The latest News and Information on IT Networks and related technologies.

Datadog NPM now supports Consul networking

Consul is a service networking platform from HashiCorp that helps you manage and secure communication between microservices. You can use Consul with Kubernetes, and it supports on-prem, hybrid, and multi-cloud architectures. Consul service mesh provides a control plane which allows you to automate the management of traffic between your services via features like service discovery, DNS, load balancing, and routing.

The Top 5 Use Cases for AIOps Today

By now, you’ve likely heard of AIOps, a technique that promises to inject new levels of efficiency into IT operations with the help of AI and machine learning. But what, exactly, does AIOps mean in practice? Which specific use cases can IT organizations enable or improve with the help of AIOps? Those may be more difficult questions to answer if you have yet to see AIOps at work in your organization.

Is Your Zero-Trust Solution Missing Half Your Network?

With hybrid work environments on the rise, enterprise networks are dealing with multiple remote connections, increasing the risk of breaches and other attacks. One way to mitigate these risks is by implementing Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) into the enterprise network. Unfortunately however this does not address the full set of threats to the enterprise, as many of the zero-trust service providers and on-premises network solutions do not address the voice network.

How to use OpManager as an effective disk space monitor for your network monitoring environment

Disk space availability in servers is crucial. Applications that run on these servers save log files and write data to a database that is also installed on the server; if there isn’t enough disc space, the application may not work properly and may crash. Monitoring disc space is critical for IT administrators to maintain server performance and network availability by preventing a sudden and unexpected lack of server disc space.

Why you need network monitoring?

Network monitoring is a continious analysis of a network to detect and correct any performance issues. Network monitoring involves collecting network statistics to determine the quality of services offered by the network. With tools like Icinga, it’s possible to monitor hardware and software in your network. Espacially in the pandemic when many employees work from home, it’s good to have a tool which checks the network permanently.

A beginner's guide to network monitoring with Grafana and Prometheus

Networks are the backbone of inter-communications within computer systems and applications. When networks go down or experience any interruption of service, the impact is widely felt and can result in significant service disruptions and lost revenue. This is why network monitoring is mission critical for organizations. Visibility into network performance is key to ensuring that network engineering teams can be more proactive and identify problems before those issues cause outages.

How to Import/Export Orion Alerts

The Out of the Box alerts on the Orion Platform are good, but alerts for specific needs are better. The flexibility of the alerting engine in the Orion Platform is one of the best ways to tune the platform to your needs. We'll show you how to import alerts from THWACK and how to share any of your excellent alerts with the SolarWinds community. Working with real-world examples is just another way to have your Orion Platform performing properly for your organization.

How to Troubleshoot Networks with Employees Working from Home

Since the start of the pandemic, many employees have been working from home, which has changed the way that companies manage their IT services. In this article, we’re running you through how you can use Obkio Network Monitoring to help IT Teams troubleshoot and solve a variety of network problems affecting users working from home.