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Centreon’s seamless integration with OT environments: enhancing monitoring capabilities across industries

In the age of digital transformation, innovative User Experience requires interactions with non-IT devices in the physical world. Industrial control systems (ICS) have evolved, and they are now increasingly connected to Business Applications in the ...

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Navigating the unique challenges of Operational Technology (OT) monitoring: the case for centralized solutions

Operational Technology (OT) systems form the backbone of critical infrastructure across various industries, ranging from manufacturing plants and utilities to transportation networks and financial institutions. Unlike traditional Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, which primarily focuses on ...

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New Monitoring Connectors – May 2024

Every month, Centreon extends its monitoring connector catalog and implements new connectors, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with always more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer ...

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Beyond Monitoring IT, the impact of OT in performance management

Operational Technology (OT) refers to the hardware and software systems used to monitor and control physical devices, processes, and infrastructure in industrial environments. Unlike Information Technology (IT), which focuses on data processing and communication, OT ...

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Centreon announces its latest software release: Centreon 24.04

We’re thrilled to announce the latest enhancements in Centreon software with the release of version 24.04. As always, we are committed to providing our users with an evolving platform that meets the demands of modern ...

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New Monitoring Connectors – April 2024

Every month, Centreon extends its monitoring connector catalog and implements new connectors, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with always more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer ...

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New Monitoring Connectors – March 2024

Every month, Centreon extends its monitoring connector catalog and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with always more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer ...

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New Monitoring Connectors – February 2024

Every month, Centreon extends its monitoring connector catalog and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with always more ITOps tools.  The result: increased visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer ...

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New Monitoring Connectors – January 2024

Every month, Centreon extends its monitoring connector catalog and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with always more ITOps tools.  The result: increased visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer ...

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New Monitoring Connectors – December 2023

Every month, Centreon extends its monitoring connector catalog and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with always more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer ...

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Monitoring OT With Raspberry Pi and Centreon

It might be a little late to pick raspberries, but it’s never too late to start monitoring operational technologies, such as SCADA. And it’s now easier than ever:  Centreon 23.10 lets you monitor your industrial ...

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Centreon simplifies the convergence of IT and OT monitoring

The new Centreon 23.10 release supports Raspberry Pi, confirming Centreon’s position at the forefront of the convergence of IT and OT monitoring Paris, November 30, 2023 – Centreon, a leader in digital performance monitoring is ...

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Centreon joins AWS ISV Accelerate Program

Paris, November, 15, 2023 — Centreon, a leader in digital performance monitoring has announced today that it has been accepted into the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Accelerate Program, a co-sell program ...

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Centreon 23.10: Discover the Latest Release

Centreon’s IT monitoring platform is diverse in its offerings, whether it is the open source project, one of our commercial editions, or the choice between self-hosted deployment or our SaaS option. As we get ready ...

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New Monitoring Connectors – October 2023

Every month, Centreon extends its monitoring connector catalog and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements ...

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Centreon AIOps Extension: How AI in Monitoring Can Skyrocket IT Operations Team Productivity

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making headlines for several months, often featuring the instantly famous ChatGPT. But away from the projectors, AI is quietly taking its place in our daily lives, and is now integrated ...

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New Monitoring Connectors – September 2023

Every month, Centreon extends its monitoring connector catalog and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements ...

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7 Essential Monitoring Best Practices for Extended IT Visibility

IT monitoring plays a crucial role in the efficient management of today’s hybrid IT infrastructures. With the growing complexity of IT environments, it is essential to adopt good monitoring practices to guarantee extended visibility and ...

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Extending visibility to hybrid IT for optimized digital performance

Accelerated digital transformation has reshaped IT landscapes, challenging IT departments and ITOps teams to attain unprecedented visibility into their IT estate.  Digital performance, which is closely linked to the overall success of organizations, relies on ...

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Summer 2023’s New Monitoring Connectors

Every month, Centreon extends its monitoring connector catalog and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements ...

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SD-WAN: What If You Actually Switched to Monitoring?

Many organizations have implemented SD-WAN to enhance performance and connectivity. Yet, it rarely offers optimal visibility into all performance improvement levers. Here’s how to improve SD-WAN monitoring. According to IDC predictions, global spending on SD-WAN ...

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Monitoring digital performance: The Combined Benefits of ITIM and DEM

ITIM, DEM… Who cares about acronyms today? What organizations want is to monitor all aspects of digital performance. Although IT infrastructure monitoring (ITIM) and digital experience monitoring (DEM) used to be separate areas, they are ...

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New Monitoring Connector Releases – June 2023

Every month, Centreon extends its monitoring connector catalog and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements ...

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Centreon unveils its latest monitoring innovations at AWS Summit Madrid and Milan

Paris, June 19, 2023 – Centreon, a leader in digital performance monitoring, announces its participation at the AWS Summit in Madrid and Milan, scheduled for June 15 and June 22 respectively. The software company is ...

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Telecommuting: The Conditions for Maximum Productivity

Maintaining the productivity of telecommuting employees is a major challenge. While this new way of working has helped maintain business continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are now seeking ways to retain a proven model ...

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ITIM and DEM: a Power Couple for Digital Performance & Observability

Together we are stronger, goes the popular saying, and it’s true of the powerful association between ITIM and DEM. This blog post looks at the added value to digital performance and business observability brought by ...

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Self-Hosted IT Monitoring: Does it Still Make Sense in this Cloud Era?

Answering this question from the perspective of TCO, high availability, and security. Historically, IT monitoring software was deployed within organizations in an on-premised, self-hosted fashion. But the rising popularity—and affordability—of cloud hosting brought many IT ...

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New Monitoring Connector Releases – May 2023

Every month, Centreon extends its monitoring connector catalog and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements ...

