From humble beginnings, IT infrastructure and application monitoring has become a hot topic at every level of the company. Why? Because what you see on monitoring screen is now information business leaders need you to share to empower their decision-making. Are the communication lines open inside your company? This post provides guidance on aligning IT […]
Removing the complexity in monitoring Hybrid IT infrastructure: Introducing New Amazon Web Services (AWS) Plugin Packs
Managing hybrid IT infrastructure is the new norm as most businesses embrace the latest IaaS or SAAS solutions, combining them with existing on-premise or branch-based legacy systems. You may already use or are looking to use Amazon Web Services and Amazon Cloud Watch, a market favorite. Maintaining an hybrid IT system is not what you […]
So you’re done with the deployment of your IT monitoring system. It’s been carefully designed, configured, and implemented. A bright new era of active monitoring is starting. But is it really the end of the journey? Not at all! Every day is a new adventure, as you learn from your system and seek to optimize […]
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 […]
8 criteria for choosing your IT monitoring tool, or how to switch from love at first sight to a long-term relationship!Read more
In our recent tutorial “Create your own custom view with Centreon”, Laurent teached you how to use the widgets correctly. I would like to supplement that tutorial today by showing you how to use the Centreon MAP, Centreon BAM and Centreon MBI widgets to create dashboards which facilitate monitoring of business-oriented IT performance.
Through experience, we know that many monitoring projects start when an intern arrives in the company (it’s even how Centreon was born) and is put under the orders of an overworked “adminsys” who follows the project as best they can. With Enterprise and business digitization, IT monitoring has become as crucial as critical for enterprise […]
The preconceived ideas about monitoring we would like to see the back of (because they’re 10 years out of date …)
Between the fans, those who find the subject complex, and those who only have a limited use for it, monitoring is still too often the victim of preconceived ideas from the turn of the century. Viewed as a technical subject instead of a business subject, monitoring is often reserved to a small group of users […]
Monitoring tools are above all intended for IT professionals so that they can secure and automate their information system monitoring. But not only…
Best Practices: 5 good reasons to opt for an IT monitoring software program which interfaces with your information system
Openness and interoperability have become undeniable key criteria for many IT decision-makers. Monitoring has not escaped this trend. Choosing an IT monitoring tool capable of easily communicating in almost real-time with an information system is all the more important since new generations of IT monitoring tools provide increasingly rich data and analyses. Here are five […]
The release of Centreon 3.4, the new version of our open source solution, is accompanied by a version upgrade of all Centreon products. The new versions of Centreon EPP, Centreon MAP, Centreon BAM and Centreon MBI, as well as the Centreon EMS solution are therefore compatible with Centreon 3.4.
BEST PRACTICES: how your IT monitoring system can help you to reduce the number of calls to the helpdesk?
With an IT monitoring system implementation, the IT department easily collects data on the status and availability of its various IT equipment. The graphic visualisation of collected data, combined with modeling applications status for each business division, becomes an excellent tool to significantly reduce level-one helpdesk calls to your technical support. Let us introduce you […]