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Applied Expert Systems, Inc.
Applied Expert Systems, Inc., specializes in intelligent CLEVER ePerformance Solutions for enterprise eNetwork performance management, including end-to end eBusiness Web application performance, enterprise-wide IP route performance management and service-level control, network performance for OS/390 and z/OS TCP/IP-based transactions and network management, and network connectivity and performance issues.
Aptitune produces performance analysis tools, including our flagship product, SarCheck. SarCheck analyzes sar reports, data from the /proc filesystem and ps -elf output. Tunable kernel parameters are examined to produce a concise plain English report. SarCheck identifies problems and recommends corrective action. SarCheck can use gnuplot to create JPEG or PNG graphs accompanying its text.
ASG Software Solutions
Founded in 1986, ASG provides a full range of enterprise software solutions in Metadata, Applications, Operations, Content, Performance, Identity, and Infrastructure Management as well as the Business Service Platform. ASG's Business Service Platform™ (BSP) helps companies manage their underlying technology and ensure that their IT infrastructure enhances business performance. ASG's BSP goes beyond Business Service Management (BSM) software by using a sophisticated engine to collect information on all IT assets and relates those assets to overall business services. In addition, ASG's BSP is a powerful tool to help companies become IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL®) compliant
AwareNautics is an analysis, data visualization and presentation company that provides software and consulting services for enterprises that need to insure the competence of their data processing environments. Application responsiveness, stability, health and Quality of Service are the company focus. Integration is a keyword in the AwareNautics vocabulary and the hallmark of AwareView software.
Baer Consulting, Inc.
IBM Business Partner specializing in Mainframe system programming support and management. Service and support offerings for the System z platform including z/OS, z/VM, z/VSE, z/Linux, CICS, DB2, RACF. TQ&A with 24x7x365 Support Network.
Service provided by Transaction Design, Inc. to monitor performance and capacity on transaction-based systems running VOS, NSK, Windows or UNIX. The website also has papers of general interest to those interested in computer performance and capacity planning.
BEZ Systems offers strategic performance management and capacity planning solutions for Teradata, IBM UDB and Oracle. Address performance issues from a strategic, ROI perspective with BEZPlus, the only software to provide a line-of-business, integrated view of data consumption and hardware resources-historically and predictively.
Performance Assurance for Life-cycle Performance Management
Capacitas is the UK’s leading provider of vendor-independent ICT capacity and performance consultancy and training. We specialise in performance engineering and capacity planning of ICT applications and infrastructure across the entire end-to-end lifecycle, from concept, design and development, through live usage to decommissioning. We employ industry experts with recognised technical and business skills to assist our customers with their ICT projects and challenges.
Established in 1989, Casewise provides software and consultancy services for Business Process Modeling, Enterprise Architecture, IT Governance and SOA Modeling solutions. Casewise provides enterprise modeling software and services that enable organizations to visualize, document and optimize their business processes and systems. Our easy-to-use solutions provide a shared workspace for business and IT people to design, simulate and implement major improvements to the enterprise. Casewise is acknowledged as an established market leader, earning the highest score for its modeling solutions by independent analysts. The company is cited an innovator and pioneer in its market.
A professional services firm specializing in designing and implementing strategies for turning an organization's computer measurement data into strategic management information.
Computer Management Sciences, Inc.
Computer Management Sciences offers CPExpert(tm) to help analyze performance problems with MVS environments, operating in either Goal Mode or Compatibility Mode. CPExpert automates computer performance evaluation by detecting system performance problems, identifying the causes of the problems, and suggesting ways to improve system performance. Different components of CPExpert analyze performance problems with DB2, Goal Mode, CICS, DASD, SRM, MVS, and TSO.
Critical Path Software
CPSI offers an extensive preliminary review of and then predicts the performance gains possible on a low, medium and high basis (done w/o cost or obligation to client) to the entire I/O subsystem of a company. The advantage of our approach is that CPSI provides the actual specific set of instructions on how to achieve the predicted gains, along with a guaranteed percentage improvement and a set of completely new file definitions which will produce the projected performance gains when entered into production.
