What are the Key Incident Management metrics/ KPI ‘s? How important is it to track Your Team’s Performance? If you are not doing so already the time is right to get your finger on the pulse by better understanding and managing your organizations incident management key metrics. How a company manages IT Incidents matters and most importantly the process has the power to impact sales – recent studies indicate 52% of U.S.
How many servers can be managed by one system administrator? This question is not an easy one since it definitely depends on the tasks that need to be operated. However, it´s quite clear that the amount of servers one engineer can manage has increased enormously over time, and is still growing. Yet, public and private clouds, combined with automation tools, enable us to automate many daily tasks. In a modern IT infrastructure almost everything can, and should, be automated.
It’s 2 AM and you’re paged when you’re still awake – how well can you find what you need to fix the latest mistake? When the incident begins it might only be impacting a single service, but as time progresses, your brain boots, the coffee is poured, the docs are read, and all the while as the incident is escalating to other services and teams that you might not see the alerts for if they’re not in your scope of ownership.
This blog post is the first in a series highlighting actual questions asked to eG Enterprise during customer support calls and our answers to those. At first, it appeared that this customer had a simple active/passive web server set-up to provide failover resilience. However, it transpired that they were using Citrix ADC’s (was NetScaler) GSLB (Global Server Load Balancing) features.
Technology companies are at the forefront of innovation, changing the way consumers and the general public interact with their everyday lives. As the late Stan Lee so wisely stated, “with great power comes great responsibility,” and this heightened pressure often leaves little room for error when an issue arises—which happens more often than you’d think.
Holiday retail sales are likely to increase between 7% and 9% in 2021, according to Deloitte’s annual holiday retail forecast with holiday sales totaling $1.28 to $1.3 trillion during the November to January timeframe. Deloitte also forecasts that e-commerce sales will grow by 11-15%, year-over-year, during the 2021-2022 holiday season.