Articles

October 17, 2017 12:40pm

Continuous Digital Transformation: Aligning IT to Business

Digital transformation is a term that has steadily gained interest over the past few years, but represents a process that isn’t nearly as new as the... Read More

October 12, 2017 5:04pm

How to do Cloud Migration the Right Way

Successful cloud migration requires an absolutely accurate analysis of an existing IT deployment. This includes the hardware, the software, all running services, and the interdependencies between... Read More

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October 9, 2017 5:59pm

Configure Device42 to be a Puppet External Node Classifier (E.N.C.)

Introduction: Understanding is Powerful The modern tech ecosystem is comprised of a litany of tools, frameworks, solutions, and philosophies that seek to empower us in our work.... Read More

September 8, 2017 11:39am

Whatever “ops” you may be, you need a SST

There’s currently an “Ops Identity Crisis” happening in our industry. Sysadmins, techops, DevOps, and SREs are all worried that they are automating their jobs away, which... Read More

June 29, 2017 5:33pm

What is an SDDC, and Do I Need One?

What is a Software-Defined Data Center? A software-defined data center means Software-Defined Everything: All aspects of the IT stack have virtual rather than physical implementations. The... Read More

June 22, 2017 5:34pm

Datacenter Consolidation & Optimization – How Device42 Can Help

Consolidation & Optimization Data center optimization and consolidation is something that is often on the mind of those involved with the operations of large datacenters. The... Read More

June 15, 2017 5:41pm

Software Wears Out: The Dangers of Outdated Software & How Device42 Can Help Keep You Safe

Software wears out? In short, yes! Software doesn’t ‘wear out’ in the classical sense, but it does indeed have a limited lifespan. As technology evolves, there... Read More

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June 7, 2017 5:46pm

Monitoring System Initiated Automatic Device42 Failover

Monitoring System Initiated Automatic Failover – Including a Nagios Example When running Device42 in a Warm HA (High Availability) configuration, in the event the primary instance... Read More

June 6, 2017 12:15pm

Guide to Migration Planning Part 4: The Migration

Introduction Your migration is about to hit its most exhilarating point. The Migration step proves out all the hard work and planning you’ve done prior. The... Read More

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May 22, 2017 10:14am

Announcing Device42’s HowTo Video Series

We’re proud to announce the Device42 “How-To” video series! Each short video answers a common question about Device42, or demonstrates a process within Device42’s Software. To... Read More