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Assaf Resnick-CEO at BigPanda

Assaf Resnick is CEO of BigPanda. He enjoys uptime, freetime and cheesecake. Previous to founding BigPanda, Assaf was an investor with Sequoia Capital. He lives in California with his wife and two beautiful kids.

Say hello to Unified Search

Say hello to Unified Search

BigPanda is proud to announce the launch our of newest feature: Unified Search. We know what you might be thinking: “What makes Unified Search so special?”  Well BigPanda’s latest offering is so much more than a standard search function.

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Gartner selects BigPanda as a “Cool Vendor”

Gartner selects BigPanda as a “Cool Vendor”

For a bunch of data nerds, we’re glad to say that we can officially sit at the cool kids’ table. We’re proud to share that Gartner, the world’s premier information technology research and advisory company, has selected BigPanda as a “Cool Vendor” in Availability and Performance.

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State of Monitoring 2016: The results are in

State of Monitoring 2016: The results are in

The responses are in, the data has been crunched, and now we’re ready to share the results. I’m excited to announce that BigPanda’s first-ever State of Monitoring Report is now available for download!

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Part 2 of 2: How to add intelligence to Nagios through alert correlation

Part 2 of 2: How to add intelligence to Nagios through alert correlation

For many IT and Ops teams, Nagios is both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, Nagios gives you near real-time visibility into the inner workings of your IT infrastructure. But on the other hand, Nagios can generate so many alerts that it’s impossible for any single person (or even any team) to keep up.

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Part 1 of 2: The reason why Nagios is so noisy – and what you can do about it

Part 1 of 2: The reason why Nagios is so noisy – and what you can do about it

If you’re struggling with a flood of Nagios alerts, this two-part blog series is for you. We’ll take a close look at the complicated relationship that IT and Ops professionals have with the monitoring tool, explain why Nagios is so noisy, and discuss the simple way that you take charge of your alerts and maximize the way Nagios works for you.

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How to Use the 80/20 Rule to Turn Noisy Alerts into Actionable Intelligence

How to Use the 80/20 Rule to Turn Noisy Alerts into Actionable Intelligence

If you work in tech, you’ve probably heard of the Pareto principle, or, as it’s more commonly called, the 80/20 rule. According to the 80/20 rule, for many events, 80 percent of the results are generated by 20 percent of the inputs.

A little background: back in the late 1800s the Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto noticed that approximately 80 percent of the land in Italy was owned by 20 percent of the population. Not long after, Pareto also observed that 20 percent of the peapods in his garden generated 80 of the crop’s yield – and thus the 80/20 principle was born. 

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A big day for BigPanda – Battery Ventures leads $16M Series B

A big day for BigPanda - Battery Ventures leads $16M Series B

Today, I'm happy to announce that BigPanda has raised $16 million in Series B funding.  Battery Ventures led the round, with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital and Mayfield.  We are thrilled to call them all partners. If you're into press releases, you can check it out here

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Google’s Evolving Cloud Ecosystem and the Challenge for DevOps

Google’s Evolving Cloud Ecosystem and the Challenge for DevOps

Last week, Google announced several changes to its cloud platform. First, AppScale, the company that provides an open source implementation of Google’s application platform, Google App Engine, is receiving a direct investment from Google in order to accelerate the interoperability between AppScale and Google App Engine. This is a smart move, and it should help developers overcome the app portability issue that is ushering in a new era of vendor-lock within public clouds.

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5 key consideration for overcoming app and computing sprawl

5 key consideration for overcoming app and computing sprawl

In my last post, I discussed how enterprise application sprawl, if left unchecked, puts organizations at risk. In this post, I’m going to discuss what to do about the problem. Today, any single department within even a mid-market enterprise will have more applications deployed than was standard – organization wide – just a dozen or so years ago. These apps include everything from cloud-based CRM to social media tools to AWS workloads to various big data tools to collaboration suites, and on and on and on.

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BigPanda Hits it Big!

BigPanda Hits it Big!

BigPanda is attending our first ServiceNow Knowledge15 event, April 21-24, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. We’re hoping, though, that the relationships we build in Vegas, don’t stay in Vegas…

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Introducing custom monitoring views for every slice of your IT environment

Introducing custom monitoring views for every slice of your IT environment

We’re excited to announce BigPanda Environments, a powerful new feature that enables IT teams to create customized monitoring views for any slice of their IT infrastructure. From application to team – by cloud, customer or data center – create custom monitoring views for virtually any logical grouping of an IT environment.

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How app and Data Center sprawl puts your organization at risk

How app and Data Center sprawl puts your organization at risk

Enterprise application and computing environments have changed radically over the past fifteen years. Anyone who has spent even a day in an IT role can tell you that.What gets less attention, however, is how those changes undermine the ability of operations teams to do their jobs. The problem is that as computing and application environments have changed dramatically, workflows and org charts have not.

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Announcing BigPanda Incident Sharing

Announcing BigPanda Incident Sharing

We're excited to announce the release of a major new feature in BigPanda called Sharing! As you know BigPanda intelligently clusters your noisy alerts into high-level incidents. With our new Sharing feature, it's now easy to notify and collaborate with anyone on your team about critical incidents.

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Automating Incident Management

Automating Incident Management

Data center growth over the last 15 years has created significant growing pains in terms of data center management.  Tasks that once could be done manually by IT teams have hit the limits of scalability, cost, and efficiency.  The key to enabling IT to meet these challenges involves one key theme: automation.

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Golden Age of Developers = Nightmare for Ops

Golden Age of Developers = Nightmare for Ops

The last ten years have brought enormous changes to production environments, driven by a best-of-breed approach to production infrastructure enabled by open source and cloud.  This has been a boon for developers in terms of flexibility and productivity,  but it’s also placed a new set of challenges and expectations on Ops.

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What’s New at BigPanda – A bigger team and brand new office!

What's New at BigPanda - A bigger team and brand new office!

A bigger team and a brand new office!

It's been a busy summer! At BigPanda, we're reinventing Incident Management for Ops and that takes a kickass team. Thanks to your enthusiasm for what we're doing, we've doubled since April (including a strategic hire directly from Atlassian's JIRA). To help accommodate all this growth, we just moved into our brand new office in Mountain View, CA. Want to join the BigPanda team? We'd love to have you! Email us at jobs@bigpanda.io.

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Is Change Visibility Your New Blind Spot?

Is Change Visibility Your New Blind Spot?

It’s well known in IT operations that things don't break on their own.  Close to 80% of production outages occur because of changes made by developers or someone in IT.  However, this fact often eludes us when it comes to actually resolving production issues.

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