July 19, 2018
Ketan Tailor

According to a recent survey, critical IT incidents cost the average organization upwards of $6 million per year. This infographic outlines 4 easy steps to automate incident management, reducing downtime and costs to organizations ...

July 18, 2018
Keith Rogers

Any good SysAdmin or DevOps engineer knows that there is no shortage of available monitoring tools. The real challenge comes with identifying exactly what should be monitored and alerted on, and defining sensible thresholds around the alerting ...

July 17, 2018
Don Boxley

The essential value resulting from data-driven processes has become progressively linked with analytics. Once considered a desired complement to intuitive decision-making, analytics has developed into a main focus of mission-critical applications across industries for any number of use cases ...

July 16, 2018
Patricia Diaz

The question of SaaS-based technology over the past decade has quickly changed from "should we?" to "how soon can we?" even for the most customized and regulated of industries. This macro move toward SaaS has also encouraged a series of IT "best practices" that have potential impacts on the employee digital experience, organizational risk and ultimately, productivity ...

July 12, 2018
Derek Stevens

In a world where APIs serve as the glue that melds together disparate applications or parts of applications, API performance problems can quickly make an application unusable and undercut user experience ...

July 11, 2018
Jeff Kalberg

Optimization means improving the performance of your human and technology resources while keeping a watchful eye. To accomplish this, we must have clear, crisp visibility into the metrics relevant to the delivery of workspace applications to your end users and to the devices – the endpoints – they use to be productive ...

July 10, 2018
Michael Churchman

When you deploy an application in the cloud, what you're deploying is an ever-changing swarm of container instances. You need to know how well that swarm is functioning, and how well individual containers are working ...

July 09, 2018
Dennis Drogseth

As tech headlines flash across my email, the CMDB, and its federated equivalent, the CMS, are almost never mentioned. And yet when I do research, dialog with IT, or support our consulting team, the CMDB/CMS many times still remains paramount ...

July 06, 2018
Eric Bruno

When used properly, containers can help to speed software delivery and deployment. However, common problems arise when deploying and managing containers, which can make containers seem like more trouble than they’re worth ...

July 02, 2018
Chris Tozzi

Getting alerts about application or infrastructure problems is easy. Making sense of the alerts, and turning the alerts into actionable information, is much harder ...

June 29, 2018
Eric Bruno

A multi-cloud application is simply one that uses two or more different cloud services, regardless of provider. Let’s take a look at how to maximize performance for an application that is hosted in a multi-cloud environment ...

June 28, 2018
Michael Segal

Given the size and complexity of today's IT networks it can be almost impossible to detect just when and where a security breach or network failure might occur. It's critical, therefore, that businesses have complete visibility over their IT networks, and any applications and services that run on those networks, in order to protect their customers' information, assure uninterrupted service delivery and, of course, comply with the GDPR ...

June 27, 2018
Jay Botelho

A new breed of solution has been born that simultaneously provides the precision of packet-based analytics with the speed of flow-based monitoring (at a reasonable cost). Here are more reasons to use these new NPM/APM analytics solutions ...

June 26, 2018
Jay Botelho

A new breed of solution has been born that simultaneously provides the precision of packet-based analytics with the speed of flow-based monitoring (at a reasonable cost). Here are 6 reasons to use these new NPM/APM analytics solutions ...

June 25, 2018
Derek Stevens

If you're looking to develop an analytics approach to mobile development, the following insights should be on your checklist when you're developing your practice and evaluating app analytics tools ...

June 21, 2018
Amena Siddiqi

There’s no doubt that digital innovations are transforming industries, and business leaders are left with little or no choice – either embrace digital processes or suffer the consequences and get left behind ...

June 20, 2018
Malcolm Ross

Looking ahead to the rest of 2018 and beyond, it seems like many of the trends that shaped 2017 are set to continue, with the key difference being in how they evolve and shift as they become mainstream. Five key factors defining the progression of the digital transformation movement are ...

June 19, 2018

Companies using cloud technologies to automate their legacy applications and IT operations processes are gaining a significant competitive advantage over those behind the curve, according to a new report from Capgemini and Sogeti, The automation advantage: Making legacy IT keep pace with the cloud ...

June 18, 2018
Yaniv Yehuda

It's every system administrator's worse nightmare. An attempt to restore a database results in empty files, and there is no way to get the data back, ever. Here are five simple tips for keeping things running smoothly and minimizing risk ...

June 15, 2018

When it comes to their own companies, 50% of IT stakeholders think they are leaders and will disrupt, while 50% feel they are behind and will be disrupted by the competition in 2018, according to a new survey of IT stakeholders from Alfresco Software and Dimensional Research. The report, Digital Disruption: Disrupt or Be Disrupted, is a wake-up call for the C-suite ...