What is Application Performance Management?

IBM® Application Performance Management (APM) is IT service management software designed to intelligently monitor, analyze and manage cloud, on-premises and hybrid applications and IT infrastructure. It enables you to monitor your users’ experience and improve the stability of your application infrastructure. It helps identify the root cause of issues quickly to proactively prevent outages and keep users satisfied.

Application Performance Management benefits

  • Understand application performance from the user’s perspective.
  • See how an application is performing during actual business transactions.
  • Diagnose root causes of bottlenecks and performance degradations.
  • Gain insight to manage dynamic trends.
  • Discover application components in system environments.

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Features

End-user experience management to help you understand how the application is performing from the user’s perspective.

  • Tracks end-user experiences throughout heterogeneous environments.
  • Provides non-invasive user performance monitoring to help ensure compliance with service level agreements.
  • Is designed for easy deployment.
  • Can extend to certain applications running on mobile devices.

Transaction tracking so you can understand how the application is performing during an actual business transaction.

  • Identifies and isolates performance problems.
  • Helps accelerate the repair process to minimize business impact.
  • Supports agentless technology. Agentless tracking allows you to quickly deploy transaction tracking throughout the entire IT infrastructure for critical applications and services.
  • Also supports agent technology. You can selectively deploy agents to provide more data.
  • Provides impact analysis dashboards, which identify users affected by a failed transaction.

Diagnostics for root cause analysis of bottlenecks and performance degradations.

  • Facilitates diagnosis and repair of application performance issues.
  • Helps determine the performance management issue and root cause, and then accelerates the repair process to help minimize business impact.

Analytics to provide insight and help you manage dynamic trends.

  • Provides predictive analytics and capacity planning for proactive management.
  • Uncovers hidden trends and patterns.
  • Includes forecasting, trending and capacity analytics to help reduce outages, improve performance and optimize utilization.

Discovery of application components in system environments.

  • Provides visibility into the components of composite applications and helps speed problem resolution.
  • Helps you identify composite applications components and automatically maps transaction topology.

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Learn how to view transaction details and create an exceptional user experience.

White paper

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Learn the to overcome challenges with key recommendations for adopting APM.

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