Services: Data Center Operations

Equipment monitoring

Data Center Operations uses WhatsUp Gold for constant monitoring of systems, servers, and infrastructure.

To initiate the process for Data Center Operations to monitor your equipment, submit an equipment monitoring request.

Features of WhatsUp Gold include:

  • High-performance predictive monitoring of networks, systems, applications, and services, including wireless networks
  • More than 200 network and infrastructure reports providing real, actionable intelligence
  • An industrial-strength management architecture using the most advanced standards available (SNMP v1-3, TCP, ICMP, SSH)
  • Comprehensive out-of-the-box support for WMI, supporting complete Windows service monitoring
  • Agentless monitoring for Unix and Linux systems using SSH
  • Integrated application (Microsoft Exchange, NT Services, and Microsoft SQL) monitoring capabilities delivering critical process and performance analytics
  • Rich capability for synthetic transaction monitoring ensuring application performance and integrity
  • The industry's leading alert management platform, featuring easy-to-use alarms, alerts, and notification capabilities for real-time operations support
  • Split-second graphs and the InstantInfo feature supporting real-time troubleshooting activities
  • A highly flexible, automated, and comprehensive network discovery and mapping platform
  • Quick navigation with intuitive web and Windows consoles, which provide 360° visibility

Scheduling services

List of scheduling duties:

  • The production migration of Enterprise System online and batch source code for IU written applications
  • Emergency deployment of batch and online source code
  • Define Enterprise System batch schedules utilizing an automated batch scheduling product
  • Monitor and review batch schedules for optimal design, perform runtime analysis
  • Provide test batch scheduling options for pre-production testing of applications batch schedules
  • Provide scheduling support for application releases and upgrades
  • Define and manage batch schedules utilized to provide database replication
  • Maintain software updates for batch scheduling product: web client, server agents, manager databases, security patching and product licensing, and reporting options
  • Work with system administrators for system upgrade for new install of automated batch scheduler product and patching to insure least impact to customers
  • Validate and test automated batch scheduling product after subsequent changes
  • Train development staff on use of automated batch scheduler product
  • Manage batch and infrastructure batch documentation repositories
  • Provide batch flow diagrams and version control for application and infrastructure batch inventory spreadsheets
  • Assist with Disaster Recovery document storage and annual review process when needed
  • Maintain contents of UITS DS.CALL, after hours contact list

Change management

Go to UITS Change Management .

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Last modified on 2022-04-05 13:23:12.