Actionable macro & micro views for better-informed IT Operations Management

In enterprise monitoring, being able to visualize the performance of entire networks and IT infrastructure has become a given.

Less obvious is the ability to communicate pertinent values: how graphic displays address various monitoring and ITOM objectives?

Centreon MAP is the rich data mapping and visualization tool required of demanding ITOM administrators and DevOps. While its visualization capabilities offer efficient graphic insights, it’s studio application delivers the real gem in mapping correlated data and customizing user-relevant views.

Here are 7 good reasons for Centreon MAP:

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Provide real time IT infrastructure status overviews with Centreon MAP to your ITOM teams and operational users

In a matter of minutes

With Centreon MAP, you can simply create and share synthetic real time monitoring views to monitor the performance of your IT infrastructure, network, applications and services.

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Example: thanks to this real time view  ITOM teams and managers can instantaneously visualise the avalilability of critical business applications and services. This guarantees better reaction time in case of outage and optimises MTRS (Mean Time to Restore Service).

In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to create views using Centreon MAP. After reading this article, you will have discovered Centreon MAP main features and you will be able to create views that meet your technical or business users’ needs.

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How can you use your IT monitoring indicators to provide a business view? 4 questions to Etienne Gautier

The digital revolution has resulted in Business management having massively computerized tools to work with, leading to a large number of questions on a daily basis. How can these users get the answers to questions on subjects as essential as CRM availability or the availability of their emails? How can your monitoring indicators be used to give an application-oriented view? The answers from Etienne Gautier.

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Tutorial: Using Plugin Packs for fast monitoring deployment

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 monitor UPS using the SNMP protocol;
  • Windows SNMP: used to monitor the main Microsoft Windows server using the SNMP protocol.

Thanks to the Plugin Packs, your Information System can be monitored in just a few minutes. Let’s look at all the steps.

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Best practices: 10 good reasons to use IT monitoring data with dedicated BI tool

IT monitoring tools allow ISD to collect a large amount of data, on a continuous-flow basis. These data are mainly used to make equipment and infrastructure monitoring easier. They also represent a valuable source of knowledge being analyzed and translated into indicators and reports thanks to a dedicated business intelligence tool such as MBI Centreon. Here are 10 reasons to better leverage your IT monitoring data:

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