Topic: it operations

IT operations predictions for 2021

While it’s unlikely many people could have predicted how IT operations would transform in 2020, many thought leaders are looking forward to how the “new normal” will impact IT trends in 2021 and beyond. Many predictions for 2021 build off of the massive digital transformation that companies have already undergone this year. Here are a … continue reading

OpsRamp Fall 2020 release

OpsRamp Fall 2020 release focuses on new and improved digital experiences

OpsRamp is releasing its Fall 2020 update with a new user experience and dashboards designed to make it easier for IT operations teams to resolve issues.  When the company looked at how IT operation teams were driving digital transformation during these uncertain times, it found that IT teams were a strategic differentiator with businesses increasing … continue reading

Nutanix and ServiceNow to simplify IT operations and costs

Nutanix is teaming up with ServiceNow to help organizations streamline IT operations and costs during this recent global crisis. Together, the companies will provide new features and capabilities for simplifying and automating infrastructure, application and cloud management.  According to the companies, manual processes are still the norm in IT despite automation being able to cut … continue reading

Red Hat announces new solutions to optimize, scale and protect IT operations

Red Hat introduced a number of new updates and offerings targeted at IT operations and shifting global dynamics. The company announced OpenShift virtualization, Red Hat OpenShift 4.4, Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes as well as updates to Red Hat Insights and its Ansible Automation Platform.  “Perhaps more than ever before, the unique needs … continue reading

Report: IT spending still increasing despite COVID-19 pandemic

Enterprise IT organizations are still accelerating or maintaining their digital transformation initiatives during the COVID-19 pandemic. A recent report found 58% of IT leaders expected to significantly or moderately increase annual technology budgets. Additionally, 73% of IT operations and DevOps team leaders are finding value in their digital products and services during this time.  The … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: SolarWinds Database Performance Monitor, Dynatrace extends Kubernetes support and Incorta 4.6

SolarWinds is adding the Database Performance Monitor solution to its IT operations management portfolio to give users the ability to manage on-premise, hybrid, and cloud-native databases. The new addition features before-and-after analysis, and root cause granularity for open-source and NoSQL databases.  “As open-source and NoSQL databases grow in popularity and a new generation of applications … continue reading

Virtual Instruments rebrands as Virtana to focus on the next generation of IT operations

The AIOps company Virtual Instruments is rebranding itself as Virtana and releasing a new cloud monitoring solution this week. According to the company, the rebranding signifies its focus on using AIOps approaches for hybrid IT infrastructure management.   The newly announced cloud cost optimization and monitoring solution CloudWisdom is designed to help companies plan, analyze and … continue reading

Ensuring high availability and disaster recovery for SQL Server in the cloud

Failure is an option in IT, including in public clouds — despite their resilient, carrier-class infrastructures. And many of the failures that regularly cause downtime are excluded from the cloud service providers’ money-back service level agreement guarantees. For this reason, the customer, specifically the IT operations staff, is responsible for ensuring uptime for all SQL Server … continue reading

Splunk predicts the future of IT Ops in 2019

Splunk believes the IT operations space is going to transform and evolve into new areas as we continue into 2019. The company has released a 2019 ebook on its predictions based off of customer insight and company resource. “We’re always at the cusp of the next big thing, moments away from the next technological change … continue reading

Optanix releases IT monitoring and analytics platform

IT service assurance solution provider Optanix is delivering a new standalone IT monitoring and analytics platform to tackle hybrid IT infrastructures. The advanced service assurance platform is designed with full-stack monitoring, root cause analysis, business service monitoring, and remediation and management capabilities. “IT operations teams are looking to ‘connect the dots’ – across their estate, … continue reading

Spending on automating IT Ops is rising, though many aren’t prepared

Many CIOs and enterprise technology professionals aren’t prepared to automate their IT operations to meet business transformation initiatives, but a growing number are moving forward, based on projected spending. Various studies have made that point. A survey of 1,000 IT operations professionals worldwide who spend more than $500 million per year on infrastructure management, found … continue reading

SDN makes troubleshooting network issues painful

The proliferation of social media, mobile devices, and cloud computing is pushing the traditional data center to its limits. Software-defined networking is “the network industry’s response to a problem that spans a couple of decades,” explained Jason Baudreau, project strategist at NetBrain. That problem is troubleshooting issues when they arise. It is essentially an effort … continue reading

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