Relevance Lab’s blog - “Agile Analytics: Transforming Business Landscape”
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Relevance Lab expands its existing Cloud Managed Service portfolio with GRC and SOC solutions
Relevance Lab announces that it has added two strategic missions to its existing Cloud Managed Services portfolio with Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions and Security Operations Center (SOC). These are the critical building blocks for large enterprises for Driving Frictionless Business, strengthening their IT security and compliance for the rapidly increasing business portfolio with confidence. The key differentiator provided by Relevance Lab is the combination of platform, Skills, and Add-on IP-based solutions to help customers leverage a “Software-Defined” paradigm. For one of its clients, Relevance Lab would be taking care of IT Risk management, maintaining the compliance with the relevant IT processes & regulations, setting defined IT rules and guidelines as a part of GRC mission. In the SOC mission, Relevance Lab would be managing security Information & events, vulnerability, infrastructure security engineering and email security and running 24/7 SOC operations for its client.
Relevance Lab’s blog “Is Your Digital Product Ready for International Prime Time?” (Originally published in DevOps.com)
When a digital product is developed in and for a particular geography and market, the enterprise and developer/architect function is focused on getting it to market first. Once it matures and receives greater engagement, enterprise is then looking to continuously add and develop a stable product that is feature-rich, scalable and robust. So, when the opportunity to take the product global arises, the design and development of the product encounters a whole set of challenges that is not accounted for in the initial stages of development. This is when the localization-versus-internationalization challenges take root. The blog highlights a few hacks that one can use as your checklist for a smoother transition. Read the complete blog here. http://blog.relevancelab.com/post/183401407400/is-your-digital-product-ready-for-international”
RL Catalyst – a DevOps-based Intelligent Automation platform gets deployed for a healthcare start-up
"Relevance Lab is happy to announce that it has partnered with an India-based healthcare start-up to deploy RL Catalyst Command Center -our DevOps-based intelligent automation platform for the frictionless business services. Our healthcare client has deployed their servers in cloud and using RL Catalyst Command Center, its IT Operations team gets the intelligent diagnostic and remediation to ensure that business services are always available for its end customers as well as for internal users. This is a perfect use case for any enterprise who has deploy its infrastructure and applications in cloud and wants to deliver smooth IT operations during the “Day-after Cloud” phase. RL Catalyst command center can be integrated with any public and private cloud provider and also with the ITSM tools such as ServiceNow."
Relevance Lab’s Blog- “AI Ops: The Next Level of Digital Transformation”
"AIOps (Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations) is the next level of digital transformation which enables prediction over reaction, answers over investigation, and actions over analysis. This blog from Relevance Lab highlights various components of AIOps that are transforming the traditional managed IT services landscape. Read the complete blog here: http://blog.relevancelab.com/post/182889242305/aiopsthe-next-level-of-digital-transformation ”
Relevance Lab sponsored the CIO Synergy Dallas event
"Relevance Lab sponsored the CIO Synergy event which took place on 17th January in Dallas, USA. CIO Synergy is the invitation only get-together of 100+ IT leaders who collaborate in a day of though-leading exchange across various formats such as keynotes, panel discussions, round-tables and networking. At this event, Relevance Lab presented its cutting edge solutions in Cloud Migration and Management, Digital, Agile Analytics, DevOps and Automation technologies that can Drive Frictionless Business for enterprises.”
RL Catalyst, the “Intelligent” DevOps Management product from Relevance Lab, is now a Google Cloud Platform(GCP) certified application
"Relevance Lab has partnered with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) as a “Technology Partner” and has been listed in the GCP partner directory. Our product RL Catalyst has also been integrated and certified by GCP. This partnership enables our customers to have an end-to-end integrated solution from DevOps-to-ITOps management. Read the full blog here: http://blog.relevancelab.com/post/180855849745/relevance-lab-has-partnered-with-google-cloud?is_related_post=1 ”
Relevance Lab’s blog gets published in DevOps.com
"The blog from Relevance Lab titling “Cost per IT Ticket: Think Beyond Opex in Your cloud Journey” got published in DevOps.com. The blog articulates the need for organizations to have a laser-sharp focus on their Cloud IT Operations and should care for the least common denominators such as “Cost per IT Tickets”, to realize the true benefits of the cloud Strategy.” please click here: http://blog.relevancelab.com/post/179850023680/cost-per-it-ticket-think-beyond-opex-in-your ”
Relevance Lab is sponsoring the LogiPharma 2018 US Conference (Philadelphia, 5-6 September)
"Relevance Lab is sponsoring the LogiPharma 2018 US conference, which is taking place in Philadelphia on 5th and 6th September. We would be showcasing our Agile Analytics expertise supported by a few solution case studies such as Global Batch Traceability, Unstructured Data Analytics (Smart Find), Inventory Management, Supply Chain Visibility etc. These solutions have helped our existing pharma clients in realizing revenue growth, optimizing costs and meeting compliance and quality. To schedule the meeting, please click here: https://bit.ly/2MA3AC9 ”
Relevance Lab’s blog -“Artificial Intelligence coming to the rescue of ITOps” publishes in Devops.com
"Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the game changer technology and has become ubiquitous in all facets of life. The recent blog from Relevance Lab highlights a few interesting use cases of AI being used in IT Operations, making remediation more robust. Read the complete blog here: https://lnkd.in/fRs_cg6 ”
Relevance Lab’s blog- “The Need for a Command Center in Managing Complex IT Operations: publishes in DevOps.com
"Today's enterprise IT environment is very complex posing many challenges to IT Operations team. Read this blog from Relevance Lab which that speaks about the need of the command Center for running these operations successfully and efficiently. The original blog is published in Devops.com and can be read here: https://lnkd.in/ey5-wHv ”
Relevance Lab’s interview gets published in the New Slack during ChefConf 2018
"Alex Williams of The New Stack- an important DevOps publication interviewed Pradeep Nair- Head of US Business for Relevance Lab at ChefConf 2018. In this interview, Pradeep articulated the Relevance Lab’s vision, the work we have been doing in the DevOps & CI/CD space and the market trends. He also spoke about our experiences with cloud migration and best practices to be followed. The New Stack has broadcasted this interview which can be found here: https://www.pscp.tv/w/1yoJMkZjwezKQ (from 14:30 till the end)."
