Optimizing Containers, Kubernetes and OpenShift
By Per Bauer on Thu, 09/30/2021
The container deployment model offers component autonomy, elasticity, and scalability in a way that no other framework has done before. But to reap the benefits, you need to adopt new ways of managing and optimizing your environments and their underlying resources. Learn how to manage the performance and resource planning of container workloads.
Moving Away from Cloud: Making the Case for Hybrid IT
By Per Bauer on Wed, 06/30/2021
HelpSystems’ Per Bauer discusses article touting a move back from the cloud and makes case for hybrid IT spend to drive costs down.HelpSystems’ Per Bauer discusses article touting a move back from the cloud and makes case for hybrid IT spend to drive costs down.
Automated Capacity Forecasting Using Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning
By Per Bauer on Mon, 06/07/2021
Better understand the different options for capacity forecasting and their characteristics, including using predictive analytics and machine learning. And learn how to choose the optimal forecasting method based on your business needs and maximize the accuracy and value of your planning efforts.
5th Annual IBM AIX Community Survey Findings
The AIX Community Survey, now in its fifth consecutive year, goes in-depth with IT teams to gain a unique perspective into how this platform is being used today and how teams envision using it in the future. Over the years, the respondents of the survey have expanded to include a variety of industries, geographies, and titles within IT. More than 100 IT professionals in North America, EMEA, and APAC participated in this year’s survey, and this input enables all of us to understand the role of AIX with new clarity.
Jumpstart Your Cost Optimization Project
By Per Bauer on Tue, 04/13/2021
When exciting new services get underway, IT can be reduced to a cost center. In an effort to keep services up, leadership adopts a “performance at any cost” mindset and allocates more resources than necessary as an insurance policy against downtime. But this is not a sustainable strategy, and especially in times like these, your organization needs to focus on controlling costs in every area of the...
How to Get Buy-In for Your IT Cost Optimization Strategy
By Per Bauer on Fri, 08/28/2020
Policy alone is rarely enough to influence change. Lasting impact requires buy-in from the organization and is best achieved using a mix of different influence levers.
How to Do IT Cost Optimization
By Per Bauer on Thu, 07/23/2020
30% of hybrid IT spend is wasted. Whether you find that number shocking or not, you likely don’t know how to identify and eliminate the wasted spend while assuring performance. Many organizations have adopted a “performance at any cost” mindset to ensure service delivery and choose to overprovision IT resources for peace of mind. But the cost of overprovisioning adds up and quickly becomes...
Vityl Capacity Management 2.6 Advances Service and Cluster Monitoring and Increases Kubernetes Support
The latest release of Vityl Capacity Management includes improved dashboard capabilities, automated intelligent alerting, and other enhancements.
How to Choose a Capacity Management Tool
By Per Bauer on Thu, 02/06/2020
Finding the right capacity management tool for your organization can be a complex and confusing process. How do you start the search? Which features and capabilities should you prioritize? It’s important to have a plan and a framework to evaluate your options. Join capacity management expert, Per Bauer, as he explains the different types of capacity management tools and how to evaluate each one’s...
How to Effectively Use and Manage Container Workloads
By Per Bauer on Thu, 11/21/2019
When a new technology breaks into the market, many organizations decide to adopt without a plan for managing performance and capacity. But just like with other workloads, it’s essential that your Docker and other container workloads are monitored and managed as a part of your hybrid IT environment.
Improve Your IT Maturity with the Capacity Management Maturity Model
By Per Bauer on Thu, 10/24/2019
There’s a lot of pressure on IT to always have services up and running at peak performance and at the lowest possible cost. In a complex hybrid IT environment, this is a difficult task, with public cloud services, new technologies, and updated management paradigms to consider. It’s not enough to have software to optimize your business services. To maximize your efforts and tools, you need to...