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Current trends and topics in IT Infrastructure Management for Data Centers, Enterprise IT and Telco – that is what you will find here. Our subject matter experts provide you with key insights, trends and news to keep you updated. Make sure to bookmark our blog to stay informed! Some hints to find posts and information faster: Use the top navigation to see industry-related posts. Use … Continue reading About Our Blog

Industry Expertise: How to Achieve an Inside View of Network Infrastructure

Cables carry the data needed to light our cities, make cloud computing possible, and enable billions of devices to function, be it miniature sensors, Industry 4.0 machines, or huge industrial facilities. Some 2.5 quintillion bytes are transported through cables every day. That’s equivalent to the storage capacity of 36 million iPads. How these cables are managed matters – a lot. Cable management is crucial to … Continue reading Industry Expertise: How to Achieve an Inside View of Network Infrastructure

Industry Expertise: IT Trends Transforming Infrastructure Management

The cloud and hybrid IT bring flexibility to infrastructure managementThe use of the cloud as part of a cloud-first or hybrid IT strategy increases the complexity of infrastructures. With the cloud shift, its components become more dynamic, volatile and short-lived. While this means the amount of information about the infrastructure grows, the validity of the information decreases. Infrastructure managers need to adopt an integrated documentation … Continue reading Industry Expertise: IT Trends Transforming Infrastructure Management

IT Infrastructure Management in 2021: optimal conditions for IT and business processes

Only future-proof IT infrastructure management can create the optimal conditions for IT and business processes to work together and achieve shared success. Digital transformation relies on IT infrastructure. Today, the underpinnings needed to connect people, machines, information, and applications are under extreme pressure due to changing requirements and rising customer demands. Systems must be fast and economical, flexible and stable, open and secure. Evidently, it … Continue reading IT Infrastructure Management in 2021: optimal conditions for IT and business processes

IT Documentation Solutions

Interview with Axel Weese, Managing Director, CSO at FNT

Professional IT documentation solutions are standard for larger companies but not widely used by smaller ones. Why do you think this is, and do you see this changing?
Larger companies have historically been better positioned to take advantage of professional IT documentation solutions because of their size and availability of resources. These solutions tend to come with a high price tag, require expertise to operate and maintain, and need a high volume of assets to justify the cost.
Advances in these solutions are a game-changer for smaller businesses, which can now benefit from the increased efficiency and cost optimization that professional IT documentation make possible. Now there are cloud-based and standardized solutions with rich out-of-the-box functionality. These commercial off the shelf tools have a significantly lower cost than previous solutions and do not require specific expertise to use. For these reasons, I believe that smaller companies will adopt professional IT documentation solutions.

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FNT Command 13: a brief introduction to FNT’s new major release

Two FNT experts provide insight into the new features and functionalities of FNT Command 13 FNT experts:  Bernd Pratschke, Portfolio Manager and Marlene Pfauth, Product Manager  Bernd, FNT Command 13 has just been released. What are the highlights of the new release?  Bernd: FNT Command 13 comes with many new features and functions in different areas. In this release, we focused strongly on the extension of Telco Active Inventory, Asset Management, 2D Footprint and the Cable Management … Continue reading FNT Command 13: a brief introduction to FNT’s new major release

Key Factors and Best Practices to Deliver Digital Services to the Network Edge

Key Factors and Best Practices to Deliver Digital Services to the Network Edge Mobility and the Internet of Things (IoT) are driving the need to build networks capable of connecting a broad range of devices with very different application requirements and connectivity characteristics. To ensure reliable connections and the best customer experience, telecom providers need to focus on the periphery of their networks, also known … Continue reading Key Factors and Best Practices to Deliver Digital Services to the Network Edge