Instana Achieves Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Operations Competency for AWS Observability

April 14, 2023

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The new AWS Cloud Operations Competency program allows customers to select validated AWS Partners who offer comprehensive solutions with an integrated approach across Monitoring and Observability. As an AWS Cloud Operations Competency Partner, Instana has demonstrated expertise in helping customers build a strong and scalable foundation for their end-to-end Cloud Operations.

IT Operations are at the heart of every organization. It can be time-consuming and challenging for customers to determine the best way to set up their organization for operational excellence. Without the right model for operating at cloud scale, organizations can struggle to balance their needs for security, compliance, and operational safety with their responsibility to boost innovation, speed, and agility. Builders can run into inefficient and siloed application development, difficult deployments that result in errors, and downtime in mission-critical applications.

Many of these issues are caused by customers focusing on one area of Cloud Operations over others, resulting in them missing the opportunity to generate a larger ROI during in their digital transformation. AWS Cloud Operations Competency Partners have proven customer success in delivering solutions to help customers set up, build, migrate, and operate securely and efficiently with an integrated approach to Cloud Operations.

The AWS Cloud Operations Competency differentiates AWS Partner Network (APN) members with significant expertise in providing cross functional guidance across the five solution areas of Cloud Operations. Instana follows AWS best practices and has proven experience a fully automated Observability solution for cloud-native applications. With a single agent, we auto-discover application building blocks, trace every request, and create a dynamic graph of all dependencies with your AWS environment.

Instana’s AWS Cloud Operations Certification Category

Monitoring and Observability — As an AWS Partner, Instana has a proven track record of helping customers use observability services to understand what is happening across their technology stack at any time, leveraging AWS-native services, Application Performance Monitoring (APM), and open-source solutions.  With Instana, customers can get an end-to-end view into events in cloud, hybrid, or on-premises environments. They also gain insights into the behavior, performance, and health of their systems to reduce time to detect and resolve issues.

Instana features tight integration with the following Amazon and AWS products:

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Instana enables SREs and DevOps teams to maintain AWS application and infrastructure performance, availability, and reliability and enables accelerated software development.

Why Instana?

By achieving the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Operations Competency for AWS, Instana has demonstrated the ability to meet the rigorous requirements of the program. At its core, Instana provides the most advanced Observability platform for cloud applications because it is the only platform that is cloud native. That means it doesn’t struggle with limitations of platforms that are based on older generation APM platforms. This design delivers Real-Time Observability which is:

  • 1 second infrastructure metrics for 24 hours
  • Full end to end traces for 100% of application transactions
  • Immediately accurate AI-driven Analytics based upon precise metrics and traces

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Instana, an IBM company, provides an Enterprise Observability Platform with automated application monitoring capabilities to businesses operating complex, modern, cloud-native applications no matter where they reside – on-premises or in public and private clouds, including mobile devices or IBM Z.

Control hybrid modern applications with Instana’s AI-powered discovery of deep contextual dependencies inside hybrid applications. Instana also gives visibility into development pipelines to help enable closed-loop DevOps automation.

This provides actionable feedback needed for clients as they to optimize application performance, enable innovation and mitigate risk, helping Dev+Ops add value and efficiency to software delivery pipelines while meeting their service and business level objectives.

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