Relevance Lab is the Silver Sponsor at the ChefConf 2018 (Chicago, 22nd to 25th May 2018)
"Relevance Lab is the Silver Sponsor at the ChefConf 2018 which is taking place in Chicago from 22nd to 25th May 2018. We are a strategic Chef Partner catering to the growing need for Infrastructure Automation, Configuration Management, Continuous Deployment and leveraging the benefits of concepts like "Infrastructure as a Code", "Test Driven Development". Meet our experts at booth no. 102 to learn how you can leverage the power of Chef with our consulting services, pre-built Solutions and library of cookbooks to adopt the right cloud use cases and DevOps maturity models. To schedule the meeting, please click here: https://bit.ly/2IEFFyt”
Relevance Lab Products are now part of Microsoft Co-Sell Program
"Relevance Lab is proud to announce that it’s RL Catalyst Products that enable usage of Cloud Adoption in the “Right-way” are now part of Microsoft Co-Sell Program. Microsoft Co-Sell program is a unique program in which Microsoft and partners jointly take the partner's solution to market as a packaged offering. In Microsoft’s definition - “It is about taking the end solution that a partner has built on the Microsoft technology that really meets the customer demand more specifically and bringing that partner in to sell with Microsoft to those business decision makers." Relevance Lab is now working closely with Microsoft India on early customer adoptions for the RL Catalyst Products targeted on Cloud Marketplace, Automation with BOTs and Command Centre for Hybrid Cloud monitoring. Built on the DevOps platform of RLCatalyst the products are now integrated with Microsoft Azure Cloud and Monitoring services. As customers migrate to cloud and adopt Microsoft Azure the focus on RL Catalyst products is to make the Cloud adoption smooth with a key focus in Cloud Management, DevOps and Business Services Availability post adoption. Relevance Lab and Microsoft are focusing on customers in Telecom, Managed Service Providers, ISVs and IT CSPs & Re-sellers for initial on-boarding.”
Relevance Lab enables Enterprise Automation benefits for a User Onboarding
Lifecycle Management with focus on better Security and Compliance using RLCatalyst BOTs
"Relevance Lab’s BOTs Framework has been successfully deployed in a large enterprise to automate User Onboarding, Off-boarding, Access Control & Compliance workflows. For large global enterprises with distributed workforces accessing a complex setup of On-prem and Cloud based infrastructure + applications presents a key business challenge for security, compliance and anomaly detections in real time. By using a combination of ServiceNow, OKTA and host of other enterprise systems the entire business flow has been automated with a set of BOTs (Software Robots) handling the end-to-end process. The deployment of BOTs required standardization of internal processes and removal of redundant/ineffective policies to further bring in consistency, speed and quality with adoption of Automation. The RLCatalyst BOTs framework is now being further extended to proactively detect security and compliance issues dealing with user management across the enterprise workflows. ”
Relevance Lab enables Digital Transformation for a
leading International Cloud Service Provider leveraging RLCatalyst
"Relevance Lab’s innovative solution for Cloud Marketplace leveraging RLCatalyst has been successfully deployed for a leading International Cloud Service Provider (CSP). Traditional reseller and distributor business models are under tremendous threat with shrinking margins, shifting end user buying patterns on Cloud, need to scale across geographies and provide a more integrated Hybrid Cloud care services to stay relevant in the emerging markets. There is pressure from Large Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP etc.) for CSPs to offer more value added services than just focus on re-selling products online. RLCatalyst leveraged Cloud Marketplace solution supports multi-Cloud assets from AWS, Azure, Google and planned extension to other Software vendors like Oracle, VMWare etc. The launch of this digital Marketplace platform will fast track the expansion and growth objectives of the CSP significantly and is expected to move more than 50% of their traditional MSP business to the Cloud in the first few quarter itself. This also underscores Relevance Lab’s value proposition for CSPs of enhancing their ongoing recurring Cloud Managed Services revenue through this digital Cloud Marketplace solution, while offering features like DevOps, Command Centre, Cost optimization and BOTs based Automation which drives Cloud Adoption “The Right Way” for their customers.”
Relevance Lab signs up as a System Integrator partner of Pivotal, enhancing its
capabilities in the DevOps and Cloud Engineering space
“Relevance Lab has entered into a strategic relationship with Pivotal to assist enterprises in transforming their DevOps and Cloud Engineering initiatives with Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF). This is in line with Relevance Lab’s strategy of augmenting its own IP-based offerings with best-of-breed partnership platforms that can help deliver faster engineering velocity, better quality and optimized spend for its enterprise customers. Relevance Lab now is a registered Pivotal Ready partner in the System Integrator category and is also listed in the Cloud Foundry ecosystem (https://www.cloudfoundry.org/the-foundry/relevance-lab/). Globally many large enterprises have gone with PCF as the key underlying platform for their Cloud adoption and Product Engineering initiatives. Enterprises seeking help in their Cloud Engineering journey can leverage Relevance Lab’s capabilities in rapid build and release engineering with PCF and its own DevOps and Automation product, RLCatalyst. Read more at https://pivotal.io/partners/si/relevance-lab/ .”
