Topic: itops

Report: More than half of network brownouts are discovered by someone other than IT

Unexpected network outages can wreak havoc on a business. Gartner reports the average cost of downtime is $5,600 per minute. A new survey from Netrounds has revealed that over 60 percent of network brownouts are initially discovered by IT’s internal or external customers, not by IT itself. Persistent network brownouts are the third biggest issue … continue reading

Catchpoint expands NS1 deployment with redundant DNS

NS1, a leader in next generation DNS and application traffic management solutions, today announced that Catchpoint’s Digital Experience Monitoring platforms will leverage NS1’s white-glove migration services to quickly and securely implement NS1’s Dedicated DNS for added redundancy. Catchpoint previously leveraged a combination of NS1 and Oracle Dyn. Maintaining redundant DNS is crucial to ensure optimal performance and 100% … continue reading

IT Operations in 2020 will require a metamorphosis

IT Operations in 2020: Five Things to Know

The threat of digital disruption has forced senior executives and technology leaders to rethink business models, data assets, and distribution channels, to create more innovative products and services that will delight customers and overcome more nimble competitors. Over the last decade, enterprises have completely transformed the way they build, deploy, manage, and maintain mission-critical services … continue reading

Report: Over half of IT professionals feel their job is having a negative effect on their well-being

IT operations has a real people problem. A majority of the people working in IT roles are unhappy, in part due to their jobs, according to a survey from ITSM solutions provider SysAid. The survey, “The Future of ITSM 2019,” was based on responses from 339 IT professionals. The survey found that there was a … continue reading

Chef to open-source all of its software, creates Enterprise Automation Stack

Chef, makers of infrastructure-as-code software, today announced it is moving all of its software to open source, and introducing a new commercial distribution that bundles its portfolio of products as the Chef Enterprise Automation Stack. The code for its five products — Chef Infra, InSpec, Habitat, Automate and Workstation — is in public GitHub repositories … continue reading

PagerDuty brings security closer to operations

PagerDuty wants to unify the security operations among developers, operations and security teams. The company announced PagerDuty for Security Operations with new and existing security integrations across the company’s ecosystem. “With PagerDuty for Security Operations, we now bring security professionals into the fold to operate in a unified platform to engage in real-time security response,” … continue reading

premium The top 5 tips to prevent cyberattacks in 2019

Cyberattacks have become an anticipated part of the IT world, regularly striking businesses both large and small. These attacks consistently infiltrate networks and expose an organization’s valuable data, and cause brand embarrassment and irate customers. Yet, the one way cybercriminals are inconsistent is the most damaging; their attack methods evolve each year in new and … continue reading

StackRox launches new Kubernetes monitoring and security features

Container security company StackRox launched three new features for its StackRox Container Security Platform today — deployment-centric visibility, multi-factor risk profiling and network policy management — which the company hopes will help address difficulties in intercontainer communication and monitoring in Kubernetes deployments. “Deployed as a set of containers using Kubernetes YAML files or Helm charts, … continue reading

Redefining the IT Department in the Wake of Digital Transformation

Emerging technologies, the consumerization of IT, and the ubiquity of cloud architecture have defined a new way of working in IT — shifting the focus of the CIO and the IT department toward integration, data, analysis, innovation, digitization, security, and privacy.  Leveraging these modern digital tools to spearhead faster, smarter and more effective customer engagement, … continue reading

PagerDuty’s mobile app updated for faster incident response

In an effort to provide IT teams with a better way of responding to issues, PagerDuty is releasing an updated version of its mobile app. “Rising customer expectations demand real-time response, and effective DevOps and ITOps shouldn’t just be tied to laptops and desks,” PagerDuty wrote in a post. The app will offer live updates … continue reading

Report: A majority of companies cannot fill the cloud-native skills gap

As companies transition to a cloud-native model, many are struggling to find talent for technical roles. According to OpsRamp’s recent Cloud Skills Survey, this skills gap crisis is inhibiting innovation, impacting productivity, and affecting revenue growth. Of those that responded to the survey, 94 percent stated that they struggled to find candidates with the right … continue reading

LeanIX launches store in enterprise architecture tool category

LeanIX, the leading global provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions in Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM), today announced the launch of the LeanIX Store, enabling a network of report sharing that improves collaboration and supports continuous product innovation. From the start, the user-friendly Store platform gives the LeanIX community easy access to a wide range of custom reports … continue reading

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