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Guide to the future-proof Azure Monitoring

The adoption of Microsoft Azure and the public cloud, in general, grows quickly. There are obvious advantages from moving traditional servers to virtual machines in Azure, such as provisioning and administration of the servers. Adopting microservices and elastic resources represent a material change from a traditional server-based or monolithic approach and with different benefits and advantages.

Digital-First SecOps: A CISO Perspective

Businesses of all types, and across all verticals, have gone digital-first. This shift enables many benefits, such as greater scalability and speed. But it also amplifies the security and compliance challenges that arise from digital systems. For CISOs, this shift amplifies the need to apply the same level of automation, speed, and business-wide accessibility for security that digitization has brought to other aspects of the business. In short, modern businesses need to adopt a digital-first approach to SecOps itself.

Remote Data Center Management: Metering, Monitoring, & Management in the New Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a "new normal," and data center professionals must adapt to keep up with the issues of today while maintaining uptime and business continuity. New challenges include an increased demand on infrastructure with a higher potential for outages, more time pressure on projects, and less staff onsite resulting in a more difficult environment for collaboration, planning new infrastructure and services, and performing changes and maintenance. Data center managers must develop a comprehensive remote data center management strategy to find success.

8 Best Practices to Simplify Your Data Center Consolidation

Whether you are downsizing your infrastructure within a single room or eliminating half of your data center sites, a data center consolidation is a complex, risk-prone project. Fortunately, you can mitigate many of the mistakes and unwelcome surprises that even the most experienced data center professionals find derailing their consolidation.