The IT monitoring uses 2 techniques, agent-based and agentless monitoring. What does this mean and how do you arrive at a good choice which one to use for your own network?
Agent-based monitoring consists of a software component, usually a small application, which is located on the production servers and collects data. This data is then sent back to the central monitoring server. Where these detailed measurement values provide better monitoring, warning and reporting, as well as a comprehensive analysis for problem solving.
- More detailed monitoring data
- Proactive with automated actions
- Expand tailor made for additional measurement data
- Less down time
- Agents are installed on production systems, for which internal approval is required.
Good monitoring provides accurate information about all components in the network. This way direct action can be taken. Thanks to this detailed measurement data, the IT department can also be more proactive in their service management. By analyzing the current and historical data, bottlenecks and starting problems can be detected early. This allows the IT department to meet the current and future needs of their customers.
By choosing IT monitoring, which uses agent-based as well as agentless, you get a solution that is easy to use and cost-effective and ensures a clear upgrade in your IT management.