What is network monitoring?
Network monitoring helps to ensure visibility across your entire network. It is a critical IT process where all networking components such as network access, VMs, routers, servers, and switches, as well as key performance indicators like CPU utilization and network bandwidth, are monitored for bottlenecks and performance. It is important that these components are evaluated in real time in order maintain and optimize availability.
Why is network monitoring important?
Network monitoring is needed to ensure network availability and optimize performance across your organization’s network. It helps you be proactive—reducing downtime and responding quickly to issues—before they impact your end user.
How can a network monitoring solution help an organization like yours?
A network monitoring solution can help you automate discovery, mapping, and managing your network, and managing a business network. It gives your organization an overview of hardware usage and performance metrics to help maintain optimal connectivity.
A network monitoring solution monitors all of your networking components such as network access, switches, firewalls, and routers—while measuring KPIs like CPU utilization and network bandwidth. It can also create network maps, critical alerts, and reports so that you can reduce MTTR and provide a better experience to your end user.
Benefits and Features Network Monitoring
- Access detailed network visibility, combined with application, system, and OS usage monitoring.
- View dependencies between technology components of key business services.
- Use visual dashboards providing insight to operations teams, customers and stakeholders.
- Enrich fault prevention and capacity planning with highly granular events and alerts, integrated with our ticketing module or external ticketing systems such as ServiceNow®.
- Get real-time reporting on device-level and service-level performance and availability.
- Use rapid, automated network discovery for complete asset inventory.
The ScienceLogic SL1 Platform
SL1 provides you with actionable insights across your entire network infrastructure—WAN, LAN, SDN, routers, switches, firewalls, and more. With SL1, you can adopt the latest technologies without sacrificing management visibility. It’s easy—with SL1 -our unified IT operations platform, you can monitor availability, performance, configuration, utilization, and capacity for any network technology and any vendor.
Sample of Supported Network Device Vendors
The ScienceLogic SL1 Platform
Our unified monitoring solution provides full visibility and automated operations across cloud and distributed architectures.
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