I am excited to announce that Cisco Intersight Workload Optimizer (IWO) is Generally Available (GA). IWO is the result of a successful OEM and engineering partnership between Cisco and Turbonomic. The respective teams have worked endlessly to deliver a solution that exceeds all customer expectations.
Across every enterprise, there is unprecedented investment in modern applications and the cloud and cloud native environments that support them. A recent KPMG 2020 US Survey found that 74% of CEOs are accelerating digitization of operations and creation of a next-generation operating model.
On a recent Turbonomic webinar, Linley Ali, Enterprise Architect and IT Strategist at Florida Blue, provided insights on application modernization at Florida Blue. Linley has been at Florida Blue for over eight years and was previously with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) for 20 years.
Florida Blue is a member company of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association focused on health insurance in Florida. With over 12,000 employees and $19B in revenue, Florida Blue is in the middle of an application modernization and cloud native journey. The following blog provides excerpts from our recent webinar, “DevOps Workflow: Better Collaboration Between Application Development and IT Operations”.
Application owners focus their efforts on developing new capabilities, driving innovation and tend to be agile. IT operations teams focus on keeping existing applications performant and available, meeting agreed upon Service Level Agreement (SLA), while still helping the business innovate.
While there is a subtle difference between the focus of an application owner and IT operations, the end goal is the same; deliver the best customer experience, innovate faster, and improve operating leverage.
Infrastructure teams focus on keeping existing applications performant and available, meeting agreed upon Service Level Agreement (SLA), while helping the business innovate. Application owners focus their efforts on developing new capabilities, driving innovation and tend to be agile.
While there is a subtle difference between the focus of IT operations and application owners, the end goal is the same; deliver the best customer experience, innovate faster, and improve operating leverage.
Applications are at the heart of every business and power the way enterprises interact with customers, employees, and suppliers. By 2023, IDC predicts that the global economy will finally reach "digital supremacy" with more than half of all GDP worldwide driven by products and services from digitally transformed enterprises. Across any industry vertical, applications are the new currency.
At Cisco Live Europe, Cisco announced Intersight Workload Optimizer. Cisco Intersight Workload Optimizer is a new offering that enables customers to assure application performance from on-premises (UCS, HyperFlex & 3rd party infrastructure) to cloud (AWS, Azure). Cisco Intersight Workload Optimizer is the integration between Cisco Intersight and Cisco Workload Optimization Manager (CWOM).
We are excited to announce that our ServiceNow integration is certified by ServiceNow and is now available on the ServiceNow Application Store. Turbonomic and ServiceNow integration introduces higher levels of automation from Application Resource Management (ARM) to IT Service Management (ITSM).