Correlsense develops the next generation of IT Service Level Agreement (SLA) management software solutions. The company's flagship product, SLAce, is an innovative software platform for proactively prioritizing business transactions and assuring consistent service levels in real-time.
While traditional monitoring tools merely notify of Service Level Agreement breaches after they have occurred, SLAce proactively takes action before the damage is done by optimizing application behavior. This assures that critical business transactions will always remain available, even in case of a potential bottleneck.
The Cost Xpert Group
Software cost estimating tools, training, and consulting.
EZRTools;) is a collection of edit macros, templates, and other tools to make programming in SAS easier, faster and consistent. You can drop SAS procs, data steps, and functions into your program with just a couple of keystrokes. Hop to the source line from the SAS log. Subset the log display to show only key information....and much, much more. Please visit our web site for a complete list of features and a FREE trial copy.
Fortuitous provides performance, capacity planning, design, and modeling services for grids, clusters, and enterprise systems.
Gelb Information Systems Corporation (GIS)
Gelb Information Systems Corporation (GIS) provides management and technical consulting services in the United States and internationally. We are recognized authorities in the areas of systems management and related education. As specialists in systems management, performance management, capacity planning and software products and applications development, we have many years of experience and an established excellent reputation with a number of diverse clients.
HyPerformix offers performance and capacity planning solutions to enterprise customers, enabling them to predict, optimize, and validate the end-to-end performance, resource utilization, and cost of mission-critical applications and IT infrastructures.
hyperI/O LLC is an ISV firm that has developed and currently offers an innovative software product/service called the hIOmon™ File I/O Performance Monitor. hIOmon is an unique performance analysis tool that allows users to quickly and easily both measure and monitor disk I/O operations at the individual, specific file level, using their very own files in production environments as they normally do.
Armed with the extensive set of file I/O performance metrics that only hIOmon provides, users can validate and continually verify that those steps taken to maximize disk storage utilization/performance are indeed of benefit.
IBMs RMF Home Page
RMF is IBM's strategic product for z/OS performance measurement and management. It is the base product to collect performance data for z/OS and sysplex environments to monitor systems' performance behavior and allows you to optimally tune and configure your system according to your business needs
The Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals (ICCP) is located in Des Plaines (a suburb of Chicago), Illinois, USA. It is the world's leading certification body for information and communications technology (ICT) professionals.
ISAM (Information Systems Asset Management) provides software asset benchmarking, assessment, and negotiation services to provide our clients the knowledge needed to better control and lower their software costs. The foundation of our services is our normalized database of actual software licensing terms & costs, usage data, and over 300 ISV price books. ISAM works with the Fortune 500 to reduce software costs associated with Data Center Consolidation, Outsourcing, Vendor Renewals, Compliance Audits, and Cost Reduction programs involving software replacement, elimination, consolidation, or negotiation.
ITIL Community Forum
The ITIL Community Forum is an interactive portal for ITIL professionals, embracing all aspects of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library.
Keynote Systems, Inc.
Capacity planning and performance measurement for internet websites.
For over 38 years Macro 4 has delivered world-class software solutions to a global customer base. Today’s business climate demands a speed of development and deployment that often means having application components built quickly and then spread across multiple platforms. This is great - until something goes wrong. Macro 4 has solutions specifically designed to help organizations investigate the causes and challenges of application performance problems - covering technologies from mainframes with COBOL and Assembler to Linux and Windows with Java. Why not contact us and find out why "it pays to be different".
Martin Works, Inc.
Martin Works, Inc. provides computer software consulting and software development services on MVS, UNIX and Windows platforms. Our implementation is always professional and complete, including customized documentation, training for users and extensive in-code commenting to allow you to take control of your project when you are ready. Please visit our web site for more information regarding our experience and services.
