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Encryption
Why it's essential to focus on security fundamentals
Recently the U.S. White House released a statement citing intelligence reports indicating "… that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyber-attacks."
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Customer experience
Human element key to world-class digital customer experience
Three years into a global pandemic and the shift to all things digital shows no signs of abating. Good digital customer experience is therefore becoming essential.
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Customer experience
New Relic launches industry-first service level management
New Relic has announced the general availability of a first-of-its-kind service level management experience to allow developers, operators and executives to utilise SRE best practices.
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Digital Transformation
How the channel can help technologists to overcome the barriers to deploying full-stack observability
The transition from current application monitoring approaches to more comprehensive, full-stack observability solutions over the next five years represents one of the biggest opportunities for the channel today. 
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Customer experience
Streaming services and lessons for unrivalled customer experience
"To produce attractive content in a future shaped by digitalisation, first-class technological capabilities are a necessity".
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Digital Transformation
Four steps to creating a digital transformation roadmap
Companies are often split into two camps when it comes to technology maturity; those trying to accelerate technology and software delivery, and those drowning in technical debt.
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Observability
LOGIQ.AI advances machine data management with DPaaS offering
"LogFlow enables our customers to take a whole new approach to observability data; one that helps regain control and unblock vendor or cost limitation."
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Infrastructure
Cloudian expands HyperIQ solution with management and security features
According to the company, the new features address the challenge of managing modern storage infrastructures that are increasingly distributed across geographically dispersed data centers.
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Cybersecurity
CrowdStrike brings 'observability to everyone' with Humio release
“I want everyone to experience the power of Humio. With Humio Community Edition, Humio provides the most powerful capabilities needed for modern observability."
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Kubernetes
Unlocking the power of Kubernetes through observability
The tech industry sees the value and potential of using Kubernetes, but its full potential is being held back by a lack of observability.
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data visualisation
Readying tech teams for an observability rollout
Managers leading teams through change should help people understand the bigger picture and ensure that they will be getting more than they have to give up.
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Digital Transformation
How observability can make technologists even more productive
72% of technologists report feeling less productive as a result of having to constantly fire-fight IT issues and 68% complain that they waste a lot of time.
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Splunk
Splunk outranks other vendors for cloud observability
According to GigaOm, Splunk earned its ranking on the list for its “massive scalability, sophisticated in-stream analytics and native OpenTelemetry support".
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Customer service
Building a business case for observability
Despite the clear need for investment in such technology, CEOs and CFOs looking to improve their bottom line may seek to cut their overall technology spend. Why?
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Application Performance Monitoring / APM
New Relic goes on A/NZ enterprise sales hiring spree
The appointments follow what the company is calling a year of ‘strong team growth’.
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Application Performance Monitoring / APM
Splunk signs agreement to acquire NPM company Flowmill
Splunk has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Palo-Alto based cloud network observability company, with expertise in network performance monitoring (NPM).
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
New Relic & AWS form product development partnership
Five-year agreement includes strategic go-to-market collaboration, increased product integrations and development.
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Digital Transformation
Lessons from digital transformation leaders in APAC and the critical role of observability
"Without observability, it would be challenging to accelerate time-to-market or rapidly scale without compromising uptime and the performance of complex environments."
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Observability
Fastly adds greater functionality to serverless computing solution
The new features bring customisable logging, real-time and historical metrics, and end to end request visibility to organisations to give developers greater transparency into what happens after code is deployed within a serverless architecture.
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Partner Programme
New Relic updates partner programme
Introduces Tech Partner Programme and expands and tailors programme benefits for channel partners that may have multiple business models.
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Application Performance Monitoring / APM
Business observability vs application monitoring: What’s the difference?
Observability is the answer for when traditional monitoring won’t suffice, and when modern software teams need to play offense with software.
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Data
Splunk's strategic acquisitions respond to changing customer needs
Splunk’s recent acquisitions showcase the company’s expanded focus from IT operations and security to offering a greater amount of features around microservices and cloud services.
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Analytics
Getting value from software observability
Organisations now routinely mine software performance data to achieve ambitious business results, says New Relic.
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Cloud
Observability: A new focus for cloud-native businesses
"Observability is becoming the norm for cloud-native businesses, unhindered by ‘legacy’ systems."