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  • Because Cloud Computing needs an official cocktail, GroundWork has worked with the tiki podcast, Zen Tiki Lounge to offer... the GroundWork Ginger Cloud. Tell us what you ... Read More →

  • Next-Gen IT Monitoring: Get Docker Containers Under Control If you manage servers or cloud applications, here's a big riddle you'll need to solve in 2015 -- or sooner: How do you manage Docker software containers? Fail to answer that question, and you're not keeping pace with one of the biggest trends ... Read More →

  • Using Docker containers to deploy virtual applications might be a good idea, but how can an enterprise actually monitor what's going on? GroundWork believes its BoxSpy project is up to the task. GroundWork today announced the open-source BoxSpy project as a ... Read More →

  • Freely available GroundWork BoxSpy adds automatic container monitoring alongside your IT infrastructure SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Nov. 12, 2014 – GroundWork, Inc. (www.gwos.com), the leading dynamic monitoring solution for IT operations management and hybrid cloud monitoring, releases GroundWork BoxSpy, designed specifically to monitor Docker and other Linux container environments. GroundWork BoxSpy ... Read More →

  • it-administrator.de (German) Mit üblichen Netzwerküberwachungswerkzeugen lässt sich die dynamische Struktur privater Clouds und Software Defined Networks (SDNs) nicht umfassend abbilden. GroundWork stellt daher das neue 'GroundWork Net Hub' vor, ein Netzwerkerkennungs- und Überwachungssystem für dynamische SDNs. "GroundWork Net Hub" [1] wurde auf Basis des Cloud Hub-Code von GroundWork entwickelt und muss – ... Read More →

  • GroundWork Announces GroundWork Net Hub – API-Based Monitoring for Software Defined Networks SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Oct. 14, 2014 – GroundWork, Inc. (www.gwos.com), the leading Unified Monitoring solution for IT operations management and cloud monitoring, today released GroundWork Net Hub. The new GroundWork Net Hub offers discovery and monitoring for dynamic ... Read More →

  • Join us Oct. 7, 2014 in San Francisco where I'll be speaking on a panel exploring the latest in Cloud and Mobile technology. For more information, click here. Read More →

  • A little known part of GroundWork is simply... the Labs. It's where ad hoc projects happen, including analyzing other software, testing integrations, trying out new features, and just kicking around ideas. One of those ideas was to create a different kind of dashboard for viewing multiple information types ... Read More →

  • The thing about historical turning points is that you can't see them while they are happening. In the mid-1990s, when this Internet thing was taking off, was it clear that it would be the defining technology of the rest of the century? When the Read More →

  • Congratulations to Ken H of Jackson, MS for winning a Sony Playstation 4 in our last survey contest on software-defined networking. We'll have a replay of that available shortly. And we have another survey prize chance for you - this time on software-defined storage (yeah, no creative points for us). You ... Read More →

  • Just a few summer updates on various topics here at GroundWork. Thanks for everyone who expressed interest in the GroundWork Log Hub Beta program. That is now closed and underway. The GroundWork Log Hub allows unstructured log data from a wide set of sources to be accessible within the ... Read More →

  • GroundWork building on Quru signing with campaign to recruit additional partners GroundWork, an open platform for unified monitoring for IT operations management, virtualisation and cloud monitoring, says it plans to build on its first UK partner signing with channel recruitment campaign ... Read More →

  • Groundwork, Anbieter von Unified-Monitoring-Lösungen für IT-Operations-Management und Cloud-Anwendungen, hat mit „Cloud Hub“ eine Software für das Performance-Monitoring von OpenStack-Systemen vorgestellt.   Cloud Hub ermöglicht detaillierte Einblicke in Verfügbarkeit und Performance von „Nova“-Compute-, „Neutron“-Networking- und „Cinder“-Storage-Komponenten. Zudem liefert die Lösung wichtige Informationen ... Read More →

  • Some brief Friday updates before the weekend: Interest in OpenStack is at an all-time high and that's matched by the energy on the ground from the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta. GroundWork supports OpenStack, as we announced during ... Read More →

