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IBM Watson AIOps, Event Manager and Netcool Operations Insights

Whilst writing my blog How can Topology Manager enhance your Netcool Deployment? the dynamic naming and packaging of some IBM solutions became apparent and the potential confusion that such dynamic naming can cause. Within the context of Topology Manager should we refer to Netcool OMNIbus, Netcool Operations Insight, Event Manager or Watson AIOPs Event Manager? […]

How can Topology Manager enhance your Netcool Deployment?

IBM Topology Manager DevOps Teams and Operations Teams are responsible for managing highly distributed and increasingly complex hybrid networks consisting of physical and virtualized infrastructure. Services and applications may span both on-premises systems and cloud-based solutions. The dynamic nature of the virtual infrastructure provides new challenges for all support teams. Topology Manager, formerly Agile Service […]

IBM have acquired Instana: How significant is the purchase?

I’ve been working with IBM’s Monitoring and Event Management products for about 25 years and in that time, there have been 3 big events that significantly changed the products that we deployed. Firstly, there was the introduction of the Tivoli Enterprise Console (TEC) into the portfolio in 1996 that introduced the concept of rules such […]