Writers: Stanislav (Stas) Siganevich, Retail Sector Manager and Snir Zarin, Solution Architect, Centerity. I just wanted to have lunch but instead I’ve spotted a security breach. Does it make sense that a CISO needs to be physically present in a retail store to know about those threats? Highlights It appears there are physical threats which […]
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IT operations pros worldwide are instantly part of wartime environments. They are supporting a massive number of people transitioning to remote work, shifting work models, and in most cases, extended hours. While the COVID-19 virus is putting a severe strain on corporate networks, servers, and security policies, it may also be causing major traffic jams on customer-facing websites. This is especially true for consumer-facing businesses in retail, healthcare and financial services. Above all, the new IT reality is testing each organization’s ability to deal with the unexpected and unplanned.
Centerity is an AIOps Platform that Delivers Dynamic Service Views and Business Service Level Analytics for Digitalization and Digital Transformation Initiatives to the business constituents responsible for these services. Each Dynamic Service View calculates the performance and availability of a critical business service as shown below.
What is Digital Transformation? Digital Transformation means taking advantage of the fact the software based processes can be evolved and enhanced more frequently to dramatically drive up the business agility of the company, and to gain market share and revenue as a result. This is sometimes stated as “Compete online or die”, but it does not always have to involve people using browsers and mobile devices to access web services.
What Do Digitization, Digitalization and Digital Transformation Mean? These terms mean many different things to many different people and in many different industries and contexts. However, in the world of business IT they generally mean the following: Digitization – Digitization means to transform something from an analog process to a digital process. For example when a […]
AIOps in IT Operations, Application Performance, and Event Management Gartner invented the term AIOps to refer broadly to how AI (Artificial Intelligence) and ML (Machine Learning) will be infused into every aspect of how modern IT Operations, software and hardware infrastructure, applications, transactions, microservices, and business services will be managed. AIOps will also play a […]
In an era of digital transformation, stakeholders like business planners and executives find themselves increasingly dependent on IT services not only for routine business operations, but also for evolving their business models to become more competitive and more customer-aware. At the same time, IT executives and innovators find themselves increasingly pressured to show value and […]
It really has to work all of the time Overview The retail industry has changed significantly over the past decade and it keeps on evolving further and faster by adopting new, cutting edge technologies while transforming from a classic store to an omnichannel business that is not limited to one country or to the physical […]
We all spend many hours talking about digital transformation at work. At home we book our movie tickets on our phones, make payments using internet banking, and grocery shop on Amazon. Statistics show that 71% of shoppers in the US and up to 91% in APAC countries prefer to shop online and this tendency is […]
With Centerity’s new monitoring & performance Analytics solution, Cloudera users experience greater operational satisfaction and higher ROI for their Hadoop investment. When implementing a complex Hadoop environment such as Cloudera, users who take full advantage of Cloudera Manager’s performance and alert functionalities need to ensure the performance and availability of their Hadoop hosts, services, jobs […]
Outages happen, and that will never change. In fact, I think they will increase due to the complexity of today’s enterprise’s technology landscapes. The advent and adoption of IoT in so many industries make this almost a foregone conclusion. Moreover, despite the enormous amount of money spent on products to prevent and mitigate application and […]
Best Practices in Performance Analytics for Big Data Environments (SAP HANA, Hadoop, Enterprise Applications) Use Case #5 – Creating Transparency & A Common Purpose Synopsis: A Single Truth The Power of Sharing Information and Goals Use Case Overview Many organizations are challenged due to technical specialization within its departments. This leads to siloed goals aligned only […]
Millions of dollars are spent each year to manage and monitor IT infrastructure. Different organizations often deploy competing or redundant tools to achieve the same objective within their own unique settings. Every day exciting new technologies are being announced and they seem to get the lion’s share of attention, while a critical process like data […]
Best Practices in Monitoring and Performance Analytics for Big Data Environments (SAP HANA, Hadoop, Enterprise Applications) Use Case #4 – Reducing OPEX (Operating Expense) Synopsis: Historical Graphs Utilization Reports Use Case Overview Organizations don’t have time to manage multiple tools that each cover a single technology silo. First, these single tools are expensive to deploy, […]
Business Service Management is an enabling technology at the intersection of business and IT alignment. The days of IT organizations operating with only an understanding of the IT perspective are quickly passing. Business Service Management brings the business perspective and context to the IT environment. Business Service Management solutions help IT understand how their infrastructure and […]
The modern Managed Service Provider (MSP) has shifted from a reactive and unpredictable break-fix service model to a proactive, fixed-rate subscription model based on steady recurring revenue. Though this model is a net positive for both customer and provider, it ultimately holds the service provider to a higher standard by shrinking the acceptable margin or […]
Centerity is proud to be Lenovo’s featured software solution at SAPPHIRE 2018, Orlando. We welcome you to join us at Booth #558 to learn how Lenovo and Centerity can improve service levels (SLA) and customer satisfaction (CSAT) for SAP HANA environments. The presentation will occur on Tuesday, June 5, at 12:15 PM, and will show how Business Service […]
We came, we saw, we conquered. Three days packed with breakout sessions, hands-on training, keynote speakers, networking. With over 250 CIOs, 80 speakers and panelists, 50+ inspiring keynotes and top 500 largest spending companies, there was a lot to see and it’s impossible to be in every place at once but, here’s our rundown of […]
“We’ve deployed several solutions to track our technology assets, manage SLA, and align IT with Business, but our efforts went very poorly. We receive very little return for our investment”. To properly support corporate objectives, IT professionals need to align service levels (SLAs) with business objectives. Although achieving this alignment can be difficult, when properly […]
Combined offering provides customers with end-to-end visibility through SAP HANA application Newton, MA — April 9, 2018 — Centerity Systems Inc., the leading provider of unified IT & OT performance analytics & business service management (BSM) software platforms, today announced that Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a leader in providing innovative enterprise data center technologies, […]