Best Practices

4 simple rules to implement Good Monitoring

What’s critical for small ITOM teams is the need to be operational with the shortest time-to-monitoring (TTM) possible. The solution their business-savvy IT managers will want to choose has to be easily accessible and ready to deploy without heaping on more work or use up IT staff resources they don’t have. Centreon advocates 4 simple […]

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How to keep an eye on your VMWare infrastructure’s health?

This is our second post about monitoring VMWare infrastructures. In how to monitor your VMWare infrastructure, published last Nov. 13th, we focused on how to use the Plugin Packs to easily collect data from your ESX servers and associated Datastores: at this stage, the Centreon monitoring console will list the real-time state of all hosts […]

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Industry-grade IT monitoring in a robust open source platform

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Connecting ServiceNow to your Centreon platform

Centreon, IT monitoring, ServiceNow

This post is the first one in a series of two posts describing how Centreon can interface to ServiceNow. Today we’re discussing incident management. Integrating IT Monitoring with IT Service Management The IT Monitoring platform is one of the key elements inside your overall IT Operations environment, alongside the ITSM platform, in charge of Service […]

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Immediate broad & deep monitoring thanks to Centreon EPP

Centreon Enterprise Plugin Packs (EPP) is THE answer. Addressing over 265 domains (and still counting), wide and deep monitoring coverage of major operating systems, equipment, servers, applications, software protocols and services become fast and painless – even for beginners. And that’s not all. Here are 5 clever reasons for Centreon EPP. To find out more, […]

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Centreon BAM has a completely automatic maintenance period inheritance feature

Available since Centreon 3.4, Centreon BAM 3.5.0 has a completely new automatic maintenance period inheritance feature. Scheduled downtimes, which are essential to the monitoring process, are now automatically taken into account in real time when calculating Business Activities’s KPIs. Up till now it needed double data entry. Using automatic downtime inheritance, users save time and […]

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Failing the implementation of your monitoring solution (guaranteed): the 10 most common errors

Monitoring has been part of the IT landscape for a long time and we often forget that deploying a monitoring solution needs to follow precise rules.  Due to the fact that a large number of solutions are proposed in open source, or just because monitoring isn’t always considered to be a full-blown project, many monitoring […]

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Did you know? Centreon 3.4 has native monitoring plugin

Since Centreon 3., users work with the Centreon Plugin Packs system. Contrary to the previous classic technical plugins, the Centreon Plugin Packs are ready-to-use. They combine monitoring plugins and pre-configurations (control + model + macro), thereby simplifying deployment while being easy to download with their accompanying documentation. See our tutorial: Using Plugin Packs for fast […]

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Monitoring – The right way & right away thanks to Centreon ProServices

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8 key advantages for I&O teams & their business stakeholders

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