Out-of-Band Server Management with Zenoss

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For servers running business-critical applications, “out-of-band” access is critical for diagnosing and troubleshooting operational issues or failures at the hardware level. Out-of band-management technologies such as HP integrated Lights Out (iLO) functionality for HP ProLiant servers and the integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) for Dell PowerEdge servers are critical when you need to troubleshoot .. Read More »

New Provider-Oriented OpenStack Infrastructure ZenPack Now Available!

October 23 2014 | By | in Cloud
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OpenStack is a massively scalable, feature rich open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds. Corporations, service providers, VARs, SMBs, and global data centers all use OpenStack to deploy large scale private and public clouds. Zenoss has been providing monitoring support from a tenant perspective for OpenStack clouds for the last several years. .. Read More »

Zenoss and the DevOps Mindset

October 15 2014 | By | in DevOps
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As we wrote in our previous blog post, “Bridging the Gap Between DevOps and ITOps”, there are a lot of organizational synergies to be gained from driving increased collaboration between ITOps and DevOps (see our eBook, Conflict to Cooperation: Aligning ITOps and DevOps for more details) – and Zenoss is poised to help you make .. Read More »

New Microsoft Windows ZenPack Simplifies and Improves Microsoft Windows Monitoring

October 7 2014 | By | in Extended Monitoring/ZenPacks
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Over the last decade, enterprise IT departments have used a wide variety of different types of technologies, including SNMP, WMI, and proprietary agents, in an attempt to tame their Windows servers and reduce the headaches associated with Windows server performance and availability monitoring. Challenges related to Microsoft Windows monitoring include ensuring Windows servers are up .. Read More »

Are Open Source Clouds Finally Ready for Primetime?

October 3 2014 | By | in Cloud
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Two years ago, Zenoss conducted its first “State of the Open Source Cloud” survey. Much has changed since then, so Zenoss is reaching out once again to assess the state of the open source cloud in enterprise IT organizations. Today, Zenoss is pleased to announce that our latest research survey, the 2014 State of the .. Read More »