With digital business transformation and a mandate to improve operational excellence, I&O leaders are betting on integration to support 2021’s most important initiatives. Building from their core mission, the delivery of quality and always-on IT services, they will be undertaking a range of projects, from optimization to modernization and automation—the pillars of next-generation IT operations. […]
Just as seamlessly as you navigate the web, you should be able to “surf” the full length of the IT estate, no matter the technologies that comprise it. This smooth surfing is called Connected Monitoring, and it is a critical part of managing modern IT environments. This post describes what is Connected Monitoring and the […]
From legacy solutions to the newest and most hyped, many IT monitoring solutions present one or more of these integration fault lines. Here are the 7 signs of disconnected monitoring: Inability or constraints in monitoring newer technologies (ex.: cloud, edge, SD-WAN) An assortment of asset-dedicated tools is needed to cover the full IT environment (causing the […]
Why should there be a new roadmap for 2021? One takeaway from the annual IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference last December sums it all up: IT infrastructure now needs to be managed in a way that will contribute to making the business more competitive. Chances are, you’ve already progressed towards what we call Smart Monitoring. And […]
Centreon carried out its first State of IT monitoring with the assistance of independent firm Vanson Bourne. Collecting responses from 600 IT professionals in Europe and North America, the survey confirms the strategic importance of IT monitoring, the gap in maturity and contrasting approach to smart monitoring between Europe and North America, and the impact of infrastructure evolution […]
The credo of the digital business in 2021: empower the user with data everywhere and 24-7 breakneck speed service. No wonder that in North America alone, 74% of organizations will grow their I&O team over the next year, and one in two globally will beef up IT budgets. From a new digital workplace culture, a […]
First thing to get straight: 2021 is not a back-to-normal year. It’s the year we learn to manage the long-term and potentially “forever” impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Trends that emerged in the early months of the COVID-19 crisis are crystallizing, reshaping workplace culture. How people will work in 2021 Read this blog post to learn more.
We’re (almost) done with 2020. It will be remembered for the pandemic—but also for accelerating the transition from IT systems to smart digital mesh. ITOps will also remember 2020 as the year they needed their own upgrade to a smarter toolbox, matching the digital business technological deployments in response to the post-pandemic reality. From evolved digital […]
IT excellence is a driver of business performance. You are not only managing a complex mix of cloud to edge services and applications, you are constantly managing expectations in terms of performance, as users and customers experience it. This is why ITOps today are elevating their monitoring strategies, taking the journey towards holistic, business-aware, and […]
Digital transformation is a hot topic that triggers countless conversations on a range of technological adoption and capabilities. But one often overlooked aspect comes with dire consequences. The very ability to manage the complexity of the digital business environment. Digital businesses are adopting technologies at breakneck speed, but are the capabilities to efficiently manage new […]
Next-generation MSPs will need to guarantee the performance of complex IT workflows to enhance business processes and create innovative customer experiences, which are essential to the success of any digital business. To do this, they can rely on Smart Monitoring, a new-generation, future-ready IT monitoring platform with a holistic view from Cloud to Egde and […]
You, MSPs, have begun the long journey to modern IT and so have your clients. This journey requires current infrastructures to evolve (Edge Computing, IoT, Cloud and so on) in order to support the implementation of user-centric products, innovative business models and new customer experiences. Gartner estimates that by the end of 2021, over 50% […]
Transforming one’s monitoring practices to meet the demands of customer experience and to achieve business goals has become (very) fashionable. But don’t get it wrong. This is a fundamental trend prompting I&O to significantly change their practices. Find out 3 fashion faux-pas to avoid in order to have a holistic view. To learn more, read […]
Transforming one’s monitoring practices to meet the demands of customer experience and to achieve business goals has become (very) fashionable. But don’t get it wrong. This is a fundamental trend prompting I&O to significantly change their practices. Straight off the catwalk, here are the best practices in IT monitoring of the 2020s, or how to […]
By combining Splunk’s processing capacity with Centreon’s power and simplicity for collecting data, you can implement a highly advanced solution for analyzing data and monitoring IT in real time, without changing existing practices and tools within the company. Thanks to Centreon’s advanced interoperability, you will no longer have to choose between analysis performance and collection […]
Show your team how a service-based IT monitoring strategy, compared to a device-centric approach, can help optimize costs and performance, avoiding the pitfalls of ITIM obsolescence (and boredom) along the way. Comparing 2 types of IT monitoring: Read this blog post to learn more.
The 4 Best practices of IT monitoring to enter the era of Smart Monitoring: You’ve probably heard about dystopian novels, such as The Handmaid’s Tale, which propel the hero into an alternative reality or future? Let’s do the same with monitoring and take a leap in time. Let’s imagine what vision of our current IT […]
Adopting new technology is exciting. Brave new possibilities are opening for the business, and I&O teams rejoice in the promise of streamlined processes. Oh, but wait, the new project does come with some challenges. One specific area that’s easy to overlook when adopting new technology is IT monitoring. Obsolete IT monitoring tools can put a […]
Not a day goes by without someone talking about optimizing the customer experience. Great… but how? Given the level of imbrication between IT and Business, it will be difficult to achieve the Holy Grail of optimum customer experience without a good dose of alignment between IT and Business. Stuck in the same boat, IT and […]
Experience the natural complementarity between Centreon and Netdata to be more efficient and develop your business approach to monitoring. Here are 6 good reasons to use Centreon’s interaction with Netdata: With the Netdata Plugin Pack you have everything you need to connect Centreon to Netdata data and exploit them in a Smart Monitoring environment! To […]
“If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near.” – Jack Welsh Is it time to modernize IT monitoring? It’s not that hard if you start with what you have and build from the ground up a robust, future-ready platform. You’re attending a cocktail […]
If you’re paying for monitoring tools that do not feature these key attributes, it may be time to replace them to save on IT monitoring costs. This FAQ-based post will help you spot unnecessary expenditures on the IT monitoring front. The most common causes of IT monitoring overspending are overlapping monitoring tools that duplicate data, and domain-based pricing schemes […]
The 5 Takeaways of IT Monitoring Cost Optimization: Determine the actual data your organization needs to track IT health and performance from cloud to edge. Research the most cost-effective way to collect, report and analyze that data. Confirm you pay only for what you need – and use. Ensure the solution allows for shortest mean-time-to-resolution […]
Ready to use connectors, preconfigured templates, pretested performance indicators, autodiscovery engine and user-friendly web & mobile interface, what else? To learn more, let’s take a look at that article.
Everyone used to agree that: an IT monitoring perimeter is a pain to keep up to date. But today, this is a myth. Connectors, often called “plugins,” do all the heavy lifting, ensuring instant, comprehensive and accurate monitoring for optimal IT performance. Connectors are used to extend IT infrastructure monitoring to all domains. Think networks, […]
The 9 must haves for successfully testing your next enterprise IT infrastructure monitoring solution
The time has come to evolve your IT infrastructure monitoring capabilities, or you need to replace aging solutions. Your Google search leads you to a few free trial offers from some popular commercial editions. It’s hard enough selecting the best IT infrastructure monitoring platform, but you first have to decide which one you will invest […]
What’s the best way to monitor 100 IT assets or less without any upfront investment or time consuming coding, for a $0 yearly subscription, year after year? You’ve got it, it’s through the Centreon IT edition forever free trial offer. All 400+ connectors and the powerful auto-discovery engine, free, instantly, for up to 100 devices. […]
Centreon 20.04 is here, and with it extended capabilities in many areas. This infographic provides a quick overview. Need to dive deeper? Read this post or refer to the release notes.