If the origins of IT monitoring are the same as those of IT itself, its use has only really grown over the past 20 years alongside the generalized deployment of IT in business. For a long time it was restricted to technical monitoring, production and infrastructure teams. The inevitable correlation of business and IT has led to its scope being extended to application and business monitoring.

Coupled to and interfaced with reporting, viewing and mapping tools, or with BAM, monitoring has matured and has become the essential IT department tool to communicate with business.  Here is a glimpse of the IT monitoring super powers for business performance.

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