A recent press release reports, “Information technology (IT) administrators overwhelmed with the task of maintaining physical infrastructure as their networks expand into cloud and hybrid-cloud systems can now have an enhanced view of their entire IT infrastructure with GroundWork Monitor, a unified monitoring platform by GroundWork Open Source, Inc. The release of GroundWork Monitor 7.2.1 offers two new GroundWork Cloud Hub connectors: an Azure connector for management and analysis of cloud-based infrastructure performance, and a NeDi connector for easier integration of network discovery and monitoring tools. ‘The more we move to new technology and hybrid cloud computing, the more monitoring challenges we confront,’ commented Peter Collins, IT administrator at a major California university. ‘GroundWork is an essential partner in helping us meet those challenges’.”
The release continues, “According to research from the International Data Center (IDC), spending on public and private cloud IT infrastructure deployments is projected to reach 50% by 2020. Key Enhancements to Groundwork Monitor 7.2.1: (1) Azure connector to allow organizations monitor and maintain cloud and hybrid-cloud systems in Microsoft’s(™) Azure cloud. (2) NeDi connector to easily integrate powerful network discovery tools supplied with GroundWork Monitor, and enhanced in this version. (3) Updated InfluxDB to leverage time series data to identify performance trends. Update includes more data sources. (4) Enhanced Grafana to quickly create and organize dashboards, graphically display metrics, show data points from multiple sources on a single graph, and compare metrics from different time periods.”
Read more at Globe Newswire.
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