Metron-Athene's performance management software is the most cost-effective product in its class. Athene provides ITIL-compliant capacity management, automatic performance analysis and reporting for Unix, Linux, Windows and Mainframe.
MultiEdit Lite for SAS
MultiEdit Lite for SAS is a full-featured programmer's editor which contains tools for specifically for SAS. It's an affordable way to increase SAS programming efficiency and accuracy/font>
MVS Training Inc.
Since 1987 MVS Training has provided custom mainframe training on z/OS and OS/390 (MVS), along with helpful technical book publications, and public JCL classes. Visit our site for informative articles, and training solutions.
Neptuny provides a wide range of services and products on performance evaluation, testing and tuning, optimization, capacity management and IT governance.
Neptuny’s Caplan is a leading enterprise capacity management and reporting suite that enables strategic decisions about IT architectures and applications on a quantitative basis
NRG Global offers a suite of select monitoring and performance management software products for operating systems, databases, and eBusiness applications in order to provide a complete solution for our clients.
Pallas offers products and services for performance and capacity planning solutions for storage systems using a rich combination of performance modeling and actual monitor data. This field proven method allows for fast and highly accurate calibration of performance models of storage subsystems.
Pallas I/O performace modeling software represents a wide spectrum of products including a number of latest storage controllers such as the EMC Symmetrix line, the HDS 9900 V, the IBM ESS, and the STK V2X V2, as well as new channel technologies (FICON). Pallas has also developed expertise in the performance of new storage technologies such as in-band SANs.
Providing complete Performance Management and Capacity Planning software products and consulting for SUN Solaris, IBM-AIX, HP-UX, Tru64 Unix, Linux, Windows NT/2000 and OpenVMS.
The PerfMan Family of Products
Performance analysis & prediction - made easy for OS/390, Linux, UNIX and Windows
Performance Dynamics Company
Performance Dynamics Company provides consulting and educational services for the management of high performance computer systems with an emphasis on performance analysis and enterprise-wide capacity planning. PDC also develops tools for performance analysis and capacity planning, designs marketing strategies based on our extensive knowledge of performance industry niches, and evaluates commercial performance management products. PDC Educational Services offers both onsite training at your location worldwide, as well as quarterly classes in California, for professionals at all levels in the IT industry.
At PerfX, our mission is to help our clients meet their software performance requirements quickly and economically. In achieving this goal, we employ proven software performance engineering (SPE) principles and techniques, many of which we have developed. We are internationally-recognized leaders in the theory and practice of software performance engineering with over 20 years of experience assisting clients in solving and preventing software performance problems. We can help insure that your application meets its performance requirements on time and within budget.
Relex Software - Fmea , Risk Analysis, Reliability, Corrective Action & Software
Offers risk analysis, weibull modulus, reliability analysis, prism software, prism, life cycle cost, fracas, fmea software, fault tree software, and maintenance reliability.
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SeeWhy Software Limited
SeeWhy is the first real time Business Intelligence platform for the event driven enterprise. Build real time metrics, real time alerts and real time actions directly from event streams, networks and databases giving forward visibility of capacity, and real time notifications issues.
Scalable for the most demanding applications, SeeWhy combines sophisticated business intelligence analytics and event stream processing to continuously analyze your business metrics in real time. SeeWhy compares each individual event with past performance, using predictive analytics. Always on, SeeWhy constantly checks to see whether what’s happening is a problem or an opportunity, now or in the near future
Modeling applications for capacity planning.
Software Diversified Services
Modeling applications for capacity planning. Software Diversified Services provides software for full-detail, low-overhead monitoring of z/OS - IP systems and networks. Graphic, browser-based reports provide historical and real-time data regarding performance, configuration, traffic volumes, capacity, users. Daily charts by e-mail show TN3270 and HTTP response times, IP fragmentation. The Vital Signs VisionNet IP Monitor (VIP) lets you quickly and easily diagnose and resolve problems, and plan for the future of critical eBusiness applications. SDS has been providing software to the mainframe industry since 1981, and now supports over 20 MVS, VM, and VSE products for more than 1,000 clients worldwide.
