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Event Monitoring Software
Event Monitoring Software Overview
What is Event Monitoring Software?
Event Monitoring Software is a subset of network monitoring software. Event monitoring consists of analyzing and notifying network administrators of relevant events so they can remediate errors, or enforce security policy. An event monitoring ecosystem consists of software and hardware components such as operating systems, database management systems, applications, firewalls, processors, etc.
The log data generated by these components is mostly routine and irrelevant to issues. Event monitoring software automates log analysis, allowing administrators to focus on more important tasks instead of manually going through the log. Examples of meaningful events signaled by event logs to administrators may include:
When a user accessing a system exhibits unusual (or policy-violating) behavior
When a program encounters an error and fails
When a security policy is violated
When a piece of hardware fails or exhibits warning signs of failure
Other status change events
Beyond supplying automated, “agentless” log analytics, some event monitoring software vendors provide noise reduction by suppressing alerts. These IT event management solutions can group and suppress alerts associated with a single failure event. Removing redundant and repetitive alerts allows administrators to focus on restoring systems.
Features of Event Monitoring Software
Event monitoring software typically includes the following capabilities:
Agentless monitoring of on-premise, cloud, hybrid, and private network devices
Configurable noise reduction tools and alerting system
Filtering & suppression, “flood control,” device or system specific event alert suppression
Configurable alert thresholds (e.g. time limits, max notifications, etc.)
Centralized configurable dashboard for condensed network health information
Correlative analysis and reduction (i.e. to reduce a multitude of alerts to fixable events)
Alert grouping (i.e. lump related alerts into single event log)
Staff may opt-in or opt-out of alert groupings
Retention of historical device events (e.g. performance benchmarking, failures, etc.)
Monitor hardware characteristics (e.g. CPU temperature) as well as software characteristics
Privileged user monitoring
Internal user activity reports
External user device access and user session tracking
Machine learning/correlation engine for detecting or analyzing malicious or policy violating behaviors
Monitor and configure router traffic monitoring, accepted and denied logs
IT event monitoring and management software are available via perpetual license or subscription. They may be installed on-premise or deployed from the cloud. Some vendors may offer free trial periods or ‘freemium’ versions of their product that typically have limited feature availability. Plan prices increase with the number of integrations required and the number of users. Subscription plans are priced per user. Depending on the number of integrations plans may be available for $15 to $75 per month, per user. Alternately, pricing may depend on integrations rather than users. Pricing, in this case, may range from or around $3,000 per integration.
Event Monitoring Products
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DX Infrastructure Manager is a unified tool for systems monitoring and analytics. It offers multiple deployment options for IT teams and MSPs and integrates with other CA offerings.
Everbridge Mass Notificaiton enables users to send notifications to individuals or groups using lists, locations, and visual intelligence, in order to keep recipients informed before, during, and after events. It is designed for three use cases:Emergency Response and ManagementCitizen Protection ...
TrueSight Operations Management is an IT infrastructure monitoring and management application, supporting application performance management and event monitoring offering. It offers end-to-end application topology and management.
DX Spectrum (formerly CA Spectrum) is network fault management software, from Broadcom company CA Technologies.
HelpSystems Automate Plus (formerly Automate BPA Server) is scalable enterprise automation software designed to go beyond basic robotic process automation to integrate frontend and backend automated workflows across an organization. The vendor says their robust business enterprise software featur...
Operations Manager i or OMi (formerly HP Operations Manager) is an event monitoring, change and configuration option acquired by Micro Focus from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise.
IBM's Tivoli Netcool/Impact is an event monitoring option.
BigPanda is designed to enable enterprise IT to intelligently automate and scale service operations to meet the complex demands of the modern datacenter. The vendor says their algorithmic service operations platform turns IT noise from fragmented clouds, teams, applications and monitoring tools i...
Loom Systems is a patent-pending AIOps solution that is designed to predict and solve IT incidents in enterprises undergoing a digital transformation or cloud migration. The vendor says Loom Systems is the only AIOps solution to predict IT issues before they impact customers, and enrich alerts wi...
Micro Focus Operations Bridge (formerly HP Operations Bridge, or OpsBridge) automatically monitors all Hybrid IT resources - any device, operating system, database, application or service and applies AIOps to all data types. It reduces data noise, proactively detects problems, rapidly executes re...
CenturyLink® Security Log Monitoring service provides comprehensive security log traffic monitoring using people, technology and processes to analyze security log traffic 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and includes access to a portal for queries, reports, and other service-related activities. ...
Altimetrik headquartered in Southfield offers the Accelytics monitoring application.
Check Point Software Technologies providents IT event monitoring and management via SmartEvent, an event dashboard and analytics / monitoring tool.
IBM Cloud Event Management, available on IBM Cloud, provides a consolidated view of problems that occur with services, applications, and infrastructure so that problems can be resolved more efficiently.
Eventdex event registration software helps manage the entire event lifecycle via registrations, payment collection, badges, mobile apps, onsite management and reports, and more. Eventdex charges a flat $0.75 per ticket, whether your ticket costs $50 or $5,000. The vendor says you save that money ...
Remote Access Plus is a secure and comprehensive enterprise troubleshooting solution that helps system administrators and IT help desk technicians to remotely resolve troubleshooting requests. The vendor says this solution provides powerful remote desktop sharing, over 12 diagnostic tools, wake o...
IBM's Tivoli Business Service Manager is an event monitoring option, from IBM.