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How to use Centreon API Web interface?

  Laurent Pinsivy, Centreon Product Manager, worked on a step by step tutorial: how to use Centreon API Web interface? If the video does not display, here are the steps: Let’s say you have two Centreon platforms. The first one is your production platform while the second one is used to test new plugins or template developments. You will frequently perform some tests, and once validated, copy...

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Agility Is Not Born Out of Thin Air

Although it is the true stuff of heroes which most IT practitioners would sprinkle on their food if they could, agility has nothing to do with magic, even less so with serendipity. Let’s gently push away this unicorn and agree that your organization is fighting for every inch of agility it gains. We may be overly dramatic here but that’s because this post intends to stress the importance of...

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3 New Widgets to Keep an Eye on Reliability and Maintainability

Centreon EMS offers a new feature to help IT service providers improve the reliability of critical systems and reduce recovery times in the event of a failure. The new features support their primary duty: maintaining the service level commitments made to their internal clients in terms of application availability. For starters, this article will clarify the notions of reliability and...

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Agility Is Not Born Out of Thin Air

Although it is the true stuff of heroes which most IT practitioners would sprinkle on their food if they could, agility has nothing to do with magic, even less so with serendipity. Let’s gently push away this unicorn and agree that your organization is fighting for every inch of agility it gains. We may be overly dramatic here but that’s because this post intends to stress the importance of...

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Move Over, Summer! Back to Best ITSM/ITOM Practices

While most people want this vacation month to last forever, quite a few of us here at Centreon can’t wait for September. Oh we love the hiking, the canoeing, the fishing and the grilled marshmallows. But we can’t help it, topics like IS observability, scalability or interconnectivity dominate our minds. Well, you heard, Monitorama’s coming to Europe and some of us, R&D and Product Managers...

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Case study: Métropole de Bordeaux

From task oriented to strategic: Bordeaux Métropole leverages Centreon EMS to unite IT teams around common practices, centering efforts on creating value for the entire organization. Business challenges Centralizing IT monitoring in a heterogeneous and distributed perimeter Easily evolving the perimeter, as municipalities opt in the shared services provided by the urban community Using an open...

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How to install a Centreon platform from a Virtual Machine?

While most of the applications are now virtualized, it is probably time to virtualize your monitoring tool as well. Laurent Pinsivy, Centreon Product Manager, worked on a step by step tutorial to help you install a Centreon platform from the virtual machine downloaded on the Centreon download website.   If the video does not display, here are the steps: Let’s start by opening your web browser to...

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Save the Date: Monitorama Europe – Sept. 4 & 5, 2018

Monitorama is finally coming back to our side of the Atlantic, and we’re pleased. Let’s make it a date. Monitorama Amsterdam, the Open Source Monitoring & Observability Conference, is happening on September 4 and 5, 2018. Centreon is a proud sponsor of the event, which means we’ll have a chance to meet in beautiful Amsterdam (Netherlands). Click here to register if you’ve not yet had...

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How can Centreon help companies to reach the third level of I&O maturity?

  Interview by Eileen LEE LAVERGNE, Chief Marketing Officer. If the video does not appear, the text is below: How can we help companies to reach level 3, because that’s the minimum requirement? For them to move to level 3, they need to look at how they might pull up those data and the metrics that they actually recover from the monitoring of Centreon systems. And moved up that up into a view...

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Which topic from the Gartner I&O Management Summit did catch your attention?

  Interview by Eileen LEE LAVERGNE, Chief Marketing Officer. If the video does not appear, the text is below: Which topic from the Gartner I&O Management Summit in Frankfurt did catch your attention? There was a presentation from Milind Govekar from Gartner, one of the top analysts and he said that 90% of Infrastructure & Operations today are not quite ready for digital businesses. In...

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