Latest Blogs from SYS-CON MEDIA
“Business Architecture represents holistic, multidimensional business views of: capabilities, end-to- end value delivery, information, and organizational structure; and the relationships among these business views and strategies, products, policies, initiatives, and stakeholders....
Bob Gourley The Global Connected Aircraft Summit (7-9 June 2017) provides airlines, operators, integrators, and technology vendors with a venue for advancing the state of  the entire aviation community. This fourth annual event connects business, technology, and industry perspectives a...
One of the most challenging tasks for a Citrix administrator is troubleshooting Citrix logon issues. Citrix session logon is the very first step that a user performs when connecting to a Citrix farm to access virtual desktops or applications. When logon fails or is slow, it directly im...
There are many instances in which a developer might want to develop an application that runs as a Windows Service, and there are some distinct advantages to doing so. At Stackify, we aim to help make you a better developer in every possible scenario, and that’s why we built Prefi...
It’s safe to say that network security is top-of-mind for most CIOs and their IT staff in today’s tech landscape, and ensuring continued security will remain a top challenge. Many organizations struggle to create a network security model that is both flexible enough to react to constan...
Third party risk has long been an important concern for Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) executives. After all, every company depends upon a vast ecosystem of […]
Dynatrace tracks all requests from end-to-end and automatically monitors the services that underly each transaction. The performance and attributes of each request can be analyzed in detail. You can even create custom, multi-faceted filters that enable you to analyze call sequences fro...
Hot from the lab: Latest releases center on unification, scalability and powerful analytics that tie back to business metrics. Innovation has always been at the core of the Dynatrace culture. We invest heavily in our product development so that our 500+ global R&D experts continue ...
Lots of smart people in IT are doing some very cool things as they push cloud adoption strategy ever further. This week in Building More Data Centers, Google Cloud Platform announced its third availability zone in its Oregon region. With the new zone, Google Cloud also added new servic...
SYS-CON Events announced today that A&I Solutions has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Founded in 1999, A&I Solutions is a leading information technology (IT) sof...
WHAT IS CHATOPS Chat is a method of communication that has become tremendously popular over the past several years alongside the growth of DevOps. ChatOps – chat plus ops – is meant to provide better communication among IT professionals, and the systems they use. One source referred to...
In our first installment of this blog series, we went over the different types of applications migrated to the cloud and the benefits IT organizations hope to achieve by moving applications to the cloud. Unfortunately, IT can’t just press a button or even whip up a few lines of code...
AppNeta’s customer care team is a smart, enthusiastic bunch of colleagues. They’re so good at what they do that it can be easy to forget how lucky we are to have them here at AppNeta. After all, a satisfied customer never needs to talk to anyone up the chain. There are a lot of ways......
Bob Gourley We should all collectively thank Mary Meeker for her continued efforts in helping capture key trends in our interconnected technology. Her yearly report on the state of the Internet (available at Internet Trends Report and embedded below) provides context relevant to just a...
Everyone wants a quick solution to their problem. Your clients are no different. In the world of service; be it tech support, running a help desk or running a service team as an MSP, It helps to think like your client when you have to deal with them. What they want is immediate technic...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief There are three main reasons why companies might want to migrate off of their mainframes: aging hardware, aging software, or aging […]
Software development, as a profession, has evolved in fits and starts over the years.  When I think back a couple of decades, I find myself a little amazed.  During the infancy of the web, hand-coding PHP (or PERL) live on a production machine seemed perfectly fine. At first blush, tha...
Web check analysis just got even better. Following the recent introduction of user-action waterfall analysis and JavaScript error analysis into Dynatrace real user monitoring, we’ve now made both features additionally available for web checks. Web checks are synthetic user visits...
The truth is that the modern IT organization needs elements from both DevOps and ITIL in order to effectively operate in a world that balances speed […]
Java remains one of the most popular programming languages. In our recent deep-dive into the hottest programming languages for 2017, Java landed second among the most-used programming languages and the languages with the most active repositories on GitHub – beat out only by JavaScript ...
Automatisation et société : la démocratie survivra-t-elle à l’Internet des objets ?
Automatisierung und die Gesellschaft: Wird die Demokratie das Internet der Dinge überleben?
Every so often, I hear that you don’t need deployment automation tools when working with Docker. However, speaking for one of those tools—XL Deploy—I […] The post Using XL Deploy and Docker Together: 5 Benefits for Enterprises appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: ...
Teams that serve the business, such as Business Operations and Business Intelligence, are faced with a barrage of urgent requests and never-ending list of business-critical projects on a daily basis. How can teams control this chaos and ensure they work on the right things? Traditional...
I run public and private training pretty often, and the question about the class size often comes up. In this write-up, I’ll share my experience in teaching groups of people of various sizes and the… More
The OpenStack Summit at the Hynes convention center earlier this month was a blast. Exciting keynotes where we heard that we’re in the age of 2nd generation private clouds, where everything is virtualized and the focus shifts on the applications again. That enables the OpenStack commun...
Company research reports typically depend upon surveys of preselected customers (rather than random respondents) and lack any basis on real traffic analysis, thus making their results […]
By Iris Business Architect Searching for the Business Value of Enterprise Architecture A fairly recent Jason Bloomberg article in Forbes pointed out that “enterprise architects have used […]
Existing Big Data solutions are mainly focused on the discovery and analysis of data. The solutions are scalable and highly available but tedious when swapping in and swapping out occurs in disarray and thrashing takes place. The resolution for thrashing through machine learning algori...
During the course of my work as a consultant, I wind up working with many companies adopting agile practices, most commonly following Scrum.  Some of these practices they embrace easily, such as continuous integration.  Others cause some consternation.  But perhaps no practice furrows ...
One of the less obvious aspects of the fantastic growth of the cloud has been the substantial role played by virtual private cloud (VPC). Those are chunks of public cloud capacity reserved in varying degrees for specific organizations. Cloud has captured the imagination of business and...
Given the turbulent, even frothy environment for disruptive digital technologies, one novel entrant promises to be among the frothiest: blockchain. The secure distributed ledger technology behind […]
Monitoring applications and systems is one thing — knowing what to do with all the data being gathered is quite another. Most IT organizations today have deployed multiple types of monitoring systems. Much of the time, the alerts these systems generate represent minor deviations from.....
Drive Business Growth with Process Orchestration
This was my first time at Monitorama, which took place in Portland last week, and what an experience it was. I began my career in the monitoring space many years ago and after some time away, I have recently found myself back in the industry. Monitorama solidified precisely why I decid...
You create a video and you want it the way Picasso or Monet would have visualized it. Can it be done? The answers appears to be answered by Facebook's Caffe2Go. It was easy with stills as many programs do it, but with a video it is another thing.Caffe2Go is supposed to be third iterati...
When John Donahoe, ServiceNow’s new CEO, delivered his opening keynote at Knowledge17, he announced the Intelligent Automation Engine — the company’s new machine learning layer that […]
Code Coverage is a measurement of how many lines, statements, or blocks of your code are tested using your suite of automated tests. It’s an essential metric to understand the quality of your QA efforts. Code coverage shows you how much of your application is not covered by automated t...
Now that cloud computing has turned a corner, most enterprises have implemented a ‘cloud first’ strategy. With such a strategy, the default assumption is that any […]
There are billions of smart devices in our world today, but what if these devices were interconnected? What if these devices can interact with each other just like how their owners do and form a kind of global nervous system? This essentially describes what people call the Internet of ...