Carlos Casanova

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Insights From Cisco Live 2024: Splunk Integration, Security (And More Security), And AI Pragmatism

Stephanie Balaouras June 7, 2024
At its recent Cisco Live event, the tech giant made a number of new announcements, detailed plans for its $28 billion Splunk acquisition, and walked through its vision for the future. Get a detailed review in this post.
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High-Performance-IT: So wirkt sich Ihr IT-Stil auf den Unternehmenswert aus

Carlos Casanova 22 April 2024
Beim IT-Betrieb kommt es auf den Stil an: Zu langsam, und Ihr Unternehmen verpasst Marktchancen; zu schnell, und Sie transformieren Abläufe, die das Unternehmen nicht vollständig nutzen kann. Erfahren Sie, wie Sie durch die optimale Ausgewogenheit der IT-Funktionen eine leistungsstarke IT betreiben können – das Streben nach einer kontinuierlichen Verbesserung der Geschäftsergebnisse durch Technologie.
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Unlock The Power Of AIOps

Carlos Casanova April 10, 2024
The growing complexity of IT infrastructures creates a daunting task to manage and optimize systems, especially while maintaining a vital business-IT alignment. This is where AIOps and observability can deliver benefits.
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Revolutionizing IT Operations Comes With Manageable Risks

Carlos Casanova April 10, 2024
The move to high-performance IT puts AIOps and observability in the spotlight. But like any transformative initiative there are risks associated with implementing AIOps. Learn the five key risks of implementing AIOps in this post.
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High-Performance IT: How IT Running Style Impacts Business Value

Carlos Casanova February 13, 2024
Style matters when running IT: too slow, and your business misses out on market opportunities; too fast, and you’re transforming operations that the business can’t fully utilize. Learn how the optimal balance of IT capabilities will let you run high-performance IT — the pursuit of continuously improving business results through technology.
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Unlock IT Operational Excellence In Seven Steps

Carlos Casanova February 12, 2024
AIOps and observability have become crucial for businesses seeking to optimize their IT operations. These technologies offer the promise of enhanced efficiency, improved decision-making, and better customer experiences. Learn how to successfully implement AIOps and observability by following a seven-step approach.
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AIOps And Observability Deliver Operational Insights

Carlos Casanova February 12, 2024
Implementing AIOps and observability solutions can be a challenging task for organizations. To ensure success, it is crucial to develop the right approach and strategy that aligns with your enterprise’s specific IT complexity and goals. Learn how you can begin exploring the best practices for AIOps and observability and the aspects that you need to consider when embarking on the delivery of these.
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Human Centricity: The Future Of IT Experience Monitoring

Andrew Hewitt January 30, 2024
IT organizations must evolve they way they monitor employee and customer experience technologies. Learn why in this blog post.
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Tap Into The Potential Of Synthetic Data For AIOps

Carlos Casanova January 19, 2024
Learn how leveraging synthetic data can help with the critical time to realize AIOps value, such as autoremediation capabilities and enhanced decision-making.
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Look! Up In The Clouds! It’s A Noun! It’s A Verb! It’s Super Observability

Carlos Casanova October 23, 2023
Insights from observability efforts are important but what happens if the word loses its meaning? The word is being used to describe everything from low level data pipeline to just recently, Generative AI. Where will it end?
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Splunk Is Good For Cisco, But Cisco Needs To Convince Splunk Customers That Cisco Is Good For Them

Allie Mellen September 22, 2023
Find out what Cisco's $28 billion planned acquisition of Splunk could mean for both observability and security.
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Rubrik Acquires Laminar: Data Resilience And Security Join Forces

Heidi Shey August 22, 2023
As security threats increase, data protection and security practices continue to merge. Data resilience firm Rubrik recently announced its acquisition of Laminar, a data security posture management (DSPM) vendor. Together, they aim to enable consistent and unified data security posture visibility that spans on-premises and cloud-based environments. Modern Data Resilience Is Increasingly A Cybersecurity Issue […]
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Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Process-Centric AI For IT Operations (AIOps), Q2 2023

Carlos Casanova July 14, 2023
The Forrester Wave™: Process-Centric AI For IT Operations (AIOps), Q2 2023, evaluated 11 vendors on 30 different capabilities. Read the report to see which vendor came out on top with the highest-ranked capabilities for the broadest set of organizations.
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Can Synthetic Data Help Deliver On The Promise Of AIOps?

Carlos Casanova May 9, 2023
Tools leveraging ML models in dynamic environments must be continuously fed new data in order to adapt to changing conditions and goals. They need to learn as much as possible about their new environments before being fully able and safe to provide service and ultimately deliver value. Synthetic data can help address these and other AI/ML challenges.
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Companies Have Agnosia About Experiences

Carlos Casanova March 23, 2023
We found that agnosia quite nicely describes what is happening with companies’ efforts around experience. Their inability to identify you as the same individual after having repeatedly interacted with them as a customer and user and employee over a period of time, might cause you to question your sanity when interacting with them. 
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HPE Ramps Up Hybrid Cloud Management With OpsRamp Acquisition

Carlos Casanova March 20, 2023
On Monday, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced its intention to acquire OpsRamp, which offers a multitenant AIOps-powered IT operations management (ITOM) solution for hybrid cloud environments. Its AIOps solution will be integrated into HPE’s GreenLake edge-to-cloud Platform. OpsRamp’s 300 employees will join HPE’s office of the CTO. Terms of the OpsRamp acquisition were not announced, […]
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Introducing The Forrester Asset Taxonomy

Carlos Casanova March 3, 2023
The definition of “asset” has broadened well beyond traditional financial boundaries in the earliest days of IT asset management. Technology stakeholders are often confused over what constitutes an asset, and the technologies to enable enterprise asset management frequently add to this confusion.
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The Landscape Of AIOps Is Changing

Carlos Casanova March 2, 2023
Understanding which vendor supports your perspective is your first step toward a successful AIOps implementation, and this Landscape report provides you with a starting point.
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Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Artificial Intelligence For IT Operations (AIOps), Q4 2022

Carlos Casanova December 19, 2022
The Forrester Wave™: Artificial Intelligence For IT Operations, Q4 2022 evaluated 11 vendors on 35 different capabilities. Read the report to see the vendor that came out on top with the highest-ranked capabilities for the broadest set of organizations.
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The NVIDIA/Microsoft AI Supercomputer Cloud Is A No-Brainer

Tracy Woo November 18, 2022
Learn about NVIDIA's multiyear collaboration with Microsoft to build a cloud-based artificial intelligence supercomputer.
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