The advent and mainstream adoption of web-based and SaaS applications require new management approaches, because previous methods are insufficient to ensure that IT organizations can meet application performance objectives. Prior practices have disconnected application monitoring from IT controls, but in the age of rapid application development and deployment, coupled with continuously rising user experience expectations, this can no longer be considered ideal if there is any hope of proactively ensuring quality results. IT teams need to look for techniques to establish and connect deep visibility with direct action in the form of optimization controls.
Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse is designed to do just that-enable IT departments to get a handle on more effectively managing web-based and SaaS application performance from both sides of the fence, adding rich visibility while taking control of performance through flexible optimization.
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