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Monthly Monitoring Packs Releases – July 2022

Every month, Centreon extends its catalog of connectors  and implements new ones to allow you to connect your IT monitoring with ITOps tools. The result: more visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements and fixes on existing connectors. Here is our latest news on your best allies: our connectors! To learn more, you […]

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Connect Centreon with ip-label’s Ekara for enhanced user experience monitoring

We were recently announcing our partnership with ip-label, the digital experience measurement solution provider. Not resting on our laurels, we got to work and developed a Plugin Pack which makes Centreon connect with Ekara, ip-label’s user experience monitoring solution. The result? All the essential data to measure user experience standardized within a single platform for […]

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Monthly Plugin Packs Releases – June 2022

Every month, Centreon extends its catalog of Plugin Packs and implements new connectors to allow you to connect your IT monitoring with ITOps tools. The result: more visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements and fixes on existing Plugin Packs. Here is our latest news on your best allies: the Plugin Packs! To […]

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Monthly Plugin Packs Releases – May 2022

Every month, Centreon extends its catalog of Plugin Packs and implements new connectors to allow you to connect your monitoring with ITOps tools. The result: more visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements and fixes on existing Plugin Packs. Here is our latest news on your best allies: the Plugin Packs! To learn […]

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Should we integrate IT monitoring with IT Operations tools?

Why stop in one place when you can take a much more satisfying journey? In this era of digital enablement, IT monitoring should not stop at checking the health and availability of services. Today, IT monitoring is the gateway to constantly optimized IT operations. Therefore, many of our clients think of their Centreon IT monitoring […]

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Monthly Plugin Packs Releases – April 2022

Every month, Centreon extends its catalog of Plugin Packs and implements new connectors to allow you to connect your monitoring with ITOps tools. The result: more visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements and fixes on existing Plugin Packs. Here is our latest news on your best allies: the Plugin Packs! To learn […]

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What Makes the Best Cloud Monitoring Solution

Beyond cool features and capabilities, the best cloud monitoring solution is one that will equip you to face some of the most transformative cloud computing challenges over the next few years: intensified cloud migration, mind-numbing cloud environment options, infrastructure as code’s (IaC) increased popularity, and more. Plus, there’s a lot happening outside of the cloud […]

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A Technical Perspective on Enabling Business Observability

We were recently discussing the capabilities and features in a monitoring solution that enable a business observability strategy. But now the most important question is, how do you activate these capabilities to take your IT monitoring to the next level? How do you not only get visibility on every inch of your estate and fix […]

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Observability Capabilities and Features

We were recently writing about the pillars of a business observability strategy. We saw that a good observability strategy is built around the business goals for the IT system. But now what? You’re in charge of IT operations, you manage infrastructure monitoring—it’s your turn to take the ball and run with it. This blog post […]

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With Centreon, the Institut Florimont guarantees an optimal digital learning experience for 1,600 students

“Before adopting Centreon, identifying and anticipating incidents could be challenging. Now, we’ve extended the monitoring scope and manage the IT environment with more accuracy. We can respond faster in guaranteeing IT quality because we are supported in our diagnostics. Thanks to Centreon, we have developed a new work approach based on anticipation and proactivity.” — […]

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Monthly Plugin Packs Releases – February 2022

Every month, Centreon extends its catalog of Plugin Packs and implements new connectors to allow you to connect your monitoring with ITOps tools. The result: more visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements and fixes on existing Plugin Packs. Here is our latest news on your best allies: the Plugin Packs! To learn […]

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Monthly Plugin Packs Releases – January 2022

Every month, Centreon extends its catalog of Plugin Packs and implements new connectors to allow you to connect your IT monitoring with ITOps tools. The result: more visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements and fixes on existing Plugin Packs. Here is our latest news on your best allies: the Plugin Packs! To […]

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Monthly Plugin Packs Releases – December 2021

Every month, Centreon extends its catalog of Plugin Packs and implements new connectors to allow you to connect your monitoring with ITOps tools. The result: more visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements and fixes on existing Plugin Packs. Here is our latest news on your best allies: the Plugin Packs! To learn […]

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Monthly Plugin Packs Releases – November 2021

Every month, Centreon extends its catalog of Plugin Packs and implements new connectors to allow you to connect your monitoring with ITOps tools. The result: more visibility and observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements and fixes on existing Plugin Packs. Here is our latest news on your best allies: the Plugin Packs! To learn more, […]

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Centreon Fall’21 Release Beta Program Now Available

Three years ago exactly, when releasing Centreon 18.10, we switched to a two-software-release-per-year lifecycle plan. We haven’t looked back since. Seven software releases later, we’re still committed to this schedule. Come spring and fall, you know you can update your Centreon platform to the latest and most advanced version to benefit from new functionalities, user […]

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Hey Centreon! I want to interconnect with the rest of my stack.

