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DEFINITION: Performance testing is the process of determining the speed or effectiveness of a computer, network, software program or device. This process can involve quantitative tests done in a lab, such as measuring the response time or the number of MIPS (millions of instructions per second) at which a system functions. Qualitative attributes such as reliability, scalability and interoperability may also be  … 
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Empower a Mobile Workforce with Secure App Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WEBCAST: In this webcast, discover several top use cases for application virtualization, complete with real world customer examples. Additionally, learn about common business challenges facing the industry today.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Mar 27, 2015

Citrix

Rethinking the Future of Your Network
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for a guide to re-examining your network and finding the right topology suited for growth, megatrends, and their capital versus operating expense policies.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Equinix

Capacity and performance benefits of SAN storage systems
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn about the anticipated year-over-year capacity growth of 24% and the need to boost the performance of existing applications that is driving new SAN storage systems. Rich Castagna, VP of TechTarget's storage media editorial group, reveals top drivers for SAN array purchases, which flavor of SAN is the most preferred, and more.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The state of storage network architecture
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: This e-guide describes the three layers of a data center – compute, storage, and networking – and explains why the storage networking layer has become a performance chasm. Learn about IP networks (1o GbE and beyond), Gbps Gen 5 Fibre Channel, server-side networking, and more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Your Virtual Infrastructure Needs Better Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a leading management tool that allows for intelligent operations, performance monitoring, and capacity optimization in virtual environments.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

VMware, Inc.

How to maintain strong financial performance
sponsored by Tangoe
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn how procurement and finance departments must work together to maintain visibility across operational and financial performance. Additionally, explore the benefits of using key performance indicators (KPIs) to turn data into valuable insight in the areas of finance, productivity, risk, and trust.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 19 Mar 2015

Tangoe

Eight Common Pitfalls of VDI and How to Avoid Them Info
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative infographic to learn about the 8 common pitfalls of VDI projects.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

The Money Story
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for seven stiflers that limit leadership's ability to know what is going on in the organization to make informed, insightful, and assertive decisions that drive profitable business growth.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Mar 2015

NetSuite

Avoid VDI Performance Problems
sponsored by LoginVSI
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of testing in your desktop virtualization environment in order to avoid performance problems. Find out tips for testing in both the project planning stage and the production stage and learn about an organization that delivers testing strategies for virtualized desktops and server environments.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

LoginVSI

Correlating Revenue and Application Performance
sponsored by AppDynamics
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how application monitoring tools can be used to gather performance metrics about IT and the business, which enables real-time visibility into how the business is really performing.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

AppDynamics

EmpCenter® Fatigue Management
sponsored by Workforce Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about a fatigue management system that monitors employee work hours, verifies eligibility to work and to perform specific tasks, and proactively alerts mangers, supervisors or HR personnel before a potentially fatigued employee can be scheduled for an open shift.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Mar 2015

Workforce Software

Where's the Next Growth Opportunity for Cloud and Hosting Providers?
sponsored by Solidfire
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover concepts that provide direction to help cloud and managed hosting service providers think about where to place their three-to five-year technology bets.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Mar 2015

Solidfire

Understand the Correlation Between Developers and Operations
sponsored by AppDynamics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the story behind DevOps: how exactly it works and combination of power between developers and operations.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

AppDynamics

Dell notebooks are the most reliable according to Customer Satisfaction Research
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Inside this study, discover five key areas where enterprise customers value a notebook vendor and find out how Dell performed in each of the core areas of the study when compared to the market.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Monitoring the Real End User Experience
sponsored by AppDynamics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a system that is designed to help you simplify troubleshooting application problems.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

AppDynamics

Performance Feedback beyond the Annual Appraisal
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides the findings of research based on employee opinions about receiving performance feedback in organizations that have embraced technology.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Leveraging Employee Surveys to Influence Business Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to leverage employee surveys to influence business performance. Find out why the employee engagement construct is important to business leaders and business success.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

IBM

Beyond Engagement: The definitive guide to employee surveys and organizational performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this guide to employee surveys and organizational performance. Learn common components of employee engagement and methods for measuring employee engagement.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

IBM

Cognos: BI: Building a Business Intelligence Competency Center
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you strengthen your understanding, planning and communication of the value of a BICC and how it might work in your organization.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

IBM

Discover the Latest Features for SharePlex 8.6
sponsored by Dell Software
VIDEO: This video explains the newest features of SharePlex 8.6, a major release that is a high speed log-based replication.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 07 Jan 2015

Dell Software

Improving Database Performance with Dell Fluid Cache for SAN
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
RESOURCE: Using caching software can speed up applications to handle more transactions and deliver a better end user experience.Access this test report to see the performance of two configurations compared side by side. Find out which can deliver greater data acceleration for your database workloads, so your applications can handle more transactions.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell and Microsoft

Metamarkets featured in latest NewCloudViews Series by CloudHealth Technologies
sponsored by CloudHealth Technologies
VIDEO: In CloudHealth Technologies' latest video profile from the series, NewCloudViews, Patrick McBride from Metamartkets attributes his company's success to the cloud. This brief video explains how to truly maximize your cloud investment and highlights the need to measure cost and performance to advance continuous innovation.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 08 Feb 2015

CloudHealth Technologies

Communication and Collaboration Workloads
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
VIDEO: Check out this brief video to learn about a set of next generation servers designed for collaboration and communications workloads.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 07 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

The CloudHealth Platform in Action
sponsored by CloudHealth Technologies
CASE STUDY: Fiksu's AWS cloud infrastructure grew along with their customer success, leading to complexity. It needed to process huge amounts of data and use it to analyze performance, utilization and cost within the AWS infrastructure. This case study explains which combination of cloud platform and IT automation system Fiksu implemented to gain improvements.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

CloudHealth Technologies

Colony Networks Deploys Scale-Out Storage with Coho Data for Data Analytics
sponsored by Coho Data
CASE STUDY: This case study examines how Colony was able to find a modular approach to storage management that could be scaled out just in time without costly data migration and performance tuning.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

Coho Data
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PERFORMANCE TESTING DEFINITION (continued): …  evaluated. Performance testing is often done in conjunction with stress testing.Performance testing can verify that a system meets the specifications claimed by its manufacturer or vendor. The process can compare two or more devices or programs in terms of parameters such as speed, data transfer rate, bandwidth, throughput, efficiency or reliability. Performance testing can also be used as a diagnostic aid in locating communications bottlenecks. Often a system will work much better if a problem is resolved at a single point or in a single component. For example, even the fastest computer will … 
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