Change is the one constant in the IT business these days. Everywhere you look the world is shifting, and in August alone this year we saw a bevy of surprising announcements from some of the most trusted technology brands.
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Several experts are predicting that analytics will play a bigger role in monitoring in 2012 and that could help you find problems before your mission critical app blows up.
DevOps is a fancy new term, but what it really comes down to is IT working together as a team to deliver quality service to the company, regardless of your role.
Increasingly, IT Ops is responsible for managing and making sense of a mountain of data for business, the web and monitoring purposes.
Do today’s systems need down time or is that simply a vestige of IT past?
ASG Software released a cloud management suite this week, and although it’s only one of many, it’s the type of software package your company may need to manage an increasingly complex cloud environment.
If you see IT as a parental figure inside the organization, rather than a partner, it’s probably going to work against you when things go wrong and your user-children decide to rebel against their parents.
It turns out that Applications Performance Management and Business Process Management might have some overlap, at least to the extent that understanding process and roles can help build a better monitoring system.
As we approach the end of the year, it might be a good time to assess your monitoring protocols and be certain that the monitoring tools you have in place still meet your current requirements.
As we approach the year end, it’s worth looking ahead to some trends that could have an impact on the data center in the coming year. Let’s get started with IT as a cost center with the rise of private clouds and a service orientation.