System Management

System Management news, trend analysis and opinion

gear shift stick shift car automobile 5-speed
030917blog stack overflow homepage

pay money ransom dollars

It pays to be a technology architect

You seriously might want to consider negotiating to get the word "architect" in your title if you're a technology professional. The latest Glassdoor report on the highest paying jobs in America finds 6 tech architect job titles among...

020817blog solarwinds alarm clock

Geekiest alarm clock ever?

Everyone knows what to do when life gives you lemons. Well, the same can apply when technology cries wolf at four in the morning, according to a contributor to Reddit’s section devoted to systems administration.

3 IT guys in network room with motion blur

Thinking of cutting out your database administrator? Think again

While many companies today are turning to third-party solutions to manage their secure systems, the best (and safest) option is to hire a talented database administrator.

delta air lines aircraft

About 150 Delta flights in the US canceled after systems outage

About 150 flights of Delta Air Lines in the U.S. were canceled and some others were delayed on Sunday on account of an IT systems outage, the airline reported.

011117bog cisco bug1

‘Found a nasty bug in my (Cisco) ASA this morning’

The above headline on a post to Reddit piqued my interest this afternoon because it was in that site’s section devoted to system administration and those people know a bug when they encounter one.

2017: The year of cybersecurity scale

Cloud, IoT, mobile and digital transformation will place new demands on usability, scalability and enterprise-class features of cybersecurity analytics and operations products.

automate your network 1

5 reasons to automate your network

By implementing automation tools and practices, networks can better withstand modern workloads, provide a new level dynamism and speed, and cut costs. Scott Sneddon, Senior Director, SDN and Virtualization at Juniper Networks,...

hiro plays freeciv

Arago teaches an AI to play games, the better to manage IT systems

If an AI could rule a world, would you trust it to manage your IT systems? German software company Arago is hoping you will.

best open managment tools 1

Best open source management tools

Open source software provides an attractive alternative to more costly commercial products, but can open source products deliver enterprise-grade results?

best open managment tools 1
Clear Choice Tests

Pandora FMS wins open-source management shootout

Doing more with less remains an ongoing challenge for IT execs. Making sure everything keeps humming along to meet SLAs can be challenging for resource-stretched IT departments. For all but the smallest shops, effective monitoring...

rube goldberg machine automation

First look: Chef’s Habitat puts automation in the app

By packaging configuration and runtime requirements with the app, Habitat decouples automation from the infrastructure

medical devices

When medical alarm standards fail patients and health professionals

Auditory masking could prevent health professionals from hearing medical device alarms. Work is being done now to prevent masking and improve patient care.

Digital Key, security, encryption

Ransomware spreads through weak remote desktop credentials

Stolen or weak remote desktop credentials are routinely used to infect point-of-sale systems with malware, but recently they've also become a common distribution method for crypto-ransomware.

disaster recovery knob

The Emergency Alert System test: Lesson learned, catastrophe averted

After an awkward public failure 5 years ago, the FCC and FEMA achieved a successful national test of the Emergency Alert System.

fcc chairman tom wheeler

The Emergency Alert System: Failure IS an option

FEMA and the FCC ran a ‘live test’ of the Emergency Alert System in 2011. The result was static and Lady Gaga going out to millions. On Sept. 28, they will retest with the fixes in place.

smartphones tablet mobile devices

Why (and how) you should manage Windows PCs like iPhones

The pieces are finally coming together to implement an omnidevice systems management approach for Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android

lego lift weight strength strong barbell

Review: Ansible shows the beef

Ansible 2 eases configuration management, while boosting playbooks, modules, and Windows support

code big data binary programming

Sophos false positive detection ruins weekend for some Windows users

A bad malware signature caused Sophos antivirus products to detect a critical Windows file as malicious, preventing some users from accessing their computers.

Load More