Gartner Research

How to Start an IT Monitoring Initiative

Published: 27 March 2017

ID: G00316514

Analyst(s): Cameron Haight, Will Cappelli


Business performance is the only thing that really matters in terms of the goal of your IT monitoring activities. Infrastructure and operations leaders must use the best practice of a business-oriented, top-down approach and identify ways to improve overall monitoring costs and delivery.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Deploy Technology That Can Collect Telemetry From the End-User Perspective
  • Perform a Tools Inventory Across Central IT and the LOBs
  • Deliver Varied and Continually Evolving Monitoring Capabilities

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