It can be hard to decide whether to invest in a complete IT and services monitoring solution or to rely on one of the many open-source solutions available today.
Open-source solutions such as Nagios and Icinga offer rich systems managements options with robust developer communities. Because they are open-source, these solutions are vastly customizable and offer significant flexibilities for complex systems. But even with these advantages, open-source solutions have their limitations.
This E-Book will discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages of open-source versus commercial IT and systems monitoring solutions.