Strategies for discovering and modernizing Legacy Workloads

Strategies for discovering and modernizing Legacy Workloads

IT teams are constantly being asked to do more with less. Eliminate bottlenecks. Speed processes. Bring solutions to the company faster. Unfortunately, many IT organizations are weighed down by legacy workloads. These entrenched processes can sometimes be the source...
How to save money with Storage Optimization when using Multiple Storage Vendors

How to save money with Storage Optimization when using Multiple Storage Vendors

It will come as a surprise to nobody that data is growing exponentially. According to an update from the International Data Corporation (IDC), more than 59 zettabytes (ZB) of data will be created, captured, copied, and consumed globally in 2020. All of that data is...
HOW OUT-OF-BAND MANAGEMENT CAN RESOLVE THE CHALLENGES OF REMOTE DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT

HOW OUT-OF-BAND MANAGEMENT CAN RESOLVE THE CHALLENGES OF REMOTE DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT

High availability is a must for organizations in an era when downtime can cost millions of dollars per minute. Many large businesses have invested in costly redundant systems, in which a backup system holds copies of servers, applications, and real-time data ready to...
USING REMOTE DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT TO KEEP UP WITH PATCHES

USING REMOTE DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT TO KEEP UP WITH PATCHES

The need to patch doesn’t go away just because you’re stuck working at home. Without access to your network operations center (NOC) however, patching may be that much more difficult. If a patch causes an application failure, you might find that downtime lasts a lot...
WHY YOUR DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN MUST INCLUDE INVENTORY TRACKING

WHY YOUR DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN MUST INCLUDE INVENTORY TRACKING

Disaster recovery needs to start with a pinpoint-accurate IT inventory. If you restore from backup–without restoring everything from backup–then it will throw a wrench in your dependencies. Worst-case scenario: the outage lasts longer and is harder to fix. Disaster...
THE BIGGEST SECURITY RISKS FOR REMOTE DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT

THE BIGGEST SECURITY RISKS FOR REMOTE DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT

Security is paramount in remote data center management. Administrators must do everything in their power to prevent a doomsday scenario in which attackers are able to steal credentials and take control of the access points that are used to control the data center...