haydenjames.io Publishes Feedback From 15 Industry-Leading Companies Regarding the Evolution of Observability
Press Release (ePRNews.com) - BASSETERRE, Saint Kitts and Nevis - May 17, 2021 - Hayden James, Linux Systems Analyst and Principal Managing Partner of StackLinux.com, asked executives and decision-makers of industry-leading observability providers, two key questions regarding the evolution of observability. Their commentary is published on his popular technology blog haydenjames.io.
Over the past year, millions of workers left their offices to work from home, while billions of consumers rapidly shifted online to access an expanding list of products and services.
This accelerated migration adds distinct challenges to ITOps, such as remote infrastructure, ISPs, VPNs, and network security, to name a few. The ongoing digital transformation also results in an overall increase in the demand for full-stack observability, infrastructure monitoring, and AIOps (Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations) in delivering excellent digital experiences to both consumers and employees.
The evolution of observability
Observability provides access to all the data you need, including full-stack tracing, key metrics, and logs analysis, by way of infrastructure monitoring, APM (Application Performance Monitoring), DEM (Digital Experience Monitoring), and more, for an ever-expanding list of systems, applications, and technologies.
Here are the two questions posed to observability providers regarding the evolution of observability:
- What innovations and advancements have your company made over the past year?
- What should we anticipate from your company within the next 12 months?
In addition to increased security, we can expect more … notable acquisitions, mergers, collaborations and joint launches between the fiercest of competitors.
Includes commentary from the following companies:
Aternity, Check MK, Countly,
DataDog, Dynatrace, Epsagon,
Icinga, Instrumental, ManageEngine,
NetData, New Relic, Oracle,
Site24x7, SolarWinds and Splunk.
Over the past 12 months observability companies have:
- Restructured their pricing models due to global events over the past 12 to 18 months
- Increased their number of remote workers, with some companies going fully remote
- Launched new observability platforms and categories
- Increased their focus on data privacy and security
- Made additional integrations available for popular cloud platforms
- Strengthened their three pillars of observability (metrics, tracing and logs)
- Provided faster troubleshooting using AIops (big data, analytics, and machine learning)
- Enhanced DEM (Digital Experience Management) and DEM tools
- Increased their support for OpenTelemetry and other open-source initiatives
- Made several key acquisitions of other observability and monitoring platforms
Within the next 12 months observability companies will:
Hayden James is a Linux Systems Analyst & Database Analyst (DBA) with over 20 years of experience. With more than 1 million readers annually, the haydenjames.io technology blog covers topics on Linux systems, databases, full-stack optimization, observability, security and also provides insight on maintaining scalable and highly available web applications and infrastructure. The brand is backed by long-term sponsorship from Instrumental, Datadog, ManageEngine, Site24x7 and Solarwinds.