ServiceNow Technology Partner Program Tier Promotion for Relevance
"Relevance Lab has been gaining momentum with BOTs based Automation for ServiceNow customers and is now promoted to the Bronze tier in the Technology Partner Programs of ServiceNow. This further enhances the partnership between Relevance Lab and ServiceNow with extended possibilities of collaboration on both the technology and go to market aspects. The integration between Relevance Lab’s flagship RLCatalyst product and ServiceNow is a ServiceNow certified solution and listed in the ServiceNow Store. This enables quick and seamless adoption of the new paradigm in IT services delivery with which large enterprises can now leverage DevOps and Automation capabilities for transforming their traditional ITSM/ITIL Managed Services programs. The solution starts by evaluating historical ticket data for ServiceNow customers and can help achieve 30% automation on handling Service Delivery with BOTs instead of human intervention.”
Relevance Lab enables large enterprises move towards Frictionless Digital
"Relevance Lab’s Digital Transformation is helping large enterprises move from legacy enterprise IT to a Digital enterprise by identifying and removing friction from existing business process, systems and applications. A key challenge for digital transformation programs is to tackle existing friction in current physical business channels, legacy IT systems, slow pace of software delivery and fragmented web based applications. Relevance Lab has created a Spectra Framework to identify areas of Business Friction by leveraging the power of Big Data and Analytics. This platform analyzes existing ERP and Process Data for previous years and helps identify specific bottlenecks in Process efficiency. By leveraging a combination of Cloud Platforms targeting key areas of an Enterprise for Customer Experience Management, Information Systems, Supply Chain Eco-system, Data & Analytics, Relevance Lab helps partner with customers of a Digital Transformation journey. The Frictionless Digital Enterprise is built on the foundation of Cloud Adoption, Automation-First Model with BOTs and a Command Centre for Real-time business metrics visibility driving intelligent decisions leveraging our RL Catalyst product.”
Relevance Lab extends RLCatalyst for enabling Managed Service Providers
"Relevance Lab has extended the capabilities of RLCatalyst to help Managed Service Providers (MSPs) succeed in their Digital Transformation journey. With the increased adoption and capabilities of Cloud, MSPs are facing challenges in their traditional model of re-selling Devices, Telecom, Systems, Applications and Services. More than 50% of traditional MSP business is moving to Cloud and requires a new platform for Cloud Orchestration, Partner enablement and billing reconciliation. MSPs can now use RLCatalyst to effectively leverage Cloud and digitally reinvent their business models by moving away from their existing offline channels of doing business to online channels with greater speed and profitability. With pre-existing integration to all major cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google etc.) MSPs get increased revenue opportunities through enhanced scale for their reseller and customer ecosystem, more opportunities for cross-sell and up-sell and enable differentiation with competition. RLCatalyst provides the underlying Cloud Orchestration framework for MSPs to seamlessly manage their customer and partner channels to drive E-Commerce with multi-vendor marketplaces, and business processes like order-to-cash, promotions and campaigns, contract management, etc. With RL Catalyst MSPs can focus on ongoing recurring Cloud Managed Services revenue and offering features like DevOps, Command Centre, Cost optimization and BOTs based Automation that drives Cloud Adoption “The Right Way” for their customers”
Relevance Lab and Chef co-host Chef Meetup at Bangalore
"Relevance Lab and Chef jointly organized a Chef Meetup at Hotel Leela Palace, Bangalore on June 28th. The event was well received with 70+ participants from various organizations in Bangalore attending. Nathen Harvey, VP-Communities, Chef was the key speaker and he covered Chef’s product roadmap and focus areas during the session. He also did a deep dive into Chef Infrastructure Automation with Chef Automate, Compliance Automation with InSpec and Applications Automation with Habitat. Based on requests from the participants it was agreed to host similar events in Bangalore in the future too. More information on this available at https://www.meetup.com/Chef-Meetup-Bangalore/events/240901914/?from=ref”
Relevance Lab announces its enrollment in the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud
"Relevance Lab has signed into the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance (ECA) program. The ECA program signup validates Relevance Lab as a strategic Cloud alliance partner of Microsoft and enables it to position its product (RLCatalyst) and services portfolio to customers searching for best in class enterprise solutions, jointly with Microsoft. RLCatalyst is available in the Azure Marketplace as Microsoft certified solution, and as part of this ECA program will also be showcased in the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Solutions Catalog. Relevance Lab is also part of the Microsoft Cloud Solution Partner (CSP) program, which enables provisioning of comprehensive Azure Cloud Care services to enterprise customers.”
RLCatalyst, the “Intelligent” DevOps Management product from Relevance Lab, is
now a ServiceNow certified application
"Relevance Lab, a Technology Partner of ServiceNow, has extended the capabilities of its flagship RLCatalyst product to enable Service Delivery Automation for traditional ITSM/ITIL Managed Services programs, Large enterprises with distributed assets across Data Centers and Public Cloud can benefit by combining their ITIL processes with DevOps and Automation to achieve better Incident Management, Problem Resolution, Change Management, Configuration Management and programmed CMDB. Both existing and new ServiceNow users, apart from leveraging RLCatalyst’s DevOps management capabilities for CI/CD benefits, can also jumpstart and streamline their Enterprise Automation initiatives with its in-built BOT “build & manage” framework and a library of 100+ pre-built BOTs. Click here to see the listing in the ServiceNow Store.”
Relevance Lab announces signing up as a Microsoft Cloud Solution Partner (CSP)
towards providing Azure Cloud Care Services to enterprise customers.
