December 2020

Top IT Infrastructure Monitoring Trends to Look Out For

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IT Infrastructure Monitoring has evolved beyond imagination over the last decade and continues to, courtesy of new technology. It’s not focused on IT elements anymore, as Infrastructure & Operations (I&O) is becoming more business-centric. That also gives rise to challenges for IT leaders who need to adapt at a quick pace. 

It’s not news that infrastructure monitoring is extremely important for the health of any enterprise. But the changing trends point out that adaptability may just be even more important. Of course, cloud computing is playing a huge role in this, as it is in virtually every industry. 

Top IT Infrastructure Monitoring Trends 2020

For those responsible for infrastructure monitoring, it’s vital to stay on top of the latest trends and to adopt the new technology. Part of that transition is adopting IT monitoring tools that are up-to-date with the changing scenario in the industry. 

Olga BurnaevaTop IT Infrastructure Monitoring Trends to Look Out For
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Observability: is it a future of monitoring

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As a concept, observability has been a relatively recent entrant into the world of information technology and cloud technology. The idea originated initially from controls system engineering. Observability refers to the concept of inferring the internal status of the system based on the outputs derived from the same. 

This is the conventional definition of observability. When the same idea is applied to the realm of cloud computing and information technology, some of the technicalities change while the core remains the same. Let’s find out more about how it works in IT and cloud computing.

Olga BurnaevaObservability: is it a future of monitoring
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Overcoming Bandwidth Bottlenecks


What is bandwidth? Bandwidth refers to the amount of data that can be sent or received by a particular device in a stipulated period. This is measured in Mbps (Megabits per second). Very often, people use bandwidth to refer to the speed of the internet connection. 

However, that is not the case. Talking about bandwidth vs. speed, the former helps understand the quantity of data transferred per second. At the same time, the latter focuses on the rate of data transfer from the source to the destination. So, that’s the difference between them.

Network bottlenecks are common in today’s times. With the increase in internet usage, there is more traffic flowing through every network line. How do you deal with such network congestions? How do you overcome bandwidth bottlenecks? Here are some ideas that you can implement and see the difference. 

Olga BurnaevaOvercoming Bandwidth Bottlenecks
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Setting up IT budget for 2021

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The global COVID-19 pandemic crisis has proved to be a catalyst for change for organizations. Businesses have been spurred to continue investing more in IT budget to secure and support their remote workforce operations in spite of slow revenue growth due to the pandemic.

According to a survey of more than 1,000 businesses by Spiceworks Ziff Davis, 76 percent of them plan on implementing long-term IT changes in their IT budget and 44 percent plan on accelerating their digital transformation plans. It also indicates that more than one-third of IT budget increases in 2021 will be influenced by COVID-19. 

Businesses are also expected to increase their IT spending on their IT assets such as cloud and managed services, while hardware spending in 2021 is anticipated to decline. Moreover, many have dropped their plans to adopt cutting edge technologies in favor of investing in more pressing needs. 

Olga BurnaevaSetting up IT budget for 2021
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