Sensu raises $10M to build a robust monitoring system for all your different operations

While companies’ operations become increasingly fragmented into a wide variety of different spots — especially if they exist somewhere in a group of different cloud tools — making sure those

xMatters snares $40 million Series D led by Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing

When a crisis happens and your system is down, it’s easy for panic and chaos to ensue. Large companies use a range of tools to monitor system health, and finding the source of the problem and en

After acquisition by Juniper, cloud optimization service AppFormix adds support for VMware

Last December, Juniper acquired the cloud operations management and optimization startup AppFormix and said that it planned to integrate it with its own Contrail product line. That integration is movi

Pebby makes long-distance pet relationships more fun

I’m convinced that if humans could find fun in simple games as easily as pets, our world would be a healthier place. Watching footage of dogs playing with Hansen Goh’s Pebby pet toy, launched toda

AppDynamics update looks to measure impact of performance on business

It seems to have been the week for modern application performance monitoring tools to announce major updates. First, New Relic announced theirs on Monday and today AppDynamics followed suit with its o

NGINX’s Amplify monitoring tool is now in public beta

NGINX today launched Amplify, its new application monitoring tool, out of private beta. While the cloud-based tool is still officially in beta, it’s now available to all NGINX users — both

Google Stackdriver helps IT get unified view across AWS and Google Cloud

Today at the GCPNext16 event in San Francisco, Google announced the launch of Google StackDriver, a tool that gives IT a unified tool for monitoring, alerting, incidents management and logging comple

Investors Feed Datadog A Hefty $94.5 Million Round

Every startup needs a steady diet of funding to keep it strong and growing. Datadog, a monitoring service that helps customers bring together data from across a variety of infrastructure and softwa

SignalFX Emerges From Stealth To Modernize Cloud Application Monitoring

SignalFx, a cloud application monitoring company designed to help customers visualize issues and work at Web scale, came out of stealth today revealing two previously unannounced funding rounds and

Investors Throw Datadog A $31M Bone

Datadog, a cloud service that helps customers monitor infrastructure and software, whether all in the cloud or a hybrid on-premises-cloud environment, announced $31M in Series C funding today. The ro

Google Opens Its Cloud Monitoring Service To All Developers On Its Platform

Last year, Google acquired the cloud monitoring service Stackdriver. Within weeks, Google had launched a private beta of its own cloud monitoring service based on Stackdriver’s technology and no

BigPanda Wants To Bring Order To IT Alerts Madness

Today we have monitoring tools generating logs and logs of data flowing into our data centers, letting us know everything that’s happening down to a detailed level. That’s a good thing, ri

Crittercism App Monitoring Tool Surfaces Most Important Business Issues First

Crittercism, a mobile app monitoring company, announced a new tool today called Transactions that lets customers monitor mobile apps and surface issues most critical to the business first. Crittercism

ScienceLogic Launches App Store To Share Customized Monitoring Apps

ScienceLogic announced a new App Store today that enables customers and third parties to create  and share customized apps for the ScienceLogic platform. ScienceLogic is a cloud service that lets IT

Mention Becomes A Full-Fledged Media Monitoring Tool With Buffer Integration

French startup Mention just received an important update that should make it more compelling to its user base. Whenever Mention users receive a new alert, they can share it on their social channels us

Stackdriver Adds Automation Tools And Endpoint Checks To Its AWS Monitoring Solution

<a target="_blank" href="">Stackdriver</a>, a monitoring service for Amazon Web Services, is adding a number of <a target="_blank" href="

Stackdriver Raises $10M Series B Round, Launches Its AWS Monitoring Solution Out Of Beta

Stackdriver, a monitoring service for cloud-based applications, today announced that it has raised a $10 million Series B round led by Flybridge Capital Partners, with participation by existing invest

Y Combinator-Backed Errplane Launches Comprehensive Performance Monitoring And Alert Service For Web Apps

Errplane, a new Y Combinator-backed service for monitoring performance, uptime and errors for any type of web application, has officially launched its service. Currently, Errplane argues, developers n

Healthrageous Lands $6.5M To Help You Take Control Of Your Health (With Data)

Founded in 2010, Boston-based <a target="_blank" href="">Healthrageous</a> has developed a platform that helps individuals, employers, health providers and everyone in bet

A Peek At Facebook’s Insanely Awesome Monitoring Tool Claspin

Facebook engineer Sean Lynch has built a mind-blowing, custom server-monitoring tool for the company that uses heat mapping to keep tabs on a huge number of servers at a glance. Lynch is part of the c
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