Kyndryl and Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch, have expanded their global partnership to offer customers full-stack observability, enabling them to accelerate their ability to search, analyze and access machine data (IT data and business data). responding to hybrid cloud, multi-cloud and edge computing environments.
As part of the partnership, Kyndryl and Elastic will work together to develop joint solutions and delivery capabilities designed to enable deep, frictionless observation at every layer of applications, services, and infrastructure to solve customer data, analytics, and… IT operations management.
The companies will focus on delivering end-to-end IT operations and AIOps capabilities for mutual customers, leveraging Kyndryl’s data framework and toolkits, and Elastic’s enterprise search, observability, and security solutions to deliver streamlined migrations, a to enable modernized infrastructure and client management as well as efficient AI development and proactive IT management.
As part of the partnership, Kyndryl and Elastic plan to work together to support customer needs and requirements through joint offerings and solutions in the following areas:
- IT data modernization – Helping organizations manage exponential storage growth and provide the ability to search for data wherever it resides.
- IT data management services for Elastic – Provide Elastic users flexibility by letting Kyndryl manage all stack infrastructure and analytics workloads for IT operations.
- Intelligent IT analysis – Enable actionable observability through AI/ML capabilities that provide unified insights for proactive and efficient IT operations with technology domain-specific insights.
- Data Migration Services for Elastic – Providing the ability to streamline migrations and deploy self-managed Elastic workloads to the hyperscalers of the customer’s choice.
Kyndryl’s global team of data management professionals will also participate in the global Elastic certification program to expand their expertise in advising, implementing, and managing Elastic solutions in critical IT projects and environments.
“Customers across all industries are looking to improve their capacity to search and analyze data stored in cloud and edge computing environments,” said Nicolas Sekkaki, Applications, Data & AI Global Practice Leader at Kyndryl.
“We’re excited to partner with Elastic to develop and advance a unified approach that helps customers break down barriers and improve their ability to access and extract insights from their business data at scale,” continued Sekkaki .
“Enabling customers to derive actionable insights from their data is a key enabler of data-driven digital transformation,” said Scott Musson, vice president, Worldwide Channel and Alliances at Elastic.
“The combination of Kyndryl’s global expertise in managing business-critical information systems and the proven scalability and flexibility of the Elastic Search platform provides the critical foundation to help organizations increase speed, scalability, productivity and their observability needs across hybrid clouds to meet multi-cloud and edge computing environments,” continued Musson.