Wavefront could be seen as the Swiss Army knife of IT Ops Analytics tools, which makes this VMware acquisition so interesting. Infusing vRealize, Cloud Foundation and even vSphere, vSAN and NSX with Wavefront analytics would enable VMware to run, not walk, toward the Business-defined Data Center (BdDC).
VMware Goes DevOps: Wavefront Acquisition Brings Massive Data Analytics Capabilities for IT Operations
Why Data Analytics as a Service?
Waaay back in the day (say 2002), organizations would ask themselves: