September 22, 2017
Sridhar Iyengar

UK businesses have attained high levels of business-IT alignment in of all sizes, with IT pros demonstrating strong business understanding and business pros exhibiting strong IT knowledge to increase business performance, according to a new survey by ManageEngine ...

September 21, 2017
Gabriel Lowy

The increased complexity of new computing architectures coupled with new application development methodologies – especially in the face of time-to-market and security threat pressures – should make secure UX the first strategic decision for CEOs and CFOs on the path to digital transformation ...

September 20, 2017
Jeremy Rossbach

Today's network teams are locked in a struggle as existing and emerging forces place additional pressure on network monitoring and management. Here's a look at the top four forces that are impacting networks and network operations and how the enterprise can best respond ...

September 19, 2017

IT professionals tend to go above and beyond the scope of their core responsibilities as the changing business landscape demands more of their attention, both inside and outside of the office, according to the Little-Known Facts survey conducted by SolarWinds in honor of IT Professionals Day ...

September 18, 2017

Digital video consumption is viral and, according to a new study released by IBM and International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), more than half of the 21,000 consumers surveyed are using mobiles every day to watch streaming videos, and that number is expected to grow 45 percent in the next three years ...

September 15, 2017
Dennis Drogseth

No technology that touches more than one IT stakeholder, no matter how good and how transformative, can deliver its potential without attention to leadership, process considerations and dialog. In this blog, I'd like to share effective strategies for AIA adoption ...

September 14, 2017

Enterprise IT environments are becoming more heterogeneous and complex, with fragmentation permeating cloud infrastructure, tooling and culture, according to a survey recently conducted by IOD Cloud Technologies Research in partnership with Cloudify ...

September 13, 2017
Pete Waterhouse

The big data monitoring problem facing IT operations is much more difficult than trying to find a needle in a static haystack. It's more like trying to find a needle in a swirling mass of needles. This requires a new model in the way monitoring data is gathered, stored, shared and analyzed ...

September 12, 2017
Jeff Kalberg

One area that enables enterprises to reduce complexity and streamline operations is their virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Virtualization is a linchpin of digital transformation and effectively optimizing an enterprise's VDI is essential to moving forward with digital technologies. Delivering the best possible VDI performance means taking a fresh look at what "desktop" means today. The endpoint, or desktop, now can be a physical thin client, a software-defined thin client, a traditional laptop, a phone or tablet. To reduce operational waste and achieve better performance across the desktop environment, consider these five actions ...

September 11, 2017
Nancy Van Elsacker Louisnord

In incident management, we often overlook the simple things in favor of trying to do too much, too soon. Why not make sure we've done the fundamentals properly? ...

September 08, 2017
Dennis Drogseth

For our Advanced IT Analytics (AIA) Buyer's Guide, we interviewed more than 20 deployments to help us better assess vendor strengths and limitations. So given the abundance of riches to work with, I've decided to illustrate several of the more prominent AIA benefit categories with actual real-world comments ...

September 07, 2017
Brian Morin

The Input/Output Operations per Second (I/O) capabilities of modern computer systems are truly a modern wonder. Yet no matter how powerful the processors, no matter how many cores, how perfectly formed the bus architecture, or how many flash modules are added, somehow it never seems to be enough ...

September 06, 2017
Mike Marks

By taking advantage of performance monitoring, IT and business decision makers can gain better visibility into their cloud and application performance. Dedicated performance monitoring has become essential for providing visibility into all areas of application performance and keeping the business running optimally ...

September 01, 2017
Dennis Drogseth

There may be no more critical emerging technology for IT organizations in the digital age than advanced IT analytics (AIA) — most commonly called “operational analytics.” It is with this in mind that EMA is launching what we believe is the first ever buyer's guide for AIA adoption ...

August 30, 2017
Asaf Zamir

Asia-Pacific is at the forefront of the cloud revolution. Yet while developed APAC countries, such as Hong Kong and Singapore, are leading the way in cloud adoption, emerging markets in the region are trailing behind. The decentralized cloud – or the "Crowd Cloud" – will bring these markets into the 21st century by making the cloud accessible to all ...

August 29, 2017

While business investments in smartphones and tablets are growing in some cases, the vast majority of employees still use laptops and desktops as their primary work device, and organizations aren’t planning to shift investments away from traditional PCs in the foreseeable future, according to a new study by Spiceworks ...

August 28, 2017
Leon Adato

When it comes to Digital Experience Monitoring (DEM) — a strategy that can significantly improve visibility into and performance of systems affecting digital experiences, and quell issues that negatively affect customer experience and businesses overall — a majority of businesses are behind the curve ...

August 25, 2017

A majority (82 percent) of ITSM professionals believe that the IT roles of tomorrow will be more challenging, according to ManageEngine's IT Service Management Future Readiness survey ...

August 24, 2017
Pete Waterhouse

The modern digital business demands high-performant applications – systems with muscle. Keep on shifting-left to improve quality and prevent problems, but never forget the tuning and optimization opportunities a shift-right approach can afford ...

August 23, 2017

Digital workplace programs often lose their way, or fail, due to a fragmented approach that prioritizes a few technology "fixes" over business strategy, according to Gartner, Inc. To combat this, digital workplace leaders need to employ a framework to ensure their digital workplace initiatives address all of the eight critical components required for a successful implementation ...