At Virtana, we make a concerted effort to keep a close eye on the innovation and research taking place in the IT operations sector. Maybe to no one’s surprise, Gartner is one of the leading advisors when it comes to this industry, and we take every opportunity to soak up information from the influential analyst firm. As such, the team recently attended both the UK edition of Gartner’s IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies conference in London, and the US edition in Las Vegas.
December 12, 2019 It’s a perfect storm: infrastructure silos, increasing volumes of data, growing hybrid infrastructures, and mounting anomalies can bring down enterprise applications, or at least compromise availability or performance. These forces in combination have already outstripped the human capacity and intuition to solve infrastructure issues – which may occur routinely or unpredictably.
I set out on the road to Boston a few weeks ago to meet with our ever-growing ecosystem of partners and customers. I’m always looking to have interesting conversations in the field that will help drive our go-to-market strategy and engage our partners in driving value to their own bottom line. My energy was uniquely high during this trip due to our recent rebrand from “Virtual Instruments” to “Virtana” and the launch of our latest product offering, CloudWisdom.
December 2, 2019 Corporate infrastructures get more complex as they expand, incorporate more applications, become more highly distributed, become more siloed, increasingly hybrid, and handle more data. This is a widely acknowledged phenomenon, even if there’s not yet a “Moore’s Law” of infrastructure complexity. And complexity invites issues.