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AlertOps Partners With Cisco AppDynamics to Enhance Major Incident Resolution

Chicago, IL – May 17, 2022 AlertOps, a major incident response management platform, announced today a new technology integration partnership with Cisco AppDynamics, the leading Application Performance Monitoring (APM) and full-stack, business-centric observability solution. This new relationship empowers AlertOps and AppDynamics, joint users, with intelligent alerting, escalation policies, workflows, and scheduling to rapidly remediate major incidents.

On-Prem? Cloud? Hybrid? What is my best option?

With the Cloud Bridge introduction, I started reaching out to our customer base to make sure people are aware of what this feature can do, Usually, I try to keep our customers up to date through blogs or the occasional webinar but with the Cloud Bridge, I went for a more personal approach. Reaching out to our customers individually, presented a unique opportunity to educate them on our Cloud Bridge and by extension what SIGNL4 can bring to the table.

Alerting on error log messages in Cloud SQL for SQL Server

With Cloud SQL for SQL Server, you can bring your existing SQL Server on-premises workloads to Google Cloud. Cloud SQL takes care of infrastructure, maintenance, and patching so you can focus on your application and users. A great way to take better care of your application is by monitoring the SQL Server error log for issues that may be affecting your users such as deadlocks, job failures, and changes in database health.

Are you stuck with alert fatigue in your observability stack?

If you’re using an observability stack, chances are you’re familiar with alerting. Alerts help users get notified when something interesting happens that they need to act on. Alerting comes with its challenges when too many alerts become a problem and not the solution. Is your team stuck with alert fatigue? It is a very real problem, and it’s not uncommon for observability solutions to generate false alerts.

6 Top-Rated Open Source Status Page Alternatives for 2022

With so much reliance on online services and applications these days, a status page is essential to a business, its support and IT teams. It’s a key component in your incident communication strategy. Communicating the status of your website or service to users (particularly customers) creates trust and keeps them updated—especially during downtimes. Plus, it saves you from sending out emails or using other time-consuming methods to provide status updates.

Holiday Import from iCal Files

SIGNL4 offers powerful duty scheduling and time-based overrides for routing alerts to the right people at the right time. With time-based overrides for example, you can apply different alerting workflows during business hours, weekends, holidays, etc. Holidays in general can bring other requirements for signaling and must also be considered separately when planning shifts. You can add and edit holidays manually in SIGNL4 or you can import them from iCal files.

5 Greatest Challenges of Effective Incident Management and Tips and Tools on Overcoming Them

Planning for potential security incidents has become a crucial element in every organization’s business strategy in today’s complex landscape of data theft, security breaches, and cybercrime. Surveys revealed 41% of business investors and analysts are becoming increasingly worried about cyber threats. One way for organizations to achieve cybersecurity readiness and instill confidence among stakeholders is to build a robust security incident management plan.