Ovum Says Evolven Transforms Change and Configuration Management In The Cloud

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New report from Ovum senior analyst at calls Evolven "a revolutionary change and configuration management vendor."

Evolven applies analytics to transform change and configuration management

Evolven (http://www.evolven.com) today announced that the company's change and configuration management solution was recognized in a new Ovum analyst report, calling Evolven "a revolutionary change and configuration management vendor."

In this report, Ovum VP and Principal analyst, Roy Illsley explores how Cloud computing creates a change twilight zone where critical questions remain unanswered.
The report recognizes that over the last decade, IT service management (ITSM) has matured as a discipline, but new and popular disruptive technologies are now incompatible with some of the practices and procedures that have been established. The complexity of change and configuration in today’s increasingly dynamic and virtualized environments requires a cross-domain approach to change and configuration management, optimized for performance, risk, and service assurance.

The report expounds on Evolven's approach, saying that “this approach not only resonates with the original business service management (BSM) thinking of ten years ago, but combines a new more dynamic approach to controlling complexity of configurations in a highly virtualized environment.”

The report, entitled 'Change and Configuration Management in the Cloud,' focuses on Evolven's unique qualities over other enterprise vendors, explaining: "Evolven applies analytics to transform change and configuration management."

"We are very pleased to receive recognition that says how Evolven is redefining change and configuration management," says Sasha Gilenson, CEO of Evolven, "The Evolven Change and Configuration Management solution was specifically designed from the ground up to meet the demanding dynamics and complexity requirements of today's modern data center and cloud with near real-time feedback, cross-domain insights, and granular detail that leverage powerful analytics, to deliver actionable information."

Evolven was interviewed for this report.

The report is available for download for free from the Evolven website.

About the Author
Roy Illsey joined Ovum in January 2006. Roy has more than 23 years of IT experience, working for a variety of consultancy and end-user companies with experience in the defense, utilities, automotive, retail, and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industries. He works in the IT Solutions team and is recognized as Ovum’s expert on virtualization and infrastructure management. He also has experience in cloud computing, data centre technologies, and IT strategy and policy. He has a BSc (Hons) in Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications, an MBA, and is a Member of the Institute of Engineering Technology (MIET) holding the registered status of a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

About Ovum
Ovum provides clients with independent and objective analysis that enables them to make better business and technology decisions. Our research draws upon over 400,000 interviews a year with business and technology, telecoms and sourcing decision-makers, giving Ovum and our clients unparalleled insight not only into business requirements but also the technology that organizations must support. Ovum is an Informa business.

About Evolven
Evolven redefines change and configuration management with its groundbreaking SaaS-based Change & Configuration Monitoring solution for the modern data center and cloud. Using this application allows IT operation managers to know exactly what has changed in their environments, eliminate configuration drift, maintain environment consistency, validate changes, and investigate incident root-cause.

Evolven is a privately held, venture backed company headquartered in the U.S., with presence in the US, Europe and the Middle East. Evolven's executive team and advisory board include world-renowned experts from the world of IT management and enterprise software.

Evolven's investors are leading venture capital firms Pitango Venture Capital (http://www.pitango.com) and Index Ventures (http://www.indexventures.com).

Learn more about Evolven at http://www.evolven.com

See the Evolven media kit for company highlights, background, and downloads.


Media Contact
For additional information, please contact:
Martin Perlin, Evolven, martin(at)evolven(dot)com


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