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Using DEM to Ensure Constant SaaS Application Performance

Performance, whether business or technical, is vital to any organization. And yet, SaaS performance is often overlooked, despite being a key factor to team efficiency and employee well-being. This blog post reviews some of the ...

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How Can Digital Experience Monitoring Help Your ITOps and business Teams?

Digital Experience Monitoring (DEM) is an adjacent area to infrastructure monitoring which focuses on measuring and optimizing the end-user experience with IT service. DEM looks at multiple facets of digital experience across a range of ...

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Extending IT Infrastructure Monitoring with DEM: Should You Care?

Ever feel like you’re stuck between irate users reporting IT service issues and IT teams frustrated by their limited ability to see what’s really going on beyond infrastructure? This blog post is for you, asking ...

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Centreon moves to Cloud-First and Continuous Delivery with new version 23.04

With this new version, Centreon strengthens its SaaS deployment capabilities, AI-based predictive monitoring, and integrates a record number of ideas from its community.  Paris, May 2, 2023 – Centreon, the leader in digital performance monitoring, ...

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New Monitoring Connector Releases – April 2023

Every month, Centreon extends its monitoring connector catalog and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability capabilities. We also offer enhancements ...

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Centreon 23.04: Discover the Latest Release

The Centreon IT Monitoring platform exists in many shapes and sizes: you may choose the open-source project or one of several commercial editions, and you may decide to run it as a self-hosted platform or ...

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SaaS IT Monitoring TCO: Enabling Innovation with the Cloud

Meet Dennis, an IT manager shopping for a SaaS IT monitoring solution. Dennis wants his IT team to benefit from the ease of access cloud enables. But comparing license costs between the SaaS and self-hosted ...

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New Connector Releases – March 2023

Every month, Centreon extends its connector catalog (a.k.a. monitoring packs or Plugin Packs) and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability ...

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Why you need a hybrid IT monitoring solution

Hybrid IT combines various cloud services, private or public, with other types of on-premises or edge IT infrastructure. This computing strategy is changing how ITOps think about IT infrastructure monitoring. The focus is on a ...

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Saas IT monitoring vs. self-hosted? Can TCO help make the best choice?

SaaS IT monitoring is becoming the new norm, although traditionally, IT monitoring platforms were deployed on premises, in self-hosted fashion. Now, where does your organization stand in the SaaS IT monitoring vs. self-hosted debate? Even ...

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Integrating Network Assurance and IT Infrastructure Monitoring for stronger networks

It’s Monday morning, and John, a network engineer, is struggling with customers complaining about network issues. Yet no alerts are showing in the monitoring tool. What’s going on here? You may suggest John solves his ...

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Centreon expands hosting capacity for its SaaS customers in North America

Centreon Cloud is now hosted on AWS in North America, in addition to Europe.   Paris & Toronto, February 8, 2023 – Centreon, a leader in digital performance monitoring, announces today the opening of a ...

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New Connector Releases – January 2023

Every month, Centreon extends its connector catalog (a.k.a. monitoring packs or Plugin Packs) and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability ...

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ITOps 2023 Trends: Emphasis on Capacity Building

What’s in store for ITOps in 2023? Despite budget restrictions and much higher expectations, the news may be good for ITOps this year. Why? Because the smart way out for CIOs is to build ITOps ...

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IT monitoring for 2023: Making ITOps reach their most ambitious new year resolutions

We’re jumping into 2023 full of hope, which for ITOps means less IT downtime, more flexibility and productivity, a deeper UX understanding, an observable business, and, of course, sustainable operations. Wishful thinking? No! This is ...

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4 criteria to select an IT monitoring tool that will boost digital performance

The world is changing and so are monitoring tools. Back in the days when IT was more technical than strategic, IT monitoring tools consisted mostly in alert management. Today, sophisticated IT monitoring solutions play a ...

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New Connector Releases – December 2022

Every month, Centreon extends its connector catalog (a.k.a. monitoring packs or Plugin Packs) and implements new ones, allowing you to connect your IT monitoring with more ITOps tools. The result: increased visibility and business observability ...

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Planning for Sustainable and Cost-effective IT Infrastructure

Which cloud infrastructure and related innovations will help I&O leaders adapt to an inflationary economy while improving sustainability and staying competitive? This blog post provides an overview of key trends informing the planning for sustainable ...

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Open Source or Paid IT Monitoring: Which Should It Be?

When it comes to IT monitoring, an incredible diversity of solutions is available. The first broad choice is between an open source or a paid IT monitoring solution. Aside from their development  approach, their acquisition ...

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TCO: The key to choosing an IT monitoring tool

When the time comes to shop for a new IT monitoring solution, you probably drafted a list of criteria to inform the final selection, based on the specs obtained from various stakeholders. How better can ...

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Energy Saving Tips for ITOps

ITOps are being tapped on the shoulder to contribute more to the organization’s efforts to save up on energy. Whether it’s to meet sustainability goals, reduce costs, or face pressing geopolitical imperatives, ITOps have at ...

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Three ways to reduce IT monitoring costs

The war in Ukraine and the global rise of inflation have compounding effects on the global economy, which was just starting to recover from the pandemic.  In that context, the topic of cost reduction becomes ...

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A primer on monitoring cloud infrastructure

The cloud is a staple of digital environments, and monitoring cloud infrastructure is therefore an inescapable reality for ITOps, including IT production directors, application owners, and cloud architects. Cloud monitoring enables observability into cloud-based infrastructure, ...

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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 ...

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SaaS IT Monitoring, with Centreon Cloud

Centreon has long been the platform of choice when it comes to monitoring the IT infrastructure from cloud-to-edge, and has been available either as an open source project or a commercial software edition : new ...