Unusual for a company’s demise, OpTier quietly disappeared without press
fanfare or news reports. According to Gartner Analyst Jonah Kowall, they
ceased operations in May 2014. Over the years, we crossed paths with them
many times, competing in large deals some of which we won and some we lost.
We both had NY offices, traded employees several times and at one trade
show our booths were right next to each other. However, even though they
were a competitor it was sad to learn they were gone.
The APM market has been rapidly evolving and customers are expecting more
out-of-the-box than ever before. OpTier had driven the Business Transaction
Monitoring message for many years until their switch to a Cloud, Big Data
analytics story. They also followed Nastel in providing real-time analytics
using Complex Event Processing. However, the Cloud messages appeared to be
Nastel had a great experience at IBM Impact 2014 in Las Vegas. For those
who came to visit us at our booth or at our cocktail hour, thanks, it was
great to see you!!!
Check out our New Customer Case Study on Private Cloud
We sponsored a customer case study, “How Technology is used at a Nastel
Customer for Proactive Monitoring in a Private Cloud“. The session speaker
was Karolyn Schalk, VP IT Infrastructure. It is now available on-demand
here. Check it out and let us know if your found it valuable.
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Nastel will be back at IBM Impact 2014 in Las Vegas, in booth #510. Please
stop by and say hello!
Booth #510 at IBM Impact 2014
We will offer on-the-fly demos of the real-time application performance
monitoring (APM) analytics and monitoring capabilities in the latest release
of AutoPilot. Stop by and see demonstrations of how we track and stitch
message flows across Java, .NET, middleware and mainframe in topologies
containing, WebSphere AS, MQ, MB, DataPower and mainframe.
Our CTO, Albert Mavashev will be there to discuss your technical questions.
Customer Case Study
In additio... (more)
Nastel is announcing its 2014 APM TechTalk lineup. The sessions are led by
Albert Mavashev, CTO and Richard Nikula, VP Development and cover topics such
as: analytics, tracking, performance monitoring, self-service, log analysis
Please join us at one or more of the sessions and be sure to bring your
questions. The APM topics include:
Smart Logging for DEV, Test, QA & Production. Tracking Messages Through
DataPower How to handle cascading problems with applications interconnected
via middleware Self Service for MQ II Nastel AutoPilot – tracking,
monitoring and ... (more)
I don’t know of anyone that looks forward to balancing their checking
account. If you actually do it and don’t just rely on hope that the money
won’t run out before you finish spending, you might find a discrepancy.
Was it your fault or an error by the bank? Of course, it’s the bank’s
error. Well, truth be told…that’s not usually the case. Put yourself
in their shoes and try to imagine what it would be to keep track of billions
of dollars and all the transactions that accompany that amount of money.
One of our financial customers is in such a position. They needed to