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Successful NOC operation – 3 key Ingredients

NOC are always under a great deal of pressure to meet both technical and business service demands. In the past several years, NOC have played a more critical role in the growth and efficiency of a SaaS company. With this, technological issues arise at unexpected times. While the number of unforeseen problems increase, the resources within an organization [...]

2018-11-07T09:21:25+00:00November 29, 2017|News|

How to make sure server downtime won’t kill your startup’s growth

"We’re excited to announce that Geektime, Israel’s biggest tech blog, has just published Avi’s article in Geektime. In it, we discuss not-so-obvious ways downtime costs cloud startups money, what causes downtime and tools and methods to prevent it. Click through to see how SaaS startups can keep downtime from eating up their growth!

2018-09-27T12:44:24+00:00April 21, 2015|News|

Important Takeaways from Best Practices in SaaS Conference

Last Tuesday, 40 attendees from across the cloud, SaaS and DevOps spectrum came together to hear from industry leaders about “Best Practices in SaaS Operations” at Google TLV. . As professionals working in the cloud, hearing from colleagues and professionals offers an opportunity to discuss emerging issues and trends that will shape the future of the industry. The focus of [...]

2018-09-27T12:44:32+00:00April 14, 2015|Best Practices|

What are some of the pitfalls of inadequate monitoring?

 In today’s market, everything has to be as fast as possible. The process of downloading a program and running it is outdated. Instead, users expect instantaneous reactions to their demands. Companies that can’t meet demands and the new requirements of immediate results put their business at risk everyone involved in operations, production and even marketing requires the flexibility to influence application behavior according  to user requests. [...]

2018-09-27T12:44:43+00:00March 22, 2015|Best Practices|

Building a Successful Uptime Management Strategy

Managing a cloud system properly entails numerous tasks (performance monitoring, response times, latency, uptime management, security, compliance, and disaster recovery). Together, these tasks form a comprehensive holistic strategy that embraces and accounts for all potential scenarios. Especially in today’s intensive business landscape, running cloud operations (NOC) 24×7 has become mandatory together with maintaining a [...]

2018-09-27T12:44:56+00:00February 16, 2015|News|

How Seamless Uptime Management Contributes to an Operational Peace of Mind

Cloud computing has become the default way for deploying applications or services.  Cloud computing offers companies, enterprises and startups the ability to avoid, or minimize, spending while leveraging the flexible nature of the cloud infrastructure to meet growing business needs. A growing challenge for applications is obtaining optimal availability at all times. Today, cloud [...]

2018-09-27T12:45:16+00:00December 25, 2014|News|

Conversations in the Cloud: Interview with Kristine Simon from IBM

Interview Series with the Experts of Big Data, Cloud, SaaS, and DevOps – Conversations in the Cloud – Kristine Simon from IBM Introduction We’re excited to introduce our new conversation in the cloud series, featuring experts across the cloud industry. We’ve lined up some amazing experts to interview for this series. As a company, we [...]

2018-09-27T12:45:07+00:00November 26, 2014|News|

How IT Automation Complements Humanized NOC Operation

Today, many companies are integrating internal network operation centers, or NOC, to monitor and manage incidents affecting the infrastructure. The network operation team is responsible for making sure that all systems are running smoothly, ensuring optimal productivity and efficiency. Managing incidents and responding in a timely manner offers the best solution to NOC teams. Humanized NOC services provide seamless [...]

2018-09-27T12:46:11+00:00November 19, 2014|News|

Why Start-ups Should Consider Running a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Start-ups, by definition, run lean and fast. Minimal capital and a constantly evolving infrastructure Usually start-ups tend to prefer either a pure cloud infrastructure or a hosted solution. For us, the ideal is for start-ups utilize a hybrid cloud solution.  A few weeks ago, we attended DLD Tel Aviv, Israel's largest tech conference. During the conference, we had the opportunity [...]

2018-09-27T12:46:03+00:00October 19, 2014|News|

Single NOC/SOC: A Viable Possibility

Recently, we read an interesting article on Ayehu which points to the unique approaches in handling Network Operations Centers (NOC) and Security Operation Centers (SOC). Indeed, the delicate relationship between how NOC and SOC are both responsible for four primary issues: identification, investigation, prioritization and resolution of issues is accurate. Clearly, the impact that these two operations centers have on [...]

2018-09-27T12:45:57+00:00October 1, 2014|News|