BlueStripe Software’s FactFinder Named One of eWeek’s IT Infrastructure ‘Products to Watch’
Recognition is a significant endorsement of BlueStripe’s application-centric approach to managing complex applications in both physical and virtual environments
eWEEK distinguished BlueStripe for “providing the ability to manage application performance in virtualized data center environments by mapping physical and virtual systems for an understanding of applications and their interdependencies.” The IT Infrastructure “Products to Watch” article appears in the
“This award validates what our customers are saying, that they need to better understand what is impacting their complex applications in today’s increasingly dynamic environments,” said BlueStripe co-founder and CEO
Application-Centric Approach to Managing Applications
Application administrators struggle to gain detailed visibility into the performance of their business-critical applications, and with increasing complexity in their application infrastructure due to initiatives such as virtualization and Service Oriented Architecture, the task of problem triage and resolution has grown more and more challenging and costly.
BlueStripe believes that with today’s dynamic data centers, enterprises must take a service-level driven approach to managing their business-critical applications. Only by managing the application, not the hardware nor the systems on which they reside, can companies truly understand what is impacting the performance of their critical applications and quickly take action to resolve those issues.
FactFinder employs a unique service-level driven approach to application triage. This approach enables users to follow the service level hop-by-hop across application tiers, identify the offending server and drill down through each layer in the server stack to identify the root cause of application performance issues.
FactFinder automatically discovers and maps the application, highlighting process-level dependencies from end-to-end, captures detailed performance metrics to measure the application’s health and performance, and provides quick triage capabilities when problems arise. It also enables enterprises to stage, deploy, and manage business-critical applications during physical to virtual (P2V) conversions, new application roll-outs, and production deployments by bridging the gap between enterprise applications and the new virtual environments on which they are being deployed.
The latest release of FactFinder, announced today, offers a unique set of capabilities in support of BlueStripe’s service-level driven approach to application problem triage and resolution. New features include:
- Service-level driven triage: Enables users to follow service-levels and quickly identify where they need to drill down to identify and resolve application performance issues;
- Server-connection fingerprinting: Enables users to automatically discover application topologies across both physical and virtual environments; and
- New application group discovery and analytics: Helps application administrators quickly recognize their application’s core components across tiers and recognize potential performance issues.
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About BlueStripe Software
BlueStripe Software is the industry’s first provider of Application Service Management (ASM) solutions for dynamic data centers. BlueStripe’s flagship product suite, FactFinder, eliminates the barriers to migrating and managing business-critical applications on virtual server platforms. Based in the
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