The 20 Coolest Cloud Monitoring And Management Companies Of The 2021 Cloud 100
These 20 cloud monitoring and management companies are helping customers maintain administrative oversight and control of their cloud computing technologies.
The cloud monitoring and management market continues to rapidly evolve to meet the needs of enterprises challenged by keeping their IT infrastructure in check across hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
Third-party software that provides full-stack visibility, cost management and optimization, analytics, automation, governance, security, orchestration and life- cycle management among other features is getting a boost from the rush to the cloud amid the coronavirus pandemic as organizations move more mission-critical workloads.
Here’s a look at 20 cloud monitoring and management companies helping customers maintain administrative oversight and control of their cloud computing technologies.
Catchpoint’s out-of-the-box digital experience monitoring platform helps enterprises improve customer and employee experiences by proactively detecting, identifying and validating user and application reachability, availability, performance and reliability. Catchpoint’s new employee experience monitoring offering allows companies to proactively identify and fix device, application and network problems encountered by their distributed workforces without unnecessary ticket escalations.
The CloudBolt 9.4 cloud management platform helps customers with resource provisioning, self-service IT and hybrid cloud governance across 20-plus clouds. New capabilities include seamless integration with ServiceNow CMDB; Cohesity DataProtect and Rubrik Cloud Data Management for data protection; System Center Virtual Machine Manager to better manage Microsoft environments; and complete support for SELinux.
CloudHealth By VMwareTom Axbey
GM, Cloud Management, VMware
CloudHealth By VMware won CRN’s 2020 Tech Innovator Award for cloud tools and management. Its multi-cloud platform gives enterprises insight into their cloud usage and enables optimized scaling of cloud infrastructure to help manage costs and maintain security and compliance with automated governance policies and proactive monitoring.
CoreView’s SaaS management platform helps organizations protect, manage and optimize their Microsoft 365 environments and other SaaS applications. It delivers actionable insight in a single-pane-of-glass interface to implement least-privilege access and help prevent data breaches, avoid overspending on licenses, automate user and event records, and deliver customizable reporting.
Datadog’s monitoring and security SaaS platform for cloud applications integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of customers’ entire technology stacks. It has more than 400 built-in integrations to allow customers to see across their systems, apps and services.
John Van Siclen
The Dynatrace Software Intelligence Platform provides automatic and intelligent observability into cloud-native environments with an explainable AI engine and AIOps, infrastructure monitoring, application performance management, digital business analytics and digital experience monitoring modules. Dynatrace recently added an application security module, optimized for Kubernetes architectures and DevSecOps, for continuous runtime application security.
FlexeraJim RyanPresident, CEO
A Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for cloud management platforms, Flexera’s hybrid cloud SaaS solution allows enterprises to manage multi-cloud resources through a single pane of glass. Capabilities include provisioning and orchestration, service request, inventory and classification, monitoring and analytics, cost management and workload optimization, cloud migration, backup and disaster recovery, and security, compliance and identity management.
HyperGrid’s flagship cloud management and governance platform allows MSPs and enterprises to deliver financial governance, security and compliance governance, and identity and access governance across multiple public clouds. It’s powered by a predictive analytics engine with more than 400 million benchmarked data points to help organizations with planning to scaling their cloud operations.
LogicMonitor’s fully automated, cloud-based, infrastructure monitoring platform gives full-stack visibility for networks, cloud and on-premises servers from one unified view and has more than 2,000 preconfigured technology integrations. The company recently introduced LM Logs, its new cloud-based log intelligence product that automatically analyzes log data using machine learning and AIOps algorithms.
Co-Founder, Chairman, CEO
The Moogsoft Observability Cloud provides DevOps practitioners and site reliability engineers with intelligent, artificial intelligence-based observability capabilities. The enterprise-class, cloud-native platform is self-provisioningwith an intuitive interface. Apps, services and infrastructure alerts are aggregated in a single console for increased agility, fewer alerts and faster resolution times.
Nagios XI is an enterprise server and network monitoring software offering providing application, service and network monitoring. Nagios XI 5.8 includes a new Microsoft Office 365 wizard to monitor data from collaboration and email platforms, and allows for easier migration of core data and Linux monitoring.
Nerdio for Microsoft Azure is an Azure deployment, pricing, packaging, management and optimization ofering for MSPs to quickly deliver Azure cloud services through IaaS or ITaaS. Nerdio Manager for WVD extends the native Windows Virtual Desktop admin experience with enterprise capabilities, allowing IT professionals to more easily automate, optimize and secure WVD deployments.
The New Relic One observability platform provides access to New Relic’s Telemetry Data Platform, Full-Stack Observability and Applied Intelligence. Reimagined last year, it has a streamlined user interface and simplified pricing, including a free tier. In December, New Relic said it would acquire Pixie Labs, which offers a machine intelligence observability solution for developers using Kubernetes.
OpsRamp’s IT operations management platform helps customers manage their IT assets running in data centers, public cloud and cloud-native environments. The SaaS-based, AIOps platform features continuous discovery and monitoring with an on-boarding wizard, event management and remediation and automation, including human interaction for automated workflows, workflow monitoring and multi-instance loops.
PagerDuty’s digital operations management and incident response platform provides notifications, automatic escalations and on-call scheduling to help quickly detect and fix IT infrastructure problems in real time using AI and prescriptive analytics. PagerDuty recently acquired DevOps automation provider Rundeck to add its intelligent machine automation, including auto-remediation and self-healing, to its offering.
Scalr’s cloud management platform helps manage cloud infrastructure across all major cloud platforms, with a single user interface, API and command line interface. It centralizes and delegates policy administration through software-defined cloud governance to ensure consistent implementation of security and compliance policies, with cost visibility and control through a single pane of glass.
ScienceLogic’s SL1 Platform is a context-infused AIOps platform that can be used across clouds and distributed architectures for visibility, context and action. It automatically provides a complete inventory of an organization’s IT network, tracks dynamic relationships between technologies and notifies users about issues needing immediate attention, allowing for corrective actions in real time.
Snow SoftwareVishal Rao
Snow Software’s technology intelligence platform provides real-time visibility and contextual insight across software, SaaS, hardware and cloud, delivering actionable insight to control costs, counter audits, maintain compliance, minimize risk and enable employees. The company has been a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for software asset management tools for three consecutive years.
Spectro CloudTenry Fu
The Spectro Cloud management platform brings managed Kubernetes to enterprise Kubernetes infrastructure stacks running in any public or private cloud. The company provides an as-a-service experience by automating the life cycle of multiple Kubernetes clusters based on user-defined Kubernetes infrastructure stacks. Spectro Cloud released a self-hosted version of its flagship product in November.
Virtana provides a cloud-agnostic, unified platform for migrating, optimizing and managing application workloads across public, private, hybrid and multi-cloud environments. The platform uses artificial intelligence for IT operations technologies, including machine learning and advanced data analytics, and enables a “know before you go” approach, providing intelligent observability into which workloads to migrate.