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Focused Labs & Honeycomb: Better Together

By Kate Guarente-Smith  |   Last modified on March 11, 2024

We're excited to unveil a new collaboration with Focused Labs, a leap forward in our shared commitment to advancing modern observability practices and enhancing the robustness of legacy systems. This partnership is not just about scaling our service offerings but also about integrating Focused Labs' deep engineering expertise with our observability platform to deliver unparalleled customer experiences.

Elevating engineering excellence

This alliance is rooted in a mutual ambition: to empower our clients with superior uptime, faster debugging, crystal-clear system insights, and bespoke solutions tailored to their unique goals. We recognize the diversity in challenges organizations face and are committed to embedding our experts within your teams. We aim to amplify your engineering capabilities, offering the support and knowledge needed to transcend traditional boundaries without the complexity of expanding your internal team.

Catalyzing transformation

Together, Focused Labs and Honeycomb are unlocking a host of benefits for our shared customers, centered around OpenTelemetry (OTel) instrumentation and the seamless integration of data into Honeycomb. This partnership is designed to empower your organization with:

  • A kick-off call to review scope and goals: We’ll start with a clear understanding of your objectives and what you aim to achieve, ensuring our efforts are perfectly aligned with your vision.
  • Setting up your data telemetry pipeline: This allows us to establish a robust pipeline to ensure seamless data flow into Honeycomb, optimizing data collection and integration processes for maximum efficiency.
  • Training your teams on the Honeycomb platform: We’ll provide comprehensive training on our observability platform, enabling your teams to utilize its full potential.
  • Customizations for Boards, Derived Columns, & SLO Setup: An important step is to tailor the Honeycomb environment to fit your specific needs, including custom dashboards, metrics, and Service Level Objectives (SLOs).
  • Addressing custom needs around observability: We recognize that each organization has unique challenges and requirements, and we’re ready to address your specific use case around observability.

Empowerment through engagement

We believe in the power of collaboration, working shoulder-to-shoulder with your engineers to embed a deep, intuitive understanding of the technologies and methodologies we deploy. This approach guarantees not just a transfer of knowledge but the assurance that your team can independently drive, maintain, and expand upon these systems with confidence.

Expanding capabilities and ensuring continuity

Beyond strategic advisory, Focused Labs brings the promise of staff augmentation, ready to boost your team's capacity precisely when needed. They blend seamlessly with your team, tackling the intricacies of migration and system enhancement, then smoothly transitioning oversight to ensure your engineers are poised for sustained success.

A unified vision for the future

Manny Alves, Honeycomb's Vice President of Customer Success, shared his thoughts on our partnership with Focused Labs: "This collaboration enables a more hands-on, customized approach to observability modernization. Partnering with Focused Labs allows us to extend our expertise as the pioneers of observability, offering engineers the tools to navigate their cloud environments with confidence, accelerate debugging, and dedicate more time to innovation."

As we step into this partnership, we're looking forward to setting a new standard in operational excellence and innovation. Together, Focused Labs and Honeycomb are forging a path toward a future where advanced integration, strategic empowerment, and operational efficiency are not aspirations but guarantees for our clients. Stay tuned as we embark on this transformative journey, eager to share the milestones and successes that lie ahead.

Get started today

If you’re curious about how this partnership could benefit your teams, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re happy to set up a call to chat through your challenges—and see how we can help. Read more about Focused Labs here


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