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Why complex IT needs business service monitoring.


IT estates now have a complex and intricate setup, built with physical hardware, switches, servers, routers as well as virtualization, SaaS, PaaS and even IaaS solutions to mix into the ever changing and ever expanding IT setup. As this happens,...


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One third of companies don't backup network device configs


A third of businesses face a potentially serious problem maintaining network stability, because they fail to make copies of the settings of all devices on their network.  After running a recent survey, we found that 33% of companies do not...


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The top 5 reasons for monitoring your network


Monitoring an IT network is an essential part of any business' routine processes, yet so many companies fail to make sure they do this properly. The risks of not monitoring a network are numerous. Among these, a failure to do...


Tags: network monitoring, server monitoring

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Is regulation the answer to net neutrality?


A federal appeals court recently gave a ruling that struck down the Federal Communication Commission's Open Internet rules. This ruling allows providers to slow and even block selected World Wide Web traffic. The ruling even went one step further and...


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On-premise monitoring: the forgotten critical element in hybrid IaaS infrastructures


Many businesses debate extensively whether to manage their key infrastructure themselves on-premise, or to hand it over to an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud provider. Whatever they choose, they must remember to monitor all of their environments or risk...


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The Internet of Things looms, are you ready?


Gartner are predicting by 2020 the Internet of Things will create an additional $1.9 trillion for the economy. The Internet of Things is the eventual merging of the explosion of smart devices, from smartphones through to sensors within a kitchen...


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Why monitoring is important when choosing an IaaS provider


Many businesses are planning to deploy cloud infrastructure as a service: which means outsourced storage, hardware, networking and servers. Essentially, the idea of IaaS is that another provider handles your infrastructure, with you simply uploading virtual machines. But given the...


Tags: iaas, network monitoring

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Windows: Agentless Monitoring using Opsview V4


Pre-requisites We need to install an open source WMI Client, as previous versions (Ubuntu packaged .deb versions of WMI-Client, for example) do not work with newer versions of Windows (2008, 7, etc). We also need to install the check_wmi_plus.pl...


Tags: agentless monitoring, microsoft server, microsoft windows

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Monitoring Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010 with Opsview V4


We can use the standard Opsview agent to monitor a plethora of Microsoft Exchange 07/10 services “out of the box”; using the built in Windows performance monitors and service statuses. Pre-requisites This article assumes that the Opsview agent has...


Tags: microsoft exchange 2010, microsoft exchange server, opsview

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Monitoring VMware ESX/vSphere with Opsview V4


In order to monitor VMware ESX and VM’s running on ESX, we will need to download and install a few items of software listed below, namely the VMware vSphere SDK for Perl and a Nagios plugin for checking ESX....


Tags: vmware, vmware, vmware esx, vmware vsphere, vsphere

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