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Nearly Half of Network Operations Staff Do Not Use Network Monitoring Tools, Limiting Visibility Into Network Events and Leading to Finger Pointing Among IT Groups Costa Mesa, California, 15 July 2014 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), a leader in network connectivity, monitoring and management, announced the results of a study of 547 European and US network and security operations (NetOps and SecOps) professionals, which found that 45% of IT staff monitor network and application performance manually, instead of implementing proven network monitoring tools. The study, which was conducted during the spring of 2014, also found that 77% of respondents have reported the root cause of a network or security event to their executive team that turned out to be incorrect. Overall, 73% of surveyed IT staff said they currently have unresolved network events. Read the full exec... (more)

ITinvolve: Driving Business Agility with Metadata Management and Curation

Balancing Automation and Human Knowledge Curation There are many metadata management tools on the market today, including Configuration Management Databases (CMDBs) and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Repositories, to name a few. Such tools seek to automate the collection and dissemination of policy-related metadata in hopes of automating policy enforcement – an important part of the automated governance critical to achieving business agility. And yet, such tools have generally fallen short, because they inadequately address the need to support policies that apply primarily t... (more)

August 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter

August 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Welcome to the August 2014 edition of the StorageIO Update (newsletter) containing trends perspectives on cloud, virtualization, software defined and data infrastructure topics. This past week I along with around 22,000 others attended VMworld 2014 in San Francisco. For those of you in Europe, VMworld Barcelona is October 14-16 2014 with registration and more information found here. Watch for more post VMworld coverage in upcoming newsletters, articles, posts along with other industry trend topics. Enjoy this editi... (more)

Global Physical Security Market by System & Services Forecast to 2019 Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com

DALLAS, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The physical security market analysis consists of various types of security systems, services, verticals, and regions. The overall market size is found by adding up the market size of each system such as access control systems, biometrics scanners, locks, surveillance cameras, and security management software. Physical security basically implies the set of measures taken to prevent or mitigate damage or unauthorized access from internal or external threats to facilities such as government buildings, public places, enterprises, defense ... (more)

Intellyx Announces Agile Architecture Webinar Series with EITAGlobal

Topics Range from APIs to Digital Transformation GLENS FALLS NY AND FREMONT CA, July 24, 2014 – Intellyx and EITAGlobal today announced that they are jointly producing a four-Webinar series featuring industry expert and thought leader Jason Bloomberg. The topics include Agile Architecture, Dynamic APIs and Schemas, Digital Transformation, and Enterprise Architecture. For more information or to register, please follow the links below. Agile Architecture Challenges & Best Practices August 19, 10:00 PDT/1:00 EDT Dynamic APIs and Dynamic Schemas: The Secrets of Building Inherently Flexi... (more)