Systems Administrator Day Is Coming – Give Them What They Really Want and Need

July 27th is the 19th annual International Systems Administrator Appreciation Day (SysAdmin Day). Your system administrators (and your entire IT department) are the team of dedicated professionals that keep your company’s infrastructure and applications operating, your data secure and your business processes active, stable and productive. On this special day, take some time to show [...]

Three Layers of Dependencies in Your IT Environment

Without a doubt, IT environments are complex. With cloud services, 3rd party components and employees bringing their own devices (BYOD) to work, it can be sometimes difficult to determine what you have, where they are located and how the different pieces of your IT puzzle fit together. With digitally enabled business processes and users relying [...]

Discovering assets after a merger or acquisition

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are a common part of the business environment and can be an effective means of growing your company’s products, services, customer base and market footprint.  Unfortunately, mergers and acquisitions can also be a real headache for your IT staff.  When two companies come together, they typically have two independent IT environments [...]