What’s Happening for CA APM at CA World?

by November 7, 2017

Your Guide to everything Application Performance Monitoring & Management at CA World ’17


It’s that time of year again… CA World! This year, we have a ton of amazing APM sessions from hands-on education to technical product demos and customer case studies, but with so many sessions, how do you choose which to attend?

To help you navigate the waters, here’s a quick guide to everything APM at CA World ’17.


Increase your product knowledge with hands-on Pre-Conference Education Sessions

This year, we have 8 hands-on Pre-Conference Education sessions covering a variety of topics from monitoring modern applications in the cloud to creating custom dashboards in CA App Experience Analytics with Elastic Search and Kibana. These sessions are great to help you advance your product knowledge and maximize your investment. You can see the full list of education sessions here. Keep in mind, these sessions have limited space so pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

In addition to our education sessions, there will also be a certification available for CA APM 10.x – this certification will help you position yourself as an APM expert at your organization.


Be the first to know what the future holds for CA’s Application Performance Monitoring Solutions

Wondering what’s next for our Application Performance Monitoring solutions? CA’s VP of Product Management, James Kao will be discussing the vision, strategy and roadmap for the CA APM portfolio and how they align with CA Digital Experience Insights, a unified SaaS platform offering customers a user-experience centric set of integrated services to monitor the entire digital-service chain.

This is an absolute must attend session – make sure it’s added to your conference agenda!


Hear how industry leading companies are leveraging CA APM’s suite of tools

We’ve heard year after year that some of the most valuable sessions are those delivered by our customers. With that, we have an amazing line up of industry experts who will be sharing their successes and tips & tricks when it comes to CA APM.

Here are some of the key sessions you don’t want to miss:


Case Study: Verizon Communications Accelerates Development with a DevOps Dojo (DO2T37T)

What’s a DevOps Dojo you ask? Roger Sergey, Sr Manager of System Engineering at Verizon will discuss the new concept of these transformation laboratories or “dojos” where teams learn DevOps best practices as well as his experience with shifting CA Application Performance Management earlier in the development cycle to plan, model and deliver code that meets the requirements of the business without sacrificing quality or cost.

This is certainly a must-attend session for anyone who is implementing DevOps best practices at their organization.


Panel: Achieve a Customer-Centric View Across Web, Mobile and Wearables (DO2T31P)

CA’s Bryan Whitmarsh and CNN’s John Hashimoto discuss how CA App Experience Analytics helps you to gain insights into the user experience across digital channels and how the global cable news source leverages analytics to shape its CNN Politics mobile app.


Case Study: ADP Shares Tips for Rapid Deployment and Utilization of CA Application Performance Management 10.5 at Scale (DO2T34T)

In this session, Robert Conaster, Middleware Engineer at ADP will discuss how ADP takes advantage of CA APM team center perspectives to help better understand its complex environments, gain insights into performance and view relationships between application components. He will also share how they are using some of the newer features, such as attributes and universes to further customize and organize complex environments.


Case Study: Barclays Banks on Modern Application Development and Monitoring to Ensure Optimal Customer Experience (DO2T35T)

Learn how Barclays uses CA Application Performance Management (CA APM) to monitor an OpenShift environment and hear how the bank took part in the CA Technologies Design Partnership program to help shape the development of new CA APM capabilities to monitor OpenShift environments.


Panel: Discuss Modern Application Monitoring with Your Peers and Industry Experts (DO2T10P)

CA’s Amy Feldman, Director of Product Marketing Nishant Kabra, Principal Product Manager and John Sheehan of Runscope will be joined by Anurag Saran, Sr Solutions Middleware Architect at Red Hat to discuss best practices for modern application monitoring that help reduce complexity, and speed and simplify the triage of performance issues so you can ensure loyalty-building user experiences.


Tech Talk: Monitor the Performance of APIs Across the Application Lifecycle (DO2T36T) 

In case you haven’t already heard, Runscope Inc., San Francisco based provider of SaaS API monitoring solutions, has joined the CA family. If you’re not familiar with Runscope, then this is definitely a session you should check out. In this session, John Sheehan of Runscope will discuss how the Runscope API Monitoring service provides a simple UI for developers, architects and IT operations to easily create tests used to perform data validation and monitor the performance and availability of APIs


See live product demos and chat with the experts

Whether you’re interested in APM, App Experience Analytics or App Synthetic Monitor (or all three) we have a demo station for you. Here are some of the key APM demo stations you can expect to find in the DevOps – Agile Operations area this year:

CA APM: Explore What’s New in Release 10.7 – #204

CA APM: Shift Left: Monitor Apps in Dev – #202

CA App Experience Analytics: Deliver a 5-Star Mobile App Experience – #220

CA App Synthetic Monitor: Proactively Monitor User Experience – #213

CA Digital Experience Insights: Monitor Your App in 7 Minutes or Less – #214

Runscope: Best-in-Class SaaS-Based API Monitoring – #201

CA APM: Let’s Talk Upgrades – #216


We hope you’re as excited as we are. If there’s a session you’re most looking forward to, let us know in the comments and if you still haven’t registered, it’s not too late!

See you all at CA World!