Get a live view of network performance with OpManager's Real-time Dashboard

Although network monitoring is an unenviable task, it must be done to sustain your network’s health. But what if you had a real-time report containing only key metrics, revealing how your network is doing without overloading you with information? This would (1) assure you that there are no aberrations in your network and (2) give you peace of mind.


Ivanti Velocity and Ivanti Speakeasy for Fast Onboarding of Supply Chain Staff and Processes

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a dramatic shift in the way all industries work, including warehouses within the supply chain. With each minute wasted—equating to a loss of revenue that many companies simply can’t afford in the current climate—productivity must be optimized. On top of this, businesses are mitigating the possibilities of staff becoming unwell and having to find last minute replacements, all while facing increased demand as online shopping continues to peak.


The No. 1 Rule of Disaster Recovery

Let’s imagine you are running a hosting shop with highly visible production applications. Your team has backups, and you have a disaster recovery (DR) policy. You think you are ready to handle any real-world scenario in addition to checking all your compliance boxes. Your third-party backup tools are creating backups, and your implemented solutions have a brochure indicating restore capability.


Make use of Python bundled with IPHost to create new monitors and alerts

Scripting languages (VBScript, Python, PowerShell etc) are both flexible and convenient to create small scripts, to handle a simple monitoring task (such as poll a device for data or execute custom alert). Python has an advantage of being general purpose cross-platform scripting language for years, with many well-known scripts either already available on the Net, or quick to compose.


GSX Gizmo Earns Top Marks in TechGenix Review

TechGenix, which provides content and reviews to millions of IT professionals globally, published a review of the latest release of GSX Gizmo for Microsoft 365. After calling GSX Robot User a “killer feature” in 2016, Microsoft MVP Steve Goodman has just awarded GSX Gizmo’s latest release with a 5-Star rating. He called it a ‘must’ for large enterprises with global workforces working with Microsoft 365.


5 keys to a successful log management trial

Testing out a free trial is one of the fastest ways to see how new technology can provide additional value for your organization. With minimal investment of time, you can see if a solution improves performance or might accomplish the same work as your current solution while reducing costs. Humio users have answered questions they’ve been asking for months in the first minutes of their free trials. Ops Team Lead at FreeAgent How do you have a successful free trial like this one?


Tracing With Zipkin in Kong 2.1.0

There is a great number of logging plugins for Kong, which might be enough for your needs. However, they have certain limitations: Most of them only work on HTTP/HTTPS traffic. They make sense in an API gateway scenario, with a single Kong cluster proxying traffic between consumers and services. Each log line will generally correspond to a request which is “independent” from the rest.


Papertrail Alerts:

In a perfect world, how would like to learn about a problem? If you’re like the development team here at SolarWinds® Papertrail™, none of these options sound good. We’d all prefer to be notified when something starts to fail, but before there’s a service impact. At a minimum, we want to know the instant a service or application goes down. Fortunately, Papertrail has some powerful and easy-to-use alerting capabilities.


Node.js Logging: A How-to Guide

When visiting a new website, it is quite normal to get carried away by the bells and whistles of the fancy UI and UX and not be able to appreciate all the lower level, back-end code that runs tirelessly to ensure a smooth and fast website experience. This is because your front-end HTML code has a visually rich browser page interface as a platform to showcase its output. Whereas your back-end, server-side code usually only has a console at its disposal.