Joy Su – BMC Blogs BMC Software Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:06:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Joy Su – BMC Blogs 32 32 The Secret Life of Your Network: 9 Threats Lurking in Your Data Center Thu, 31 Jan 2019 00:00:54 +0000 Picture a place filled with threats both known and imagined. Perhaps it’s a ramshackle house with creaky stairs and dusty furniture; a damp, shadowy basement with ominous shapes looming in the corners; or the deepest depths of the ocean. Or maybe it’s your data center. Yes, even a landscape of soothing hums and flashing lights […]]]> What the Heck Is that IP Address? Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:07 +0000 U.S organizations alone had 1,579 publicly disclosed data breaches in 2017, and external hackers were to blame in nearly 60 percent of those cases. A separate study found that the average cost of a data breach in 2017 reached $3.62 million. Another report projects that global cybercrime will cost the world $6 trillion in 2021, […]]]> Discovery and Dependency Mapping in the Information Age Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:55 +0000 Technology is constantly updating and evolving, so much so that we don’t necessarily notice. We simply expect it to happen. That’s a reflection of the connected world we live and work in. We’ve become accustomed to not only regular updates, but also automatic updates. From the apps on our devices to the operating systems that […]]]> Panic-Free Audits: Staying Endpoint Compliant in an Increasingly Complex Environment Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:01:12 +0000 When you hear of an upcoming audit, the first reaction is usually panic. It can take a lot of ongoing effort to maintain audit readiness over time—it’s definitely not the kind of thing you can prepare for overnight. Doubts creep in: Are we up-to-date on all our requirements, and in full compliance with SCAP, SOX, […]]]> Hybrid Cloud vs. Multi-Cloud: What’s the Difference? Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:00:49 +0000 As cloud computing has proliferated in both scope and popularity, so have the ways in which businesses use the cloud to meet their needs. Today’s cloud ecosystem includes an acronym soup of services – SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and the like – as well as a variety of different deployment models designed to suit organizations’ unique […]]]> Application Mapping for Multi-Cloud Environments: Start Here, Start There, Start Anywhere Tue, 07 Nov 2017 08:01:40 +0000 Why map? Application maps provide clear visibility into which parts of the IT infrastructure support a business service, from applications in a traditional data center to the various components of your multi-cloud environment. An application map makes it possible to document and monitor business services. It enables IT to assess the impact of potential changes, […]]]> How to Increase Cost Transparency with Asset Discovery and Dependency Mapping Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:30:20 +0000 IT asset discovery solutions like BMC Discovery add a variety of different benefits to your services and multi-cloud environments – from reducing service outages, to improving security operations, to mitigating shadow IT. But Discovery’s deep well of data can also play a less obvious but just as critical role in your digital enterprise management strategy: […]]]> 4 Critical Capabilities for Deep Visibility and Service Awareness Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:00:38 +0000 For IT teams, knowing what you have and where it lives used to be a relatively simple proposition. These days, it’s anything but. Your services and infrastructure now reach far beyond the data center into a multi-cloud ecosystem that can encompass private, public, and hybrid clouds – not to mention legacy on-premises applications, technology zombies, […]]]>