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Dmitriy Stepanov

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If a datacenter supports cloud computing, server monitoring becomes an essential element of its operation support. There are two main reasons for introducing the server monitoring process into practice. The first one is to minimize the number of servers' and other network devices' downtimes, which directly affects a company's financial state. The second one is to increase the quality of service that the company provides to its customers. A monitoring program significantly increases the datacenter's productivity. The constant monitoring of important network devices' parameters guarantees that the failure will be detected and repaired much quicker, even before it's noticed by the customers or any user from the outside. Often, the polling results database (that has been collected during the exact amount of time by the program) allows the system administrator to analyze... (more)

What Is License Audit?

This article is about the license audit process in organizations of any size. It does not matter how many computers are there in your office or in the entire company - 5 or 500. Software plays a very important role in the whole organization's work, and it demands the careful attention as well as hardware. Besides, using the unlicensed or cracked software is against the law. We will not bring up the topic about, who is responsible for using unlicensed software in the organization: employer, IT manager, or employee - that's a separate theme. However, it is the system administrator... (more)

How to Choose the Best Inventory Tracking Software

It has been said a lot about the necessity of using the inventory tracking software on networks of any size and in any organization. Firstly, because it helps to improve employees' effectiveness. Secondly, it allows reducing the company's expenses on software and hardware. Thirdly, using this kind of program, you are able to keep your hardware and software up-to-date, which is extremely important nowadays. And finally, the inventory tracking program allows the system administrator and head manager to avoid problems that are connected with using unlicensed or cracked software by t... (more)

Modern Computer Inventory Process

What's all this in aid of? Computers are the implements in modern business, like lorry or lathe, for instance. As any other machines, all the company's PCs have to be managed. The system administrator has to install and update operating systems, replace the broken or out-of-date hardware with a new one, make decisions on purchasing necessary software and coordinate them with the company's manager and accounts department, audit the license keys availability, and so on. If the system administrator does not pay much attention to all the mentioned problems, this can lead to failures.... (more)

Automatic Network Monitoring | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Automatic Network Monitoring Process Every day and every second, the system administrator gets tons of information on the network operation, network devices’ operation, and messages from users; he sets dozens of challenges, which must help to avoid the existing and possible problems in the future. Often, it is rather difficult to cope with all huge amount of data. In this situation, the natural desire appears: the system administrator needs to systematize the gathered flow of information, in order to make it easier to analyze it and make decisions according to it. If he takes int... (more)