What is a network monitoring service?
The definition of network analytics is no longer limited to simply establishing a solution that can gather information from the network monitoring service. With the corporate world seeing IT as such a vital task in giving companies a voice on a daily basis, choosing a network analytics solution must be important - in business aspects such as increasing employee productivity and savings. . on infrastructure costs, as well as the obvious need for the solution to support the industry with all "essential" resources built in or as a means of enabling useful plug-ins.
When it comes to IT directly affecting the industry, it can range from a seemingly simple problem like a webpage that lasts forever to a loaded or bad LAN connection, to riskier problems. like an important email from someone not arriving at your inbox, a CRM database crash, or even dealing with internal malware. Although these problems can be solved by the lack of direct solutions on the market, there is nothing like a one-point access facility to see the entire network to see the error, performance, configuration and security or others. lateral resources. internal control. With a wide range of IT businesses, it's important to look for the "must-haves" to align IT with business goals. It claims that administrator performance, network performance, security, scan management, and reliability are not mutually exclusive. A solution that serves all this on a single plate, satisfying both the administrator and the network! Everything else is a welcome plus!
As physical networks become more complex due to a large and distributed infrastructure, automatic detection leaves little room for manual errors. Stable updating and adding to the network is nothing new and that requires preparation to begin on-demand research as well. Therefore, a solution must be able to automate detection and must also access emergency detection.
Smart classification and mapping
The infrastructure to be managed includes network devices, servers, applications, and other resources on the network. Several parameters determine the performance health of these resources on the network. Classifying the infrastructure by type and arrangement to logically map or group devices as clustered environments or
geographically distributed resources enables the administrator and helps him to view and manage his network.
In-depth performance monitoring
Performance degradation is an administrator's nightmare. Any network resource can degrade the performance of a network, and the factors affecting performance could be internal or external. Errors such as hardware resource interruption, WAN link failure, database application crash, etc., have a cascading effect and the impact is greater than we perceive. Key areas an administrator needs to keep an eye on to ensure a 100% available network include monitoring availability and uptime, monitoring system resources, and monitoring bandwidth.
A secure network is a good, healthy network. The challenges here are huge, as the administrator cannot make the slightest compromise. Like any other aspect of network monitoring, the motto here is “better to prevent than to cure”. While intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, etc. are usually not part of the solution, power-on support - including third-party gadgets - is good for network security administrators. Areas that an administrator focuses on securing their network begin by monitoring system log messages, including Windows event logs, system logs on Unix-based devices, firewall logs, and so on.
A smart warning
Another important need is an intelligent alert mechanism with which the IT team can work productively and efficiently. As mentioned earlier, any component or source on the network can play the absence and turn off the network. Delay in preventing a fault or rectifying damage in the short term requires a reliable alarm mechanism in which the engineer concerned identifies the source of the problem with an important warning.
Scalability of the solution
Your choice of network solution shouldn't suffer from crashes and crashes or at least it should result in a warning! The server hosting the monitoring solution or the monitoring application itself is as vulnerable as any other resource on the network. Having redundant servers taking over and providing uninterrupted monitoring services is an administrator's dream.
How ManageEngine OpManager
ManageEngine OpManager has a great advantage over loose or tight integration with other applications in the ManageEngine suite. Built on a solid platform, OpManager meets all the key requirements that an IT administrator or manager looks for in a network monitoring solution.