Auvik Turns 8: A Look Back on Our First 8 Years

2011 was a big year for pop culture: Prince William and Kate Middleton tied the knot, Ashton Kutcher replaced Charlie Sheen in Two and a Half Men, and the theatrical release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 marked the end of an era. While our eyes were turned to the screen, something else was happening—two former co-workers were deciding it was time to start a new adventure together. Know what that means?


Can Google now guess your password in under 4 minutes?

In a recent story that appeared on multiple news sites, as well as the Google AI Blog, it was announced that Google has achieved “Quantum Supremacy” with its 54-Qubit processor, named “Sycamore”. This is a monumental leap forward in computing capabilities. (Yes, I had to resist calling it a quantum leap forward, because that does not nearly sum up this accomplishment). This is huge! The question exactly is, how huge?

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Meet Our IT Performance Heroes: Wendy Howard

One of the best parts of our job is enabling you to become the best #ITPerformanceHero that you can be. But behind the scenes, eG Innovations is filled with talented team members who wear their own IT Hero capes, so we want to take some time to introduce you to some of the people who make eG Innovations the leading performance monitoring company on the market.


Data electrified - Porsche is bringing data to everything with Splunk and the Taycan

A couple of weeks ago at .conf19, Splunk had the huge honour of showing how Porsche is “driving” huge value from its data using Splunk as its data-to-everything platform. We had Tim Klapper, Stefan Arnold and Tobias Schug talk to 12,000 people about how Porsche’s goal is to deliver a premium digital experience centered around its customers and to build better software every day.


I&O Leaders Should Pay Attention to Gartner's 2019 Market Guide For Digital Experience Monitoring

Many Industry and Operations (I&O) Leaders working in end-user computing today can attest to that famous Dylan lyric. In Gartner’s latest Market Guide on Digital Experience Monitoring (DEM) they report that “by 2023, 60% of digital business intiatives will require I&O to report on user’s digital experience, up 15% from today”. Compare that to just a decade ago when I&O Leaders rarely had to think about their employees’ digital experiences when making decisions.

How to Monitor Changes to IIS Server and Application Configurations

IIS is a cornerstone of many business-critical applications, from online stores and websites, to ERPs and EHRs. If these sites go down, business grinds to a halt, revenue is lost, and reputations can be put on the line. Seeing when configuration changes have been made to the application or server itself can help speed up resolution time and lessen the impact of outages or performance degradation to these critical applications. Learn how to achieve time savings with SolarWinds® Server Configuration Monitor.

Innovation in Government: A Holistic Strategy for IT Modernization

Government agencies have been pursuing IT modernization efforts for the better part of a decade, and FedRAMP has been a key enabler. Conceived in the early years, its goal was to help agencies (a) cost-effectively move to the cloud by reducing a barrier to entry so they are not bogged down with conducting risk assessments from scratch to achieve an authority-to-operate (ATO), and (b) dispel any concerns around security risks posed to applications and data that are not resident on-premises.