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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 […]

Automatically Fixing Issues using Netcool and Ansible

Netcool is a well-recognised and trusted event management solution, consuming events from all types of technologies, including cloud, network devices, servers and applications. The Netcool solution has always included the feature to enable an automated response to be executed from events, using process control, aiding the swift resolution of issues. IBM Runbook Automation (RBA) is […]