Enterprise Edition Overview - GroundWork

By: Groundwork Open Source  09-12-2011
Keywords: Distributed Environments

GroundWork Monitor Enterprise Edition is a monitoring platform, suitable for any size IT environment.

Enterprise Edition provides availability and performance visibility for large, heterogeneous and distributed environments comprised of thousands of systems, for mid-sized environments with hundreds, or small installations with just a few nodes. Network monitoring, application monitoring, and server monitoring are all included and integrated, regardless of the size of your deployment. Cost-effective node pricing makes GroundWork Monitor Enterprise a smart choice.

Functional Open Source

GroundWork Monitor Enterprise uses highly functional open source technologies, taking advantage of the fact that mature, powerful code is available as a foundation for better things. Using it, you can be confident that whatever you need to monitor, there is a way to do it.

Powerful Reports

Unified data representation across multiple data sources, historical reporting, an enterprise portal with a dashboard interface, and really cool graphics make GroundWork Monitor Enterprise accessible to everyone, not just the technical staff.

Plays Nice With Others

Enterprise Edition can work alongside your existing monitoring tools. Our APIs make it possible to leverage your existing investments in monitoring, whether you use open source now, or proprietary tools. We can feed data to your tools, or accept it from them, integrating it to our portal interface. Why switch out tools, when you can augment?

Keywords: Distributed Environments

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What We Monitor - GroundWork

In some cases more than one tool will be used, for synergistic effects and greater efficacy, but much of the “nuts and bolts” of monitoring is done with Nagios®. The configuration of this part of GroundWork is done by collecting commonly checked metrics into Profiles, which can then be applied to hosts. The target can be a server, a network device, an application, database or web server, or even an abstract collection of other objects.


Products - GroundWork

It tracks and records availability, gives you rapid problem notification, and presents trending data and reports for all of your IT infrastructure, using an enterprise class portal with customizable dashboards. It’s simple, open, XML feeder format means your applications can feed their data to GroundWork, letting GroundWork take care of normalizing and displaying what your applications are trying to tell you.


Services - GroundWork

Based on this experience, GroundWork offers highly specific and efficient services designed to make available situational best practices that save time, money, and confusion at every stage of the monitoring system lifecycle. We have been close observers and partners with thousands of organizations deploying GroundWork software in hundreds of different types of applications.


GroundWork Monitor: What’s New - GroundWork

GroundWork Distributed Monitoring Agents have been updated to include the latest version of WMI scripts, additional functionality, major bug fixes, and several performance and reliability issues have been addressed. Event Console enhancements – Vast improvements have been made to the Event Console, including UI/UX tweaks and additional search options, allowing for tighter integration into typical NOC operations.