"Relevance Lab has signed into the Microsoft Cloud Solution Partner (CSP) program. This will enable provisioning of comprehensive Cloud Care services to enterprise customers with Relevance Lab’s “ArcNet” Command Center & Cloud Care offering. Enterprise customers using Azure (and/or other Clouds) are faced with a pressing need to optimize their Cloud operations with commonly faced situations of over-provisioning and over-spending. At the same time, they need to ensure smooth day to day operations covering KPIs like availability, uptime, health, utilization, cost, etc. With this CSP program sign-up and its inherent strengths around DevOps and Automation, Relevance Lab is well-placed to meet the customers’ demanding, unique business requirements.”
Relevance Lab announces a “CI/CD Cockpit Solution” powered by RL Catalyst for
enterprise wide Agile implementations to benefit from DevOps maturity. This enables an
integrated management of multiple projects with consolidated dashboards and
"Relevance Lab has developed a CI/CD Cockpit solution for enterprises to aggregate Agile projects information into a command center and quickly convert fragmented tools/metrics into an integrated Dashboard. This helps enterprises assess their existing Agile/DevOps maturity, identify missing blocks in DevOps tool-chains and get a quick “Report-Card”. Large enterprises can manage their projects pipeline with a CI/CD Cockpit enabling them to steer multiple projects in an integrated way, delivering faster time-to-market and enhanced release quality. With this, the dev teams can more effectively manage multi-component projects with a consolidated metrics of software flows with intuitive and configurable dashboards, and also drill down to any stage for real-time deeper analysis. They can identify bottlenecks and also get early warnings on delays in product release based on trends in QA/Build quality and be able to take informed, proactive decisions. This further helps to reduce troubleshooting time and enable better sprint planning based on the velocity in moving code from dev to prod. With this Cockpit, they can consolidate information across various tools like Jira, Jenkins, GitHub, Sonar Cube, Octopus Deploy etc. and amplify the feedback loop with continuous performance measurement and visualization across the CI/CD cycle, using in-built visualization layers, data lake web services and data aggregation"
Relevance Lab announces the launch of its “Automation First” BOTs platform for
enabling Infrastructure, Applications and Service Delivery.
"Relevance Lab has developed a BOTs based Automation platform for traditional IT Service Operations encompassing Infrastructure, Applications and Service Delivery tasks. The evolution of “Software-Defined Business” and Software Robots (BOTs) is driving momentum for Automation and shifting the paradigm from headcount driven models to software driven deliveries in traditional IT Services. The RLCatalyst based BOT Platform helps enterprises standardize their automation efforts, achieve better quality and velocity with clear ROI tracking on human efforts saved. This BOTs platform includes BOT Orchestrator (comprising of Gallery, Control Panel, Audit Trail, Value Tracker, Scheduler), BOT Factory with Continuous Delivery Pipeline (comprising of BOT Builders and a BOT Library (comprising of 200+ pre-built BOT components). With this platform, organizations can also import their existing automation libraries and create new BOTs, leveraging the Open Source framework. This platform helps organizations rapidly reduce 30% of common repetitive efforts related to User Management, Access Control, Application Deployments, Production Support tasks etc. without getting locked in to any proprietary products. The “Automation First” BOTs platform is integrated with ServiceNow for ITIL/ITSM workflows."
Relevance Lab announces the launch of its “ArcNet” Command Centre platform for
Cloud Care Managed Serv ices,enabling businesses with “Always On” Monitoring & Auto Remediation
"Relevance Lab has developed a Command Center MSP platform (ArcNet), as part of its RL Catalyst platform, for automating monitoring and remediation processes across applications and infrastructure environments. This platform provides a First line of Detection and Auto-Resolutions with Self-Aware, Self-Control, Self-Correct and Self-Improve capabilities. This also enables multi-Cloud Security, Compliance and Governance, with Discovery, CMDB, Self-Aware Element (SAE) Enablement and Auto-Configured Dashboards. Organizations can use this platform as their First Line of Defence for their Monitoring needs and can potentially automate 30% of monitoring tasks, thus driving higher efficiencies and cost savings. The “ArcNet” Command Centre platform is integrated with ServiceNow and popular monitoring tools like Sensu, Zabix, New Relic, Solar Winds, Kibana, Nagios, etc."
Relevance Lab celebrates 5th Anniversary of its journey
Relevance Lab signs up as ServiceNow Technology Partner for a new “Service
Delivery Automation Platform” leveraging RL Catalyst + ServiceNow.
"Relevance Lab has partnered with ServiceNow to develop an Automation platform for traditional ITSM/ITIL Managed Services Programs. The evolution of “Software-Defined Business” is driving momentum for Automation, Cloud Adoption and DevOps. Automation targets traditional workloads in Infrastructure, Applications and Service Delivery (ITSM/ITIL). Focus is shifting more to Service Delivery Automation as current enterprises have a large volume of Support Tickets and complex setups supported by large number of people with issues on diagnosis, response time, quality and growing complexity. There is need to leverage Orchestration, Cloud Management System and Intelligent Monitoring to bring significant efficiencies and cost optimization in traditional Operations. RL Catalyst is being closely integrated with ServiceNow based Incident/Problem Management, Service Catalogs, CMDB Sync, Auto-Ticket Logging + Remediation and Hybrid Cloud Management. Working with large enterprises Relevance Lab is enabling 30% cost savings leveraging Automation and Cloud Solutions in traditional Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) and Application Management Services (AMS) deals. The RL Catalyst led Service Delivery Automation Platform will soon be made available on ServiceNow Store."
Relevance Lab launches a new Digital Transformation initiative with Demandware
E-Commerce and Adobe AEM Digital Content solutions.
