July 24, 2023
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configure8 mentioned in the Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Monitoring and Observability, 2023

According to this report, Internal Developer Portals have achieved a “High” benefit rating.

McLean, VA July 24, 2023 – configure8 has been named as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Monitoring and Observability, 2023 by Pankaj Prasad and Padraig Byrne. Analysis by Manjunath Bhat.

This Hype Cycle delivers advice on IT monitoring and observability practices, tools and technologies with information regarding their visibility and market adoption. configure8 has been mentioned in the Internal Developer Portal category.

What is an Internal Developer Portal?

According to Gartner, “Internal developer portals serve as the interface that enables self-service discovery and access to resources in complex, cloud-native software development environments. They can include software catalogs, scorecards to benchmark software quality, scaffold templates, product documentation, plug-ins for extensibility and automation workflows. Developer portals help improve developer productivity, operational efficiency and enhance governance by providing shared visibility across multiple teams.”

According to this report, Internal Developer Portals have achieved a “High” benefit rating and the maturity of the space is listed as “Adolescent.”

configure8 believes its inclusion in the Gartner Hype Cycle is a reflection of the traction it has gained with enterprise customers and the uniqueness of its solution in this evolving category in terms of enabling organizations to improve their developer experience, velocity, reliability, and cost-efficiency.

“We took a different approach to this category,” said co-founders Seth Demsey and Jay Crystal. “configure8 delivers a solution that enables our customers to succeed while preserving their focus and resources. We offer functionality that uniquely solves problems for our customers, like: 

  • Powerful self-serve actions functionality, like enabling developers to orchestrate an action without needing to define or maintain an environment-specific configuration and artfully weaving this functionality into frequently used scenarios across the portal;
  • Scorecards with the most robust library of checks so customers can tailor standards to their unique needs;
  • Collaborative cost management to facilitate a bottom-up approach to managing cloud costs that complements existing optimization tactics; and,
  • A truly universal catalog featuring a robust breadth and depth of knowledge, powerful search and knowledge visualization, and drift-avoidance to keep knowledge fresh and accurate.”

The full report is available for Gartner subscribers here.

Gartner, Hype Cycle for Monitoring and Observability, 2023, By Pankaj Prasad, Padraig Byrne, Published 10 July 2023.

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