Monitoring Nexus 9000 VXLAN

Zenoss recently announced support for Nexus 9000 VXLAN. VXLAN is a very important technology for anyone who wants to extend VLANs across their datacenter, across multiple datacenters, or is adding Cisco ACI or any software defined networking function. I thought this new function was worth more of an explanation than the 20 or so words in the ZenPack Catalog that covered the new function. First, let’s revisit why VXLAN matters and provide a simplified explanation of how it works. Why ...

TransUnion Leverages Zenoss Analytics to Deliver on Big Data Strategy: IPO Demands Intelligent Data Center

Global information solutions leader TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) has standardized on Zenoss, displacing a suite of existing tools for unified, global IT infrastructure monitoring. TransUnion chose Zenoss because it is agentless and well-known for its flexibility and scalability. Zenoss also integrates easily with Cisco UCS, VMware, and other enterprise technology stacks to provide TransUnion with visibility and insight into its services and infrastructure. “With more than 90,000 incoming ...

Demand for Intelligent Data Center Solutions Continues to Drive Business Forward: Company Sales Grow 165%

Demand surge for Intelligent Data Center solutions continues to accelerate our business -- driving a 165% year-over-year growth in total sales as well as a 40% growth in staffing. “The strong demand for Intelligent Data Center solutions continues to accelerate our business forward," said Greg Stock, Zenoss Chairman and CEO. "In our second quarter, we added more new customers and recorded the highest renewal rate in company history. Undoubtedly, the highlight of the quarter was GalaxZ, our ...

Evolution1 Migrates to Zenoss Cloud-Based IT Monitoring

Evolution1 – a WEX Company has successfully deployed Zenoss as a Service (ZaaS) to deliver uninterrupted value to more than 100,000 employers and 11,000,000 consumers across the country. “The ZaaS offering was the right choice for us to effectively manage and monitor our two data centers and the services our customers use,” said Dale Lashley, systems engineer at Evolution1. “Innovation is at the heart of everything we do, and so we're very proud to continue as a leader in the ...

2015 State of Converged Infrastructure Survey Now Open

   About the Survey: Since its launch in 2013, the State of Converged Infrastructure Survey has grown in both scope and popularity each year. What is the future of converged infrastructure? Is your business getting maximum results from converged infrastructure? Or if you're not using converged infrastructure already, should you be? In addition to revisiting the fundamental questions from previous years, this year's State of Converged Infrastructure Survey will dig even deeper—expl...

Another Game-Changer for Zenoss: The Cisco Intercloud Marketplace

There are various reasons why shadow IT has grown in many organizations. For instance, lines of businesses (LOBs) have often circumvented corporate IT to adopt applications offered as hosted cloud services. For many organizations, shadow IT has grown out of a need to utilize the latest applications to meet specific LOB challenges at a faster pace than it is perceived corporate IT could evaluate and give the green light to adopt. The result has been LOBs gaining choice, but at the expense of ...

Software-Defined Operations: Scale and Adapt to Business Demands

Software-Defined Operations (SDO): At A Glance In our last post, we began to explore the origins of software-defined operations and why it’s absolutely essential for complex, modern hybrid IT environments. The general premise: your IT infrastructure shouldn’t interfere with business operations that drive revenue to keep you competitive and relevant. We’ve already seen operational improvements and cost savings as IT infrastructures move to public, private and hybrid clouds. The next ...