IBM has announced the acquisition of Instana. No official information about the deal terms was disclosed. Instana supports multiple monitoring and container technologies and will be integrated with Watson’s AIOps platform belonging to IBM. This will help improve the organization’s observability and monitoring tools. The purchase of Instana is part of the strategy for IBM. They plan to automate multi-cloud and hybrid deployments with AI.
Instana can manage application performance on various platforms like on-premises, cloud, mainframe, and mobile. The solution will help IBM with the determination of a baseline for application performance. Instana provides services at $75 per host a month and bills yearly.