"Relevance Lab is the partner of choice for leading enterprises in their Cloud, Digital and Data Analytics initiatives across Infrastructure, Customer facing applications and E-Business Solutions. Relevance Lab is now helping Digital Enterprises implement best in class Demandware based E-Commerce solutions along with Digital Content solutions from Adobe Experience Manager (AEM). As large enterprises are moving to new Digital platforms there is need to have a hybrid model of SAAS, PAAS and Self-Hosted Cloud applications across different global regions integrating with existing software and infrastructure. Relevance Lab with a deep Cloud and DevOps focus is now assisting global deployments of large scale E-Commerce and Digital Content solutions on Hybrid Cloud models in a scalable and cost efficient model."
RLCatalyst accelerates Intelligent DevOps on Microsoft Azure.
"RLCatalyst, an Intelligent DevOps product, is now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Microsoft Azure has a growing momentum with enterprise cloud adoptions and RL Catalyst provides Cloud Governance, Capacity & Costs Tracking, Automation Engine and Intelligent Monitoring for both IAAS and PAAS resources on Azure. It has support for ARM templates to provision complex infrastructure with 1-Click options and manage ongoing configuration updates with Chef. A number of enterprises are using Azure to move both Microsoft and non-Microsoft workloads with a need to automate lifecycle of Infrastructure, Applications and Service Delivery . Relevance Lab is working closely with Azure teams on accelerating adoption of Azure and jump-start DevOps adoption with this new marketplace presence. Relevance Lab also provides On-boarding and Consulting Services for consuming “Azure resources the Right-Way with Intelligent DevOps using RL Catalyst”. Download RLCatalyst from the Microsoft Azure Marketplace."
"RL announces its “Intelligent DevOps” product RLCatalyst support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) as a new Provider for Infrastructure Provisioning and Lifecycle Management. With increased thrust from Google to gain market share in the public cloud space, GCP is being recognized as amongst the top 3 Cloud players. There is early traction with few of our large customers using GCP for their workloads and Big Data needs. As enterprises rapidly move workloads to Cloud it is important to have a Hybrid-Cloud management strategy and ability to have workloads migration across providers. RL Catalyst helps manage Cloud management and on-going governance effectively for Capacity, Costs, Usage, CMDB and Health monitoring based on an Intelligent “Self-Aware Element” concept for Infrastructure, Applications and Services."
"Relevance Lab announced the launch of RLCatalyst 3.0 as an Open Source product. The new
release enables Technology Companies and Large Enterprises achieve Software Defined
“Infrastructure + Applications + Services” Automation and Optimization in Hybrid Cloud
environments with Actionable Monitoring..
RLCatalyst embeds intelligence of a “Self-Aware Element” as part of adopting Software Defined Automation concepts.The Open Source model allows extensibility as a framework to build “DevOps and IT Ops Solutions” for Capacity Optimization, Software Assets Compliance, Proactive Diagnostics, IT Ops Service Delivery Automation and Actionable Intelligence in Production Systems.
RLCatalyst Open Source model will drive rapid adoption and co-creation of “DevOps and IT Ops Solutions” with community collaboration. This provides a good framework to bring disparate internal Development and Operations tools into an integrated solution.
With support for various commonly used CI/CD tools, Monitoring tools and leading Cloud Providers, it can be easily plugged into the existing environments of organizations for using it as a single console Command and Control Centre for DevOps and ITOps Management."
"Relevance Lab will be providing an Open Source Version of their product RLCatalyst 3.0 soon to drive broader adoption and co-creation of DevOps Assets with a community collaboration. A number of large enterprises and ISVs are facing challenges and need significant investments in creating internal DevOps and Cloud Management frameworks with custom integrations and hybrid context. These are pre-requisites in a journey towards faster software deliveries, better quality across hybrid platforms, proactive production operations management and optimized capacity + cost management in dynamic Cloud environments. RLCatalyst built on the new generation architecture and technologies can be leveraged as the “Foundation Framework” for accelerated DevOps Maturity and using Cloud Computing the “Right-Way”. The framework can help transition to a “Software Defined Everything” context rapidly with out of box support for Infrastructure, Applications and Services to be Managed, Self-Aware and Intelligent. As organizations deal with a higher density of connected devices, automated tool-chains and actionable monitoring needs, RLCatalyst can provide the competitive advantage of Automation, Optimization and Intelligent DevOps Solutions."
"Relevance Lab product RLCatalyst adds new functionality for driving Intelligent DevOps. The Enterprise adoption of Cloud and DevOps is growing exponentially and RLCatalyst is helping bring standardization, compliance and velocity in dealing with Infrastructure, Applications and Service Delivery. With a unique concept of “Self-Aware” RLCatalyst brings intelligence into DevOps by combining the power of “Role based Configuration Management” and “Actionable Monitoring” in Hybrid Cloud systems. With RLCatalyst enterprises can get up and running with a Managed Infrastructure and Software Defined maturity in less than two weeks with coverage for Bare metal, VMware, OpenStack, Containers, Public Cloud providers and Standard Application stacks. RLCatalyst is soon being launched on AWS and Azure Marketplaces for customers to speed up Cloud Migration and DevOps Driven Cloud Governance."
"Relevance Lab extends the power of RLCatalyst DevOps Automation and Optimization product to now help Service Delivery Management for larger enterprises with integration to products like ServiceNow. This can help an Enterprise in the Cloud adoption journey by facilitating Managed Service Operations Transformation and Cloud Governance. Large enterprises with distributed assets across Data centers and Public Cloud can benefit from extending their ITIL processes with DevOps benefits in areas of better Incident Management, Problem Resolution, Change Management, Configuration Management and programmed CMDB. Traditional approaches of people and process heavy models are being transformed by systems, automation, diagnostics and remediation. Our maturity model can guide a larger enterprise in transition to a Managed Infrastructure, End-to-end Release Management and Faster Applications Support with higher Service Delivery satisfaction levels."
