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Articles by Jim Melvin

19 Jun
Blog

Aligning with Key Themes from Cisco Live!

The SevOne team had a great showing last week at Cisco Live! Conference & Expo in San Diego. We were able to spend some quality time with our friends from Cisco (a key SevOne partner) and catch up with many long-time customers. We also met with some really interesting prospective customers and new partners. All in all, it was a very good event.

9 May
Blog

“Hey, what are you guys working on this year?”

When it comes to setting near-term priorities and securing budget dollars, enterprise IT and networking pros generally have things pretty well buttoned up. They know which projects are needed most, what they’ll cost, and how the completion of those projects will help drive better business results. They make solid business cases, secure the needed funding, and then confidently set about executing their plans.  

16 Aug
Blog

The Cool New World of Performance Management 3.0

Over the past several years, a sea change has occurred in the technologies we use to monitor and manage our networks. While not as high profile as other technological advances like the cloud or virtualized networking, it’s a critical component of these next-gen infrastructures and it’s facilitating the truly amazing things CSPs, MSPs and enterprises are doing with them.

24 Jul
Blog

The Cloud is a ‘How’ not a ‘Where’

There’s a big misconception in the business world today about what the cloud is and why it matters so much. Here’s an effort to provide some clarity.

Many people have a fuzzy image of the cloud as a new place where all their applications, network services, and other IT ‘stuff’ resides. In their minds, it’s a big server farm out there somewhere that is replacing the datacenter down the hall.

7 Jun
Blog

Your First ‘Must See’ at Cisco Live! Orlando: Automated Infrastructure Provisioning in Verizon’s MSP Suite

While the concept of automation is as old as computing itself, the concept of automatic infrastructure provisioning in response to user & application activity is new and exciting.  Self-healing, self-optimizing network platform has been promised for some time but is now becoming more achievable than ever before. A combination of techologies now enables a world of automation in the network.

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