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Performance Monitoring & Management

Quest solutions give you the extensive visibility of your infrastructure that you need to keep your applications running optimally as well as quickly find and fix performance issues. With Quest, you can integrate existing monitoring tools for your physical, virtual, and cloud environments into a central management console. This console provides role-based views so everyone in your organization – from line administrators to agency leadership – has the information they need to meet their unique responsibilities and maintain the best possible user experience.

Quest’s industry-leading suite of solutions empowers you to:

  • Run hundreds of applications for your users, your public, or your extended academic family
  • Experience depth of detail in troubleshooting end-user experience issues
  • Deliver answers to your IT staff, your organization and the citizens you serve
  • Support application availability with comprehensive backup, recovery, and deduplication functionality
  • Ensure application continuity in the event of a disaster
  • Meet growing application demands – while staying under budget

From your smallest application, to the broadest view of your physical, virtual, and cloud-based infrastructure, Quest solutions for performance monitoring and management help you constantly improve the quality and effectiveness of service that IT brings to supporting your organization’s mission and goals.

With the pace of technological development today, not to mention ongoing financial constraints, public sector CIOs are constantly challenged to find more effective ways to deliver high quality applications and services. This CIO's Guide from Enterprise Management Associates, Inc. shows how application performance monitoring (APM) can help effectively leverage new technologies and build trust in IT 
leadership throughout organizations.

Application Scope

Foglight performance monitoring and management solutions do more than help you identify problems with your applications; they help you deliver answers – to your IT staff, to your organization, and to the citizens and communities you serve.

Foglight monitors multiple technologies and the experience of users interacting with your applications. Leading organizations use Foglight to improve user satisfaction, ensure the IT environment support the needs of the organization, and prioritize performance issues to determine which ones to tackle first.

Foglight not only provides solutions for managing applications, but it also helps you manage service levels end users, databases and infrastructure. You can use Foglight in a variety of platforms, including Windows, Unix, and Linux, Java, PeopleSoft, WebSphere, Oracle, Oracle E-Business, and more.

Enterprise Focus

Other Quest solutions help you integrate non-Windows environments into your existing Active Directory-based infrastructure for ease of management, enabling you to leverage your existing Microsoft management tool set for a larger piece of your organization.

Our Spotlight solutions help you to diagnose and resolve issues in real time for your Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, OCS/Lync, Blackberry Enterprise Server, and MySQL implementations.

NetVault solutions protect your physical, virtual, and application environments, providing server and data backup and recovery, disaster recovery, and fault-tolerant data replication.


White Papers

A CIO Guide - Building Business Trust with Application Performance Monitoring An Innovative Approach to SOAP Monitoring Avoiding Common Pitfalls when Managing and Monitoring Critical Applications: Active Directory and Exchange Better Incident Management through Application Performance Monitoring Business Brief: The Hidden Costs of Freeware -- A Critical Look at the Costly Use of Free Software Foglight Monitoring of DB2 OS/390 & z/OS Foglight: Hit the Easy Button for No-Fuss Application Performance Monitoring Four Ways to Modernize Your Application Performance Monitoring Strategy for Web 2.0 and AJAX How Managers Can Help Their Developers Write Excellent Code In Search of the Elastic Database Key Methods for Managing Complex Database Environments Managing Data through Replication: Avoiding Errors, Improving Access Maximize Database Performance with Toad Microsoft Windows Azure: An Introduction to Data in the Cloud Simplifying Oracle Database Administration State and Local Government: Optimizing Your Customer's Online Experience The Oracle Database Administrator of Tomorrow: The Impact of New Technologies The Service Provider Management Imperative: Leverage the Right Solutions to Seize New Market Opportunities The Top Five Database Benchmarking Questions TRAC Research - Key Roles of User Experience Monitoring (UEM) Solutions in Enabling Performance Management Strategies User Experience Management and Business Impact – A Cornerstone for IT Transformation User Experience Management: Is it Right for You? back to top

Case Studies

Angelo State University Needs Only Toad Data Point to Access Multiple Database Platforms Avion Uses Toad to Improve Database Reporting Accuracy and Performance for U.S. Army Aviation Operations Blackboard supports 100,000 users with Foglight for Oracle Colorado Springs Implements Foglight (third party) Florida Elections Organization Saves Operating Costs and Enhances System Performance with SharePlex® for Oracle Florida Keys Community College Gains Full ROI with Toad for Oracle Within One Week of Deployment Fulton County School System Sees Future of Student Information System with LiteSpeed How Quest Makes User Experience Management a Reality: Three Case Studies JT3 Reduces Mean-Time-To-Resolution from Hours to Minutes with Foglight LiteSpeed Wins Government Election Agency's Vote to Deliver Improved IT Efficiencies Maine Transitions to Oracle RAC with Help from Toad DBA Suite for Oracle RAC Edition Miami-Dade County Relies on Toad for Fast and Effective Application Development and Database Administration Quest Reduces Toad Licensing Hassles and Costs for Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Quest Solutions Help Georgian College Graduate to a More Secure, Easily Managed Active Directory and Exchange Environment Quest Speeds Up Valencia Community College's Implementation of ERP System and Provides Greater Accuracy Quest Tools Ensure Peak SQL Server Performance for the City of Colorado Springs Spotlight on Oracle with RAC Diagnostics Significantly Reduces Production Downtime for Pace University State of Vermont IT Staff Uses Toad DBA Suite for Oracle to Easily Find Bottlenecks, Saving 10 Hours of DBA Time Each Week Texas Tech University System Proactively Resolves Database Performance Problems with Toad DBA Suite for Oracle - RAC Edition Toad Data Point Receives Top Marks from the University of Alaska Toad DBA Suite for DB2 Saves Mississippi State University Database Management Team More Than 100 Hours on Administration and Data Modeling Toad for Oracle Xpert Reduces SQL Query Time for Ithaca College from 10 Minutes to 0.09 Seconds Toad® DBA Suite for Oracle Gets High Marks from Broome Community College Toad® Helps a Large University Ace Its PeopleSoft Implementation with Improved SQL Quality and Staff Productivity University of Massachusetts Medical School Reduces Risk while Doubling IT Staff Productivity with Toad back to top