Welcome!

DevOps Journal Authors: Hovhannes Avoyan, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Yeshim Deniz, Carmen Gonzalez

Blog Feed Post

ABPathfinder Selects Stackify’s Application Monitoring Platform to Proactively Monitor & Diagnose its Application

Tuesday 6 May, 2014
Within an hour of installing Stackify we were able to find and fix an issue".

KANSAS CITY, MO, TechEd Houston Tx May 6 2014, - Stackify , the developer of innovative cloud based application monitoring and troubleshooting tools, announced today that ABPathfinder the developer of special education and therapy management solutions, selected Stackify’s solution to provide DevOps insight and proactive application health monitoring to its solution.

ABPathfinder, develops education and therapy management solutions that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of special education and autism therapy programs. Their cloud-based solution helps educators and therapists craft lesson plans, as well as collect, graph and analyze performance data. By reducing paperwork and administrative tasks, ABPathfinder maximizes the time and effort invested in each child. The solution provides health professional with a simple to use, highly available, HIPAA compliant solution that relieve them of any IT concerns and allow them to focus on treatment.

To ensure uptime and reliability, using Stackify, ABPathfinder’s support and development teams are monitoring their production cloud servers, and get insight into their application behavior. The solution allows them to proactively identify issues in their application with their SaaS based software before they impact the end user. Using stackify they get all the required tools and data to allow them to monitor, diagnose and resolve application issues fast and effectively.

“We are constantly monitoring a variety of parameters including client performance, individual web page performance, errors, trends, server performance and most importantly customer satisfaction which helps us aggregate all the data end-to-end from the customer’s perspective.” Said Kelly M. Kerns COO, ABPathfinder
“Within an hour of installing Stackify we were able to find a service that was not only not performing but was causing such server contention, that it was causing issues for people who were not even using that service.”

“ABPathfinder provides sophisticated cloud based tools to health professionals to ensure better treatment outcomes and we are excited to be the tool helping them. We are helping major hospitals, clinics and treatment centers around the country improve the life of kids with Autism” said Jim Burroughs , VP of sales and business development of Stackify. “ ABPathfinder plays a strategic role in tracking treatment progress and allows for better therapy decisions. We are proud to provide ABPathfinder with the tools to take a proactive approach to their support and diagnose and fix issues before it affect their customers.”

About Stackify
Stackify provides software developers, operations and support managers with an innovative cloud based platform that allows them to monitor and troubleshoot their applications. Using Stackify, businesses get DevOps visibility and can easily detect and resolve application problems and ensure their customers’ satisfaction. The platform combines monitoring, errors, metrics, logs and secure remote access with the relevant context in one platform. For more information visit www.stackify.com, try it for free or follow us in LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter (@stackify)

About ABPathfinder
ABPathfinder, LLC develops autism therapy management solutions that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of special education and autism therapy programs. The cloud-based platform helps therapists craft lesson plans, as well as collect, graph and analyze performance data. By reducing paperwork and administrative tasks, ABPathfinder maximizes the time and effort invested in each child. For more information, visit www.abpathfinder.com.

Media inquiries:
Irit Gillath
+1-816-888-5065
[email protected]



Distributed by http://www.pressat.co.uk/

Read the original blog entry...

