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Security Operations and IT Operations—Better Together—SolarWinds TechPod 030

Security operations and IT operations have a lot of differences, but more similarities than you may think, especially as their worlds are merging more quickly than ever before. This presentation will delve into research driven…

How Automation Benefits IT Operations: Good Automation Things Come in Threes

IT professionals talk about automation… sometimes ad nauseum. We generally understand its value, even if we’re tribally divided by the specifics of its application. For civilians, automation is a catch-all…

Employee Experience Dynamic Duo: ITSM and IT Operations

Technology’s prevalence and our dependence on said technology in the workplace is only growing. It should come as no surprise then that in a recent survey of SolarWinds global customers,…

IT Operations: How SecOps Saves the Day

Few messages strike fear in the hearts of IT operations staff like the dreaded scan results from your security team. These messages often appear in your inbox early on Monday…

Be Responsive and Responsible

Over the years, I’ve read more than a few articles about the qualities that are found in the best administrators. These articles focus on soft skills, but sometimes will list…

The Software Arms Race: Do You Even Upgrade?

After you’ve installed your new storage systems and migrated your data onto them, life slows down a bit. Freshly installed systems shouldn’t throw any hardware errors in the first stages…

Knowing Which Services Are Critical to a Business Service

In the age of exploration, cartographers used to navigate around the world and map the coastlines of unexplored continents. The coastline of IT, and moreover the inner landscapes and features,…

A Sysadmin’s Guide to Spaghetti Cabling: Bridging the Gap between IT Operations and Business

No, it’s not the latest culinary invention from a famous Italian chef: spaghetti cabling (a nice wording for cabling inferno) is a sour dish we’d rather not eat. Beyond this…