Monitor Citrix Resources with the ControlUp Logon Simulator

Monitor Citrix Resources with the ControlUp Logon Simulator

Posted By Trentent
Using the ControlUp Logon Simulator gives you the ability to have proactive notifications when applications become unavailable to your users. Each run by the simulator generates an event giving you the results of that run. This allows you to create an event based task to execute an action, or use the ControlUp Realtime Console to […]
Welcome To ControlUp 7.3 – What’s New?

Welcome To ControlUp 7.3 – What’s New?

Posted By Dan Levtov
ControlUp keeps evolving and bringing bigger and greater capabilities to your fingertips, based on our vision and your requests and needs. In a constantly changing IT landscape, you can bet on ControlUp to be a solid solution for your IT management, monitoring and troubleshooting needs. Introducing our latest version – ControlUp 7.3. Let’s go through […]
ControlUp Learns Linux

ControlUp Learns Linux

Posted By Dan Levtov
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could manage your Linux machines in ControlUp, alongside your regular Windows based VMs? We thought so too, so we’re introducing the new way to monitor and manage your Red Hat and CentOS machines within ControlUp using agentless integration via SSH, resulting in a similar experience as with your Windows based […]
Follow The vSAN To ControlUp

Follow The vSAN To ControlUp

Posted By Dan Levtov
Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions continue to gain momentum, and vSAN by VMware is poised to be a significant player by the sheer fact that it’s the virtualization market leader’s foray into hyperconverged solutions.  At ControlUp we want to deliver the broadest coverage for your virtual infrastructure needs, which is why we decided to integrate vSAN into […]
Hypervisor Market Share – ControlUp Perspective

Hypervisor Market Share – ControlUp Perspective

Posted By Dan Levtov
We have the special privilege at ControlUp to see a picture – far and wide, of the way IT organizations are built. Our customers anonymous data can provide some very interesting insights, buried within the big data. This time we set our eyes on the ongoing competition between hypervisors – who’s on top? Who took […]
The Environment Assessment Dashboard – Your Virtual Professional Services Review

The Environment Assessment Dashboard – Your Virtual Professional Services Review

Posted By Dan Levtov
Assessing the state of your IT environment has multiple use cases; One popular use case is to get a baseline of your current status and use it before embarking on migration projects. Another use case is performing an health check, measuring and assessing your IT resource performance and your user experience is up to par. […]
Slow Applications Plague Businesses Worldwide – a ControlUp Research

Slow Applications Plague Businesses Worldwide – a ControlUp Research

Posted By Eugene
Computers are meant to be faster than humans, which is probably the main reason we use computers at the workplace. Companies in every industry invest funds in IT systems that are supposed to make business happen more quickly and efficiently. However, waiting for a computer system to finish a task is still a familiar experience […]
Resource Allocation Research: 148,000 real-world VMs under a microscope

Resource Allocation Research: 148,000 real-world VMs under a microscope

Posted By ControlUp Team
Here at ControlUp we periodically perform big data research on usage metrics in the wild. Our product lets systems administrators compare their IT metrics to the “community”, which is the aggregate of IT systems in organizations being managed by ControlUp. With the permission of our customers, we provide benchmarks on a variety of metrics, such […]
Turbocharge IT Troubleshooting with ControlUp Virtual Expert™

Turbocharge IT Troubleshooting with ControlUp Virtual Expert™

Posted By Dan Levtov
One of the places where ControlUp shines is troubleshooting. From its first version our signature sortable grids allowed sysadmins to quickly drill down and zoom in on the root cause of performance issues and rapidly fix those issues from the console. The ControlUp traffic light color coding system naturally lead sysadmins and encouraged them to […]
The Power Of Contextual Remediation – Captain Hindsight Is Actually Useful!

The Power Of Contextual Remediation – Captain Hindsight Is Actually Useful!

Posted By Dan Levtov
What’s The Deal With Contextual Remediation? If you’ve had the chance to use ControlUp for a bit, you’ve probably already seen how you can spot an issue on one of the higher level hosts and correlate that red flag to the actual problem by double clicking and drilling down into the VM, the user session, […]
What’s New In ControlUp Insights – March 2017

What’s New In ControlUp Insights – March 2017

Posted By Dan Levtov
Some time has passed since my previous review of “What’s new in ControlUp Insights” so it’s time for an update – what’s changed? What cool features are available? And what’s in store for the future? As ControlUp Insights chalks up more reports and functionalities, the historical reporting and analytics platform keeps improving, growing and evolving, providing more […]
Application Load Time – Global Insights from Virtual Desktops

Application Load Time – Global Insights from Virtual Desktops

Posted By Eugene
We have previously published some global statistics regarding the time it takes users in virtual desktops to log on. A few very interesting conversations with industry experts followed, and one of the popular questions was: how about the additional wait that happens after the logon process is complete? In other words, what is the delay experienced by […]