I work with a lot of clients helping them to understand the monitoring capabilities that they have, how they are using them, and where they may have deficiencies or duplication in their monitoring tooling. In many cases, these clients have entire collections of tools that look like the top 10 […]
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Visibility, at its simplest level, is the ability to instrument or observe an environment. This allows us to gain access to data which describes its state and performance characteristics. You can describe monitoring as the use of this data to identify situations of interest. From there you can then drive […]
All too often, concepts such as Network Change and Configuration Management are treated as a “thing”, which translates to a product or tool, when really they are a process that utilizes automation technologies and tools to allow the capabilities associated with NCCM to be realized. When this happens, there can […]
Do you know how all the stuff in your enterprise fits together to produce business results? Your ability to control Quality of service, compliance with industry regulations, and to ensure that cost of service is optimized is directly driven by configuration and change information and automation. Configuration management encompasses the […]