ITRS Product Roadmap

At ITRS, we share our Product Roadmap with our clients so that we highlight not just new physical deliverables, but also how they fit in with our company initiatives. These initiatives relate the tangible benefits that our clients see when using ITRS software in their daily lives.

Initiatives by timeline

Initiatives by product

Geneos

Feature Timeline Description
Entity directory Hub 1.5.0 The evolution of the state tree, modelling entities, and metrics.
Anomaly detection Hub 1.5.0 Ability to set rules based on dynamic thresholds based on historical data.
Event query API Hub 1.5.0 Open event query API allowing the retrieval of raw and aggregated event data.
Kafka publishing filter Hub 1.5.0 Ability to filter the data published to an external Kafka.
Role-based security Hub 1.5.0 First version of role-based security for Gateway Hub.
Web Console monitoring UI Hub 1.5.0 Brand-new, web-based monitoring UI for Geneos using Gateway Hub.
Centralised Gateway configuration phase 2 Hub 1.5.0 Centralised locking and remote configuration validation via the Gateway Hub.
Commands   Invoke commands on a monitored machine or Gateway via Gateway Hub.
Auditing in Hub   Generate audit data from activity in Gateway Hub.
Minihub   Run a 'lite' version of Gateway in memory, in order to quickly test a plug-in and visualise using the new UI.
Ticketing system integration   Ability to raise tickets in an external system, such as TSOM, from events generated in Geneos.
Analytics dashboard   General-purpose analytics dashboards, such as showing metric values over time, and so on.
Globally distributed architecture   Improved integration between globally distributed Hub instances.
Monitoring dashboards   Easily configurable dashboards for visualising monitoring concepts.
Anomaly detection — calendars   Ability to handle special days for anomaly detection, for example, bank holidays and non-farm payroll days.
Orchestrated Hub deployment   Deployment of Gateway Hub via OpenShift or Kubernetes.
Centralised SAN configuration   Centralised configuration for Self-announcing Netprobes.
Hub rules engine   Rules engine for Gateway Hub.
Automatic baselining   Being able to understand what 'normal' looks like is important for configuring monitoring. Automatic baselining is about generating 'normal' from the current historical data.

Collection

Feature Timeline Description
RabbitMQ monitoring Geneos GA4.11.1 New integration for monitoring the health and status of RabbitMQ.
Inbound REST API Geneos GA4.12.0 New plug-in providing REST API endpoints for ingesting metrics, events, and log messages.
Monitoring orchestrated environments In beta New native agent for monitoring applications inside orchestrated environments. Beta version available for OpenShift and Kubernetes.
Inside-the-app monitoring Geneos GA4.12.x New inside the app monitoring capabilities provided by the Orchestrated Netprobe (available on OpenShift and Kubernetes)
Cloud Foundry Monitoring Geneos GA4.12.x New integration to monitor the Cloud Foundry environment.
Log Analytics Integration Geneos GA5.0.x Netprobes becoming a data source for ITRS Log Analytics.
Auto-discovery Geneos GA5.0.x Auto-discovery framework for Self-announcing Netprobes.
Enhanced FIX Analyser Geneos GA5.1.x A more comprehensive FIX solution that will include text searching and integration with Log Analytics.
Enhanced FKM Geneos GA5.1.x Integration with ITRS Log Analytics and new search capabilities. Additional admin view to provide FKM key usage data.
State Tracker improvements Geneos GA5.1.x Improving the State Tracker plug-in functionality, adding ability to handle changes in column order, adding ability to count, sum, and average items.
Advanced AWS monitoring Geneos GA5.2.x Ability to organise AWS monitoring using tags, auto-discovery for Self-announcing Netprobes on EC2.
Inbound Kafka Integration Geneos GA5.3.x New plug-in to read data from Kafka. Messages will be required to have certain pre-defined dimensions to work with Geneos.

Capacity Planner

Feature Timeline Description
Enhanced Application Demand Modelling July 2019 Increased automation of correlation modelling, template creation, and enhanced Application Demand Modelling Forward Thinking operations.
Cloud Capacity Reporting July 2019 Reporting on spending trends, attribution of cloud spend to workloads, and recommendations on workload instance configuration.
Transient Workload Modelling October 2019 Enhanced modelling of short-lived workloads, such as containers, and their aggregate contributions to infrastructure resource utilisation.
     

Synthetic Monitoring

Feature Timeline Description
ITRS portal branding Q2 2019 The Apica Synthetic Monitoring portal will now carry the ITRS Brand.
     

Website resources

Feature Timeline Description
Public APIs release Q1 2019 To support the Geneos Open API initiative, the website will be adapted to support API documentation and ensure that it is searchable and accessible without a login.
Learning management system Q3 2019 ITRS will be deploying a new learning management platform that will allow you to register, take courses, and keep track of your progress as you move from beginner to advanced ITRS software users.