Resources

Resources

E-Book
7 Characteristics of Service-Centric IT Organizations
Progressive IT organizations have figured out the key to not only reduce downtime and IT spend but also predict and eliminate outages for hybrid IT environments. And that key is to evolve from a...
E-Book
Fatherly Advice: 5 Pearls of Wisdom to Guide Your Cloud Migration Strategy
Sometimes, even complicated topics can benefit from being wrapped in a bit of "old-school" wisdom. This e-book contains some advice on how to approach the idea of moving applications and...
E-Book
The 4 Approaches to Monitoring Hybrid IT Environments
There are a number of existing approaches to infrastructure monitoring that each provide benefits and challenges for effective management of highly virtualized environments. These approaches can be...
E-Book
Why Effective Virtualization Monitoring Matters
The growing acceptance and maturity of virtualized environments demonstrates that organizations not only use them for smaller, noncritical applications — they now deploy business-critical, resource-...
E-Book
The Definitive Guide to Monitoring Virtual Environments
The virtualization of physical computers has become the backbone of public and private cloud computing from desktops to data centers, enabling organizations to optimize hardware utilization, enhance...
E-Book
Intelligent Service Assurance: 5 Ways to Prepare for the Inevitable
Seventy percent of organizations have already moved at least one application or a portion of their infrastructure to the cloud. While the majority started with stand-alone private clouds, companies...
E-Book
5 IT Questions Your CEO Could Ask You Tomorrow
If your IT department is considered a cost center (as opposed to a strategic area for investment), keep that resume updated — because someone in upper management is failing you. If you think the...
E-Book
Conflict to Cooperation: Aligning IT Ops & DevOps
Today's rapid pace of application development has strained IT operations (IT Ops) to the point where organizations are abandoning traditional shared development models. In many companies,...
E-Book
Aligning IT Ops & IT Service Management
Your IT Service Desk and Operations groups are supposed to be on the same team. But let’s be honest. At most companies, these two teams are not in alignment. Each team resides in its own silo....