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Building a Better Data Center

The Importance of Root Cause Analysis in IT Optimization

by Kurt Hildebrand | Friday, July 31, 2015

It’s a jungle out there. And by “out there” we mean your enterprise IT. And by “jungle” we mean the huge number of technologies like ABAP, Java, and .NET that handle your business processes on multiple system components. Of course these service-enabled, distributed, heterogeneous systems can be accessed on all those BYOD via many different channels. One of the great challenges all this causes is finding out why performance is degrading. In short, have you ever tried to find one root (cause) in a jungle?

Data Center ServerIn order to identify the root cause of incidents, IT needs to use a systematic, top-down approach to isolate the erroneous component and subsequently resolve the issue. Unfortunately, even though the most common causes are network related, admins frequently look for data from things like servers, security, application design/health, and end client systems or users – which have nothing to do with networking.

Is Your Enterprise Trading the Present for the Future?

Don’t Let Your Storage Strategy Stall

by Kurt Hildebrand | 07.30.15

CIOs have a lot on their plates. The balancing act of investing in the future and maximizing operational efficiency today is a constant battle that bleeds into every big decision. So where do you invest your resources? The popular answer might be: transforming IT today so that tomorrow you can focus on business strategy. That’s just great. Really. Unfortunately, the rest of the organization thinks all of that should have been done yesterday. So while you know you’re adding value to the company and making IT more agile, a lot of other departments see your department as more of a drag than an engine. That’s not going to help your job security is it?

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Dump Windows 8 Now?

A Rollout Delay May Benefit You in the Long Run

by Jared Bisbano | 07.28.15

Gartner recommends that enterprises dump Windows 8.1 deployment plans, even if that means delays. According to Gartner analyst Steve Kleynhans, “It is likely that Windows 8.1 will suffer a similar fate to Windows Vista, whereby industry support died off relatively quickly.”

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