Amazon has announced that it is buying Whole Foods. Clearly Amazon believes that it can bring its expertise in logistics and software to bear to deliver new value to customers. There is also an important lesson in this digitization strategy for Enterprise IT Operations.
ITPortalPro has published an article written by Bernd Harzog, CEO of OpsDataStore, “The Renaissance of Enterprise IT”. This article lays out the role for IT Operations in the era of the cloud, and explains how IT Operations can play a crucial role in determining which applications run in which clouds.
Data Center Knowledge has published an article by Dave Wagner, CTO of OpsDataStore and Chuck Rego, Chief Architect of Intel – “Optimizing Today’s Data Centers: Metrics that Matter”. This article explains how data center managers must focus upon new and crucial measure of performance and cost to optimize their data center operations.
Network World has published an article by OpsDataStore CEO Bernd Harzog, Modern Monitoring is a Big Data Problem. This article explains how innovation, rapid rates of change across the IT stack virtualization and dynamic behavior all combine to turn monitoring of the modern IT stack into a big data problem.
According to Storage Switzerland, “The entire panoply of performance related monitoring tools deployed in IT yield an opportunity ripe for harvest. Because IT already has instrumented key infrastructure and applications with performance monitors, these are projects that can potentially start quickly and can benefit from historical data”.