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DevOps

Cloud Smart’s Success Relies on Smart Network Monitoring


The Office of Management and Budget’s Cloud Smart proposal signals both the end of an era and the beginning of new opportunities. The focus has shifted from ramping up cloud technologies to maximizing cloud deployments to achieve the desired mission outcomes. Certainly, agencies are …



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Systems

The 5 Elements of Application Performance Management


By Paul Parker, SolarWinds Federal & National Government Chief Technologist   Every federal IT pro understands the importance of network monitoring, systems management, database performance monitoring, and other essential functions. The IT infrastructure must be working optimally to ensure overall performance.   What about …


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Database

Five Must-dos of Database Performance Management


Here is an interesting article from my colleague Joe Kim, in which he explores database performance management. Databases are complex, multifaceted, and vital to the health of every agency. They are the heart of every data center and arguably one of the most important …


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Security

AI Should Not Replace Established Security Practices


Here is an interesting article from my colleague Joe Kim, in which he discusses the impact of artificial intelligence on cybersecurity.   Agencies are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to bolster the United States’ cybersecurity posture.   Agencies are dealing with …



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DevOps

Interview: Why the UK NHS is Struggling to Move to the Cloud


Despite ploughing more than £50m into the digital transformation of the NHS, evidence suggests only a handful of trusts have adopted the Government’s “cloud first” policy.   NHS Digital spent more than £32m on digital transformation consultancy services, and £23m with cloud, software, and …



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Security

5 Strategies for Security and Operations Success


Hybrid IT presents SecOps challenges   The Department of Defense (DoD) has long been at the tip of the spear when it comes to successfully melding IT security and operations (SecOps). Over the past few decades, the DoD has shown consistent leadership through a …