In order to monitor IT service performance and ensure operational excellence, ITOps in the digital enterprise need to have a holistic view over their IT system, from cloud to edge, as well as IoT and on-prem environments. This view is made possible thanks to the superpowers of connected monitoring. To connect monitoring and gain holistic visibility, […]

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Connected Monitoring to Enable Holistic, Cloud to Edge Visibility

One of the main attributes of IT monitoring is its ability to adapt to major changes in IT systems and to provide a virtuous loop of visibility over every component in these IT systems, from cloud to edge. To achieve this, it is not only necessary to collect monitoring data, but also to integrate and/or […]

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Monthly Plugin Packs Releases – June 2021

Every month, Centreon extends its catalog of Plugin Packs and implements new connectors to allow you to connect your monitoring with ITOps tools. The result: more visibility and observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements and fixes on existing Plugin Packs. Here is our latest news on your best allies: the Plugin Packs! To learn more, […]

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Seamless collaboration: Send Centreon notifications in Microsoft Teams rooms

Over the last few months, Microsoft Teams has become one of the leading collaborative platforms, with a range of services from video conferencing to instant messaging and many other features that facilitate the daily work of ITOps (the focus for this blog), as it does for other users in many other industries.  In particular, Microsoft […]

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Monthly New Plugin Packs Releases – March, 2021

As you may have noticed, Centreon releases new connectors (Plugin Packs) as well as enhancements or fixes to existing connectors on a monthly basis.  Plugin Packs help you interconnect your ITOps tools to your IT monitoring solution, providing higher visibility and observability.    We make sure to update you regularly on the latest news regarding your […]

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Interfacing Centreon with Prometheus: How to get the most out of connected monitoring

Connecting Centreon to Prometheus through the Plugin Pack centreon-pack-cloud-prometheus-api allows you to use the metrics collected by Prometheus directly in Centreon.  You can centralize data collection results and send alerts from within Centreon. With its collection mechanisms and capabilities to integrate into numerous containerization and orchestration stacks, Prometheus brings great agility in the collection of […]

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Monthly Plugin Packs Releases – February 2021

As you know, at Centreon we are continuously expanding our Plugin Pack catalog and we offer new connectors so that you can connect your monitoring system with ITOps tools to gain visibility and observability. We also provide updates which include improvements and patches on existing Plugin Packs. Here’s where you can catch up on your […]

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Monthly New Plugin Packs Releases

As you’re aware, Centreon releases new connectors (Plugin Packs) as well as enhancements or fixes to existing connectors on a monthly basis. Plugin Packs help you interconnect your ITOps tools to your IT monitoring solution, providing higher visibility and observability.    This is your latest update on your best monitoring allies, the Centreon Plugin Packs. Should […]

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Monthly New Plugin Packs Releases

As you may have noticed, Centreon releases new connectors (Plugin Packs) as well as enhancements or fixes to existing connectors on a monthly basis. Plugin Packs help you interconnect your ITOps tools to your IT monitoring solution, providing higher visibility and observability.    We make sure to update you regularly on the latest news regarding your […]

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Monthly New Plugin Packs Releases

As you may have noticed, Centreon releases new connectors (Plugin Packs) as well as enhancements or fixes to existing connectors on a monthly basis. From now on, we’ll let you know about new Plugin Packs releases or enhancements through a monthly blog post. We’ll be as concise as possible, but if you need to learn […]

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Graylog and Centreon: Your IT monitoring system’s got talent!

