The startup formerly known as ScriptRock is all about helping enterprises gain the sort of agility that they see on a daily basis from consumer Internet brands but seem so unable to replicate. Australian by origin, but now in the U.S. by location, ScriptRock’s co-founders escaped the country of their birth and are firmly ensconced in Silicon Valley, attempting to evangelize their message of enterprise IT agility through clear visibility across the IT systems in play.

Today sees them change their company name to UpGuard in an attempt to better reflect their new strategy and focus. The company’s product, GuardRail, helps IT departments understand how their various systems are operating. By giving a single pane of glass view across the myriad of systems in use within an enterprise, GuardRail helps to enable a more agile operation. GuardRail is integrated with a host of orchestration tools such as AnsibleWorks, Puppet and Docker.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.