Announcing HP Operations Bridge version 10 with 10 great reasons to adopt it
A magic number. A memorable number.
Think about it. When I think of the number ten, it evokes all sorts of images and memories.
I think of decimal. Many jokes have been made over the years of the British Imperial system.
You know yards, feet, pounds (lb) stones, gallons etc.
That was one of the querks of an old system that had served its purpose but needed modernizing. That happened on decimal day, 15 February 1971 when the UK adopted MKS (metres, kilograms, seconds). I was 16 years old when that was done, and we had to start again, minds full on conversions from one to the other.
Of course some of the old system survived most notably some things dearest to my heart.
I mean, I don’t think I’d never ask for a litre of beer.
Some things won’t change.
Ten. Here’s the connection with the news I wanted to tell to you.
Do you recognize the bridge in this photo?
It’s not too far from where I live in France and it’s still the world’s tallest viaduct.
Viaduc de Millau. And it is, you guessed it… ten years old!
A beautifully designed and engineered bridge, I think you’d agree, and a vital link that reduces the time to get millions of people across the valley to merely a few seconds (maybe a few more than 10)
Gaining time like that is exactly what IT Operations needs.
Just like HP Operations Bridge version 10.01 IT Management and event correlation software.
Beautiful, don't you think.
We think it’s well engineered, and that’s accurate judging from the opinions of customers presenting here at HP Discover.
Just as the viaduct, HP Operations Bridge provides terrific reduction in the time get from detect to correct for IT Operations teams.
We announced this product to the Americas for the first time this week at HP Discover, and our sessions were very well attended.
The Operations Bridge provides the means to span your IT Operations tools. It brings the data you need to one place, provides with a single view shared by everyone, to understand what is happening—and prioritize the issues that are of greatest importance.
The Operations Bridge version 10 is packed with many features. Let’s discuss ten of the most important ones.
Its new and lightweight thus gives you fast time to value
HP Operations Bridge version 10 can now be used as a standalone solution. It includes an OpenSource embedded PostgreSQL database and can be downloaded from hp.com/go/opsbridge as a virtual machine. You can be up and running in 30 minutes.
Sharpen your mean time to resolve issues Your operations teams remove delays provoked by otherwise siloed management tools. It’ll almost certainly remove your war rooms by providing a single pane of glass picture of the availability and performance of IT resources and service health using a model-driven approach.
Integration Operations Bridge v. 10 integrates the IT data from your existing management tools as well as supporting over 100-plus technologies that your application developers will be choosing from.
Swift navigation through beautiful operations dashboards Using HTML 5 and re-engineered navigation, customers already find that operations teams execute their processes much swifter, recovering vital minutes for improved efficiency.
Built in Automation Discovery – all the sensors that provide IT management data, enriched management packs, and dedicated discovery engines provide the means to not only build the dependency model for service management, but also keep it updated in real-time. This is vital given that change is happening all around us.
Monitoring – some surveys show that activation of vital monitoring of new business resources, can take anywhere from one week to three months, and even then some are left forgotten. This is unacceptable in this day and age. HP Operations Bridge v10 provides the means to deploy pre-configured, test and proven monitoring to each new instance it is applied to. This automation also allows your experts to access and configure monitoring parameters, frequencies, thresholds etc, without needing to wait for the Operations team to apply them—and without needing prior knowledge of the tool doing the monitoring. This is true for Agentless or agent-based monitoring. Remediation - execution of simple script or more complicated runbooks. HP Operations Bridge Ultimate edition include HP Operations orchestration, the industry’s leading workflow and runbook automation package, and giving you access to over 5000 templates to adopt. Reporting – when IT changes do occur, it may means hours of work to reconfigure simple but otherwise effective reporting tools. The Operations Bridge v 10 includes a cross-domain reporting solution with 200+ reports that uses the same model, so those changes don’t break any report definitions. This capability is a huge time saver.
6. More data is more power
As we announced at HP Discover this week, HP Operations Bridge Ultimate edition now includes our ground breaking solution HP Operations Analytics.This defines the first solution in the industry to marry advanced IT event and
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The key features of this release are:
Support of Operations Manager i 10 and BSM Connector 10
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A demo of the Monasca connector is available in the demo environment already, it is a recorded and clickable demo.
It is community supported release, right now we don’t plan any enablement trainings for it. We can change this if there is a significant request for it.