Nancy Gohring covers application and infrastructure performance for 451 Research, including IT monitoring, application performance management and log management.
Prior to joining 451 Research, Nancy was Editor in Chief of the enterprise IT publications at Fierce Markets. She launched the DevOps publication, setting the editorial direction for the new coverage area, and oversaw seven publications aimed at senior enterprise IT executives.
Previously, Nancy wrote about a wide range of technology subjects, both on staff for a variety of publications and on a freelance basis. She has covered everything from the switch to digital cellular communications to the emergence of cloud computing. Her writing has appeared in The New Stack, Wired, MIT Technology Review, The Economist (Babbage blog), Computerworld and The New York Times.
With an eye toward making the Elastic Stack easier to use out of the box and thus quicker to realize value from, Elastic believes it will be able to better compete with commercial vendors. This year's Elasticon user conference hosted roughly 2,100 users.
In addition to developing a nice story around its SaaS-monitoring products, the company has added a new feature called PerfStack to its on-premises monitoring platform to allow for visual correlation of metrics from different resources.
The company appears to be humming along with TrueSight, adding new customers and expanding within existing business. It's also continuing to add new capabilities to its monitoring services and demonstrating the potential of its analytics platform.
This Market Monitor Cloud-Enabling Technologies report provides updated market and vendor estimates through Q4 2016. Cloud-Enabling Technologies (CET) encompass the vital support system for a cloud environment, which includes the automation and management stack. It is our position that server virtualization is an enabler for cloud computing. In addition, what the broader industry terms 'private clouds' fall under the purview of our CET definition because this technology is installed, delivered and consumed on-premises, and is not hosted by a third party. However, the CET tools included in this analysis are commonly leveraged by cloud providers to create the cloud environments they offer as a service.
The vendor has shown that it can drive growth from its existing customer base, and adding functionality for application performance management should continue that trend.
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