15 Feb

CSRA Forms Emerging Technology Alliance with Perspica

  • Perspica Press Release

Alliance Provides Predictive Analytics Capabilities to Federal Customers 

FALLS CHURCH, VA February 15, 2017 CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA), a leading provider of next-generation IT solutions and professional services to government agencies and programs, announced today it has partnered with Silicon Valley-based Perspica. Through this alliance, CSRA will bring Perspica’s artificial intelligence powered analytics capabilities to customers in the federal government. Together, both companies will help our government customers leverage innovative technology and big data analytics to support their critical missions.

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19 Oct

Easing the Transition from Bimodal to Uni-modal IT

  • Aberdeen Essentials

Every transition has its growing pains, and bimodal IT is no exception. The term, coined by Gartner, Inc. in 2014, has taken on a life of its own as many have adapted the concept for their own ends. This has resulted in confusion and, in some cases, disillusionment.

Well, no one said transitioning to a more dynamic and continuous process would be easy, and there’s no guarantee of success – merely a set of recommendations for the journey. However, failure, fear and skepticism should not give people license to remain stuck in their legacy systems or rush headlong into change. Let’s examine what this term “bimodal IT” actually means, how it is a step in the IT Transformation, and how do we ease the pain of transition.

 

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07 Oct

Perspica Uses Machine Learning for Root Cause Analysis

  • SDXCentral

Perspica added a new root cause analysis feature to its software-as-a-service (SaaS) visibility platform. The company says its root cause analysis detects issues within layers of the application stack and recommends potential fixes.

Powered by machine learning, Perspica’s root cause analysis feature is able to understand what is supposed to be happening in an application’s performance, based on times of the day and days of the week, says JF Huard founder and CTO of Perspica. It is then able to analyze these metrics, detect anomalies, and determine the root cause.

 

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04 Oct

Perspica Announces One-Click Root Cause Analysis

  • Perspica Press Release

AI-Powered Analytics Gives IT Operations Teams the Answers They Need to Reduce Mean Time to Repair and Increase Application Uptime

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Oct. 4, 2016 – Gartner recently estimated that application downtime costs companies $330,000 per hour on average, and while organizations have made significant investments in IT monitoring tools, they still struggle to maintain the service levels that their applications require. Today Perspica announced a “one-click” root cause analysis feature to dramatically reduce mean time to repair (MTTR) and increase application uptime.

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29 Sep

Perspica Named to ITOA 50 List of Innovators

  • Perspica Press Release

Breakthrough ITOA Solution Delivers Application Infrastructure Intelligence Across Hybrid-cloud Environments

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Sept. 29, 2016 – Perspica announced today that it has been selected as a member of the ITOA50, which recognizes the top 50 leading vendors in IT Operations Analytics (ITOA). Perspica was selected based on its product offering, impact, innovation and industry recognition in the space.

For years, IT teams have struggled with chronic IT operations challenges: from outages to performance and availability problems to incidents and headline-grabbing failures. Traditional tools haven’t worked or are unable to keep up with the complexity of today’s dynamic IT environments. Today’s ITOA solutions are emerging to redefine how IT operations maintains performance and availability, as well as security and compliance.

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28 Sep

Getting Bimodal IT Right: Challenges and Choices – Part 2

  • DevOps Digest

Nobody said transitioning to a more dynamic and continuous process would be easy. However, failure, fear and skepticism should not give people license to remain stuck in their legacy systems or rush headlong into change. Let’s examine what this term “bimodal IT” actually means, why it makes sense in some cases and how to ease the pain of transition.

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26 Sep

Getting Bimodal IT Right: Challenges and Choices – Part 1

  • DevOps Digest

Sometimes a phrase or concept becomes so popular that its original meaning gets buried beneath people’s alternative meanings or outright misappropriations. This is what has happened with “bimodal IT.” Consequently, organizations have expectations and assumptions that differ from the original term, leading to confusion, disappointment and even disillusionment in some cases.

