Businesses around the world are rushing to enable digital transformation initiatives and provide users with consumer-like digital application experiences. Competitive pressures, the impact of disruptive technologies, and constantly increasing user expectations make speed of delivery and quality of service top priorities. A new breed of comprehensive and automated system management solutions is needed to ensure these qualities in complex, high-scale, hybrid IT environments. This IDC Vendor Spotlight examines requirements driving organizational strategies for IT operations analytics (ITOA). The paper considers how Oracle Management Cloud incorporates big data analytics and machine learning technologies with integrated automation to help customers manage IT environments now and in the future.