Precise Upgrades App Performance Package to Include Cloud Systems

By Chris Preimesberger  |  Posted 2011-03-11 Print this article Print

New version of Precise TPM provides real-time monitoring across physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures.

Application-performance-management software maker Precise on March 11 updated its bread-and-butter product that manages quality of service in data centers.

Precise v9.0 provides a single, Web-based control panel for application, database and storage managers to analyze data in transit, identify and isolate bottlenecks, and solve delivery problems.

The newest version of the product now allows IT managers to track data movement across any type of IT infrastructure, including cloud-connected systems.

With more and more data being processed and stored in private, public and hybrid cloud systems, the quality and reliability of the data movement itself has become a growing concern to enterprise IT managers.

The newest version of Precise enables IT service providers to better manage the quality of their applications during and after their migration to a cloud infrastructure, Precise said.

Key features of v9.0, according to Precise, include tracking of every transaction from end-users all the way down to the storage level in real time, providing full visibility of movement; automatic determination of transaction problems in Java code, database or storage; and a visual presentation of the impact of virtual-machine events on application performance.

Precise, based in Redwood City, Calif., currently has more than 1,500 users worldwide. Its products support all major packaged applications, custom applications, databases and storage devices running on physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures.


Chris Preimesberger Chris Preimesberger was named Editor-in-Chief of Features & Analysis at eWEEK in November 2011. Previously he served eWEEK as Senior Writer, covering a range of IT sectors that include data center systems, cloud computing, storage, virtualization, green IT, e-discovery and IT governance. His blog, Storage Station, is considered a go-to information source. Chris won a national Folio Award for magazine writing in November 2011 for a cover story on and CEO-founder Marc Benioff, and he has served as a judge for the SIIA Codie Awards since 2005. In previous IT journalism, Chris was a founding editor of both IT Manager's Journal and and was managing editor of Software Development magazine. His diverse resume also includes: sportswriter for the Los Angeles Daily News, covering NCAA and NBA basketball, television critic for the Palo Alto Times Tribune, and Sports Information Director at Stanford University. He has served as a correspondent for The Associated Press, covering Stanford and NCAA tournament basketball, since 1983. He has covered a number of major events, including the 1984 Democratic National Convention, a Presidential press conference at the White House in 1993, the Emmy Awards (three times), two Rose Bowls, the Fiesta Bowl, several NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments, a Formula One Grand Prix auto race, a heavyweight boxing championship bout (Ali vs. Spinks, 1978), and the 1985 Super Bowl. A 1975 graduate of Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., Chris has won more than a dozen regional and national awards for his work. He and his wife, Rebecca, have four children and reside in Redwood City, Calif.Follow on Twitter: editingwhiz

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