Latest Stories from DevOps Journal
Qubell, an innovator in application deployment and configuration management, empowers online companies to do what they have never been able to do before: put into consumers' hands innovative new features and services, almost as fast as they can conceive them, without sacrificing control, reliability or uptime. Qubell emerged from stealth in the summer of 2013 (see related press release) and announced that Kohl's completed its initial implementation (see press release). Founded by pioneers in enterprise cloud applications and services, Qubell has its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. For more information, visit qubell.com.
Enthusiasm for the Internet of Things has reached an all-time high. In 2013 alone, venture capitalists spent more than $1 billion dollars investing in the IoT space. With “smart” appliances and devices, IoT covers wearable smart devices, cloud services to hardware companies. Nest, a Google company, detects temperatures inside homes and automatically adjusts it by tracking its user’s habit. These technologies are quickly developing and with it come challenges such as bridging infrastructure gaps, abiding by privacy concerns and making the concept a reality. These challenges can’t be addressed without the kinds of agile software development and infrastructure approaches pioneered by the DevOps movement.
PagerDuty, the leader in operations performance management, announced the public release of its Advanced Analytics tools, which provide insights IT teams can use to improve team and system performance. Leveraging PagerDuty’s robust data on key operational metrics like incident frequency and time to respond and resolve, companies can now drive even faster incident resolution. The new capabilities further expand PagerDuty’s operations performance platform by giving managers the ability to analyze and improve key drivers of uptime.
AppDynamics is the next-generation application performance management solution that simplifies the management of complex, business-critical apps. No one can stand slow applications - not IT operations and development teams, not the Chief Information Officer, and definitely not end users. With AppDynamics, no one has to tolerate slow performing apps ever again. AppDynamics customers include TiVo, AMICA Insurance, Expedia and StubHub.
DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley announced today a limited time free "Expo Plus" registration option through September. On site registration price of $1,95 will be set to 'free' for delegates who register during special offer. To take advantage of this opportunity, attendees can use the coupon code, and secure their registration to attend all keynotes, DevOps Summit sessions at Cloud Expo, expo floor, and SYS-CON.tv power panels. Registration page is located at the DevOps Summit site. Your DevOps Summit registration will also allow access to @ThingsExpo sessions and exhibits. Register For DevOps Summit "FREE" (limited time) ▸ Here
The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential. The DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo--to be held November 4-6 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in the heart of Silicon Valley--will expand the DevOps community, enable a wide sharing of knowledge, and educate delegates and technology providers alike. Recent research has shown that DevOps dramatically reduces development time, the amount of enterprise IT professionals put out fires, and support time generally. Time spent on infrastructure development is significantly increased, and DevOps practitioners report more software releases and higher quality.
BlueBox bridge the chasm between development and infrastructure. Hosting providers are taking standardization and automation too far. For many app developers it does nothing but spawn mayhem and more work. They have to figure out how their creations live on a pre-fab infrastructure solution full of constraints. Operations-as-a-Service is what BlueBox does. BlueBox utilizes development tools such as OpenStack, EMC Razor, Opscode’s Chef and BlueBox's proprietary tools give the power to do the unorthodox things which most hosting providers shun.
Founded in 1997, ActiveState is a global leader providing software application development and management solutions. The Company's products include: Stackato, a commercially supported Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that harnesses open source technologies such as Cloud Foundry and Docker; dynamic language distributions ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl; and developer tools such as the popular Komodo Edit and Komodo IDE. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, ActiveState is trusted by customers and partners worldwide, across many industries including telecommunications, aerospace, software, financial services and CPG. ActiveState is proven for the enterprise: More than two million developers and 97% of Fortune 1000 companies use ActiveState's solutions to develop, distribute, and manage their software applications. Global customers like Bank of America, CA, Cisco, HP, Lockheed Martin and Siemens rely on ActiveState for faster development, ensuring IT governance and compliance, and accelerating time-to-market.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Serena Software will exhibit at DevOps Summit Silicon Valley, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Serena Software supports DevOps and Continuous Delivery by providing application deployment automation and software release management solutions to replace slow and error-prone manual processes. 2,500 enterprises around the world trust Serena to help them develop and deploy better software.
The old monolithic style of building enterprise applications just isn't cutting it any more. It results in applications and teams both that are complex, inefficient, and inflexible, with considerable communication overhead and long change cycles. Microservices architectures, while they've been around for a while, are now gaining serious traction with software organizations, and for good reasons: they enable small targeted teams, rapid continuous deployment, independent updates, true polyglot languages and persistence layers, and a host of other benefits. But truly adopting a microservices architecture requires dramatic changes across the entire organization, and a DevOps culture is absolutely essential.