"Relevance Lab (RL) has extended the reach of their DevOps Automation and Optimization Product RLCatalyst beyond large enterprises to SME customers by pre-packaging a light-weight version for enabling “Single-Click Deployments” on Atlassian Marketplace. With Atlassian Jira product being the dominant Agile ALM tool for global enterprises the new RLCatalyst->Jira Plugin extends the reach of Agile Delivery Models to DevOps Driven Continuous Delivery. With a “Single-Click Deployment" customers can achieve basic DevOps workflows like Configuration of common Application stacks, Software Deployments for different Tech Stacks, Build Validation across Multiple Environments and Integrated Diagnostics + Monitoring on their existing capacity (Data Centre or Cloud) in a hosted manner. The features provide significant increase in productivity for internal Dev, Test, Deployment and Support teams. Plans are to extend DevOps workflows to Jira Service Desk and HipChat integration for enabling better Service Delivery Automation."
"Relevance Lab (RL) is pleased to announce that it has become the VMWare Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) to extend the reach of their RLCatalyst Product to support VMWare Platform. Large enterprises have significant current investments on VMWare platforms and want to benefit from the DevOps phenomenon. RL is providing an ability to help large enterprises leverage benefits of Dynamic Configuration and more efficient Software Distribution Models using VMWare products and RLCatalyst. Using RLCatalyst customers can easily import existing capacity into DevOps Platform and move to a “Managed Infrastructure” model with Dynamic CMDB and advanced search capabilities to track and optimize internal assets. Also with a flexible model to configure, test and package software as VMWare images RLCatalyst provides new ways to help large ISVs manage Software Distribution better using DevOps."
"Relevance Lab (RL) is one of the first few partners to get certified with Chef, with this global certification we strengthen our mission to work with Chef in Empowering enterprises to successfully adopt DevOps practices. As a partner RL brings the expertise in automation and cloud technologies in combination with DevOps practices which is key to faster, high quality software delivery. Relevance Lab also offers a Chef-powered Orchestration platform called “RLCatalyst” to help automate application deployment and management. Enterprises are aggressively leveraging DevOps Driven Automation in their Cloud Adoption for Infrastructure and Applications. RL’s cloud consulting services including Chef training, design, implementation and support, achieving high-velocity software development and IT operations."
"Relevance Lab (RL), is pleased to announce significant momentum in their business growth and rapid customer acquisitions in early part of 2015. The strategy of DevOps focused Consulting, Solutions and Product for Enterprise DevOps adoption is gaining significant momentum. With a new Go-to-market strategy of working closely with key partners (Chef, Docker, AWS and Atlassian) and an eco-system of Services companies the company is rapidly expanding with increased investments in R&D and Sales/Marketing spend. To drive the value of DevOps in larger enterprises beyond traditional use cases, RL is now focused on “DevOps Driven Cloud Engineering” for helping larger enterprise move applications to Cloud and “DevOps Driven Service Automation” to remove in-efficiencies of traditional Infrastructure Support Services with greater Automation and Monitoring. Organizations are adopting Cloud at a larger pace with significant workloads and applications migration and RL approach of DevOps Driven Transformation is a key differentiator."
"Relevance Lab, today announced the company has joined with Chef, the leader in web-scale IT automation, to help enterprise customers with consulting, training and implementation of DevOps strategies. Relevance Lab has established a Chef Master program within its larger DevOps initiative to promote advanced Chef implementation know-how and best practices for Infra Automation and Service Automation. Relevance Lab also offers a pre-build library of 60+ Cookbooks with use cases to jump-start Enterprise Chef adoption."
"Relevance Lab announces the availability of its Product “RLCatalyst” to help Enterprises speed up their DevOps adoption. The new product is powered by Chef and integrated with Docker to provide a powerful combination – it comes bundled with a Chef Library of 60+ cookbooks for helping speed up internal automation efforts. The product helps Enterprises manage “Infrastructure As A Code" and quickly build up a common view of their assets across Data Center/Cloud and import their Applications stack with existing configurations, scripts and workflows. With powerful features to Import existing assets and configurations this product can jump-start efforts to achieve Infrastructure Automation and Self-Service Portals. The adoption of DevOps provides an opportunity to transform internal processes around Capacity Planning, Cloud Management, Continuous Deliveries, Infra Automation, Pro-active Monitoring and Better Software Engineering. Relevance Lab is working with three early-adopter customers of rollout of DevopsCatalyst product across AWS, Azure and Data Centre environments."
" Relevance Lab is pleased to announce a partnership with Docker Inc and integrate Docker containers into their DevOps Platform – RLCatalyst which is “powered by Chef”. Docker is an open platform to build, ship, and run distributed applications, on laptops, Data Center VMs, or the cloud in the form of Containers. Container-Based computing is a strong emerging trend and an important technology in helping adoption of Cloud and DevOps for enterprises. The business benefits are achieving faster product development and deployments by removing discrepancies between the Dev and Production environments. It drives better “server density" from the Cloud infrastructure resulting in cost optimization. The RLCatalyst platform provides an ability to create Docker containers, manage advanced configurations and deploy using a graphical interface. It also provides an orchestration layer to manage Docker containers for Continuous Deliveries and Infrastructure Automation needs."
