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March 2023

How FireHydrant handled the SVB banking crisis

On Thursday, March 9, 2023, something was afoot at our primary bank, SVB. By Friday, March 10, 2023, messages from our investors helped us quickly understand that FireHydrant needed to maneuver through a complex incident that was unfolding. Operational incidents are incidents like every other.

Automatically Create Incidents from Alerts with Alert Routing

Shouldn’t your alerts be doing more of the work for you? A noisy channel with every alert from hundreds of monitors and microservices is a chaotic place to actually find the incidents that are impacting your customers. And it still requires a heck of a lot of human intervention. We think it’s time for something better. Today we’re releasing Alert Routing: the next phase of worry-free automation from FireHydrant.

How to define roles for your incident response team

Agility matters in incident response, and the easiest way to spring into action is by having a well-defined team in place ahead of time. The right people in the right roles will help you respond to and resolve incidents more quickly and efficiently. In fact, we found in the Incident Benchmark Report that incidents with roles assigned had a 42% lower mean time to resolution than those that didn’t. But what roles do you need to fill?