Transforming IT Operations #92: Happy SysAdmin Day!

3q7kh2It's Systems Administrator Day and here at Zenoss we are celebrating in proper fashion for the occasion. We're taking time today to thank all the IT wizards out there who help laymen and colleagues alike deal with event disasters, manage downtime, and set up email accounts. Without all of your hard work, the day-to-day tasks of running a modern business comes to a complete halt. Thank you.

Every Friday, Zenoss highlights some of the best posts from across the web about the transformations taking place in IT. Here are some great articles they selected from 7/26/2013 that are worth taking a look at.

In honor of SysAdmin Day: Nine Traits of the Veteran Network Admin - By Paul Venezia | InfoWorld

A Closer Look at Converged Infrastructure Adoption [SILDESHOW] | IT Business Edge

Memo to this year’s YC class: It’s Damn Hard to Build an Enterprise Company - By Ben Sesser | PandoDaily

Analytics – The Next Wave in DevOps - By Andrew Brust | ZDNet

The Cloud Privacy Wars Are Coming - By David Linthicum | InfoWorld

Puppet Labs Juices ‘DevOps’ Movement With Cloudsmith Buy - By Klint Finley | Wired

Exploit IT for Strategic Benefit - by Jeanne Ross and Cynthia Beath | Harvard Business Review

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Three Tips to Finding and Using the ZenPack You Want, Part 3  - By Robyn Weisman 

An Open Letter To Embrace AWS And What It Says About OpenStack’s Self-Serving Vendors - By Alex Williams | TechCrunch

The Coming Push for Open Source Everything - By Paul Venezia

Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B  - By Leena Rao | TechCrunch

Ubiquitous Connectivity is a Matter of National Security - By Ken Hess | ZDNet

Happy Birthday, OpenStack -- But Don't Get Too Comfortable - By David Linthicum

Password Protocols Center Stage Again After Ubuntu Forums Hack -  By Curt Hopkins | The Daily Dot

All Inclusive Information Technology Boot Camp Training Available at NetCom Learning’s New Las Vegas Location | PRWeb

iRobot And Cisco Build A Roving Telepresence Rig So Remote Workers Can Still Roam The Office - By Chris Velazco | TechCrunch



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