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May 15, 2020 1:49pm

Recipe #2 : How Device42 Helps Microsegment Your SDN

This is the second in a series of recipes for things you can do with Device42 that you may not have thought of. VMware NSX and... Read More

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May 15, 2020 1:47pm

Recipe #1: How to Find Zombie Servers Using Device42

This is the first in a series of recipes: things you can do with Device42 that you may not have thought of. In recipe #1, we’re... Read More

May 14, 2020 10:04am

Enter the Device42 Towel Day 2020 Contest

As most readers of this blog are aware, the “42” in Device42 refers to Douglas Adams’ classic “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, a fantastic book... Read More

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April 16, 2020 7:00am

Moving from openDCIM to Device42

If you’re starting to get a data center up and running, it’s likely that you’ll begin organizing it using openDCIM. This is a free, browser-based data... Read More

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April 6, 2020 7:36pm

Prevent Your Next System Outage with an Accurate CMDB

Unplanned outages are the worst. One quarter of all companies report that an hour of unplanned downtime now costs between $300,000 and $400,000 – and 15... Read More

March 23, 2020 11:11am

Are There Good Reasons Not to Use Containers?

Container adoption is making dramatic jumps from year to year. In 2018, fewer than 20 percent of IT organizations had begun to investigate containers, but that... Read More

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March 18, 2020 12:01pm

Device42’s Guide to Migration Project Planning, Part 1: Readiness Assessment and Creation of the Pre-Migration Plan

This is the first entry in our “Guide to Creating a Migration Plan” series. If you didn’t see the series Roadmap Infographic, do check it out.... Read More

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March 17, 2020 12:05pm

Top 10 DCIM Software Solutions to Consider in 2020

It wasn’t long ago that cloud computing seemed poised to eliminate physical data centers. Gartner predicted that by 2025, 80% of enterprises would shut down traditional... Read More

March 16, 2020 1:52pm

Getting Through SOC 2 with Device42

If your business model involves storing customer data in the cloud, you’re strongly incentivized to meet SOC 2 compliance standards. This AICPA (American Institute of CPAs)... Read More

March 10, 2020 9:54am

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy turns 42

One of the first questions I’m asked about Device42 is where does the name come from. Readers of this blog will, of course, know that the... Read More