Topic: performance

LogicMonitor LM Cloud can now monitor Google Cloud Platform instances

Software-as-a-service performance monitoring company LogicMonitor released its enhanced LM Cloud multi-cloud monitoring platform this week, adding support for Google Cloud Platform instances on top of its existing Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure support. “LogicMonitor developed LM Cloud in 2018 to help customers with data in multiple clouds. Previously, these users were forced to monitor … continue reading

Everbridge announces integration of its IT incident response automation solution with Cherwell Service Management

Everbridge, Inc., the global leader in critical event management and incident response automation, today announced the integration of its IT Alerting solution with Cherwell Software, a global leader in enterprise service management. The combined solution provides Cherwell Service Management (CSM) users with a full end-to-end Incident Response Management platform to enable significant and measurable reduction of IT response … continue reading

How automation is redefining today’s enterprises

Today, the world is moving too fast. Companies are being pressured to act like software companies now. Technology is evolving at a tremendous rate: from cloud elasticity, to container innovation, to serverless computing and cloud functions. However, the high rate of change across technologies, tooling and practices makes it impossible to confidently know where to … continue reading

76 percent of CIOs say it could become impossible to manage digital performance, as IT complexity soars

Digital performance management company, Dynatrace, today announced the findings of an independent global survey of 800 CIOs, which reveals that 76% of organizations think IT complexity could soon make it impossible to manage digital performance efficiently. The study further highlights that IT complexity is growing exponentially; a single web or mobile transaction now crosses an average … continue reading

Object Management Group issues RFP for SysML v2

The Object Management Group (OMG) has issued an RFP for SysML v2. Version 2 will offer improvements on precision, expressiveness, and usability. “Systems engineers around the world use SysML and need to be aware of the updates. SysML is used in critical systems, from engineering chemical plants to architecting submarine systems,” said OMG vice president … continue reading

A majority of IT workloads will move to the cloud by 2020, report says

Advancements being made in artificial intelligence and machine learning are fueling a move to the cloud. A newly released report from LogicMonitor predicts enterprises will relocate a majority of their IT workloads from the data center to the cloud by 2020 as more intelligent devices, such as those used in IoT, begin to come online. … continue reading

How Spectre and Meltdown hardware flaws alter IT Ops playbook

On New Year’s Eve, most IT Ops pros had never heard of Spectre and Meltdown. Within two days, the latest vulnerabilities became a key IT management priority for 2018. Now IT Ops pros are coming to terms with the range of systems they may need to patch and the potential impact the fixes might have … continue reading

How AIOps takes IT companies from reactive to proactive

Machine learning has been a buzzword in recent years, but surprisingly some of the most tech-savvy individuals — IT professionals — have been slow to maximize the technology. A recent survey of IT pros shows that this group cannot wait much longer to commit to machine learning analytics. As organizations’ infrastructures have become more complex … continue reading

ZeroStack Enhances IT Visibility in Self-Driving Cloud Platform

ZeroStack, Inc., creators of a self-driving on-premises cloud, today unveiled new host-based metrics that enable better, more proactive IT management of its cloud platform. Cloud administrators can now define and enable alerting policies based on the status of physical hosts. Alerting policies can be defined on specific host-based CPU utilization, storage, network bandwidth, and other … continue reading

What organizations need to know about IT security risk management

Organizations have a rather funny and paradoxical relationship with IT security. Basically, nobody really wants to dedicate resources to their security needs until something bad happens. I think a big part of the challenge is that the notion of IT security can leave business decision makers feeling a little overwhelmed, especially when faced with the … continue reading

IT transformation can be a monster

Frankenstein is a monster. IT can harm the people who created it. Ergo, IT is a monster. Taking a software tool from this vendor, hardware from another vendor, using a cloud-based storage and network system, can often lead to problems not foreseen by those who approved that approach. “There’s a new philosophy of how IT … continue reading

Microsoft to acquire file storage provider Avere Systems

Microsoft has agreed to acquire file storage provider, Avere Systems. Avere Systems offers NFS and SMB file-based storage for Linux and Windows clients, whether they are running in cloud, hybrid, or on-premise environments. According to the company, Avere provides low-latency data access to data center storage resources. It allows customers to share computer and storage resources … continue reading

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