IT Monitoring for Higher Education

IT is the most important department in Higher Education.
Why be held back by legacy systems, poor integration and a lack of scalability? 
Opsview Monitor can make monitoring your estate simple and easy.
Like it shold be.  

3 Ways Teams Can Stay Lean, Scalable And Efficient

Higher-ed IT teams are in a difficult position. Even as the explosive growth in mobile devices and data usage on campuses is growing faster than ever, the team – and the team’s budget – often stays the same. Here’s how you can stay ahead of the curve.

eBook: Make Your Monitoring Ivy League

This eBook examines the factors changing the face of Higher-ed IT and explains how enterprise-grade IT monitoring empowers you to run a more robust network. Learn how to deal with faculty demands, attract the brightest prospects and be more efficient.

Infographic: The Importance of IT in Higher Ed

With Students using more devices than ever, how does online learning affect IT departments? See what the future of IT and IT monitoring holds in our Education infographic and see just how important 'The New Big Man on Campus' is.

How MIT Monitors 2,500 Servers With A Single IT Dashboard

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has a lot to manage. In addition to a student body of around 11,000, the university has five schools and one college, with 32 academic departments that span the Boston metro area. There are also technical workshops, start-up incubators and research labs that all rely on the campus network. So just how do they manage it all from a single dashboard?

How Connected Are Students?

With constant advancements in the technology industry, Universities are finding more clever and innovative methods of using IT to maximize the student experience. We spoke to a Student at the University of Bath – ranked the best European University under 50 years and UK’s number one University in ‘The Student Experience survey’, and here is all the Tech they use in their day to day life.

Windows 10 For Education - Should You Install It?

Windows 10 Education – a product Microsoft introduced with the aim of empowering staff, IT administrators and teachers in allowing students to flourish with the highly technological tools they now have at their disposal. So what is different about Windows 10 Education, and should you be installing it in your own environments?

What January Brings for IT Departments in Higher Ed

January will see Universities confronted with the return of data hungry students, resource absorbing faculties and prudently keen financial departments. It’s just as well we've got you covered with the top things to watch and prepare for in January 2016.

UK Network Attacks - Are Your IT Staff Prepared?

Janet, the publically funded academic computer network, suffered the latest in a long line of DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks on Monday Dec 7th 2015. This is the latest in a string of attacks aimed at the education network which underpins educational establishments across the UK.


3 Ways To Make Sure Campus IT Systems Get A Passing Grade This School Year.


When school is back in session for colleges and universities it means your campus is swarming with waves of device-toting students and staff running bandwidth-hungry applications. And like Scotty onboard the starship Enterprise (“She cannae take much more captain!”), IT managers have to get more out of an academic network that’s already being pushed to the limit. So how do they manage? 

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5 Essential Reasons To Monitor Your Academic Network


We all know that any network failure or server outage will impact on an organizations ability to do business. This is no different for academic networks that, in particular, face additional pressure to deliver a mixture of critical education and administrative applications alongside the leisure time bandwidth demands of their students. If you aren't already, here are 5 essential reasons to monitor your network. 

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The World's Best Universities Use Opsview

The world’s leader of technological innovation chooses Opsview for its data centers.

Monitoring more than 1,400 physical and virtual servers across their IT estate. 

Harnessing scalability within their current environment as well as future growth of the University.

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InternetQ is a leading digital content and mobile marketing services company with operations spanning Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas. It offers proprietary technology platforms to help mobile network operators, brands, and media companies.

Keeping 16,000 students and over 2,000 staff spanning four facilities constantly connected. 

A single overview of their entire IT estate with more than 37,000 students, 4,170 staff, and 747 courses.

Opsview in the classroom

Opsview Are Proud To Support The Education Of Future Sysadmins Across The Globe

Opsview are pleased to offer Opsview Monitor free of charge to academic institutions for educational use within the classroom. Opsview Monitor is in use by universities and colleges in the UK and USA to introduce students to enterprise monitoring for networking, systems and applications. Many have found our education subscriptions of great benefit to students and academics alike.

Opsview is a complete enterprise monitoring solution, able to monitor a massive range of systems and devices; whatever equipment is in your lab networks it will be simple for your students to set up and start monitoring. Your students will learn all about advanced enterprise features such as reporting, dashboards, notifications and graphing, so that they gain real world experience in all aspects of monitoring.

Here's How To Apply?

All of the institutions already part of Opsview’s academic program have recognised that exposure to tools and systems that are widely used in industry are invaluable to their students. Using Opsview allows students to get their monitoring up and running much quicker than when using free tools, allowing them to focus on learning about the world of IT monitoring.

Opsview in the classroom is open to all academic institutions* wishing to use Opsview as part of a relevant academic course. A subscription for Opsview Monitor will be provided for the duration of the course covering each student.

* Proof must be provided for eligibility for this program - Contact Us To Apply