SRM Associates, LTD.
SRM Associates is a consulting firm specializing in capacity management and performance optimization for mainframe, client-server and multi-platform configurations.
Storage Performance Council (SPC)
The goal of the SPC is to serve as a catalyst for performance improvement in storage subsystems. It works to foster the free and open exchange of ideas and information, and to ensure fair and vigorous competition between vendors as a means of improving the products and services available to the general public.
The StorageIO Group is an independent analyst and consultancy firm providing vendor and technology neutral objective coverage of storage and data infrastructure hardware, software and associated management topics including infrastructure resource management (IRM). From an IRM perspective, StorageIO provides technology and market analysis as well as consultancy services addressing performance, capacity planning, storage and data management along with data protection strategies including power, cooling and green IT subject matter expertise (www.greendatastorage.com). You can learn more and read free articles, reports, tips, industry related links, industry trends opinions or listen to webcasts and podcasts at the StorageIO website www.storageio.com
StorageNetworking.org is an independent, non-profit initiative managed by the Information Storage Industry Center (ISIC) at UCSD. Its mission is to address the educational needs of data storage technology users-because knowledgeable storage management professionals are more valuable employees and smarter customers. The initiative is stimulating the creation of local and regional storage networking user groups (or SNUGs) and forming a university-based community of practice that facilitates interchange between academia and all storage industry participants.
Sysload Software’s Performance Management solutions deliver the finest granularity and most comprehensive server metrics and alerts available today. Sysload provides solutions for both physical and virtual environments, covering all types of servers found within today's corporate environment (VMware, Windows, HP-UX, Solaris, AIX, Linux, Citrix, I-series, etc.). Sysload’s unique distributed architecture allows companies to maximize the use of their current server infrastructure, optimize new server investments and reduce overall IT management costs. The company has joint headquarters in Paris, France and Burlington, Massachusetts as well as offices in the UK.
Performance management and capacity planning software for the enterprise.
Velocity Software, Inc.
"Managing Performance of z/Linux and z/VM"
Velocity Software provides advanced solutions for managing performance of z/VM, Linux on z/VM and other network servers. zTUNETM enables installations to identify and resolve z/VM and Linux on z/VM performance problems instantly. ESALPSTM is developed, maintained and supported by knowledgeable and dedicated experts.
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Watson & Walker, Inc
Cheryl Watson's TUNING Letter, published six times a year, is a practical journal of z/OS tuning and measurement advice. Available in both print and electronic version, an annual subscription also includes Cheryl Watson's CPU Chart. A CD-ROM containing all back issues is included with the electronic version. One subscription may be used by an entire site.
BoxScore, mainframe measurement software developed by Cheryl Watson, is a suite of SAS programs which shows the difference in CPU speed and capacity after a hardware or software change. Workloads and jobs most hurt or helped are identified.
Whitney Associates Ltd
Whitney Associates specializes in providing proactive performance assurance services for use in the development of large IT projects.
Provides users with quick links to information, organizations and service providers in the various industries associated with the global trade business.
XOsoft is a leading provider of continuous application availability solutions that fully address business continuity, disaster recovery and continuous backup needs. XOsoft products ensure uninterrupted access to all types of file and application servers, including Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL and Oracle Database, and allow instantaneous recovery from any type of disaster.
Zephyr Development Corporation
Zephyr Development Corporation specializes in TN3270, TN5250, SCO ANSI, and VT100/VT220 host access solutions for Microsoft Windows. Using our PASSPORT PC or browser-based terminal emulation, ActiveX or.NET legacy integration, or client based legacy extension, Zephyr lets you connect, integrate and web enable valued legacy applications.
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