The role of servers in your organization has changed substantially—with their uses, requirements, and complexity all increasing dramatically in recent years. Many of the traditional tools and techniques that worked in the past don't suffice any more. Consequently, server monitoring presents several critical battles in today's demanding environments. This guide looks at some of the most pressing challenges administrators face in ensuring optimal server performance, and it offers insights into the tools and strategies required to address these demands.
Today, your firm's servers represent a vital cog in the IT machine, a machine that increasingly represents the core of business being transacted. Whether a server's used for email, e-commerce, or ERP, downtime, while always concern, is never an option. The monitoring of servers is essential to ensure associated business applications, and the very business, are running smoothly.