Today's complex environments require an understanding of the difference between how a user sees a problem and how a sysdmin sees a problem, and how to translate between the two.
Other problems: weak network controls, poor governance, developer-caused security risks and tough compliance complications.
The company, Hexadite, is a security automation and orchestration provider.
It may find a home in Citrix shops.
There's room for improvement, and VMware is heading in that direction.
It promises to simplify the process of buying and adding network functionality.
Visualizing data as bubbles may alert you to issues you've missed.
Holistic IT seems like a laudable goal, but how do you get there?
Storage breakthroughs are leading to new ways of thinking about infrastructure.
The company points to the future while recognizing its limitations.
It runs on standard off-the-shelf Intel servers and achieves core network efficiency by packing multiple networking components into a small number of compute cores.
Supported environments are limited to Windows and Linux, however.
The partnership is announced seven months after a deal with Amazon Web Services.
Think they're outdated? Think again.
"This new network will be programmable at its core and will automate the provisioning of new applications and services."
Where monitoring falls short.
The humble log analyzer can be more helpful than you probably think.
It's part of an effort to make servers more cloud ready.
CEO Satya Nadella focuses on artificial intelligence and "Congitive Services."