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No Alignment with Business Goals
By John Jainschigg, Technical Content Marketing Manager
A long-term relationship with your trusted monitoring vendor can help make your organization more adaptable, agile, and effective.
Free Monitoring Solutions: No Throat to Choke
By John Jainschigg, Technical Content Marketing Manager
Seems obvious, but one of the greatest drawbacks of free monitoring solutions is that you (mostly) need to support them internally.
Free Monitoring Solutions: Hard to Scale
By John Jainschigg, Technical Content Marketing Manager
Enterprise hybrid IT estates can have tens of thousands of hosts. That's not the most important aspect in determining monitoring performance...
Free Monitoring Solutions: Trouble Swallowing
By John Jainschigg, Technical Content Marketing Manager
Time is money. And lost time is lost opportunity. So it's a good thing when monitoring helps you do things fast, fast, fast, with minimal errors.
Free Monitoring Solutions: Hostage Situation
By John Jainschigg, Technical Content Marketing Manager
Learning how to use your free monitoring system efficiently; to scope out problems, and triage and solve them quickly puts huge pressure on IT...
Free Monitoring Solutions: Visibility, Cloudy
By John Jainschigg, Technical Content Marketing Manager
Effective monitoring requires the ability to visualize information: first, to highlight issues; then, to illuminate root causes.
Free Monitoring Solutions: Limited Insight
By John Jainschigg, Technical Content Marketing Manager
Free monitoring solutions require more coding, more expertise and more manual steps before you can feel confident that basic monitoring is working...
Free Monitoring Solutions: Even Simple Stuff is Hard to Monitor
By John Jainschigg, Technical Content Marketing Manager
Foregoing monitoring tool updates to ensure continuous solution availability is a bad strategy. The security of your solution will gradually erode.