Does Infrastructure Monitoring Matter?

When things are going well, monitoring isn’t top of mind. But when services suffer a performance degradation or failure, then, suddenly, monitoring matters. Senior IT officers want to know what caused the problem, and stakeholders want to know when the problem will be resolved. Yet there isn’t a single source of truth. Instead, there are siloed monitoring solutions haphazardly stitched together that rarely provide timely answers.


Announcing Intelligent Application and Service Monitoring for VxRail

When Futurum Research asked IT executives to evaluate data center initiatives and storage strategies in terms of their promise for the future, over half cited converged and hyperconverged infrastructure as bearing the most potential. We’ve observed this trend in our own interactions with customers undergoing digital transformation as well, driving us to devote significant resources toward ensuring our users are fully covered as they roll out hyperconverged technologies in their data centers.


3 Key Digital Transformation Focus Areas for IT Leaders

Aligning business objectives and running complex hybrid IT environments have always required a balancing act for IT leaders. Over the past few years, digital transformation has become more of an essential IT strategy than a buzzword. A spotlight on digitization and seamless customer experience is driving CIOs to innovate and build integrated solutions. Business-driven digital transformation enables CIOs to rethink their approaches toward managing modern IT infrastructure.


How IT Leaders Drive Business Value

In a previous blog post, we discussed the need for robust monitoring tools to measure digital customer experience (CX) and the challenges in tracking every user interaction in order to deliver better business outcomes. One of the key pillars in IT Ops that provides great digital CX is the ability to deploy applications quickly to provide immediate value.

A CIO's Perspective on Intelligent Application and Service Monitoring - Wendy M. Pfeiffer, Nutanix

Wendy M. Pfeiffer, CIO of Nutanix, a Zenoss customer and technology partner, gives her perspective on intelligent application and service monitoring. During this interview, Pfeiffer shares the criteria for selecting Zenoss, advice for CIOs considering a monitoring solution, the benefits Nutanix has experienced, and how her organization measures success.