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The Importance of Automating Workloads in the Cloud

The adoption of cloud computing has seen a constant rise. Research estimates that the cloud has the potential to add USD 1 trillion of Economic Value by 2030. With this increase in cloud adoption, the need to scale faster in a more complex cloud ecosystem seems like the fate of every organization. For IT teams, the challenge is not any different! In a world where our needs can be fulfilled virtually from the comfort of our couches, Gone are the days of long wait times and doing something manually.

Cloud Visibility - First step to your Cloud cost journey

Visibility is often cited as a critical or the first step for any cloud cost journey. But what exactly does everyone mean by visibility, and why is it so important? As organizations move to the cloud, they turn to cloud providers like Amazon Web services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, VMware, and Google Cloud platforms to keep track of the sheer volumes of resources involved in their cloud infrastructure. Here’s the rub – What you see is what you control!

7 ways to optimize cloud costs

Do you know what keeps Cloud Administrators up at night? Yes, you guessed it right. Cloud bills!!! These unpredictable cloud bills. With the recent allure of the “pay-per-use” model of the public cloud, organizations over-use and over-spend on cloud resources. Especially with this unrestrained freedom to create new instances on the go, mitigating cloud costs is a daunting task, even for the early and heavy adopters of public clouds.

How to choose an incident management software

The ITIL definition of an incident is “an unplanned interruption to or a quality reduction of an IT service”. In your IT ecosystem, an incident may be caused due to a malfunctioning asset, or a network failure. Common incidents include issues with the printer, Wi-Fi connectivity, application locks, email service, laptop, file sharing, unresponsive servers, or even authentication errors.

Top 7 integrations for your ITSM tool

Behind the scenes, nearly every major web service has an API—an “Application Programming Interface”. APIs are bits of code that allow applications to pass data/information back and forth using a system of requests and responses. From booking your flight ticket to checking the weather forecast on your phone, APIs are everywhere.

5 must-haves in your problem management software

What is problem management? In ITSM terms, an incident is a single unplanned interruption or reduction of the quality of an IT service. A problem, on the other hand, is a larger issue. ITIL™ defines a problem as “a cause or potential cause of one or more incidents.” Problem management entails the set of processes and activities responsible for managing the lifecycle of all problems that could happen in an IT service.