ITRS Group (“ITRS”), the leading provider of real-time monitoring and IT operations analytics to financial services firms, has announced a partnership with Apica, industry leaders in performance monitoring for enterprise business. Following ITRS’ recent acquisition of Sumerian, a leader in capacity planning, this partnership with Apica will mean ITRS can now offer performance modelling from the front-end user systems such as a website or mobile, all the way through to back-end infrastructure and application servers, and present a single view of the complete technology estate in one dashboard.
The combination of ITRS Geneos and Apica delivers monitoring and testing infrastructure to meet any demand. It also ensures application reliability at scale by running performance tests using millions of virtual users in scripted real-world scenarios. This facilitates identifying and capturing issues before they happen by allowing customers to proactively monitor any web, mobile or API based applications from over 180 locations in more than 60 countries, including mainland China.
Customers can ensure that critical technology estates such as trading applications, banking apps and payment portals have maximum uptime, performance and are ready for peak conditions so customers have a seamless and uninterrupted experience.
Mark Loader, Director of Product Management, Marketing & Partners at ITRS, said: “Our customers are increasingly asking us for solutions to monitor customer facing websites and applications that need to be available 24/7. With a host of recent IT failures affecting millions of customers’ user journeys and experience, but also critically their ability to conduct financial transactions and pay for essentials, the need for robust synthetic monitoring and load testing is critical from a reputational point of view, and increasingly from a regulatory point of view.”
“Our partnership with ITRS will combine both of our market leading solutions and experience to help joint customers accelerate their digital transformation” said Sven Hammar, CEO at Apica. “This joint offering provides complete monitoring coverage for both transaction centric applications and mixed enterprise environments. By implementing proactive testing through synthetic monitoring and load testing customers quickly reduce the risks of operational failures and minimize any resulting downtime.”
About ITRS Group
Simplifying information into real-time actionable insight.
ITRS creates software that transforms the mass of raw data generated by organisations into meaningful information, enabling clients to understand the performance of their critical systems and to influence their businesses intelligently. With over 20 years’ experience, ITRS delivers out-of-the-box solutions that can be customised, ensuring prompt time-to-market and return on investment. ITRS is proud to provide solutions that over 190 leading global clients, including investment banks, exchanges, trading venues, hedge funds, brokers and vendors, use every second of every day, giving them the essential capability they need to take intelligent action.
About Apica Systems
Apica is the leading provider of Performance Monitoring for the Enterprise Business. Our customers are typically large global companies with a complex IT infrastructure and a need to monitor business critical applications. We ensure that our customers can deliver high quality applications, API, IoT and mobile performance while maintaining speed, visibility and control in the delivery process. Our performance monitoring platform includes global synthetic monitoring enhanced with comprehensive scripting and load testing capabilities to quality assure user experience. Apica’s Performance Monitoring Solution is integrated with leading vendors such as AppDynamics, New Relic, Dynatrace and ServiceNow. Apica’s suite – available as SaaS, on-premise and hybrid solutions – is trusted by 300+ leading brands globally. To learn more about Apica, visit www.apicasystems.com // @apicasystems
Lucinda Armitage-Price and Megan Rothery
Aspectus Group on behalf of ITRS
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