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London, U.K., 22 June 2020 – Runecast Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of patented, predictive analytics for VMware and AWS environments, today announced that it has been named a Cool Vendor in the Gartner 18 May 2020 report titled, Cool Vendors in Performance Analysis for Cloud-Native Architectures authored by Analysts Padraig Byrne, Josh Chessman, Federico De Silva, Pankaj Prasad, and Charley Rich.

Runecast named Gartner Cool Vendor 2020

Vendors named in the report are interesting, new, and innovative. The report states, “performance analysis vendors are responding to new challenges in monitoring systems with innovations that include wider adoption of AI and ML for cloud and serverless technologies. I&O leaders should watch these emerging vendor

  • Improve integration and visibility into developer environments by embedding monitoring technologies like those examined in this research early in the development cycle.
  • Prepare for the near-future state and monitor needs of IT environments by implementing monitoring tools that are cloud-, container-, and microservices-ready.
  • Explore how innovative vendors can address performance analysis gaps by investigating and vetting offerings versus business needs.”

Stanimir Markov, CEO and Co-Founder of Runecast, stated:

“It is an honor for us to be named a Gartner Cool Vendor. We believe this is an important validation of our mission to provide customers with automated insights for a proactive approach to security compliance and business continuity. Our customers report increased uptime and audit-readiness for security compliance and as much as 80% operational-time savings.”

Organizations already using Runecast Analyzer to mitigate service risks and ensure maximum efficiency and security within their data centers include (among many others) Chevron, Erste Bank, Raiffeisen Bank, de Volksbank, Fujisoft, Scan

In addition to monitoring and reporting on configuration issues, Runecast Analyzer provides automated compliance checks against VMware and AWS security hardening guidelines and common security standards such as CIS, NIST, PCI DSS, DISA STIG, HIPAA, or BSI IT-Grundschutz, with more standards regularly added to its secure, on-premises (or even offline) capabilities.

Gartner, “Cool Vendors in Performance Analysis for Cloud-Native Architectures”, Padraig Byrne, Josh Chessman, Federico De Silva, Pankaj Prasad, Charley Rich, 18 May 2020.

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About Runecast

Runecast Solutions Ltd. is headquartered in London, UK, with several offices worldwide, and is a leading hybrid-cloud solutions provider of patented, actionable predictive analytics for VMware (vSphere, vSAN, NSX, Horizon) and AWS. Its award-winning Runecast Analyzer software, regularly lauded by virtualization experts, provides real-time, automated VMware and AWS support intelligence for companies of all sizes. IDG Connect named Runecast one of “20 Red-Hot, Pre-IPO Companies to Watch in the 2019 B2B Tech” space.

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