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Financial Services Choose Zenoss To Cut IT Infrastructure Costs Up To 75 Percent

By: Alison Guzzio >> The skyrocketing cost of running data centers has become an increasingly painful operational burden for financial services institutions, as they try to offer new services for clients at an ever-increasing pace. To address this challenge, a growing number of these organizations, both publicly traded and privately held, are turning to hybrid IT. This allows them to take advantage of the speed of cloud deployments while keeping select applications on-premises ...

Is Every Large Company Becoming a Software Company?

By: Kent Erickson>> Rodrigo Flores posed a Twitter question “If every large company is becoming a software company, but the executive suite doesn’t have background, how do they manage?” Wayne Greene and I chimed in with a few opinions, but I left unsatisfied. It’s great to talk to smart people on Twitter, but really hard to make a coherent point when you’re restricted to short sentences. Whenever someone asks a question in a headline, you know the answer is “No.” ...

Welcome to the Hyperconverged Party, Cisco!

Last September we wrote about the boom in hyperconvergence at VMworld. “It seemed like half the show floor was filled with hyperconverged infrastructure hardware vendors.” We were interested in the trend and excited by the promise of the technology. Now Cisco has jumped into with what looks to be an outstanding hyperconverged product, Hyperflex, and that’s great news for IT managers everywhere. For the last several years Cisco UCS has been - by far - the fastest growing server ...

Latin America’s IT Challenges and Opportunities: IoE and IoT

By: Douglass Lee >> No longer just “Playing in a Theatre Near You”, the Internet of Things  (IoT) is the concept defining the digital inter-connection of everyday objects such as lighting systems, security systems, refrigerators, thermostats and smart devices, with additional embedded electronics, software and sensors.  IoT allows those objects to be monitored and managed remotely over existing networks.  The Internet of Everything (IoE) refers to a world where everything - ...

Banking on Monitoring: Enterprise Financial Services

By: Adam Bacia >> As with many industries, applications in the Financial Services sector are often customer facing and generate revenue. However, these organizations can face unique challenges in delivering 24/7, mission critical availability through their underlying IT infrastructure. Enterprise financial services organizations are typically decentralized, both geographically and organizationally, and they must deal with a huge spectrum of technologies from legacy mainframes to ...

Why Monitoring Is Important (and How to Fly Home Safely)

While many of you already know exactly why monitoring is crucial to a successful enterprise, I also bet that many of you have to explain it to others on a regular basis. Perhaps you get questions from finance, the C-suite, and peers asking why you have to invest the time and resources into monitoring. Perhaps you've been asked, “Why can’t we just get by with 'good enough' or point tools?” It's a fair question that doesn't often have a succinct answer--until now, thanks to a client I ...

DoDIIS Recap: Accelerating Intelligence to Achieve Mission Assurance

By: Adelle Rydman >> Last week, Zenoss was a sponsor and exhibitor at the Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference in San Antonio. Hosted by the Defense Intelligence Agency Chief Information Office (DIA CIO), the 2015 conference's theme, "Accelerating Intelligence Integration-Powered by Innovation & Technology," was designed to highlight the DIA CIO's commitment and intent to unify the defense intelligence infrastructure and informat...