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Systems

Maximize Your Microsoft Ecosystem Performance


Microsoft offers some of its own monitoring options, such as System Center and Windows Admin Center. Federal IT pros can optimize performance by including additional monitoring strategies such as monitoring Windows servers, Microsoft applications, databases, Hyper-V, Azure, and Office 365. Monitoring Strategies Windows Servers …



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Security

CSAM: Surprising Truths about Compliance and Security


In our final post for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Tim Brown looks at the growing trend of industry-agnostic compliance laws and the relationship between compliance and security. Compliance laws often drive security investments. When the European Union passed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), organizations …


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Scaling Up and Out With Microsoft Azure


Your infrastructure doesn’t just exist in your building or your physical data center anymore. Critical applications and services can live anywhere. What started with hardware virtualization has evolved to services in the cloud. Wherever your critical services live, it’s important your users can continue …


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Fitting Into IT Society


Working with IT around the planet can be challenging, not because of technology, but because of cultural differences. Join Kevin M. Sparenberg, SolarWinds Head Geek™ Sascha Giese, and Stephen Foskett to talk both about those differences and the things we have in common in …


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Change Is Good. Monitoring Change Is Better.


You can’t run IT without changes, but changes are the #1 source of problems for IT. The fact is, you can’t – and shouldn’t – avoid change. In this session, Head Geeks™ Thomas LaRock and Leon Adato show you how to observe, confirm, and …


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Your Golden Ticket to Alert Reduction


SolarWinds Orion Alerting brings optimizations with the four golden signals: latency, errors, saturation, and traffic. These are your key signals to effective alert noise reduction. In this session, SolarWinds Distinguished Engineer Karlo Zatylny joins SolarWinds Head™ Geek Patrick Hubbard to discuss why these are …


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Upgrade, Migrate, or Both?


Join us once again for the best game show in software: Upgrade, Migrate, or Both! We pit our two experts against each other in scenarios you could encounter in your own environment. Additional Resources Reasons to Upgrade Orion® Platform Products From a 2012 Infrastructure Orion Platform …



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Networks

Better Visibility Can Help Improve Your FITARA scores


The most recent version of the scorecard measuring agency implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act gave agencies cause for both celebration and concern. On the whole, scores in December’s FITARA Scorecard 7.0 rose, but some agencies keep earning low scores. Agencies don’t …