Topic: monitoring

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Icinga

Icinga offers IT Ops teams an open-source monitoring and metric solution system to keep a check on the entire infrastructure. It monitors performance and availability and will even notify teams of any issues.  The core of the monitoring platform recently reached version 2 with checks to network resources, outages and performance data. The most recent … continue reading

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Avoiding Downtime in the Hybrid Environment

We all know that downtime caused by IT outages can be costly. As much as $300,000 per hour according to Gartner. But, the additional costs of downtime are not always reported. And they can be nothing short of significant. Take the 2017 British Airways outage as an example. It stranded 75,000 passengers and, as a … continue reading

Catchpoint introduces managed monitoring service

Catchpoint, the digital experience monitoring (DEM) leader, today announced the launch of the industry’s first fully Managed Monitoring Service Provider offering, designed to help organizations get immediate performance improvement while relieving themselves from the burden of planning, executing, and maintaining a fully developed digital experience monitoring strategy. The Catchpoint Managed Monitoring Service combines synthetic and real … continue reading

SignalFx to launch cloud infrastructure monitoring platform backed by AWS App Mesh

Cloud infrastructure monitoring company SignalFx will support Amazon Web Services App Mesh when its platform launches later this year, allowing for expanded infrastructure visibility, the company announced. SignalFx’s platform is meant to complement the efforts of Site Reliability Engineers and operations teams with streaming intelligence to assist with problem detection and troubleshooting, backed by AWS … continue reading

New monitoring, cluster management options launched with Elastic Stack 6.7

Search provider Elastic launched version 6.7 of its Elastic Stack suite, featuring the release of real-time services and application monitoring platform Elastic Uptime, the release to general availability of a number of Elasticsearch features, as well as updates for the platform’s new Maps feature. Elastic Uptime, based on Elasticsearch’s Heartbeat plug-in, is a monitoring tool … continue reading

Escalated launches fraud prevention and monitoring platform to stop malicious bots

Monitoring company Escalated has announced a new SaaS platform that is designed to stop malicious bot activity. The solution is designed to monitor and safeguard websites, ad campaigns, or other online activity from invalid traffic. According to the company, malicious bots can create fraudulent ad impressions that cause anomalies, skewing data collection and analysis, harming … continue reading

When business services fail due to IT cyberattacks & how to protect your organization

When we think about cybersecurity, we most often think about compromised PII — Personally Identifiable Information. PII includes the social security numbers, account numbers, addresses and so on that allow bad actors to open unauthorized accounts in people’s names, to drain existing accounts, and to generally create adverse and hard-to-reverse impacts on the victims. Generating … continue reading

IT operations monitoring can help prevent business services failures

As IT organizations move towards digitizing services and operations, there is an ever-increasing dependence on the IT infrastructure that supports these needs. It follows that any degradation of performance of the infrastructure directly affects the manner in which business is conducted and, therefore, the bottom line. A quick Google search reveals several recent examples. And … continue reading

Catchpoint launches SaaS monitoring for Office 365 and Salesforce

Digital experience monitoring company Catchpoint is launching a new solution to provide in-depth monitoring for SaaS applications. According to the company, this is the first product in its SaaS Monitoring product line. The latest release introduces monitoring for Office 365 and Salesforce. The release is part of the company’s mission to help businesses cope with some … continue reading

Optanix releases IT monitoring and analytics platform

IT service assurance solution provider Optanix is delivering a new standalone IT monitoring and analytics platform to tackle hybrid IT infrastructures. The advanced service assurance platform is designed with full-stack monitoring, root cause analysis, business service monitoring, and remediation and management capabilities. “IT operations teams are looking to ‘connect the dots’ – across their estate, … continue reading

Datadog Synthetics provides proactive error detection

Datadog is introducing new capabilities to provide proactive error detection. Today, it launched Datadog Synthetics, which monitors application and API availability by simulating user traffic. Normally, when issues are detected by synthetic monitoring systems, engineers need to use multiple tools to troubleshoot the issue, which results in prolonged outages. According to Datadog, Synthetics is built … continue reading

LogicMonitor LM Cloud can now monitor Google Cloud Platform instances

Software-as-a-service performance monitoring company LogicMonitor released its enhanced LM Cloud multi-cloud monitoring platform this week, adding support for Google Cloud Platform instances on top of its existing Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure support. “LogicMonitor developed LM Cloud in 2018 to help customers with data in multiple clouds. Previously, these users were forced to monitor … continue reading

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