Article: How to Efficiently Discover Network Resources

NEWS

Thomas Stocking, co-founder and vice president of product strategy,  recently wrote an article titled How to Efficiently Discover Network Resources, featured in The Data Center Journal. The article talks about network discovery tools and processes, and why it’s important to automate and standardize. Many business processes (security management, service delivery and service support) depend on the administrator’s knowledge of the network details.

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GroundWork Monitor System Administrator Training – August 2018

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August 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 8 AM - 2 PM PST

In Part I of GroundWork Monitor System Administrator training, users will learn about GroundWork Monitor’s open architecture, product capabilities and portal applications. Users will be guided on how to prepare to monitor, install GroundWork Monitor, and review the basics of portal administration. After installation, learn how to run a system discovery using Auto Discovery, take a detailed look at the configuration tool Monarch, learn about the use of monitoring plugins, and practice performing a backup and recovery. To register, go to our GroundWork Monitor Training page.

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AMA: How To Monitor Cloud Infrastructure

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July 16–23 2018, 11 AM EST

Thomas Stocking, VP of product strategy, will host a live AMA feed on cloud monitoring from July 16–23.  Ideal for anyone overwhelmed with the task of maintaining physical infrastructure as networks expand into the cloud and hybrid-cloud systems. Thomas can answer your questions about how to best monitor your cloud infrastructure and get maximum performance from your entire IT infrastructure — from apps, VMs, servers, and containers, to network and storage devices.

https://techama.amafeed.com/how-to-monitor-cloud-infrastructure-ama-with-thomas-587342

Article: Entering a Golden Age of Data Monitoring

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Thomas Stocking, co-founder and vice president of product strategy,  recently wrote an article titled Entering a Golden Age of Data Monitoring, featured in APM Digest. The article talks about three factors obscuring the benefits of data monitoring (the infinite volume of data, its diversity, and inconsistency), benefits of monitoring data, and the future of monitoring data—all fueling a “golden age” of systems monitoring.

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GroundWork Monitor System Administrator Training – June 2018

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June 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 8 AM - 2 PM PST

In Part I of GroundWork Monitor System Administrator training, users will learn about GroundWork Monitor’s open architecture, product capabilities and portal applications. Users will be guided on how to prepare to monitor, install GroundWork Monitor, and review the basics of portal administration. After installation, learn how to run a system discovery using Auto Discovery, take a detailed look at the configuration tool Monarch, learn about the use of monitoring plugins, and practice performing a backup and recovery. To register, go to our GroundWork Monitor Training page.

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GroundWork Monitor System Administrator Training – April 2018

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April 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 8 AM - 2 PM PST

In Part I of GroundWork Monitor System Administrator training, users will learn about GroundWork Monitor’s open architecture, product capabilities and portal applications. Users will be guided on how to prepare to monitor, install GroundWork Monitor, and review the basics of portal administration. After installation, learn how to run a system discovery using Auto Discovery, take a detailed look at the configuration tool Monarch, learn about the use of monitoring plugins, and practice performing a backup and recovery. To register, go to our GroundWork Monitor Training page.

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Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities For GroundWork Users

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Reports have recently surfaced about Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities in most modern computer systems. These so-called side-channel attacks can allow one program (e.g. a browser) to infer and even read data used by the CPU to execute another program… even a more privileged one. These vulnerabilities affect phones, ​tablets, ​desktops, servers, and cloud computing services. ​Solutions offered to date ​require patching​ that results in ​reduced ​performance.​ Chip manufacturers and software vendors are in the early stages of offering solutions. What is advised today may be replaced with better advice tomorrow.

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GroundWork Open Source Predicts Higher Scale IT Operations Analysis

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GroundWork Open Source founder, Thomas Stocking, recently lended his expertise to APMdigest’s 2018 Application Performance Management Predictions, an insightful article about how APM and related technologies will impact business in 2018, specifically in the areas of ITOA and data.

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GroundWork Monitor System Administrator Training – February 2018

EVENTS

February 6-7, 13-14, 21-22, 8 AM - 2 PM PST

In Part I of GroundWork Monitor System Administrator training, users will learn about GroundWork Monitor’s open architecture, product capabilities and portal applications. Users will be guided on how to prepare to monitor, install GroundWork Monitor, and review the basics of portal administration. After installation, learn how to run a system discovery using Auto Discovery, take a detailed look at the configuration tool Monarch, learn about the use of monitoring plugins, and practice performing a backup and recovery. To register, go to our GroundWork Monitor Training page.

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GroundWork Open Source Releases GroundWork Monitor 7.2

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GroundWork Open Source Releases Major Update To On-Premise Monitoring Platform For Complete Visibility Into The Entire IT Environment

Includes robust open source visualization and analysis tools for monitoring the latest technologies

Information technology (IT) administrators overwhelmed with the variety of available tools to monitor the performance of the physical, virtual and cloud-based systems comprising their network can now have an enhanced unified view of their infrastructure with GroundWork Monitor, a comprehensive monitoring platform by GroundWork Open Source, Inc. The release of GroundWork Monitor 7.2 offers organizations new dynamic visualization and analysis tools with integrations of InfluxDB and Grafana that enable better data access and understanding of variations in systems performance.

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Join us at Velocity San Jose 2017

EVENTS

June 21-22, 8AM-5PM

GroundWork, Booth 625

June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Velocity

Cut through the hype. Find out what you need to know to manage, grow, and evolve your systems. If you’re building and managing complex distributed systems and want to learn how to bake in resiliency, you need to be at Velocity.

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Round Table Webinar: Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and You

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Thursday, August 18, 2016, 1 PM ET | 10 AM PT

Open source monitoring tools now fill more of the space formerly occupied by large commercial tools. What does that mean for automated root cause analysis? Can open source tools make RCA a practical reality? What role do they play, and how are they being used?

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Join Us At OpenStack Summit And Learn How To Monitor OpenStack

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Are you interested in OpenStack? If so, please visit our booth at the OpenStack Summit in Austin, Texas, on April 25–29th. At this high-tech summit, featuring loads of detail on the working of OpenStack and its surrounding community, we will demonstrate our Continuous OpenStack Configuration Discovery for Monitoring Automation in the booth. We hope you will join us for the festivities.

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Fox Technologies Acquires IT Monitoring Pioneer GroundWork, Inc.

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Fox Technologies’ acquisition of GroundWork advances its mission in being an innovative leader in infrastructure and security management.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Wednesday, February 17, 2016 — Fox Technologies, Inc., a portfolio company of Parallax Capital Partners, today announced its acquisition of GroundWork Open Source Inc. Based in San Francisco, GroundWork provides unified monitoring solutions for IT operations management, performance analysis, and hybrid cloud monitoring. GroundWork allows customers the flexibility to leverage the advantages of open source while simultaneously preserving existing investments in legacy IT management tools.
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GroundWork To Incorporate Icinga 2 For Increased Scalability

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IT monitoring software maker GroundWork today announced plans to incorporate Icinga 2, the leading open source monitoring system, into its GroundWork Monitor Enterprise Product.

“GroundWork’s mission—selecting, integrating, and packaging the best of breed open source products into the most valuable unified monitoring product—will be getting a significant boost from our partnership with Icinga 2,” said Dave Lilly, Executive Vice President and head of GroundWork Operations. “Integration of Icinga 2 into GroundWork Monitor will provide our customers with a number of benefits including increased scalability and maintainability while continuing the use of Nagios and GroundWork plugins.”
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