The Top 5 Best Practices for Unlocking Observability and Automation in the Cloud

As organizations accelerate cloud strategies and adopt cloud-native technologies, applications, and the cloud infrastructure they run on promise dynamic elasticity, but guarantee extreme complexity. Out of necessity, the industry has seen a massive shift from APM to observability—and likewise, a need to turn insights into continuous cloud automation. Join us as we unpack what exactly these trends mean for the technologies you should invest in, the business value you can expect from the cloud, and the new mindsets required for operational excellence. Brought to you by IBM Instana and IBM Turbonomic, you will learn:
  • What is required to instantly gain an understanding of your digital business environment.
  • How real-time observability combined with continuous cost optimization can help you meet your cloud efficiency goals without risking performance.
  • How to harness the power of observability and operationalize that automation to dynamically tune your applications, services, and infrastructure for lasting business value in the cloud.
Come with questions, leave with ideas. We look forward to seeing you!

Hosts of this Webinar

Chris Farrell

Vice President, Automation Value Services at Instana, an IBM Company

Chris Farrell, Instana's Vice President of Value Services, has over 25 years of experience in technology engineering, marketing and sales. An expert in Observability, APM and Mobile Computing, Chris has been a Product and/or marketing executive in the APM / Observability market for 20+ years, which includes launching the world’s first APM tool. Prior to working at startups, Chris held various PM and engineering roles at IBM including Segment Manager for IBM’s Wireless Middleware Suite and lead BIOS engineer for the first IBM IntelliStation. Chris lives with his wife and two Siamese cats in Raleigh, North Carolina. In his spare time, Chris enjoys basketball, movies and theatre. He has a BSEE and MBA from Duke University.

Asena Hertz

Program Director, Turbonomic & Instana, IBM

Asena leads product marketing for IBM Turbonomic and IBM Instana, bringing more than a decade of experience marketing disruptive technologies that span cloud, cloud native, energy and resource analytics, developer tools, clean tech, and more. She is passionate about the transformative impact that cloud and cloud-native technologies are having today, as well as the opportunities for automation to change people’s lives and our climate for the better.

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