What is IBM Observability with Instana?

IBM recently acquired Instana, a leader in application and performance monitoring technology. Instana provides businesses with enterprise observability to manage the performance of complex applications and software no matter where they reside – public, private, on premises, IBM Z® and more – so DevOps teams can accelerate CI/CD pipelines.

How customers use it

APM monitoring

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APM monitoring

Monitor any application, service or request with Instana application performance monitoring.

CI/CD pipeline acceleration

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CI/CD pipeline acceleration

Understand the impact of code changes within seconds of deployment to maintain high performance and service stability no matter how often you deploy.

Distributed tracing

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Distributed tracing

Trace every request across every service to facilitate application troubleshooting and performance optimization.

Root cause analysis

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Root cause analysis

Get immediate root cause identification of every service impact.


Benefits of IBM Observability with Instana

IBM Observability with Instana highlights

Boost APM performance

Industry-leading AI-powered automation

Accurate real-time data

Get 100% distributed tracing, 1-second metrics, immediate software deployment pipeline and CI/CD feedback.

Continuous, real-time discovery

Access single agent architecture of microservices and infrastructure with over 250 domain-specific sensors.

Powerful and easy-to-use data analytics

Generate new insights with infinite flexibility from the entire repository of application request trace data.

Dependency mapping of applications

Automate dependency mapping across the entire stack for flexible application perspectives.

Root-cause analysis automation

Automate event correlation, including performance, errors, changes and analysis of SLA violations.

Support for Observability with Instana

Instana is an IBM company and responsible for the support of Observability with Instana. Customers can register with the Instana Support Portal (link resides outside IBM) to create and monitor their tickets.