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Datacenters have become central in supporting the daily activities of everybody, from individuals to large businesses. Guarantying a reliable delivery of a huge stream of data to people and organizations worldwide cannot go without making sure that every layer of the servers and applications on which everyday operations rely on are  constantly and flawlessly operational. Monitoring datacenters health and performance is therefore no longer an option but a necessity.


The solution that needs to be  implemented in your datacenter depends largely on your monitoring strategy. You can rely on a passive monitoring solution based on analyzing historical log data and therefore relying on the performance and health from past events or go with an active solution that can detect performance issues before they affect your business-critical

devices and applications.


Watch this short video where Christopher Pugh explains the differences, benefits and disadvantages of both solutions.


About the Expert

With a solid background in customer support, hardware and server maintenance, Christopher Pugh has built an extensive experience in analyzing and understanding customer’s IT needs and requirements. As a consultant for Sentry Software, he assists in achieving full adoption and utilization of Sentry’s products and provides specialized planning and design expertise in hardware, storage and application monitoring. Christopher is also regularly invited to assist BMC pre-sales  representatives in promoting BMC/Sentry solutions (mostly TrueSight Operations Mgmt, TrueSight Capacity Optimization, and Discovery)


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