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June 19, 2020 10:55am

Device42 Launches Customer + Partner User Group on GitLab

Do you ever wish you could collaborate with other Device42 users? Find out some of their secret moves? Share some of yours? Well now you can.... Read More

June 18, 2020 1:43pm

WDS Connection Issue Resolved in v16.13.01

WDS Connection Failure Issue An issue discovered in which the Windows Discovery Service (WDS) would unexpectedly disconnect from Remote Collectors (RCs) during discovery jobs has been... Read More

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May 28, 2020 12:25pm

Building a Pipeline From DevOps to Backups

Your DevOps team continuously makes changes to configurations, adds new software, and creates cloud volumes. Are these rapid changes reflected in your backups? If not, an... Read More

May 21, 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 19, 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