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Executive Dashboards with Netcool’s Map Widget

Executive dashboards are a vital part of any operations centre. For businesses with nationally or internationally distributed resources, for example branches, stores or data centres, plotting status information for those locations on a geographic map provides useful insight to the overall service. Historically, maintaining a Netcool dashboard to display location status on a geographical map […]

Support for CentOS has been discontinued. What’s next for its users? – UPDATE

On Tuesday December the 8th 2020 Red Hat announced that it was bringing the end-of-life of CentOS v8 forward by 8 years, from 2029 to the end of 2021. CentOS v7 will remain supported until 30th June 2024 as was originally planned but the focus of the CentOS project will shift to a new version […]

The Journey to AIOps

“I&O leaders should use AIOps platforms for refining performance analysis across the application life cycle, as well as for augmenting IT service management and automation.” Gartner 2019 I’ve been writing about automating event management for the last 20 years and although the title AIOps (artificial intelligence for IT operations) has been a fairly recent addition the […]