IT Infrastructure Monitoring

IT Infrastructure Monitoring

Nagios software is free and open source IT infrastructure monitoring applications. With it, you can monitor servers, switches, applications, and services.

Besides the free version Nagios Core, there are two paid editions of Nagios XI. They are the standard and enterprise editions. Nagios was started by Ethan Galstad and a group of developers with the initial release in 2002. It uses the GNU General Public License Version 2.

Nagios XI – Enterprise Server and Network Monitoring Software

  • Comprehensive IT Infrastructure Monitoring – Provides monitoring of all mission-critical infrastructure components including applications, services, operating systems, network protocols, systems metrics, and network infrastructure. Hundreds of third-party addons provide for monitoring of virtually all in-house applications, services, and systems.
  • Performance – The powerful Nagios Core 4 monitoring engine provides users with the highest degree of monitoring server performance. High-efficiency worker processes allow for nearly limitless scalability and monitoring effectiveness.
  • Visibility – Provides a central view of your entire IT operations network and business processes. Powerful dashboards provide at-a-glance access to powerful monitoring information and third-party data. Views provide users with quick access to the information they find most useful.

Source: Nagios home page

Overview of Nagios XI

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