Feb
12

Configuration Glitch Sets Off Google Outage

Google and most of its services were offline for 30 minutes on January 24th. Following an investigation, Google reported that a configuration issue sparked the outage. How can you best stay on top of the many configuration changes in your data center, and keep your production environment available?

Written by Martin Perlin.

Nov
14

Must-read IT Journalists

Check out our handpicked list of must-read journalists focused on what's happening in IT. These industry influencers have a tremendous influence play a key role in educating our industry and staying on top of the latest developments in information technology.

Written by Syed Raza and Martin Perlin.

Nov
05

Making Change Management in the Data Center

Change management is more challenging than ever. IT faces many moving parts and is charged with keeping critical services running, while introducing releases, updates and patches and increasingly faster cycles. How can IT operations stay in control while remaining agile?

Written by Martin Perlin.

Oct
23

Top Job Blogs for Boosting Your IT Careers

Labels: IT SkillsBloggers
Check out our handpicked list of the must-read blogs for IT professionals. This collection of blogs can provide you with current information on the industry and insights into skills, technology, and job value.

Written by Syed Raza and Martin Perlin.

Oct
21

Facebook System Outage

Labels: Downtime
Bad day or an update gone wrong? Facebook suffered a brief and widespread outage today. While the cause is still being investigated, the question remains when an incident occurs, how quickly can you know "what changed"?

Written by Martin Perlin.

Oct
17

Applying IT Analytics to IT Operations Data

How are analytics being applied to IT Operations?

Written by Martin Perlin.

Oct
14

Downtime Is Still Here and Common

Labels: Downtime
Unplanned data center outages still present a difficult and costly challenge for organizations. System failures are not just a challenge and frustration for organizations, but carry high stakes and broad costs. How pervasive is downtime and outages in the data center?

Written by Martin Perlin.

Oct
07

The Real Problem is Visibility

How is your visibility into IT operations? Do you know what is happening in change management?

Written by Martin Perlin.

Oct
03

Gartner Says Data Growth Demands Consolidation in IT Operations Analytics Tool Functionality

A recent Gartner report addresses the growth in demand for IT Operations Analytics systems. The report emphasizes that IT Operations analytics tools will expand in functionality to better address the growth in data facing IT operations teams.

Written by Martin Perlin.

Sep
11

How Good are you at Change Management?

Is your IT operations too confident about their readiness for change management?

Written by Martin Perlin.

Aug
22

3 High Profile Outages Underscore the Cost of Downtime

Labels: Downtime
This past week we witnessed some pretty high profile system outages, but deep was the impact? Are companies prepared to make sure performance does not suffer?

Written by Martin Perlin.

Aug
19

Gartner Analysts Score IT Operations Analytics in Key Position

Gartner's IT Market Clock for IT Operations Management report places IT Operations Analytics in the Advantage quadrant of the clock.

Written by Martin Perlin.

Aug
07

Sabre System Outage Leaves Airline Consumers Stranded

Labels: Downtime
We all hear about system outages, but how vast can the impact be? Are companies taking system outages seriously and making this a high priority?

Written by Martin Perlin.

Aug
05

Complexity and Change Management Failure

Is complexity overwhelming your IT operations and encouraging change management failure?

Written by Martin Perlin.

Jul
30

IT Operations Analytics is On the Rise and Redefining IT Operations

IT Operations Analytics is gaining both industry interest and the attention of experts, pushing IT management technology towards a new S-curve growth cycle.

Written by Sasha Gilenson.

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