5 Key Considerations for Enterprise Cloud Monitoring

Speed and scale: a double-edged sword You invested in an enterprise cloud solution to build and run your software at a speed and scale that will transform your business—that’s where cloud platforms excel. But are you prepared for the complexity that comes with speed and scale? What killed traditional monitoring? As software development transitions to a cloud-native approach that employs microservices, containers, and software-defined cloud infrastructure, the immediate future will bring more immense complexity than the human mind can envision. You also invested in monitoring tools—lots of them over the years. But your traditional monitoring tools don’t work in this new dynamic world...

Speed and scale: a double-edged sword You invested in an enterprise cloud solution to build and run your software at a speed and scale that will transform your business—that’s where cloud platforms excel. But are you prepared for the complexity that comes with speed and scale? What killed traditional monitoring? As software development transitions to a cloud-native approach that employs microservices, containers, and software-defined cloud infrastructure, the immediate future will bring more immense complexity than the human mind can envision. You also invested in monitoring tools—lots of them over the years. But your traditional monitoring tools don’t work in this new dynamic world of speed and scale that cloud computing enables. That’s why many analysts and industry leaders predict that more than 50% of enterprises will entirely replace their traditional monitoring tools in the next few years. Manual effort Slow, manual deployment and configuration + manual upgrades and re-work for changing environments = a maximum of just 5% apps are monitored Monitoring tool proliferation Multiple monitoring tools for different purposes with siloed teams looking at myopic data sets Agent complexity Complex mix of agents for diverse technologies, types each with different deployment, installation, and configuration processes Charts and data, but no answers Data from multiple agents and different sources look great but are just a bunch of charts on a dashboard with no answers Which brings us to why we’ve written this guide. Your software is important, and choosing the right monitoring platform will make speed and scale your greatest advantage instead of your biggest obstacle. 5 Key Considerations for Monitoring Enterprise Cloud ©2019 Dynatrace 3 We worked with your industry peers to arrive at our insights + conclusions Dynatrace works with the world’s most recognized brands, helping to automate their operations and release better software faster. We have experience monitoring the largest cloud-hosted implementations and assisting enterprises as they manage the significant complexity challenges of speed and scale. Some examples include: • A large retailer with 100,000+ hosts managing 2,000,000 transactions a second • An airline with 9,200 agents on 550 hosts capturing 300,000 measurements per minute and more than 3,000,000 events per minute At Dynatrace, we experienced our own transformation—embracing cloud, automation, containers, microservices, and NoOps—and now we’re prospering, while other vendors who haven’t transformed are left behind. But don’t just take our word for it. Forrester recognized our achievement and shared our story with the broader IT community to help them transform in the same way we have. You’re welcome. SPEED 26 releases per year AGILITY 5,000 cloud deployments QUALITY 93% reduction in production bugs INNOVATION Hundreds of developers, no operations CUSTOMERS Ecstatic • A large health insurer with 2,200 agents on 350 hosts, with 900,000 events per minute and 200,000 measures per minute Read on to reveal five critical factors that dictate the right monitoring platform for the enterprise cloud. 5 Key Considerations for Monitoring Enterprise Cloud ©2019 Dynatrace 4

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