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March 9, 2022 | by Christopher Gonzalez
Azure Sentinel

What Is Microsoft Azure Sentinel and Why Is It Important?

Microsoft Azure Sentinel is an intelligent, next-generation security information and event management (SIEM) solution designed to detect threat anomalies. Azure Sentinel is also categorized as a security orchestration automated response (SOAR) service that expedites the incident detection and event response process for cybersecurity teams. Azure Sentinel provides an extra layer of security to protect critical … Continued

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November 12, 2021 | by Christopher Gonzalez
Automated Alerting

4 IT Challenges Addressed by OnPage Automated Alerting

IT organizations are challenged with delivering quick, effective resolution to customers’ database, hardware or software downtime issues. Contractually binding service-level agreements (SLAs) place further pressure on IT engineers to accelerate incident resolution time and minimize downtime. Though engineers are obligated to meet their SLAs, they are unable to do so without the help of an … Continued

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September 15, 2021 | by Ritika Bramhe
DevOps Burnout

Best Practices to Reduce DevOps Burnout

As software development teams struggle with spotty, siloed software delivery cycles, the DevOps approach provides relief by unifying stakeholders to achieve faster, collaborative and continuous software delivery. However, the DevOps methodology fails if it does not address the issue of DevOps burnout. In this post, we’ll uncover strategies that DevOps teams can use to better … Continued

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July 22, 2021 | by Ritika Bramhe
Monitoring best practices

Monitoring and Alerting 101: Monitoring Best Practices

An effective monitoring system is paramount to smooth business operations. As the need for a fast, responsive software experience gains momentum, monitoring becomes an indispensable driving force. Monitoring systems enable IT teams to proactively observe the health and responsiveness of critical environments and applications. Without monitoring, organizations must depend on customers or internal departments to … Continued

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April 2, 2021 | by Ritika Bramhe
SOC

Strategies to Reduce Alert Fatigue in Your SOC Team

In a SOC (security operations center), alerts originating from hundreds of systems compete to get attention. What ensues is a security analyst’s battle to beat alert fatigue while effectively defending their organization from cybersecurity threats.  Alert fatigue is a major challenge faced by security operations center (SOC) teams. The stakes are even higher since they … Continued

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July 14, 2020 | by Christopher Gonzalez
Email alerting

FYI: Email Alerting Isn’t Enough

Email alerting is an inefficient way to receive and address critical alerts. Email inboxes tend to get flooded with “clutter,” as irrelevant messages bury urgent incident notifications. Incident management procedures require incident management systems, ensuring that urgent issues are immediately addressed.  Yet, some services are reluctant to say goodbye to email alerting and its inefficiencies. … Continued

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June 15, 2020 | by Christopher Gonzalez

What Is an Alerting System? Features, Principles and Best Practices

Alerting systems centralize all IT alerts into one intuitive platform. IT alerting systems integrate with your tooling stack, and provide alert controls that help teams increase efficiency and reduce false positives.  The main functions of an IT alerting system include activating incident response, automating alerts, providing intuitive reports, and enabling quick communication between roles. To … Continued

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December 26, 2019 | by Christopher Gonzalez
Gartner

Gartner Publishes New Report: Six Smart Steps to ITSM Tools

Information technology service management (ITSM) tools streamline and regulate how IT services are delivered. ITSM tools include help-desk (e.g., ConnectWise Manage and ServiceNow) and monitoring software, providing smart ticketing capabilities and live system statuses, respectively.  Unfortunately, Gartner Research reports that organizations tend to overbuy ITSM tools beyond their needs. For instance, organizations purchase unnecessary capabilities … Continued

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December 3, 2019 | by Christopher Gonzalez
How to run a 24x7 MSP

Revisited: How to Run a 24×7 MSP

As 2019 comes to an end, OnPage would like to re-inform MSP teams about the value and importance of offering a 24×7 support service.  Twenty-four seven support ensures that client issues are quickly resolved by an after-hours support team. Though 24×7 support is a must-have offering, MSPs must first re-work their internal workflows and policies, … Continued

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