Analyst Reports

Despite rapid adoption, Kubernetes remains an evolving technology. Gartner reports that “container usage for production deployments in organizations is still constrained by concerns around operational complexity in the areas of security, monitoring, data management and networking.” Download the Gartner report to learn:
- How to overcome operational complexity and confidently adopt containers and Kubernetes in production
- Best practices for monitoring and observability of the cloud-native stack
- How to avoid anti-patterns and common mistakes in deploying containers

The world of application development has undergone significant change in recent years with the move from on-premises infrastructure to public clouds, adoption of new methodologies such as DevOps, and introduction of new tools such as Kubernetes and Serverless. This Aberdeen Research Report explores the challenges developers face in creating modern applications, as well as the strategies and capabilities that leading businesses are following to meet such challenges head on by taking a new approach to Application Performance Monitoring (APM). Download the research brief to learn how leading organizations are leveraging modern APM to realize benefits such as:
- Control costs of application development
- Create better end-user experience
- Accelerate time to market of new applications

Gartner has recognized Splunk as a Visionary in the Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM). We believe this first-time placement in the research reflects the market-leading APM capabilities from Splunk, the Data-to-Everything™ Platform, including Splunk® Enterprise, and Splunk® IT Service Intelligence, as well as the groundbreaking new technologies recently acquired from SignalFx and Omnition. With SignalFx Microservices APM™, Splunk takes a differentiated and better approach to APM:
- NoSample™ full-fidelity distributed tracing with unlimited cardinality exploration
- Open standards-based instrumentation, with active contributions to OpenTelemetry
- AI-driven directed troubleshooting

In this analyst report, Nancy Gohring, Senior Analyst at 451 Research discusses the new monitoring requirements to support complex cloud-native environments and how to implement a streamlined and successful monitoring strategy to meet these new requirements.