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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

Kaloom makes Software-Defined Fabric for white box software-defined networking at scale generally available

Data center networking automation company Kaloom released its Software Defined Fabric (SDF) solution into general availability. SDF is a containerized software suite designed to provide networking capabilities for white box, or custom-built, routing and switching hardware at hyperscale. “Since founding Kaloom, our goal has been to deliver the most automated, programmable and scalable data center … 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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