Published: 03 January 2020
Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team
This summary contains input from 20 members regarding their approaches to modernize network monitoring services. The summary starts by identifying the network elements that members monitor and the tools used for monitoring. Next, we assess which members track network performance and application traffic flow data, analyze their approaches to collecting wire data, and review the tools used to combine metric and log data with performance data. The summary highlights members' network operational monitoring focus and approaches to executing auto-discovery and tracking network devices in their Configuration Management Database (CMDB). It looks at members' satisfaction with their network monitoring approaches and their improvement plans for network monitoring. The summary ends with a review of members' learnings from the implementation of network monitoring improvement plans.
©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates.
All rights reserved.
Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates.
This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission.
It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact.
While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information.
Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such.
Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy.
Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity.
Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party.
For further information, see
Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.