Optimizing Your Alerting Escalation Policy

Reacting to alerts can be a pain, however, there are ways to be proactive and decrease frustration concerning IT Alerting. Developing an alerting strategy saves IT Operations and Development teams time, money, and eliminates notifications from low priority alerts. Keep reading for more information on routing and escalation chains, fielding alerts, and how to communicate an alerting strategy to management.


FYI: Email Alerting Isn't Enough

Email alerting is an inefficient way to receive and address critical alerts. Email inboxes tend to get flooded with “clutter,” as irrelevant messages bury urgent incident notifications. Incident management procedures require incident management systems, ensuring that urgent issues are immediately addressed. Yet, some services are reluctant to say goodbye to email alerting and its inefficiencies. This is the case with Google Voice, which recently solidified its commitment to email alerting.

Deliver CASB policy alerts via OnPage to ensure rapid response

A simple, efficient way to deliver CASB policy alerts, ensuring that the SOC teams are notified of policy breaches immediately in order to start the incident triage and remediation process using OnPage incident alert management system. About OnPage Organizations large and small, are adopting OnPage's intelligent alerting solution, ensuring that encrypted, secure critical incident notifications are NEVER missed and are always delivered to the right person at the right time.

Building Automated Monitoring with Icinga and iLert

How many servers can be managed by one system administrator? This question is pretty hard to answer since it depends decisively on the tasks that need to be operated. It is clear, however, that the amount of servers one engineer can manage has increased tremendously over the time, and is still growing. Public and private clouds, in combination with automation tools, enables us to automate many daily tasks. In a modern IT infrastructure almost everything can, and should, be automated.


What is a Status Page? (& How Does It Benefit Companies/Customers)

There’s nothing worse than turning on your computer to start the work day and discovering the internet is down. We all know the frustration of tediously trying to figure out what’s wrong before finally breaking down and calling our service provider and waiting on hold, only to discover that it’s a known issue and it’s being addressed. What if there was a better way?


NHS on Its Final Leg of Pager Replacement

If you’ve been following the U.K. healthcare landscape, you would know that the country has been considering replacing pagers for the longest time. This may soon materialize, partly accelerated by the challenges that doctors are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The pager replacement initiative not only signifies a pivotal shift from the aging infrastructure, but it also indicates how pagers have failed to thrive in today’s unprecedented times.

Keeping Your CMDB Up To Date in Distributed Times

The configuration management database (CMDB) is meant to be a single source of truth to link IT elements with the application processes that underlie the business services. In the age of ITIL, a common repository to store information about your hardware and software assets, made sense. But with today's dynamic and distributed hybrid IT infrastructure, how do you keep your CMDB up to date? Should you even try?

Ready to move on and pick up speed again

We are going through an incredibly difficult time of uncertainty, lockdowns, cutbacks, and even fear. Taking this time to optimize and rethink the way we do business is essential in ensuring we get back on track and return even stronger than before. Most of us have been working from home for months now and, in some cases, there is no end in sight. How are you and your operations holding up? Are you able to work, maintain, and control your infrastructure?