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What questions should companies ask vendors when researching event monitoring solutions?

Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What features should companies look out for when selecting an event monitoring tool?

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24 Answers

Mathieu TESSON - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

Agentless or not? what kind of notifications (mail, SNMP, script...) ? existing connector with other monitoring software? monitoring discovery, ability to create a template for automation monitoring? Price illimited license? per node, per monitored item? Big community?

Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewerRony_Sklar
Community Manager

@Toto Tatat ​thanks this is very helpful! Do you have any other tips for choosing event monitoring software?

reviewer1275930 - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 5Consultant

What are the monitoring software capabilities for discovery?  Is it agentless?  How many people need to provide support and maintenance?

Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewerRony_Sklar
Community Manager

I especially like the question about how many people are needed to provide support and maintenance.

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