Ecosystem of Partners Enable New, Extensible
Observability Use Cases to Unify and Secure Digital
- New vendor-agnostic Cisco Full-Stack Observability (FSO)
Platform brings data together from multiple domains at scale.
- Ecosystem of partners, including CloudFabrix, Evolutio, and
Kanari, enable meaningful new use cases to rapidly deliver customer
value from observable telemetry.
- Powerful new platform delivers unparalleled insights,
optimizing experiences and minimizing business risk for
VEGAS, June 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- CISCO
LIVE -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced the launch of a new
Full-Stack Observability Platform—a vendor-agnostic solution that
harnesses the power of the company's full portfolio. It delivers
contextual, correlated, and predictive insights that allow
customers to resolve issues more quickly and optimize experiences,
while also minimizing business risk.
This industry-leading offering enables a new observability
ecosystem that brings data together from multiple domains including
application, networking, infrastructure, security, cloud,
sustainability, and business sources.
"Full-Stack Observability is critical in today's digital-first
business environment," said Liz
Centoni, Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer,
and General Manager, Applications. "Cisco Full-Stack Observability
brings together network intelligence, security insights, and
application observability across the multi-cloud environment and
the full technology stack to enable enterprises to deliver
unmatched digital experiences with deep business context."
Cisco's FSO Platform is focused on OpenTelemetry and is anchored
on Metrics, Events, Logs, and Traces (MELT), enabling
businesses to seamlessly collect anpd analyze MELT data
generated by any source. The Cisco FSO Platform is also designed as
a unified, extensible platform, allowing developers to build their
own observability solutions, empowering an ecosystem of customers
Cisco FSO Platform Applications: Cloud Native
Cloud Native Application Observability is the premier solution
delivered on Cisco FSO Platform. It helps customers achieve
business outcomes, make the right digital experience related
decisions, ensure performance alignment with end-user expectations,
prioritize, and reduce risk while securing workloads.
In addition to Cloud Native Application Observability, the first
set of modules on Cisco's FSO Platform are:
- Cost Insights: Provides visibility and insights
into application-level costs alongside performance metrics, helping
businesses understand the fiscal impact of their cloud
applications, while also supporting sustainability efforts.
- Application Resource Optimizer: Provides visibility
into Kubernetes workload resource utilization, so businesses can
maximize resource usage and reduce excessive cloud spend, helping
them meet financial targets and sustainability goals.
- Security Insights: Generates an application-based
business risk score to help DevOps and SecOps teams to prioritize
and eliminate vulnerabilities on cloud native applications or
services that have a high likelihood of exploitation.
- Cisco AIOps: Visualize contextualized data relevant
to infrastructure, network, incidents, and performance of a
business application, all in one place. Simplifies and optimizes
IT's operational needs.
Cisco is already collaborating with partners, including
CloudFabrix, Evolutio, and Kanari, to develop and monetize a
diverse ecosystem of solutions for the Cisco FSO Platform that
enable meaningful, new use cases and rapidly deliver customer value
from observable telemetry.
Cisco FSO Platform launch partners are building novel solutions
and extending the Platform's reach to new customers and business
- vSphere Observability and Data Modernization from
CloudFabrix: This solution observes vSphere data through Cisco
FSO Platform and correlates it with Kubernetes and infrastructure
data to generate insights and recommended actions across
infrastructure and the containerized application stack.
- Evolutio Fintech: This fintech observability solution is
designed to help customers draw business insights by monitoring
KPIs based on data ingested such as payments and credit card
- Kanari Capacity Planner and Forecaster: This provides
visibility into time series data associated with capacity planning
and forecasted events with risk factors that have been determined
through predictive ML algorithms (ARIMA, SARIMA, LSTM). Capacity
Planner and Forecaster also allows organizations to take a
sustainable, resilient approach to planning and tracking
The Cisco FSO Platform marks a key advancement in Cisco's
accelerating FSO strategy. Partners can unlock even more value for
themselves and their customers through extensibility. AI-driven
root cause analysis, experience optimization, and incident
management are tied to business context so teams can identify,
prioritize, resolve, and predict issues before they impact end
users and their business.
- Read Liz Centoni's executive
blog on the Cisco FSO Platform here.
- For further information about Cisco's FSO Platform visit Cisco
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