Syslog Management – Don’t Overlook Your Syslog Messages

When’s the last time you looked at a syslog message? How often do you review your syslog messages? If you’re not regularly reviewing syslog messages, you’re missing important information about how your IT infrastructure is performing. But if you’re spending a lot of your time watching syslog messages (admittedly tedious and boring work), you’re not … Read more Syslog Management – Don’t Overlook Your Syslog Messages

Could Facebook Have Prevented the Outage and Saved $6 Billion for $850?

As we all know, an extensive outage on Monday, October 4, brought Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram down. According to the estimates, this outage caused a loss of at least US$6 billion for Mark Zuckerberg as an effect of the stock price drop. And the impact on thousands of small and medium businesses relying heavily on … Read more Could Facebook Have Prevented the Outage and Saved $6 Billion for $850?

Azure Cost Monitoring Solutions

As one of the biggest public cloud vendors on the market, Microsoft Azure has significantly grown in popularity over the years. With the many advantages of Azure, it’s easy to forget your services can quickly become far more expensive than your initial Azure cost estimate. Major cost savings is one of the main reasons why … Read more Azure Cost Monitoring Solutions

SharePoint Infrastructure Monitoring and Health Check Guide

Even if you’re not familiar with the ins and outs of SharePoint, you’ve probably heard of the platform. Launched by Microsoft in 2001, this popular web-based collaborative tool offers document management and storage systems teams can use to create and support websites and online portals. The platform uses workflow applications, “list” databases, and other logistical, … Read more SharePoint Infrastructure Monitoring and Health Check Guide

SharePoint Farm Explained: What It Is and How To Use It

If your organization needs data security and a convenient way to share, store, and organize content, you may already be using SharePoint. If you aren’t already using SharePoint, it may be time to start. Customizable and scalable, SharePoint is a powerful and industry-leading web-based tool that facilitates workplace collaboration. When using SharePoint, ensuring SharePoint server … Read more SharePoint Farm Explained: What It Is and How To Use It

6 FileZilla Alternatives for Safe File Transfers

For nearly three decades, developers have been using File Transfer Protocol, or FTP, to transfer files. However, using FTP can leave your data and passwords vulnerable during the transfer, as FTP doesn’t encrypt passwords. Consequently, many developers have switched to using Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) or File Transfer Protocol over SSL (FTP/S). Using an … Read more 6 FileZilla Alternatives for Safe File Transfers

Azure Service Bus Explained: What It Is, How To Use It, and How To Monitor It

Azure is a flexible and scalable cloud computing service announced in 2008, released in 2010 as Windows Azure, and renamed Microsoft Azure in 2014. While traditional IT infrastructure requires you to manage on-premises servers, Azure takes a cloud-based approach, so you can build, run, and manage your applications with a Microsoft-managed global cloud storage site. … Read more Azure Service Bus Explained: What It Is, How To Use It, and How To Monitor It

SSL Certificate—How to Monitor and Manage Certificates

Maintaining data security is a top priority for any organization. Secure Sockets Layer certificates—usually called SSL certificates—are an important part of this effort. SSL certificates are small data files designed to prevent hackers from getting access to private business data as it passes between a website and a visitor’s browser. They do this by creating … Read more SSL Certificate—How to Monitor and Manage Certificates