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December 29, 2012

TMCnet Network Management Week in Review

By Rachel Ramsey
Content Director

Too often, companies scramble for answers, fixes and solutions after they’ve been bitten by a meltdown in their IT infrastructure. Collaboration between IT managers and those in the IT trenches is the key to a proactive approach, but the complex landscape of technologies and monitoring solutions available presents a fundamental challenge when it comes to framing the conversation for everyone involved.

Included in this week’s top network management stories are five tips for monitoring an IT infrastructure. These tips include monitoring every level of said IT infrastructure, tuning alert thresholds, ensuring critical alerts go out to the right person well ahead of disaster, ensuring you can quickly cross-correlate performance metrics across technologies and ensuring you have a monitoring system, not a monitoring person.

Also this week, Labrador Technology unveiled its IT Management Consulting practice in a bid to fulfill the rising requirements of its customers. The group will assist customers to strategically reflect on technology and the manner it serves their business. Customers can now comprehend and competently apply advanced ideologies like the potential of workplace technology and collaboration and mobility, all in a sensible, considered manner with the assistance of Labrador’s IT Management Consulting Group. Labrador will be able to serve its customers in an efficient manner by comprehending the infrastructure, technology and business value in these arenas. recently addressed an array of solutions that primarily cover big data, smart grid and augmented reality in the telecom and ICT sectors. Its online market research reports library holds more than 200,000 in-depth studies of more than 5,000 micro markets.

The Data Center Infrastructure System (DCIM) offers various benefits for companies. DCIM offers important information in setting up the proper infrastructure and data about cooling, power and networls at the rack level assist companies to decide the optimum placement of new servers. Without this, data centers would have to depend on guesswork to make important decisions. 

Recently, Cormant has announced that because of the scarcity of information about the obstacles to DCIM adoption, companies still are not sure about buying and installing a DCIM solution. So, Cormant conducted a study to help IT and facilities teams that manage infrastructure within worldwide data center and enterprise environments.

Enterprise and telecommunications solutions are quickly evolving toward cloud infrastructures where the actual location of devices is becoming irrelevant. Yet, devices, applications and databases still need to managed and controlled to ensure availability and performance. WebNMS allows cloud platform vendors and service providers to roll out new services and provide visibility for their end customers giving them confidence in their cloud environment.

Stay tuned to the network management community in 2013 for an exciting year of new innovations, announcements, trends and resources. Happy New Year!

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