As we start work on a new year, a worthy goal is humanizing IT. Too many people see IT as a black box or an obstacle and it’s up to you to change that perception.
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.
Increasingly, IT Ops is responsible for managing and making sense of a mountain of data for business, the web and monitoring purposes.
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.
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.
IT Ops pros could certainly benefit from mobile monitoring tools that let them access monitoring tools wherever they are. Unfortunately, there seem to be few of them just yet.
Whether it is the London Olympics or any other large scale event, your organization must prepare for an inevitable boost in traffic (both virtual and physical). Utilities, transportation companies, telecom firms, and government entities have been planning for the London Olympics over the past several years. But what if your company is only indirectly affected? […]
When DISA, a key technology department at the DoD, has its web site and internal services go down for the better part of week, you know it can happen to anyone. But that might not make you feel any better, should such a disaster ever happen on your watch.