IBM Enhances Transaction Monitoring Tool
With the launch of Version 5.3, IBM's Tivoli Monitoring for Transaction Performance software expands the range of application transactions the program can track.IBM will launch Friday a new version of its Tivoli transaction-performance monitoring product that greatly expands the range of application transactions it can track. IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Transaction Performance Version 5.3, in addition to a deeper view into the performance of WebSphere application transactions, adds the ability to track transaction performance across BEA WebLogic Web application servers; IBMs CICS, IMS and DB2 databases; Siebel 7.7 applications; and SAP back-end services, according to Chris OConnor, vice president of availability and business service management at IBM, in Research Triangle Park, N.C. "This brings in a whole new set of topologies and data pointsWeb servers, Web application environments, different databases and transaction processesand theres integration with Siebel around their application response measurement instrumentation," said OConnor.
The latest release of the transaction monitoring program also allows users set up policies that group a set of transactions together. "You can set up different conditions and how you alarm and alert," said OConnor.