Webinar: Enterprise Observability Promises and Reality

Thursday, October 13th | 10:00 – 11:00 AM PT

Enterprise Observability Promises and Reality

Cloud-native architectures promise more efficient software delivery and accelerated innovation. However, adopting cloud-native means services become granular, distributed and interdependent. Visibility and control of the software lifecycle across multiple environments is an imperative. Organizations look to observability to help solve some of these challenges and provide faster problem detection and resolution and improved responsiveness, but they don’t always achieve the benefits they’re hoping for. In this webinar, we will discuss:

  • The impact of cloud native on observability
  • The state of observability used in the enterprise today
  • The changes cloud native brings and how observability addresses them
  • What to look for in an observability solution


Head of Product Marketing, Chronosphere

Rachel Dines leads product and technical marketing for Chronosphere. Previously, Rachel wore lots of marketing hats at CloudHealth (acquired by VMware), and before that, she led product marketing for cloud-integrated storage at NetApp. She also spent many years as an analyst at Forrester Research. Outside of work, Rachel tries to keep up with her young son and hyper-active dog, and when she has time, enjoys crafting and eating out at local restaurants in Boston where she’s based.

Senior Analyst,
451 Research

Mike Fratto is a senior analyst on 451 Research’s Applied Infrastructure and DevOps team covering enterprise networking. He has extensive experience reviewing and writing about enterprise remote access, security and network infrastructure products, as well as consulting with enterprise IT, equipment and software vendors, and service providers.

Prior to joining 451 Research, he was with GlobalData as Research Director with the Global IT Technology & Software team covering the enterprise networking and datacenter technology markets. Mike was with TechWeb for more than 15 years, most recently as Editor of Network Computing. He was Lead Analyst with InformationWeek Analytics, Senior Technology Editor with Network Computing and Executive Editor for Secure Enterprise. He has spoken at several conferences including Interop, SD-WAN Summit, MPLS + SDN + NFV World Congress and SDN NFV World Congress, as well as to local groups, and he served as the chair for Interop’s Datacenter and Storage tracks. Prior to Network Computing, Mike was an independent consultant.

Mike teaches a graduate course in network security for Syracuse University’s Information Science and Technology program. The course presents a technical and theoretical overview of network security strategies and technologies and how network security can fit into an organization’s overall IT architecture.

Mike graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in Information Science and Technology.

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