Business Service Management (BAC/BSM/APM/NNM)
More than everything monitoring, BSM provides the means to determine how IT impacts the bottom line. Its purpose and main benefit is to ensure that IT Operations are able to reactively and proactively determine where they should be spending their time to best impact the business. This covers event management to solve immediate issues, resource allocation and through reporting performance based on the data of applications, infrastructure, networks and from third-party platforms. BSM includes powerful analytics that gives IT the means to prepare, predict and pinpoint by learning behavior and analyzing IT data forward and backwards in time using Big Data Analytics applied to IT Operations.

Using synthetic transactions to monitor critical application business flows

Synthetic transaction monitoring is often the preferred method of assessing application availability and performance, especially when applications such as third-party apps cannot be instrumented. Synthetic transaction monitoring can continuously test the systems that support critical online business flows on web and mobile applications, predicting availability and performance even before there is traffic on them. Here’s what you need to know to ramp up synthetic transaction monitoring.


By Yair Horovitz, Chief Functional Architect – Performance Anywhere & Analytics

How to use Diagnostics in HP Performance Anywhere to drill into the root cause of application issues

fig 2.pngby Chris Byrd, HP Diagnostics Architect


When an application begins to demonstrate performance issues, how do you get the right kind of information you need to quickly remediate the problem? This blog post demonstrates how an application owner can use HP Diagnostics as part of Performance Anywhere to drill into code-level detail and quickly isolate issues.

The power of social collaboration in your application performance management

medium.pngHow well do your various stakeholders work together? Can they easily see into each other’s systems to uncover any problems? Do they play “The Blame Game” when issues arise?


Continue reading to find out how HP Performance Anywhere can revolutionize your environment and how you’re your teammates operate.


Written by Liat Snitovsky
Performance Anywhere | Product Manager
HP Software

Test drive your new application performance management experience

Competing in a race car is a lot like competeing in your business. If you don’t have all the right mechanisms in place and if they aren’t running correctly, you will lose the race. It is the job of your head mechanic to make sure everything is operational.


Application performance management (APM) is part of the mechanic's toolkit; it monitors and manage the performance and availability of your software applications.  Now you have the opportunity to supercharge your business.


Keep reading to find out how HP Performance Anywhere can power your business. 

End-User performance insight in minutes!

Your customer is your most important asset. But do you truly know the experience they receive on your website? If your site takes more than 2 seconds to load you are losing business and clientele—and you may never see them again.


Come watch this video to find out how easy it can be to maintain your expected levels of service.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure with application performance management

paw_carrousel3_tcm_isolate application.pngBusinesses are increasing their reliance on mobile- and web-based solutions—industries today are dependent on them.  New tools that assure optimum end users experiences are mission critical.. Ideally, these tools provide proactive application monitoring and isolation of performance issues before the end-user is even aware of a problem.

Keep reading to find out how these tools can offer you the “ounce of prevention” you are looking for. 

How to automate anomaly isolation with Performance Anywhere

analyticsinvestigation.pngBy Udi Shagal, Analytics product manager, and Eran Samuni, Analytics R&D Manager — HP Performance Anywhere


Identifying anomalies and qualifying probable causes is an important process that leads to faster resolution and better performance. In this blog post, we explore how predictive analytics, machine learning and advanced correlation capabilities can work together to help automate anomaly isolation processes.

Why should you monitor your performance—how much does your reputation mean?

Monitoring your apps for a mobile world means more than simply making sure the app is running, and it has broader impact than you might have considered.

Speed matters for your website, don't get left in the dust

How fast is your website? How fast is the website of your competition? Knowing this information is vital to your company’s survival.


Consumers expect access to your site within micro-seconds, and if you can’t keep up with their expectations, they will move to your competition.  Continue reading to find out how to keep up with your customer’s desires and keep their business.




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Application performance management in minutes

Welcome to the new way to manage your application performance. This morning HP unveiled the newest versions of HP Performance Anywhere and HP Agile Manager.  


Continue reading to find out how you can be one of the first to try out the new products, and be the envy of your colleagues.


Graphic 1:  HP Performance Anywhere Screen Shot, Business Impact


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  • Doug is a subject matter expert for network and system performance management. With an engineering career spanning 25 years at HP, Doug has worked in R&D, support, and technical marketing positions, and is an ambassador for quality and the customer interest.
  • Dan is a subject matter expert for BSM now working in a Technical Product Marketing role. Dan began his career in R&D as a devloper, and team manger. He most recently came from the team that created and delivered engaging technical training to HP pre-sales and Partners on BSM products/solutions. Dan is the co-inventor of 6 patents.
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  • Over 11 years of experience in design and development of NMS/EMS products and presently with the Device content support covering broad based features of multitude device vendors in NNMi.
  • Manoj Mohanan is a Software Engineer working in the HP OMi Management Packs team. Apart being a developer he also dons the role of an enabler, working with HP Software pre-sales and support teams providing technical assistance with OMi Management Packs. He has experience of more than 8 years in this product line.
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  • Nimish Shelat is currently focused on Datacenter Automation and IT Process Automation solutions. Shelat strives to help customers, traditional IT and Cloud based IT, transform to Service Centric model. The scope of these solutions spans across server, database and middleware infrastructure. The solutions are optimized for tasks like provisioning, patching, compliance, remediation and processes like Self-healing Incidence Remediation and Rapid Service Fulfilment, Change Management and Disaster Recovery. Shelat has 21 years of experience in IT, 18 of these have been at HP spanning across networking, printing , storage and enterprise software businesses. Prior to his current role as a World-Wide Product Marketing Manager, Shelat has held positions as Software Sales Specialist, Product Manager, Business Strategist, Project Manager and Programmer Analyst. Shelat has a B.S in Computer Science. He has earned his MBA from University of California, Davis with a focus on Marketing and Finance.
  • Architect and User Experience expert with more than 10 years of experience in designing complex applications for all platforms. Currently in Operations Analytics - Big data and Analytics for IT organisations. Follow me on twitter @nuritps
  • 36-year HP employee that writes technical information for HP Software Customers.
  • Pranesh Ramachandran is a Software Engineer working in HP Software’s System Management & Virtualization Monitoring products’ team. He has experience of more than 7 years in this product line.
  • Ramkumar Devanathan (twitter: @rdevanathan) works in the IOM-Customer Assist Team (CAT) providing technical assistance to HP Software pre-sales and support teams with Operations Management products including vPV, SHO, VISPI. He has experience of more than 12 years in this product line, working in various roles ranging from developer to product architect.
  • Ron Koren is a subject matter expert for BSM / APM, currently in the Demo Solutions Group acting as a Senior Architect. Ron has over fourteen years of technology experience, and a proven track record in providing exceptional customer service. Ron began his career in R&D as a software engineer, and later as a team manager. Ron joined HP software in 2007 as an engineer in the Customer-Oriented R&D team. Prior to joining HP, Ron held a leadership development role at Israel’s largest bank. Ron holds a B.S. in Computer Science from The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Israel.
  • Stefan Bergstein is chief architect for HP’s Operations Management & Systems Monitoring products, which are part HP’s business service management solution. His special research interests include virtualization, cloud and software as a service.
  • With 11 plus years of very broad experience as a deployment expert for all the NMC products, my deliverables includes helping the Sales and Pre-Sales team in sizing and architecting the solution and hardware, assisting the implementers in product deployment and helping the customers directly when the products are deployed in production setup. As part of Customer Assist Team, I participate in a lot of customer facing activities from R&D side and provides best practices of using HP SW NMC products for efficient network management and leverage my rich experience in Network Node Manager and related iSPIs products.
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