit card details required. FREE – Start Monitoring Citrix Logons Now » Why Monitor Citrix Logon? Citrix logon slowness is one of the most challenging problems Citrix administrators have deal with. End-users login multiple times into their Citrix XenApp or XenDesktop session each day. If the logon is slow or fails, ... (more)