SignalFx

2013
San Mateo, CA, USA
Jun 12, 2019   |  By Karthik Rau
I am excited to announce SignalFx’s $75M Series E equity financing, led by Tiger Global Management with participation from previous investors Andreessen Horowitz, CRV, and General Catalyst. The round comes on the heels of a breakout year in which we close to tripled revenue, continued our strong technology momentum with new product introductions, and established ourselves as the go-to vendor for organizations seeking an enterprise grade observability solution.
Jun 6, 2019   |  By Scott Stewart
All companies must strive to protect their users’ sensitive data. Data security is becoming even more important as traditional industries such as health, finance, and telecommunications migrate to the cloud. These companies want to take advantage of monitoring and performance management, but must also work within the laws and existing standards that govern sensitive data and PII (Personally Identifiable Information).
May 30, 2019   |  By Suhail Rashid
Imagine a world where every single team and every single service in your organization always has at least a base set of dashboards set up for monitoring, where the charts are standard but the data shown is localized for the specific team or service. Imagine improving such standard dashboards over time by making changes in one place and having them propagate everywhere. Imagine not worrying about changes being made inadvertently, while still enabling teams to customize what they see locally.
May 24, 2019   |  By Arijit Mukherji
It’s clear now that we’re in the age of microservices, with Docker and Kubernetes as the standard platforms for deploying them. Breaking down applications into a smaller collection of individual components increases complexity, and these complex systems require more sophisticated tools to operate. Thankfully, Docker and Kubernetes exposes monitoring and observability data in standardized ways, and the ecosystem of open-source monitoring tools we have today is thriving as a result.
May 7, 2019   |  By Aaron Sun
Red Hat OpenShift presents an increasingly popular option for developers and operations teams who want to easily build and deploy application containers on Kubernetes by providing a comprehensive platform that can automate application, container, and infrastructure management. What follows is a brief overview of Red Hat OpenShift, why SignalFx is particularly suited for monitoring OpenShift and Kubernetes environments, and how you can monitor OpenShift with SignalFx.
Nov 28, 2018   |  By SignalFx
Today’s software-centric business models have completely changed competitive dynamics, opening up opportunities for disruption across every industry. Speed of innovation and the ability to operate in real-time have become critical capabilities for every organization. Companies must rethink how they monitor their infrastructure, applications, and the performance of their business.
Nov 1, 2018   |  By SignalFx
The last several years have seen a dramatic change in cloud infrastructure and DevOps practices. While monitoring systems have been around for a long time, they are struggling to keep up with the demands of digital-transformation, direct to consumer, and self-service analytics.
Nov 1, 2018   |  By SignalFx
Today’s software-centric business models have completely changed competitive dynamics, opening up opportunities for disruption across every industry. Speed of innovation and the ability to operate in real-time have become critical capabilities for every organization. Companies have to rethink how they monitor their infrastructure, applications, and the performance of their business.
Oct 1, 2018   |  By SignalFx
Open-source tools like Nagios initially gained acceptance as a scalable tool focused on ascertaining up/down of individual nodes. It matched the basic remote health check capabilities of legacy tools, and infrastructure teams could be notified as soon as there was an issue.
Oct 1, 2018   |  By SignalFx
SignalFx delivers alerts that match the requirements of real-time performance data. From infrastructure to container to app to business metric, get notified of an issue on a timely basis and prioritize corrective action before SLAs and customers are impacted.
Jun 12, 2019   |  By SignalFx
Joe Ross, Chief Data Scientist at SignalFx, speaks at Monitorama in Portland on the “Statistical aspects of distributed tracing.” Watch to learn on how to isolate statistical questions and issues that arise in designing distributed tracing systems, and how to solve them.
Jun 10, 2019   |  By SignalFx
Cory Watson, Technical Director in the Office of the CTO at SignalFx. Formerly having run Observability at both Stripe and Twitter, Cory discusses how SaaS companies should approach potential customers, with products being a potential teammate to the business environment, rather than just products of use.
May 24, 2019   |  By SignalFx
Our Co-Founder and CEO Karthik Rau talks about how the company has changed with the growth of the microservices movement, where the market is headed next, how observability is distinct from monitoring, and what he's excited about for the coming year.
May 17, 2019   |  By SignalFx
In this video, we are going to cover 4 key areas in SignalFx.
May 16, 2019   |  By SignalFx
The way startups build and operate systems continue to evolve. Monitoring and logs are no longer enough. Enter observability. Observability goes beyond monitoring and gives you greater operational insight. It leads to shorter incidents, fewer quality problems, a better product, and happy customers.