With the increasing reliance on infrastructure in managing IT business which the current health and economic crisis are intensifying, visibility on the IT system is more crucial than ever. Attaining such a level of visibility calls for an evolutive  approach to monitoring. That approach involves the capability to track essential ITOps metrics and statuses in […]

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Interfacing Netdata with Centreon: your new ally to monitor the status of your Linux servers in real time

Monitoring Linux servers, which are used to host business applications as well as e-commerce sites, has become a key point in the operational excellence of a company’s IT system. Being familiar with response time, number of visits to a website and server demand is now part of a “smarter” monitoring offering holistic visibility on the […]

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Automation to the rescue: Monitoring all IT domains instantly

We were recently discussing the advantage of instant IT monitoring through ready to use integration packages, or connectors. Here’s a list of the range of connector types you can use to monitor your full IT estate instantly. Centreon currently offers you 400+ connectors and prepackaged templates that cover the most popular IT domains. Even better, […]

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Monitoring Office 365 with Centreon: making the first step towards a digital workplace easy

The digital transformation of organizations mainly relies on a fundamental first step: teams endorsing process digitalization and firstly the workspace. In this digital workplace, providing Office 365 plays a full part in the adoption of these new practices. Monitoring the digital workplace (and therefore Office 365) has become essential for employees, even more so during […]

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The role of connectors in smart IT infrastructure monitoring

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, […]

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Monitoring Azure VPN Gateway with Centreon

Monitoring Azure VPN Gateway with Centreon: from Cloud to Edge, towards holistic monitoring of your IT infrastructure. As we have seen in previous articles, Cloud monitoring is a reality which requires having a global vision of your IT environment from Cloud to Edge. IT monitoring platforms should now integrate monitoring data from the Cloud. In […]

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6 Key Features of Centreon 20.04, and Why You Should Start Using Them

It’s April, and there you are, a new version of Centreon is hatching. This blog post provides a quick overview of what to expect out of 20.04. The best way to discover what the new version has to offer is to register to our 20.04 webinar or ask for a live demo. For a deep […]

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Monitoring AWS RDS with Centreon, for a full visibility on hybrid IT

It is expected that by 2025 about 40% of IT workload will reside in the Public Cloud, as opposed to 19% in 2019. The latest trends on the subject are about distributing workload among multiple public clouds, mixing private & public clouds into a hybrid infrastructure. A scalable infrastructure that needs to be monitored. Whether […]

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COVID-19: 7 Tips for Setting-Up Remote Work and Other Emergency Measures

At the outset of the pandemic, we quickly set up all of our employees for remote work and adapted our IT system so it could manage the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, including lockdowns happening in many countries. Frédéric, Security and Telecommuting Manager at Centreon shares on our experience and offers some tips.  Takeaway: Experience […]

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Monitoring Microsoft Office 365 with Centreon

In this tutorial, we’ll show how Centreon can monitor Office 365 online services. Office 365 is a line of online subscription services offered by Microsoft in their Microsoft Office product suite. Office 365 covers document creation and management, emailing, video conferencing and many more collaboration offerings. Already one of the most widely spread office productivity […]

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Monitoring Kubernetes and Docker with Centreon

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In this tutorial we will show how Centreon can monitor a Kubernetes cluster orchestrating Docker containers. Kubernetes is the most popular orchestration solution when it comes to deploying containerized applications and microservices. And Prometheus comes handy as a single point of metrics collection and aggregation for all three levels of your container stack: the individual […]

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Monitoring Microsoft Azure with Centreon

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In this tutorial we’ll describe how Centreon can monitor the resources you’re deploying into the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. To make things easier we’ll take an example: how to monitor an Azure Virtual Machine with Centreon? This will walk you through the basics about monitoring Azure services using the Centreon Plugin Packs. From there you’ll […]

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Monitoring AWS with Centreon

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In this tutorial, we’ll describe how Centreon can monitor the resources you’re deploying into the Amazon Web Services cloud platform. The Centreon solution includes multiple plugins to monitor AWS: one plugin per AWS service. At the time of writing, the following AWS services are included in the Centreon Plugin Library: Billing Cloudfront Cloudwatch EBS Elasticache […]

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Centreon Plugin Packs catalog: what does it contain?

The Centreon Plugin Packs allows to quickly deploy the monitoring of your information system. With more than 240 Plugin Packs – in the Enterprise Plugin Pack edition – the catalog can meet the requirements of almost any end user. But what exactly does the catalog contain? Protocols and technologies The Centreon Plugin Packs are based […]

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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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Monitor your Synology NAS instantly!

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Improve your Time-To-Monitoring with Centreon Plugin Packs

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Tutorial: Using Plugin Packs for fast monitoring deployment

Plugin Packs

Since the Centreon version 3.4 release, 6 Plugin Packs are available free: Cisco standard: used for basic Cisco hardware monitoring; Linux SNMP: used to monitor the main GNU/Linux server using the SNMP protocol; MySQL DB: used to monitor DBMSs such as MySQL or MariaDB; Printer standard: used to monitor printers using the SNMP protocol; UPS standard: used to […]

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