Nobody said transitioning to a more dynamic and continuous process would be easy. However, failure, fear and skepticism should not give people license to remain stuck in their legacy systems or rush headlong into change. Let’s examine what this term “bimodal IT” actually means, why it makes sense in some cases and how to ease the pain of transition.

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31 Aug

Bi-Modal IT: A Step in the Right Direction

  • TMC Net

The concept of bimodal IT, like the game of “Telephone,” has been obscured as people have put their own spin on it, leading to backlash and confusion. Some organizations have moved ahead and implemented continuous delivery models, while others are still transitioning and experiencing growing pains.

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24 Aug

Perspica Leverages the Power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Tools to Leapfrog Traditional Monitoring with Advanced Analytics

  • Perspica Press Release

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Traditional monitoring tools provide a fragmented view of the application infrastructure and lack a holistic view across the entire stack. Today Perspica announced that its AI-first approach to IT operations enables organizations to analyze all application infrastructure layers at once, and provides actionable recommendations.

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29 Jul

AI-Based Analytics Heralding the New Era of ITOA

  • DZone

Long a favorite of science fiction plots, decades of research is finally yielding dividends in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). CB Insights reports that funding in the AI sector has multiplied almost sevenfold in five years, from $45M in 2010 to $310M in 2015. From voice and facial recognition to retail to medical treatment recommendations, AI is being applied in ways too numerous to mention. But one more application is definitely worthy of note: IT operations.

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26 Jul

Perspica Integrates APM Tools to Provide Advanced Analytics for the Entire Application Infrastructure Stack

  • Perspica Press Release

Current IT monitoring tools provide a siloed view into the various layers of application infrastructure. Today, Perspica announced that its advanced analytics platform can be integrated with popular Application Performance Management (APM) products, in addition to other cloud, container, virtual and physical infrastructure and monitoring tools to diagnose, troubleshoot, determine root cause and predict issues behind incidents that span the entire application infrastructure.

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25 Jul

Avoiding Application Outages: Five Key Take Aways

  • DZone

Application outages are more than inconvenient or brand-damaging – they are quite expensive as well. The Ponemon report, “Cost of Data Center Outages,” calculates that an organization loses, on average, $7.39 million per year, with outages lasting an average of 90 minutes.

The question is: With all the monitoring tools available today, how and why do outages still happen?

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22 Jun

Rescuing IT from a Sea of Alarms

  • IT Trends and Analysis

IT operations management (ITOM) and assorted kin (i.e. IT Operations Automation and IT Operations Analytics) are hot, and getting hotter. According to IDC, the IT operations analytics software market grew more than 41% in 2014 and will be worth $2.5 billion by 2019 as ITOA becomes ‘a more standard part of the IT operations and DevOps toolkit.’

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21 Jun

Perspica Deploys Machine Learning to Fuse Application and Infrastructure Monitoring

  • The New Stack

Perspica aims to solve the problem of too many IT operational analytics silos, by offering end-to-end intelligence across the application software stack, one that uses techniques in machine learning to connect disparate sources of information.

The company recently launched its Incident Replay, a DVR-like SaaS time machine that allows users to go back and replay an infrastructure incident. And it just announced integration with Amazon Web Services to extend its operational intelligence offering across hybrid environments.

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20 Jun

DevOps Analytics Tool Offered by Big Data Specialist

  • ADT Trends Mag

Perspica Inc. is using machine learning (ML) in its new DevOps analytics tool designed to help enterprises measure the impact of new software releases on operations.

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19 Jun

Perspica Launches New Analytics Tool for DevOps

  • Silicon Angle

One of the fastest growing use cases for machine learning is providing insights into how software releases in a continuous delivery cycle affect overall IT operations. Keeping with that theme, software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendor Perspica Inc. has just released a new analytics platform for DevOps aimed at providing greater insights into the operational impact of continuous software delivery.

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