" Relevance Lab is pleased to announce the release of their Chef Powered DevOps Platform – "RLCatalyst". The component based architecture of the platform includes a powerful CMDB engine that allows integration and tracking of on premise and cloud assets, ability to create and manage an enterprise gallery of environment blueprints and abstraction of Application Templates to enhance developer productivity. The platform has built-in support for multiple clouds including AWS, Azure, Openstack, Cloudstack and provides role based access in both Self Service and Managed Services Model."
" Relevance Lab is creating a next generation platform for enabling Monitoring, Orchestration and Decisioning of DevOps systems using Big Data and Real Time Information processing technologies. As enterprises integrate their tools and platforms to enable automation using Continuous Integration and Continuous Deliveries the current systems still lack an ability to see the information flows and diagnostics across disparate tools and infrastructure providers. Relevance Lab is creating a platform for integrating data from different sub-systems of Builds, Deployments, Performance Tests, Log Monitoring, System Monitoring and Application Monitoring. Using technologies for real time data acquisition, event stream analysis and complex event processing Relevance Lab is creating an Insight Based Optimized Orchestration Platform to strengthen Governance and Compliance for Enterprises move to Cloud."
"Relevance Lab announces the availability of a Re-usable Library of DevOps Chef Recipes as part of their “Chef Factory” solution. As enterprises try to automate the Infrastructure across their Data Centers and Public Cloud Infrastructures by leveraging the concepts of “infrastructure as a Code” paradigm, there is need for creating Software Engineering processes for assessment of automation needs and a program to adopt proper analysis, design, coding and testing best practices in writing Chef code. Leveraging our experience across multiple large implementations in Infrastructure Automation for ISVs and Large Enterprises, Relevance Lab has created a “Chef Factory” solution to help new enterprises jump-start their move to Infrastructure Automation. The “Chef Factory” consists of common and re-usable recipes and cookbooks across operating systems (Windows and Linux), databases, middle-ware solutions and common applications. Built by leveraging and extending the large open source community of Chef cookbooks this solution enables an enterprise to create a proper blueprint and maturity model for their DevOps adoption and internal resources training."
"Relevance Lab extends their DevOps Platform in enabling DB DevOps for Hadoop ecosystem, Search technologies and Traditional Databases scaling in Cloud. There is a clear shift in enterprises to look beyond tradition Business Intelligence solutions to focus on a 360 Degree views of their business covering web user analytics, operational intelligence, traditional BI and business analytics. Relevance Lab DB DevOps solutions help manage the move from traditional SQL based systems to No-SQL, Big Data platforms leveraging Cloud infrastructures. The solution combines the power of Big Data and High-end Visualizations to find unique patterns for insights on data and enabling Decisioning. The deployment of Big Data Platforms across data centres and public cloud infrastructure requires a proper strategy for capacity planning, automated deployments, ongoing configurations management and performance monitoring. Relevance Lab is enabling enterprises to tap into the power of Cloud and Big Data to create Information Delivery Platforms that can be leveraged for offloading workloads and analytics from traditional systems to these new platforms."
"Relevance Lab has achieved significant growth in DevOps and Cloud space over last 12 months with prestigious new customer acquisitions, strong partnerships ecosystem, specialized teams and a unique IP based DevOps Platform. The key focus is now moving to more advanced use cases and solutions related to Infrastructure Automation, Continuous Deliveries, Production Deployments & Monitoring, Application Blueprints & Workload Migration and Optimized Orchestration & Decisioning. There is a significant momentum in Enterprise adoption of Cloud Infrastructure and the need to create a strategic roadmap. Relevance Lab has a unique model of collaborating with customers and offering a “DevOps based Transformational Model” for Enterprises. The focus for 2014 continues to make significant more investments in creating new IP and Products for our DevOps platform and offer a Managed Services Model for Large enterprise “Move to Cloud” initiatives."
"Relevance Lab is proud to be participating as a Bronze Sponsor at DevOps days Bangalore, one of the major DevOps conferences in India with a great opportunity for DevOps enthusiasts to brainstorm, network and learn. While more number of organizations globally are realizing the benefits of DevOps there continues to be a scarcity of experienced resources with deep product skills in DevOps space, a good understanding of customer use cases and real production grade cloud architectures. Relevance Lab is working on creating a strong community and investments in strengthening Learning and Development environment for DevOps including an internal Certification program for its resources. As a Specialist DevOps company we are happy to be part of the growing ecosystem of DevOps talent around the globe and DevOps Days India 2013 event is a great forum for collaboration and sharing of ideas."
"Relevance Lab announces new partnership with CloudBees – a leading Java PAAS company and driving DevOps efficiencies with Continuous Delivery in the Cloud. Relevance Lab has also signed up as an APN Consulting Partner to help organizations leverage the value of DevOps on Amazon EC2 Cloud. Our DevOps solutions are helping us with multiple new customer wins in the last quarter and also building a good eco-system of partner network for joint go to market solutions. Relevance Lab provides an integrated DevOps platform that is available both in a Hosted model on Public Cloud or an On-premise deployment for helping organizations gain momentum with their product deliveries and infrastructure automation needs."
"Relevance Lab is a Silver Sponsor at PuppetConf 2013. The DevOps platform of Relevance Lab continues to gain momentum and new customer wins in different verticals of ISV/Technology, Education and Large Enterprises. As organizations look to make their product deliveries more agile and scalable the need for Continuous Deliveries platform, Infrastructure Automation for Data Centres and Applications Deployment Orchestration in Cloud is gaining more momentum. Relevance Lab has been a partner of Puppet Labs and integrated their solution with our DevOps Cloud management layer. Our platform is helping manage better production deployments and governance on Cloud leveraging Puppet Labs for E-Commerce sites and Learning Management Portals."
