The Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards recognize the top products, technologies and services in the essential areas of technology that Modern Infrastructure covers. The award-winning tools help run enterprise businesses with efficiency and insight -- whether they're used inside the data center or out.
Judges have whittled down the list of submissions to the finalists below. Winners will be announced in early January in a special issue of Modern Infrastructure.
Entrants in the Best DevOps Product category offer a service, platform or tool that enables organizations to deliver and manage their IT operations in an agile, DevOps fashion.
The companies listed below are the finalists for the 2017 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards' best DevOps category.
PagerDuty – While new architectures help teams become more agile, their highly distributed and interconnected nature also increases the risk of outages, failed deployments, and vulnerabilities. PagerDuty helps DevOps teams resolve this issue by surfacing critical issues, enriching and aggregating events and correlating them into actionable alerts.
Rancher – Open-source container management software that can be used to manage Kubernetes, Mesos and Docker Swarm container clusters; Rancher provides an app catalog, enterprise user management, access control, container networking and storage technologies on top of these container orchestration platforms. Rancher supports cross-host container communication by implementing an overlay network using IPsec tunneling.
SignalFx -- An analytics-based approach to monitoring that can reduce the time to find, alert and act on anomalies. Aggregates metrics across distributed services and uses streaming analytics to alert on service-wide issues and trends in real-time, as opposed to host-specific errors after the fact.
VictorOps -- The recently released Incident Automation Engine from VictorOps enables proactive responses to standard monitoring alerts. Instead of wasting time on triaging every potential problem, teams can now put more effort into problems that actually need their focus and attention. When something goes wrong, everyone on the team who is involved has a full history of what has been done to resolve it to date, and can quickly and easily get an idea of who needs to know what.