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A Year in Review: 7 Major Outages from 2012

Looking back at 2012, some big names in technology not only felt the pain of downtime and outage, but also faced the struggle of returning confidence to their service and returning vitality to their reputation. Here are 7 very public events that took place due to failures stemming from infrastructure or application issues that either weren't prevented or weren't caught before they had spiralled out of control. Read more...

Accidental Change at Amazon Takes Netflix Offline

Netflix went offline on of all days...Christmas Eve. Netflix went out due to a change made to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure. Did Amazon become the Grinch that literally stole Christmas cheer and long-awaited family time, or was this a legitimate hiccup in cloud services? Read more...

Weekly IT Highlights on IT Operations Analytics, 2013 Predictions, IT Careers, trends for Cloud and More

As Friday comes around, we want to recap some of the best stuff from our blog on IT Operations Analytics, 2013 Predictions, IT Careers and trends for cloud and any other topics that we found interesting and shared over the week. Read more...

2013 Predictions on IT from Experts and Industry Analysts

While technology's role in the IT organization is increasing, what does this mean for the role of the IT organization? How will developments in 2013 impact the IT organization? This collection shows how experts and industry analysts expect new developments to effect IT for this coming year. Read more...

Weekly IT Highlights on Analytics, CIO Blogs, DevOps, and trends for Cloud and More

As Friday comes around, we want to recap some of the best stuff from our blog on Analytics, CIO Blogs, DevOps, and trends for cloud and any other topics that we found interesting and shared over the week. Read more...

30 Must Read CIO Bloggers

Check out our Must-Read CIO Bloggers, a handpicked list of insightful CIOs blogging on technology and sharing their perspective. These executives have a tremendous influence on the IT industry, developments and leadership. With their insights, they help to shape IT, identify trends, and make decisions that have far-reaching impact. Read more...

Strategic Technology Trends for 2013

Gartner announces the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2013. Some of the trends to note are the need for Actionable Analytics to empower decision flexibility and Strategic Big Data for taking a new approach to dealing with data volume, variety, velocity and complexity. Read more...

Weekly IT Highlights on Outages, 2013 Predictions, DevOps, trends for Cloud and More

As Friday comes around, we want to recap some of the best stuff from our blog on Outages, 2013 Predictions, DevOps and trends for cloud and any other topics that we found interesting and shared over the week. Read more...

Facebook Down Following Infrastructure Change

Falling in the shadow of this week's Gmailoutage, Facebook faced a massive outage as well this week affecting millions. It is also unclear as to how many were affected by the outage, although a scan of Twitter suggested that it affected users in North America and Europe, supporting the theory that it was near to or was a global outage, according to CNET. Read more...

Configuration Change Knocks out Gmail

Gmail went off-line worldwide, virtually paralyzing many from communicating and disabling many enterprise email systems. Upon investigation, Google explained that a configuration change was behind the widespread outage. How can we best stay on top of configuration changes to keep production environment running smoothly? Read more...