Ethan Banks – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs BMC Software Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:42:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://blogs.bmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/bmc_favicon-300x300-150x150.png Ethan Banks – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs 32 32 Beyond IT Silos: A Better Way to Manage Monitoring http://www.bmc.com/blogs/beyond-it-silos-a-better-way-to-manage-monitoring/ Mon, 04 May 2015 20:39:11 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=8368 In parts 1 and 2 of this series, we discussed the cultural challenges of operating IT in organizations with technology silos and considered the true role data centers play. In this final series post, we’ll look at how to realign monitoring operations to better support business goals. The emerging perspective on monitoring emphasizes the application. By […]]]> IT Silos: Why They’re a Bad Way to Organize IT http://www.bmc.com/blogs/it-silos-why-theyre-a-bad-way-to-organize-it/ Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:03:40 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=8330 In part 1 of this series, we discussed the cultural challenges of operating IT according to technology silos. In today’s post, we’ll contemplate why technology silos are a legacy way to organize IT. What does a data center really do? If you’re a technologist, then your answer to this question is likely that the data […]]]> Does Your IT Organization Have Silo Myopia? http://www.bmc.com/blogs/does-your-it-organization-have-silo-myopia/ Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:52:15 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=8297 In over 20 years of working on IT infrastructure, I’ve been involved in any number of troubleshooting exercises. Some have been minor—the sort of thing where the network link in the conference room won’t come up, or perhaps someone’s printer is being fussy. Other issues have been more serious, such as a virus raging through […]]]>