Gartner Analyst Bob Gill states that without properly functioning external DNS, Internet-based resources may disappear without warning. For enterprises with Web and cloud-based applications and content, external DNS solutions offer reliability, performance and traffic management beyond that of traditional opensource-based solutions.
Read this Gartner Research Report and learn:
- Why DNS is mission-critical to all organizations that connect to the Internet
- The challenges businesses face maintaining visibility and availability of key resources
- The advantages of a externally sourced, managed, and focused DNS as a service on cost, resilience, reliability, and performance
Application performance management (APM) and network performance management (NPM) solutions can help you identify performance problems associated with Internet connections, but they do not provide visibility into critical Internet performance metrics so you can take corrective actions. New cloud based Internet performance management (IPM) services provide valuable insights into the dynamics of the Internet so you can make better informed network planning and partnering decisions and deliver better customer experiences and business results.
This whitepaper reviews three fundamental reasons to add IPM services to your performance management arsenal including:
- Performance management considerations for websites and cloud-based services
- The role APM and NPM solutions can play in optimizing code and enterprise IT infrastructure
- How complementary IPM services can help you make educated cloud and network service provider partnering decisions to
improve user experiences, customer interactions, and business outcomes
Moving your web operations to the cloud means having less control over the way your website operates. Thats not a bad thing. It is actually advantageous given todays larger audiences and wider variety of media. But in an era when reliability is key to user satisfaction, how can you manage performance when third-party services run your site?
In this O Reilly report, author Andy Still points out:
- How the advantages of using cloud-based systems outweigh the disadvantages
- How you can closely monitor system elements that you do not control, with Real User Monitoring (RUM) and other tools
- How to use a CDN and cache data as close to users as possible
- How to architect your systems to gracefully handle potential cloud service failures
Download this O Reilly report now to learn more!
We get it, all this talk about Internet infrastructure, cloud infrastructure optimization and Internet Performance can be overwhelming. To help untangle the web of confusion, we partnered with the pioneers of making the confusing simple, Wiley, to create the Internet Performance for Dummies guide.
Here is a peek under the cover:
- Implementing an Internet Performance approach for availability, speed, revenue and more
- The customer experience and why the performance of your website is a significant factor
- Business advantages to cloud Internet infrastructure and Internet Performance
If you want to make the Internet your competitive business edge, this is the guide for you!
Email delivery is a full-time job for a team of IT specialists. Implementing and maintaining a highly scalable email delivery solution is a costly undertaking that diverts key resources from other business-critical initiatives.
In a world where we hear about website and email hacks almost daily, implementing security provisions is no longer an option. Not only can phishers hurt your company and customers, but your brand can take a beating too. Find out what you should be implementing to keep your brand safe.
It's well known that transactional email is used to send out shipping notices or password resets, but did you know that due to its high click-through rates, it can be a great way to communicate with your customers? With this guide, find out what you might be missing in your transactional emails.
When it comes to keeping your DNS secure, do you know what you're up against? Here are five of the most pervasive DNS threats that you need to be thinking about, and how to keep them from creating a performance or security nightmare.
For ecommerce giants, just a second of downtime could mean thousands in lost revenue. Even if your company isn't as large as Amazon or eBay, any amount of profit loss due to downtime should be cause for concern. Not only do you miss a potential sale in real time, that customer is less likely to come back and try to purchase from you again in the future.
The term "disaster recovery" assumes that you wait until something terrible happens to take action. While it's great to know how to recover when disaster strikes, wouldn't you rather prevent it from happening in the first place? Of course, there are no guarantees when it comes to preventing outages and downtime, but if you follow these key areas of preparation, you can greatly reduce your risk.