Slow Applications Plague Businesses Worldwide – a ControlUp Research
Posted By Eugene
September 24, 2018
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
Posted By ControlUp Team
August 12, 2018
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 […]
New Single Metric Trigger: Precise Alerts and Notifications In ControlUp
Posted By Dan Levtov
July 30, 2018
ControlUp offers real-time monitoring, troubleshooting and analytics for your IT infrastructure. We realize our users are busy and are probably not spending all day staring at the screen just waiting for issues to pop up so they could quickly troubleshoot them. This is why, from the very beginning, ControlUp included an incident trigger mechanism which […]
Update: Logon GPO Analysis via PowerShell
Posted By Niron Koren
July 29, 2018
End-user happiness would decrease exponentially if your end-user had enough time to make a cup of joe while logging on.  Therefore, a crucial part of a good end-user experience is keeping logon times short. Part of your job as a SysAdmin is to make sure that the logon sequence, including authorization, profile load, shell initialization […]
Cloud Discovery and the nuts & bolts of Citrix Cloud and Horizon Cloud
Posted By Theresa Miller
July 12, 2018
VDI workstation virtualization is a common approach for corporate desktop and application access, and it allows IT to centralize information in the corporate datacenter.  These approaches allow for some key business benefits, with the biggest being mobility. Users can work from anywhere and at anytime, allowing for a great amount of flexibility of work teams. […]
Turbocharge IT Troubleshooting with ControlUp Virtual Expert™
Posted By Dan Levtov
July 02, 2018
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 […]
How To Manage and Monitor Nutanix AHV With ControlUp
Posted By Dan Levtov
June 20, 2018
ControlUp has always prided itself in being an agnostic and universal system, allowing IT admins to manage and monitor their various workloads and IT Infrastructure elements, regardless of their manufacturer – making room for Citrix, VMware, Microsoft and now – Nutanix. So alongside your VMware vCenter, XenServer and Hyper-V, you can now also see and […]
Introducing ControlUp 7.2: Virtual Expert Enhancements, Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor Management, Rapid IT Assessment, and a Killer Resource Optimization Report!
Posted By ControlUp Team
June 06, 2018
If you’ve used ControlUp, you know its power to help monitor, troubleshoot and analyze your IT infrastructure. We just raised the bar again with ControlUp 7.2. We will publish more details in the coming weeks, but here are some highlights of this release. Virtual Expert Auto-Generated Views for Root Cause Analysis Modern IT environment is […]
VDI Know How 101
Posted By Theresa Miller
May 17, 2018
It can be confusing to consider the many options available for application and workstation virtualization.  VDI is yet another common virtualization technology option that would be important to take a close look at if your enterprise has any need for desktop virtualization.  If you were an early adopter of VDI then you may have quickly […]
Adding more NetScaler metrics to the mix with SBAs
Posted By Esther Barthel
May 06, 2018
As a great fan of the E2EVC events, I was given an early preview of all the cool new features in ControlUp Real-Time Console v7.1. And for those that know me and the work I’ve been doing these last couple of years it will be no surprise that I was thrilled to see the NetScaler […]
Right sizing your virtual datacenter workloads has never been easier
Posted By Gadi Feldman
May 03, 2018
We are happy to announce the addition of our new Sizing Recommendation Report, the second member of our Virtual Expert™ line of reports. ControlUp Top Insights Dashboard was our first Virtual Expert report, which beyond summarizing usage over the last 24 hours, also delivers valuable insights about different moving parts within the monitored environment. I like to think of […]
What Brought Me to ControlUp
Posted By Barry Flanagan
April 30, 2018
The technology business is all about change. In my lifetime I have seen enormous change as a result of technology. My two teenage children were shocked to learn that when I was in elementary school televisions had small screens and tubes, and many people had only 3 channels and no remote. There were no VCR’s […]
My name is Ricky Trigalo, and this is why I joined ControlUp
Posted By Ricky Trigalo
April 24, 2018
Changing jobs is always risky and in my case, it was particularly tough because I had my dream job at VMware. Most people work on products and initiatives, and I got the opportunity to drive a disruptive innovation from ideation to consumable product in large data centers, predicting the future Cloud. Over the past three […]
Which Way to Go – Agent, Agentless or Hybrid?
Posted By Yoni Avital
April 14, 2018
Products that are designed for operating system level monitoring can be classified as agent-based or agentless. Although it is easy to assume that agentless solutions are superior to their agent-based counterparts, there are some situations in which the use of an agent allows for better all-around functionality. This whitepaper examines the advantages and the disadvantages […]