Tag: monitoring


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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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Networks

Monitoring Business Plan: Part Two


You’ve prepared and know the answer to, “Why do you need extra money for something you’re already doing?” (If you’re a little rusty, be sure to read part one.) But now you need to know how to answer in a way that makes sense …


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Networks

Monitoring Business Plan: Part One


So, you finally decided to start monitoring your environment or you’re considering upgrading your existing monitoring solutions. Maybe you already decided on a specific product, the proof of concept worked out fine, and you got a great offer from the vendor. You managed to …


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Networks

How to Create ACLs


It’s no secret that I have a love affair with all things “monitoring.” I love the tools; I love the basic techniques those tools execute; I love the ways the data can be visualized and used; I love the opportunities for automation that monitoring …




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Networks

Hybrid IT Opens the Door for New Skills


Hybrid IT merges private on-premises data centers with a public cloud vendor. These public cloud vendors have a global reach, near limitless resources, and drive everything through an API. Tapping into this new resource is creating some new technologies and new career paths. Every …


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Networks

Hybrid IT Requires Existing Skillsets


As the public cloud continues to grow in popularity, it’s started to penetrate our private data centers and realize hybrid IT. More companies are adopting a hybrid IT model, and I keep hearing that we need to forget everything we know about infrastructure and …


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SolarWinds Lab Episode 76: Joe vs. The NetFlow Volcano


Whether you’re curious if flow monitoring might be helpful, or you’ve been coalescing IPFIX streams of network-activity goodness for years, IT’s reliable, old hand has learned a few new tricks. In this episode, Head Geeks™ Patrick Hubbard and Leon Adato are joined by Principal …