Futurum senior analyst Steven Dickens provides his take on the latest release of the venerable OMEGAMON suite from IBM. As clients look increasingly to move to an AIOps driven mindset, IBM is riding this wave with the IBM Z OMEGAMON suite and connecting the data outputs to industry standard offerings such as Elastic and Grafana.
Futurum Research Principal Analyst Daniel Newman and Senior Analyst Steven Dickens provide their take on Splunk’s Q2 earnings announcement. The company is shuffling the executive deck, making strategic investments to bolster its security portfolio and also transition to a recurring revenue based on workload pricing, rather than data ingestion and seems to be executing on all fronts given the strong numbers for Q2.
BMC’s Compuware acquisition is a clear sign that the mainframe era is winding down. Recognizing that their enterprise customers are distributing IT assets across clouds and need tooling to automate management of it all, they have wisely hitched wagons and beefed up their focusing on self-managing closed-loop IT operations management.