5 tips to build a better dashboard

Collecting metrics from distributed systems spanning private datacenters, public clouds, and a variety of third-party services has led to a data deluge for IT operations teams. When an alert is triggered, you don’t want to waste precious minutes sifting through the data trying to figure out what is happening. You…

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Why monitor SaaS performance?

We use a lot of SaaS applications at Catchpoint. We also monitor SaaS performance. I can’t think of any application I use on a regular basis that isn’t SaaS. Being a technology company and having a distributed workforce—relying on SaaS applications makes sense. SaaS is easy. Fill out a form,…

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Google BGP leak impacts hundreds of websites

There are multiple protocols and components that keep the complex Internet engine running. And just like any other well-oiled machine, it is important to regularly check whether it is functioning efficiently and delivering optimum performance. The internet is basically a circuit relaying data signals/packets across different paths. One of the…

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