Our newest release, 2018.1, has lots of new and interesting features, based on customer feedback and requirements. Here are some of the highlights of this new release: illuminIT’s new anomaly detection component enables early alerts on developing problems. IlluminIT now observes the traffic patterns of each and every connection, and alerts on deviations from the learned […]
Here is how one of our customers, successfully discovered an intrusion attempt in the data center. It started with an intrusion to one of the servers (an application that generates coupons). The initial alert about a possible intrusion came from the coupon application. Then, illuminIT was used to understand the scope of the intrusion – […]
We’re glad to announce the general availability of IlluminIT version 2.6.2. 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, providing you better visibility of your network and improving your secured environment. The new version includes the following new features and […]
illuminIT Data Center Visibility solution gives the system administrator quick and easy access to the activity of servers, applications, and business services. illuminIT exposes dependencies, usage patterns, external and internal accesses and activity anomalies, enabling deep root cause analysis for performance, availability, and security incidents. illuminIT empowers the Operations, Infrastructure and Security teams to fully […]
illuminIT Network Traffic Capture can help the Data Center Manager to configure firewalls, both organization firewalls as well as server firewalls. Specifically, one of our customers used illuminIT to quickly and easily configure server firewalls – for Windows servers the Windows Server Firewall, and for Linux servers – the default Iptables firewall. Before using illuminIT, […]
Here is how one of our customers, a university data center manager, successfully discovered an intrusion attempt in the data center. The story began when the data center manager noticed a change to one of the critical and sensitive servers in the organization – the Active Directory server. A ‘change detected’ notification was sent, and […]
If you are a software development company looking to add business application discovery and monitoring capabilities to your product – VNT software is now offering an OEM version of our flagship product illuminIT. Contact us today to learn more. illuminIT extends the existing capabilities of your product and complements them with the business context and priority […]
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, […]
The acceptance to the TPP program will enable VNT to even closer align it’s IlluminIT product with the Service Assurance line of products of CA. IlluminIT has already been successfully integrated to Nimsoft monitoring in a few of CA’s customers.
The project will entail a dynamic modeling of the banks business services including the DR systems to make sure both environments are properly aligned. IlluminIT also discovers the Digital Certificates infrastructure of the bank including the status and expiry dates.
iIlluminIT product has been recognized by BMC as a value add to their widely accepted range of BSM products. VNT already installed iIlluminIT in a few of BMC sites worldwide and the above will enhance even more the level of integration offered.
The project will entail a dynamic modelling of the municipality’s applications and the DR systems to make sure both environments are properly aligned. With IlluminIT the municipality will be able to reduce the number of applications faults and to improve the service to the citizens.
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.
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.