Infrastructure Management Blog

March 23, 2017
Jeremy Rossbach

Managing and monitoring today’s complex networks requires smarter troubleshooting, and customers cannot and should not wait for an outage to be fixed manually ...

March 16, 2017
Jeremy Rossbach

Network performance monitoring across such dynamic and diverse infrastructures requires great teamwork. Just like the team at your doctor’s office, network operations need to be able to efficiently diagnosis and treat a problem in as few steps as possible ...

March 09, 2017
Jeremy Jones

As the number and types of technologies used by organizations continues to expand and change at a rapid pace, an organization's operational visibility declines at an even faster rate. This is mainly due to complexities introduced by the component intra dependencies on the new technologies leveraged ...

February 28, 2017
Jeremy Rossbach

Organizations around the world are building similarly complicated stacks in their data centers as they invest in new modern network technologies that support their IoT, Cloud or SDN initiatives. Multiple layers breed complexity and complexity breeds bottlenecks ...

February 21, 2017
Jeremy Rossbach

You ever feel like you got everything in order and you're all up to date on your "To Do" list just to find out there is a whole new workload coming your way that you can't even begin to wrap your head around? That's what I feel software-defined networking (SDN) is to some network operations teams out there ...

February 09, 2017
Armando Diana

Infrastructure management is sometimes divided into categories of server management, network management, event management, and storage management. With so many different substructures to manage it becomes difficult for an IT Operations professional to find answers in one place. APM Academy is launching a new, content-rich section for Infrastructure Management sponsored by CA Technologies. The new IM blog section will feature new content each week from the experts at CA Technologies spanning a wide range of topics but focused on helping you better understand the market, technology and trends ...

February 09, 2017
Armando Diana

From wasted time spent on manual tasks to a lessened customer experience, the negative side effects of your outdated software aren't beneficial to your company's continued success. However, upgrading your current infrastructure management software could mean thousands of dollars for one license. That number can quickly multiply to tens of thousands of dollars when dealing with multiple users. Question: Would you rather spend a lump sum of money in one shot or eventually spend the same amount over time coupled with lost productivity? ...

January 04, 2017
Jim Perkins

Dorothy and her friends were seeking the Wonderful Wizard, thinking he had answers to their desires. But, for the whole story, they were chasing after the wrong thing. It wasn't until the end they discovered the wizard was just a man from Nebraska. Don't we do the same thing when we are monitoring our application data flows? ...

December 15, 2016
Raj Sundaram

Enterprises are increasingly focusing on cloud management by leveraging cloud services to accelerate business agility that optimizes their total investments in running and operating IT assets. As enterprises look to move workloads to the cloud, there are a number of options to consider when focusing on infrastructure management ...