"Relevance Lab announces the availability of their DevOps platform for Microsoft SharePoint and .NET applications on Amazon EC2. Our Microsoft DevOps platform enables enterprises to leverage the benefits of Cloud Computing for their Development, Testing and Pre-Production environments. The platform provides Agile Development, Testing and Operations enabling Role-based access dashboards, infrastructure automation, continuous integration and collaboration for distributed teams. The On-Demand Cloud based platform can help provide significant increase in developer productivity, increase quality and frequency of your product releases and help enterprises adopt the benefits of cloud for their internal R&D needs. The platform is also being extended to support the recently announced Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS)"
"Relevance Lab is proud to be participating in the Opscode Conference ChefConf 2013 We are focused on helping organizations leverage the benefits of DevOps employing our orchestration platform and global consulting workforce. Relevance Lab has helped multiple large organizations increase the tempo of their releases by automating the development and deployment processes thus ensuring higher quality application rollouts. There is a growing need for Infrastructure Automation, Cloud Management and leveraging the benefits of concepts like "Infrastructure As A Code" where Opscode Chef provides a very powerful systems integration framework for automating the cloud. Relevance lab has built deep expertise on Chef and best practices for solutions in this space."
“Relevance Lab announces the launch of DevOps Consulting Services around Chef and Puppet products expertise for Infrastructure Automation and Cloud Provisioning. As part of our DevOps platform we have built a deep expertise with Chef and Puppet and integrated these with other tools to provide an end-to-end solution. The platform provides “Continuous Integration” capability for Build Automation, Provisioning, Deployments, Build Validations, Monitoring of Events, Logs and Application performance. By leveraging the powerful features of Chef and Puppet our DevOps platform allows customers to create a flexible layer for managing Public Cloud (Amazon EC2, Rackspace etc.) and Private Cloud (Openstack) infrastructure management. Relevance Lab is offering an Integrated Platform and also custom built solutions and consulting services around Puppet Enterprise, Chef Hosted/Private, Ruby skills and OpenStack Integration.”
“Relevance Lab announces a partnership with New Relic, a Specialist in Application Performance Management. As companies move their business critical applications to Cloud Platforms there is need for getting better insights into Real Users monitoring, Application monitoring and Servers Monitoring. Relevance Lab has integrated New Relic product into their DevOps Platform and can provide deep insights across application monitoring, log monitoring, infrastructure automation and troubleshooting. By integrating a suite of products dealing with Synthetic Monitoring, Operational Intelligence and Infrastructure Automation the DevOps platform is providing a blue-print and jump-start to large enterprises trying to navigate their efforts on adoption and management of both public and private cloud environments.”
“Relevance Lab announces a partnership with Splunk, a Global Leader in Operational Intelligence space. As Big Data is growing for large organizations there is need to process Operational Intelligence and build solutions that provide proactive monitoring and decision making using relevant insights. Relevance Lab’s deep specialization in DevOps space and existing experience with large customers and complex deployments has helped create partnership opportunities with Splunk. Splunk is the most mature and popular product that also offers a platform for companies to build custom solutions and dashboards for monitoring production environments. Relevance Lab provides high end consulting and implementations for Splunk and also uses Splunk as part of their DevOps Platform."
“Relevance Lab announces the release of our DevOps Platform for driving adoption of Continuous Deliveries and Product Engineering efficiencies. Large organizations across the globe are trying to leverage the power of Cloud and extend the Agile Delivery Models to also cover the Operations and Infrastructure part. This requires managing multiple stake-holders and complex business processes. Leveraging our experience across managing large scale product development and data centres with burst to Cloud infrastructures, Relevance Lab has invested in IP Creation to offer a DevOps Platform built with Open Source and Best of Breed commercial software products. This platform can be used in a Hosted Mode or the blueprint can be implemented inside customers environments to offer a Private Cloud and Public Cloud benefits. Relevance Lab offer a maturity path to customers to gradually move them into the DevOps roadmap.”
“Relevance Lab celebrates the first anniversary of their start of operations. The first year has been an eventful one with early success in signing up customers in US, India, Hong Kong and Singapore to offer unique value based solutions leveraging Cloud Engineering, Data Platforms and Product Development. Relevance Lab continues to invest in IP creation and sign up key partnerships in areas of Cloud and Analytics especially in key Verticals of Life Sciences and E-Learning. ”
“Relevance Lab announces the launch of a Clinical Cloud platform for Life Sciences companies. With a deep focus in Life Sciences segment Relevance Lab has invested in identifying white spaces in this domain and create a suite of solutions that can be delivered in Hybrid Cloud environments. Working with early customers and partners, Relevance Lab is addressing the segment of Pre-Clinical, Clinical and Post-Clinical solutions in the life sciences segment. The Clinical Cloud provides an innovative way of creating solutions that satisfy the unique needs for a regulated industry while still leveraging the benefits of new technology and data platforms.”
“Relevance Lab announces the start of US operations for the company and a new office in San Jose, CA. With existing customers in US geography in areas of Cloud Computing and Key Verticals of Life Sciences and E-Learning, Relevance Lab in embarking on global expansion.”
“Relevance Lab closes funding from Basil Partners for scaling up business in US and Asia Pacific geographies. The funding will be also leveraged to create competencies and IP based platforms in emerging areas of Cloud and Data technologies. Relevance Lab is focussed on Product development in key verticals leveraging new technology paradigms.”
“Relevance Lab inaugurates its development centre in Bangalore. The centre has been designed keeping in mind a vibrant environment, product engineering culture and a dedicated data centre. The highlight of the facility is its innovative “Agile Workspaces” – an open design to promote collaboration and productivity.”