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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New versions of Centreon products to guarantee Centreon 3.4 compatibility

The release of Centreon 3.4, the new version of our open source solution, is accompanied by a version upgrade of all Centreon products. The new versions of Centreon EPP, Centreon MAP, Centreon BAM and Centreon MBI, as well as the Centreon EMS solution are therefore compatible with Centreon 3.4.

Important: for any upgrade, please contact our Centreon TechSupport first to update your repo of Centreon and thereafter your products or Centreon EMS solution.

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From plugins to Plugin Packs to improve your Time-To-Monitoring

Centreon, our robust open source monitoring platform is functionally complete and ready to use at no cost. However, to launch Centreon into a specific IT infrastructure, probes need to be developed and integrated to extract values from all of the IT components found in the network.

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