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We’re glad to announce the general availability of illuminIT version 2.6.1, the latest update of our business service discovery platform. With the new version we enhance your discovery capabilities and allow you to manage your IT assets across VMWare and Amazon EC2 cloud, resulting in a more effective cloud migration and cloud management strategy. The new […]
In a recent blog post, Gartner analyst Colin Fletcher provided an official definition for AIOPs (Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations) platforms: AIOps platforms utilize big data, modern machine learning and other advanced analytics technologies to directly and indirectly enhance IT operations (monitoring, automation and service desk) functions with proactive, personal and dynamic insight. AIOps platforms […]
Of course it can … Imagine the following scenario: a new application feature is developed that allows your brokers to use iPads to sell insurance policies and collect credit card information on the go. The code developers tested the feature thoroughly and released it to production (even used the DevOps tool). One thing was overlooked, the […]
If security is important for your website or application, you are probably using SSL for encryption. And you have probably acquired an SSL certificate. So you have secured your session, but is the certificate still valid? Certificates come with an expiration date. And after they expire, anybody attempting to access the website receives an embarrassing […]
… this was one of the key themes in IDC futurescapes Worldwide IT Industry 2017 Predictions. According to Frank Gens, IDC SVP and chief analyst, “We are at an inflection point. Over the next three to four years, digital transformation efforts … will become the core of what industry leaders do and how they operate. […]
Last week, John Pullen, VP North America Sales for VNT Software attended Gartner’s IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit in Orlando. Here is one silver bullet he took home. I attended Gartner’s IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit in Orlando last week. During a keynote address, Hank Marquis, Research Director at Gartner, instructed all […]
People often ask us why current, up-to-date business context matters. Why is it important to know exactly in which business services each server participates. One sentence that we hear every now and then is “but I KNOW how my business services are built, and what they depend on! And if not me personally – then […]
Cloud platforms are becoming critical and complex in the digital age. In a recent TechTarget survey about IT Priorities for 2017, the conclusion was clear: “Tech leaders remain invested in cloud options”. “Among the senior IT respondents who said their budgets would increase in 2017, 64% predicted they would increase their budget for cloud services, […]
Welcome to the new Business Service Mapping blog, by VNT Software.
In this blog we intend to share with you our insights regarding news and developments in the BSM market, as well as tips and best practices for getting the most out of a BSM initiative.
Not so long ago, a 2 year implementation project was something quite common in large enterprises, but in recent years the mode and mood have changed.