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Was the recent British Airways IT outage just a matter of time?
Well, 2018 is just about over and at the end of the year it’s good to take stock of what this past year was about. In 2018, we saw that complex, hybrid IT systems are hard to maintain especially when you don’t really know why they fail. What were the issues that concerned us and the community we serve, what was our take on significant events that occurred and now, what have we learned?
Shoppers plan their Black Friday purchases weeks in advance. Retailers, please plan, test and verify your IT environment resilience in advance, so outages don’t recur.
IT outages seem more common than ever, and their business implications also seem to increase exponentially over time. When looking at the reasons given, way too often it’s a “hardware issue” or the notorious “technical glitch”. So what are the real causes, and why use technology as a scape-goat?
Cloud environments are evolving faster than climate is changing. Here, though, you can make a difference: Ensure resilience in your multiple cloud environments.
Enterprises with large and complex IT environments typically add and decommission numerous systems during an average week. From time to time, the unfortunate end result is an unplanned service outage. AvailabilityGuard What-If Impact Analysis report enables you to review the business processes that will be affected by decommissioning a switch.
ECB claims that “financial market infrastructures should be designed to enable it to resume critical operations rapidly, safely and with accurate data”. How can you make sure you meet these new regulatory expectations?
A metallic balloon caused a power outage in Hawaii last month. A service disruption, which for global enterprises could have an enormous cost. In the age of the Cloud, there is no excuse for a local outage to bring down an essential service. So how come in reality outages still disrupt services more often than one would expect?
Airline system outages have recently caused dismay to thousands of travelers and tarnished reputations of several major US airlines. The causes are associated with the airlines’ complex, multi-layered systems but also human blunders. Keeping airline schedules on time calls for automated testing solutions capable of identifying critical issues in real time.
Prevent downtime, data-loss and cyber resilience risks in hybrid IT infrastructure