Noble Truth #3: IT Complexity Grows Faster Than IT Teams

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With IT complexity growing everyday–at an almost exponential rate—your current strategies, resources and personnel are not going to be enough to keep pace.

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We’ve given the Ipswitch Network Monitor Blog a makeover to make it easier to read and navigate, and encourage you to subscribe to join the conversation with your fellow IT pros. Our authors’ posts on industry trends and issues run the gamut from APM to Zero downtime. In the months ahead you’ll see us addressing questions like “Will life in IT ever get simpler?”, “Why is my application walking instead of running?” and “Why can’t users just reboot before opening a trouble ticket?”. As part of our mission is to be socially responsible through philanthropy, community service and the ways we operate, we’ll match every new, unique subscription with a $2.00 donation to a local charity.

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March Madness: Final 4 Tips to Ensure Network and Application Availability

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The NCAA March Madness tournament is officially underway, and players and coaches aren’t the only ones who need to be ready. With a majority of the initial games taking place during business hours, IT departments across every industry know that this means increased stress on the network and decreased employee productivity. Last year, March Madness Live delivered an unprecedented 64 million live video streams, which netted out to about 13.5 million hours of live video consumption.

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Noble Truth #2: Poor Performance Will Halt Your Business

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IT’s role has never been more critical to a business’s success. Why? Because the systems and apps they manage play a part in almost every aspect of the business and its operations – whether it’s facilitating transactions for customers or giving employees 24/7 access to the data they need. The list of use cases is really endless, but they all require IT systems that perform as expected, when expected. This truth – which IT administrators know all too well – is one of the 9 Noble Truths of Network, Server and Application Monitoring from our latest eGuide series.

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Get Out of the Mud of Sinking IT and Business Productivity

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In this sense, being stuck in the mud isn’t just about slow or intermittent performance issues; it’s about IT departments making the slow trudge through an entire suite of solutions hoping to discover the root cause; it’s about users suffering lapses in productivity and it’s about SLAs that go unmet.

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