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Conflict to Cooperation: Aligning IT Ops & DevOps
The rapid pace of application development in today’s businesses has strained IT Operations (ITOps) to the point where organizations are abandoning traditional shared development models. Application...
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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....
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The Skeptics: 8 Reasons Application Developers & Customers May Fight Converged Infrastructure
Converged Infrastructure has a lot to offer IT, but… Your IT organization set a course for adopting Converged Infrastructure for some well-known business reasons. You’ll be faster & more...
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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 résumé updated — because someone in upper management is failing you. If you think the...
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Hybrid IT Operations: 5 Ways to Prepare for the Inevitable
About 40 percent of IT organizations today have transitioned some part of their IT infrastructure to the cloud1. While the majority started with stand-alone private clouds and a small fraction moved...
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Blueprint for Delivering IT as a Service- 9 Steps for Success
OK, now what? You’ve got the materials (your constantly changing IT infrastructure). You’ve got the work order (your boss made that perfectly clear). But now what? Delivering IT-as-a-service has...
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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...
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Can You Really Manage the Cloud?
The last five years have seen a revolutionary shift when it comes to operating technology infrastructure with the advent of virtualization and Cloud Computing. What was once a vision of IT-as-a-...
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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-...
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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...
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