Two-thirds of federal agencies have identified applications to move to the cloud, and half those have started the migration process to cloud computing per Federal CIO Vivek Kundra’s Cloud First policy. This is according to a survey of 113 FOSE attendees conducted by IT operations and cloud management software provider ScienceLogic. Of those that have started migration to the cloud, 92 percent are concerned about the performance and availability of services hosted in the cloud, and 63 percent say they will require additional tools to manage and monitor government cloud resources.
BMC Software will host a panel discussion on cloud computing in the public sector in Washington, D.C, following the release of the TechAmerica Foundation’s federal Cloud Commission’s findings Tuesday, July 26.
Akamai Technologies and BMC Software have released Edgeview powered by BMC Software, a virtual software appliance that provides companies with visibility into the performance of Web applications delivered over the Akamai Platform.
A recent survey finds that with increasing reliance on cloud computing, IT executives are uncertain about the role of IT operations but also plan to invest in the internal staff and tools needed to manage service delivery in the cloud.
Apptio, a provider of on-demand Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions, has been selected as an AlwaysOn Global 250 award recipient.
BMC Software announced the availability of a newly-integrated Application Performance Management (APM) product portfolio -- a simplified solution for the management of enterprise, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and cloud applications within a single operations management framework.
HP announced enhanced integration of new VMware software within HP’s Converged Infrastructure, delivering industry-first capabilities that will accelerate the path to an open, hybrid cloud environment for customers.
CA Technologies announced support for IBM’s new zEnterprise Technology, including the new zEnterprise 114. By integrating its IT management solutions with zEnterprise, CA Technologies helps customers lower TCO in mainframe, distributed and cloud environments.
In a move that will simplify data center management and reduce costs, IBM is offering the ability to integrate and manage workload on select IBM System x servers running Linux as part of the zEnterprise System.
Nimsoft Monitor now features expanded coverage and additional advanced capabilities for use with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) to provide customers with in-depth details of their cloud and data center platforms. Nimsoft made the announcement at Cisco Live, Cisco’s annual IT and communications conference.
ServiceNow launched its new partner certification program, designed to help partners differentiate themselves in the growing market for SaaS and IT management. ServiceNow now offers classroom and online training courses and certifications for partners in ServiceNow sales, administration and support.
ExtraHop Networks, a provider of network-based application performance management (APM) solutions, introduced its virtual appliance for APM, the EH1000v.
BMC Software announced the acquisition of Aeroprise, the provider of the world's most widely deployed mobility solution for the BMC Remedy IT Service Management Suite.
Derdack, a provider of enterprise notification software based in Germany, launched a new enterprise alerting app for Windows Phone 7 (WP7) that delivers enhanced IT systems management.
Visual Network Systems' Visual Performance Manager has been validated as ‘Ready for IBM Tivoli’ software. Visual Performance Manager is now seamlessly connected to Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus, allowing customers to quickly identify business level impact of application performance issues across the enterprise and provide optimized workflow for quick problem resolution.
CA Technologies announced that StratITsphere, an IT consulting and data center services provider, will use CA Technologies cloud computing, energy management and service assurance solutions as the backbone for Nimbus, its new package of cloud-based services, as well as other offerings.
Compuware Corporation has acquired privately held dynaTrace software. The $256 million cash acquisition closed on July 1, 2011.
CA Technologies announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Interactive TKO, Inc. (ITKO), a provider of service simulation solutions for developing applications in composite and cloud environments, for $330 million in an all-cash transaction.
Netuitive, Inc., the leading provider of predictive analytics for IT, announced it has been awarded Morgan Stanley’s prestigious “CTO Award for Innovation.”
Zenoss has announced the availability of Zenoss Service Dynamics. The new offering includes a service impact management solution that both unifies and automates impact and root cause analysis for IT services that span private and public IT infrastructures.