Use cases

No matter the scale, we help organizations overcome their most difficult IT Ops challenges by using a unique, flexible data model that allows us to efficiently solve apparently unsolvable problems. Here are a few examples.

Reduce downtime

If you want to reduce downtime, you’ll most likely run into some of the following challenges:

How do I get my application/service up and running as soon as possible after an outage?

How do I make sure my application is stable and well performing so it delivers value to the business?

How can I find the root cause of a problem as soon as possible?

Our solution to reduce downtime

IT landscapes can grow extremely complex and are constantly evolving. When a problem occurs, who is responsible? Where do you start looking? How many systems will report the problem and how many have something relevant to say about the root cause? StackState tracks every change in your landscape and leverages the best of all knowledge to help you find the root cause in seconds instead of hours.

 
  • Find the root cause in seconds instead of hours through accelerated root cause analysis.
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  • Prevent finger-pointing by clearly seeing the temporal root cause and the causing IT components.
  • Pro-actively prevent anomalies from causing impact on your business through automatic baselining.
 

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Get insights across teams, tools and technologies

If you want to get insights across teams, tools and technologies, you’ll most likely run into some of the following challenges:

Who do I need to contact about a particular problem?

How can I reduce the overhead of switching between teams and tools?

How do I get rid of war rooms?

Our solution to get insights across teams, tools and technologies

By unifying all these tools in one place, relate all telemetry data to the components and their relations, a single pane of glass is at your disposal. Every team can have its own view, to see the information they really need. Get the right data to the right people.

 
  • One unified view of all relevant IT and business data.
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  • Get answers you never could dream of getting before.
  • Capitalize on your existing investments: re-use all different tools and data, and bring them to one place.
 

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Map your business service in real-time

If you want to map your business service in real-time, you’ll most likely run into some of the following challenges:

Where in my IT landscape will investments generate the biggest ROI?

What is the business impact of the latest release on my IT landscape?

Which IT components or changes in the IT landscape have had the most impact on my business?

Our solution to map your business service in real-time

Your business relies on a large stack of IT components whose inter-relations with the business are complex and dynamic. StackState maintains a real-time dependency mapping between your business and IT services and records any change that happens in your IT environment. StackState also tracks your business components and their metrics, so you can stop caring about what is going on under the hood. IT is always informed on how they affect your business.

 
  • Monitor your business components and metrics. StackState automatically shows the root cause of any IT related problems.
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  • Get feedback on the business impact of IT changes.
  • Analyze which IT components and changes have had the largest impact on your business metrics.
 

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Close the continuous delivery feedback loop

If you want to close the continuous delivery feedback loop, you’ll most likely run into some of the following challenges:

Which release caused the problem?

Does the release meet the expectations? And if not, what should I do to change the situation?

When would be an (in)appropriate moment to schedule the release?

How can I improve my continuous delivery feedback loop?

How can I truly embrace the “you build it, you run it, you own it” statement?

Our solution to close the continuous delivery feedback loop

Software development today is all about speed. Modern enterprises implement Continuous Delivery to automate the software delivery process and ship software increments to their customers faster. StackState records all software releases to your environments, so you always know what is running where.

By keeping track of relevant metrics over time, StackState helps you determine whether a new release is actually an improvement and avoid costly regression. Your development teams get direct insight into how their software is performing when it’s live and used by customers, closing the DevOps feedback loop and reducing the time it takes to fix bugs.

 
  • Monitor your Continuous Delivery pipeline, tracking deployments and metrics across your applications and environments.
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  • Improve stability in your Continuous Delivery pipeline with out-of-the-box support for canary deployments and blue / green deployments.
  • Accelerate DevOps teams by providing real-time insight into an application’s performance in production.
 

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Drive (hybrid) cloud transformation

If you want to drive (hybrid) cloud transformation, you’ll most likely run into some of the following challenges:

How do I get insight in my current IT landscape to support my cloud transformation strategy?

What evidence do I have to support my current cloud transformation strategy?

How can I monitor the progress of my cloud transformation strategy?

Which part of my landscape should I move to the cloud first?

Our solution to drive cloud transformations

A strategy to successfully integrate cloud into the day-to-day workings of an enterprise drives greater speed, agility and innovation. However, it also introduces additional complexity. Where are parts of my business services running? Partly on-premise, partly in (hybrid) cloud? And how are the components inter-related? If something breaks, is the root cause located in the Cloud or in the on-premise environment?

All these questions are answered by StackState. It gives you full stack visibility across your entire landscape. From business services to hardware racks, from legacy to microservices and from on-premise to cloud. At any point in time, real time or in the past. By having continuous tabs on your dynamic infrastructure, it enables you to go through the cloud transformation process flawlessly. Be in control and stay in control.

 
  • Visualize your on-premise and cloud landscape in one unified view.
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  • Understand the impact of a change in the cloud to your business.
  • Stay in control during your cloud transformation.
  • Multiple cloud environments? No problem for StackState.
 

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Stay in control of containers and microservices

If you want to stay in control of containers and microservices, you’ll most likely run into some of the following challenges:

How are my microservices inter-related? How do these relations change over time?

Which microservice is causing the performance bottleneck?

How do I know how and what to change in my microservices landscape?

Our solution to stay in control of containers and microservices

IT environments composed of microservices and containers quickly grow in complexity. Understanding the relationships between microservices is fundamental to reasoning about their behavior. StackState tracks all containers, the network connections they make and the metrics and logs they generate.

Performance bottlenecks and failures may elude you because by the time you go looking for the problem the landscape has changed again. That’s why we record every added container, every new release and every change in network behavior.

 
  • Integration with Kubernetes and Mesos.
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  • Keep using your favorite metric and log management stores, like Prometheus, ElasticSearch or Splunk.
  • Track releases through versioning schemes.
  • Analyze behavior of auto-scaling and self-healing over time.
 

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