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How to Optimize Your Investments in IT Monitoring Tools

Published: 31 October 2019

ID: G00397280

Analyst(s): Federico De Silva , Josh Chessman , Charley Rich


Organizations are overspending on IT monitoring tools that have overlapping capabilities. This is due to the wide variety of IT monitoring tools with complex pricing models. I&O leaders should replace older, domain-specific tools with modularized offerings that include usage-based pricing models.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Rightsize Your IT Monitoring Tools Based on the Different Pricing Models
  • Monitor Modern Environments Using Cloud Provider and Open-Source Technologies
  • Consolidate Tooling by Replacing Legacy Point Solutions With Tools That Are Part of Modular and Integrated Suites

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