  • GroundWork's OpenStack monitoring announcement is getting attention from the media. Business Cloud: One of the advantages of the rush of OpenStack distributions from the major software vendors is that they are integrating it with their extensive libraries of monitoring and IT management tools. For cloud operators and IT departments looking to ... Read More →

  • GoundWork Cloud Hub is the first to bring performance monitoring to the compute, storage and networking components of OpenStack ATLANTA, GA (OpenStack Summit) – May 14, 2014 – GroundWork, Inc. (www.gwos.com), the leading Unified Monitoring solution for IT operations management and cloud monitoring, today announced the first performance monitoring solution for ... Read More →

  • So, this piece from Gartner dropped. Titled "Monitoring Technology Pick: Week of April 28th - GroundWork", it mentions GroundWork in general and our work with log analysis. Nice reading for us, and we are particularly happy to see further evidence of the key trends that ... Read More →

  • GroundWork joined the folks at Red Hat last week for a great showing at Moscone. Thousands attended to hear the latest developments on RHEV, OpenStack, JBoss and a slew of other developments from Red Hat. At ... Read More →

  • When considering creating great IT dashboards and other visualizations of data, you may want to take a page from Behavioral Economics. In particular: Daniel Kahnemann’s Thinking, Fast and Slow which summarizes his work on cognitive bias ... Read More →

  • GoundWork LogHub Beta 1 Features Integration with Open Source Elasticsearch ELK Stack SAN FRANCISCO, CA – April 2, 2014 – GroundWork, Inc. (www.gwos.com), the leading Unified Monitoring solution for IT operations management and cloud monitoring, today announced the first beta program for the new GroundWork LogHub, which integrates one or more ... Read More →

  • London, UK, 18 March 2014 – GroundWork, the leading Unified Monitoring solution for IT operations management, virtualisation and cloud monitoring, today announced a strategic partnership with the open source technology integrator Quru to help expand its presence in the UK market. Under this partnership, GroundWork will leverage Quru’s strong expertise in ... Read More →

  • Gartner's paper on Unified Monitoring, "Maximize Your Monitoring Strategy by Combining Unified Monitoring and Log Analytics" is available now for free from GroundWork. This paper, by Jonah Kowall and Colin Fletcher, covers how Enterprise Infrastructure & Operations teams should combine unified monitoring and ... Read More →

  • Monitoring your Cloud? Premises? Applications? Hybrid? Want to see what Unified Monitoring can do for you? Join me for a quick demo before the end of the year. Get a jump on your goals for 2014 now and see how performance and availability can soar. The ... Read More →

  • What really gets people angry is when the site they need now is slooooow. End the Slooow and make it go with a commitment to website performance monitoring. It correlates with the rest of your IT environment health data in ... Read More →

  • GroundWork Monitor 7 has arrived and we’re excited to tell you about it. Without reprinting the release notes, here are some of the most useful new features. Portals allow multiple software components to be integrated and standardized - especially for security, ... Read More →

  • Gather round for spooky tales from the world of IT! Before I was bitten by the monitoring bug, I was a customer at the University of North Carolina - Charlotte. Hear the scary start and how we avoided being spooked by ... Read More →

  • October 21, 2013 With social media integration and mobile-readiness, portal users can enjoy a seamless customer experience. Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.1. The latest version of Red Hat’s lean portal technology enables enterprises to ... Read More →

  • GroundWork Monitor 7.0 is here! Learn how its new features can bring you Unified Monitoring for Real both in the Cloud and on Premises. Roger Ruttimann, GroundWork's Engineering Swiss Big Cheese will show you what's new and better about this landmark release! Topics will include: Unified Monitoring for Real What Portal-based ... Read More →

  • 50-device version of GroundWork Monitor – for Unified IT and Cloud operations management – upgraded to new version and available for free SAN FRANCISCO - GroundWork, Inc. (www.gwos.com), the leading Unified Monitoring solution for IT operations management and cloud monitoring, today announced the free and immediate availability of GroundWork Monitor Core ... Read More →

  • Unified IT operations management and cloud monitoring solution provides enhanced security, improved user interface and a full version of Red Hat JBoss Portal 6 San Francisco, CA – October 3, 2013 – GroundWork, Inc. (www.gwos.com), the leading Unified Monitoring solution for IT operations management and cloud monitoring, today announced the availability ... Read More →