Gartner Research

Modernize Your Monitoring Strategy by Combining Unified Monitoring and Log Analytics Tools

Published: 30 October 2013

ID: G00257830

Analyst(s): Colin Fletcher, Jonah Kowall

Summary

Enterprise I&O teams should combine unified monitoring and log analytics technologies to build a simpler, faster and cost-effective approach to managing the availability of today's highly complex and dynamic environments.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • I&O teams are seeing limited results from infrastructure monitoring tools bought in silos based on domain expertise focus versus vetted requirements
  • I&O teams are finding that log analysis delivers needed granular insight and resiliency without the inherent complexity of agent-based monitoring approaches
  • Increased enterprise adoption of centralized log analysis has resulted in increased collaboration and faster troubleshooting capabilities for I&O teams

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