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The explosion in operational data and machine-learning compute capacity is finally enabling AIOps — Artificial Intelligence for Operations. But like many other technologies, AIOps fits within a larger organizational and systems context, and enterprises need to ensure that they are ready for the shift. Successfully implementing an AIOps solution requires an awareness of the potential …

PagerDuty’s mobile app updated for faster incident response

In an effort to provide IT teams with a better way of responding to issues, PagerDuty is releasing an updated version of its mobile app. “Rising customer expectations demand real-time response, and effective DevOps and ITOps shouldn’t just be tied to laptops and desks,” PagerDuty wrote in a post. The app will offer live updates …

Kemp releases application fabric for multi-cloud environments

Multi-cloud application experience provider Kemp has announced the release of Kemp 360 AX (application experience) Fabric. Kemp 360 AX Fabric is designed to allow customers to provide better user experiences while maintaining centralized insight and remaining in control regardless of the number or type of cloud delivery platforms, the company explained. According to Kemp, the …

KubeCon: Instana’s APM solution, Atomist’s SDM updates, and Sysdig and IBM’s new monitoring solution

As KubeCon continues, more and more companies are using the conference to announce new updates to their products. Here are a few more highlights: Instana adds new capabilities for its APM solution Instana has introduced new capabilities in its APM solution for containerized apps. According to the company, the new features revolve around Application Perspectives, …

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Optanix releases IT monitoring and analytics platform

IT service assurance solution provider Optanix is delivering a new standalone IT monitoring and analytics platform to tackle hybrid IT infrastructures. The advanced service assurance platform is designed with full-stack monitoring, root cause analysis, business service monitoring, and remediation and management capabilities. “IT operations teams are looking to ‘connect the dots’ – across their estate, …

KubeCon: Aqua Security and Datadog, Kublr 1.1, and Oracle Cloud Native Framework

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s annual conference, KubeCon, is taking place this week in Seattle to talk about the latest advancements and trends in the cloud-native computing era. As part of the conference, a number of companies have announced new releases and products dedicated to accelerating the adoption of cloud native. Aqua Security announces integration …

Twistlock introduces hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless capabilities in 18.11

Twistlock announced the latest release of its container and cloud-native security platform with new support and features for hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless. This is the company’s 15th major release in the last three years. “Since we shipped the first version of Twistlock in 2015 we’ve worked on 11,100 issues, pushed 5,800 commits, built Twistlock …

premium Five considerations when moving toward cloud native

Building applications had rapidly become the easy part of development. Whether on the web or mobile, these applications need a place to live, and that place is constantly changing. From local servers in closets to colocation facilities to the cloud, we’ve seen rapid change over just the last few years. Now we have containers and …

Pivotal introduces Pivotal Function Service for serverless

Pivotal is the latest company to jump onboard with serverless technology with the alpha release of Pivotal Function Service (PFS). PFS is a function as a service platform built on Kubernetes and based on the open-source functions project riff. According to the company, PFS is the next step in the its cloud vision. “Today, each …

Spending on automating IT Ops is rising, though many aren’t prepared

Many CIOs and enterprise technology professionals aren’t prepared to automate their IT operations to meet business transformation initiatives, but a growing number are moving forward, based on projected spending. Various studies have made that point. A survey of 1,000 IT operations professionals worldwide who spend more than $500 million per year on infrastructure management, found …

CMMI V2.0 expands to include services and supplier management

CMMI Institute has expanded Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) V2.0 to include services and supplier management views, benchmark tools, and appraisal and performance measurement guidance. According to the company, this release will enable organizations to analyze their internal operations and measure themselves against best practices, pinpoint areas of improvement, and achieve higher performance. Other improvements …

Gartner explores IT security in first ever Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management

Gartner has revealed its first Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management (PAM). According to Gartner, PAM tools enable organizations to “provide secure privileged access to critical assets and meet compliance requirements by managing and monitoring privileged accounts and access.” Gartner predicts that by 2021, more than 50 percent of organizations that use DevOps will be …

Veritas brings NetBackup to containerized workloads

Enterprise data protection company Veritas has announced it’s bringing its enterprise data backup and recovery solution to Docker-certified containers. With a new containerized NetBackup client, users using version 8.1 or later can start using the solution to protect persistent application data, the company explained. “Years ago, most containers were designed to be transient or short-lived …

Gartner: The future of infrastructure is always on, always available

The future of IT infrastructure is about being always on, and always available, everywhere, according to a presentation by Gartner at its IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies, held this week in Las Vegas. With applications so critical to business today, any outage could spell disaster for those companies, according to a number of conference …

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