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  • 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 →

  • Once again, GroundWork will provide a slide-free demonstration of Unified Monitoring for Real: GroundWork Monitor Enterprise. We'll show how IT can keep it's best tools but still get a powerful overview of the full cloud, prem, or hybrid environment. The webcast is being held on ... Read More →

  • The following is an excerpt from the upcoming GroundWork eBook “The Four Deadly Diseases of IT Operations.” This section talks about the disease: “Slipped Disc(overy)”. In particular it discusses how to set yourself up for failure with overmonitoring. ... have ... Read More →

  • Want to have even higher availability and performance across your clouds and data center(s)?  GroundWork Monitor offers scalable, adaptable software for IT monitoring. Watch this quick demo of GroundWork in action with GroundWork's Rajesh F. Krishnan, where he'll give a quick intro to the ... Read More →

  • Do you skip the first 15 minutes of every "demo" replay? Not ours! Join GroundWork’s Mithun Pal get straight to the demo, while guiding you through a tour of GroundWork Monitor’s powerful features and functionality. Engineering staff will be available to answer your questions. The ... Read More →

  • Attending Velocity in Santa Clara this week? Come see the GroundWork team armed with our latest software to improve the performance and availability of your business! Visit us at Booth #521 at Velocity Santa Clara Conference on ... Read More →

  • At GroundWork, we love IT monitoring, but we know it doesn’t live in a vacuum. Epic-level IT operations requires powerful, easy linkages between various IT ops tools: multiple monitoring, service desks, provisioning, and other tools. Sound like spaghetti code? A Frankentool? GroundWork’s approach is unique ... Read More →

  • GroundWork’s unified monitoring solution for hybrid cloud environments available on-demand from AWS Marketplace SAN FRANCISCO – February 20, 2013 - GroundWork Inc., (www.gwos.com) the leading open platform for hybrid virtualization and cloud monitoring, announces that GroundWork Monitor Core running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux is now available in AWS Marketplace. This ... Read More →

  • Need to improve your monitoring for Cloud and/or your data centers?  GroundWork Monitor offers scalable, adaptable software for IT monitoring. Watch this quick demo of GroundWork in action with GroundWork's Peter von Szokolay, where he'll give a quick intro to the product Show GroundWork ... Read More →

  • Like Lindsay Lohan and Carly Rae Jepson, the data center without virtualization is slowly fading into the realm of memory alone. Unlike that pair, there are ways to monitor and control their behavior in the modern world. But in all seriousness, virtualization monitoring is ... Read More →

  • Thinking about your Network as a Service instead of a glorified set of pipes can help you prevent performance bottlenecks and downtime. By focusing on components such as Service Level commitments, Availability requirements, and Change Management during your overall monitoring and management, the Service-oriented network ... Read More →

  • A further reminder to any of our customers who are facing the after effects of Hurricane Sandy. Please continue to reach out to us for assistance. We've been in touch with customers in Brooklyn and other areas affected who have been using GroundWork Monitor for rapid service restoration ... Read More →

  • Windows use growing? Windows monitoring, especially in mixed environments, can be tricky. We will outline the options for monitoring Windows in typical environments including the pros and cons of each deployment topology. Attendees can expect to learn: Trade-offs in Windows monitoring, including ... Read More →

  • Monitoring business services and applications is becoming as important as monitoring the hardware that your applications sit on. If properly deployed, your IT suite can provide greater and real-time insights into the state of business services and applications. Learn how DZ ... Read More →

  • Virtualization Monitoring has Evolved to Avoid Early Problems Cloud and Virtualization are an integral part of the modern data center. The monitoring approaches that were first tried when virtualization started growing in the early 2000s proved inadequate. GroundWork, with its recently released Cloud Hub, has explored different approaches to Virtualization ... Read More →

  • GroundWork has announced the latest version of its flagship GroundWork Monitor product - GroundWork Monitor 6.7. It offers users: Greater Ease For Monitoring Virtualization And Cloud With The GroundWork Cloud Hub This new component of GroundWork Monitor, providing enhanced monitoring for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, VMware and KVM. Notifications For ... Read More →

  • GroundWork Cloud Hub tackles unique problems of IT operations management in hybrid, multi-cloud and virtualized environments SAN FRANCISCO – October 10, 2012 - GroundWork Inc., (www.gwos.com) the leading open platform for network, application and cloud monitoring, announced today GroundWork Monitor Enterprise 6.7. The latest version of GroundWork’s flagship product includes the ... Read More →

  • We're getting ready to release the new version of our flagship product which includes the new GroundWork Cloud Hub, providing enhanced monitoring for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, KVM and VMware vSphere. Explore version 6.7 with Cloud Hub by attending a webinar ... Read More →

  • It seems like just yesterday (actually it was 14 months ago) that we moved from our offices near AT&T Park to Howard and Hawthorne. However, it was time for a change, and yet again, we have relocated a few blocks away to 201 Spear Street. Our new ... Read More →