Many networks across business verticals use IBM devices. IBM's share of 23 percent of HTTP server domains paints a clear picture of the company's stature in the marketplace. A substantial amount of business-critical functions depend on the availability and up time of services on IBM servers, IBM storage utilization, and the smooth functioning of other IBM network devices.

Outages and unanticipated downtime of IBM devices could severely cripple operations and impact revenue profoundly. Making IBM Management a part of your routine and incorporating a dedicated, real-time IBM monitoring tool could help you avoid operational disasters.

Roadblocks encountered in the absence of IBM Monitoring

IBM appliances, or any other appliances for that matter, are susceptible to performance degradation from both external and internal factors; they will malfunction at some point. Without IBM network monitoring, predicting anomalies and measuring the extent of damage is difficult.

Obstacles faced without IBM performance monitoring tools in place:

  • Server crash: IBM server crashes leading to the disruption of applications and the services running on them.
  • Response delay: Increased response times due to exceeding IBM's recommended storage capacity, and inefficient storage space resulting from miscalculated storage forecasting.
  • Service interruption: Disruption of IT operations caused by network device failures, such as IBM switches, routers, and firewalls.
  • Security breach: Nework security breaches that pave the way for data misappropriations.

OpManager's out-of-the-box IBM monitoring tool to the rescue

ManageEngine OpManager is a comprehensive IT infrastructure monitoring solution that enables you to easily monitor servers, switches, routers and a plethora of other network devices. ‌With more than 39,000 vendor templates and over 9,500 device templates out of the box, OpManager controls hundreds to thousands of network devices effortlessly. OpManager's IBM performance monitor lets you track availability and proactively monitor performance to reduce bottlenecks in your IBM IT infrastructure.

With OpManager's IBM monitoring, you can:

Devices monitoring: On-premises IBM network monitoring

Real-time IBM server monitoring

IBM Performance Monitoring - ManageEngine OpManager
IBM Monitoring - ManageEngine OpManager
Real-time IBM Monitoring - ManageEngine OpManager

With OpManager's IBM Server Management software, you can oversee crucial IBM server performance metrics by associating complimentary performance monitors.

Using OpManager's IBM server management, you can configure appropriate multi-level thresholds for your performance monitors, monitor for violations, and broadcast alerts through email, SMS, and Slack.

IBM server models:

  • IBM X
  • IBM Bladcenter H series
  • IBM Bladecenter Management Module
  • IBM Oce digital copier
  • IBM zSeries

OpManager's IBM server monitoring software tracks vital IBM server performance metrics including CPU/memory/disk utilization, processor queue length, free physical memory, and disk I/O using the CLI protocol. OpManager's IBM Server Monitoring also gives you the flexibility to create custom monitors. You can also monitor the performance of linux servers in your network using a linux network monitor like the OpManager.

IBM switch and router performance monitoring

With OpManager's effective IBM network performance monitoring, you can monitor on-premises network devices such as switches, routers, and load balancers. OpManager helps you determine the performance and health of your switches and routers by measuring the following performance metrics:

OpManager's IBM performance monitoring ensures robust functioning of your IBM devices without disruptions and ensures that your IT operations proceed as planned.

IBM firewall availability monitoring

Firewalls are the first line of defense for any IT asset from perpetrators. Neglecting firewall monitoring could have dire consequences such as data theft and unauthorized access into your private networks. With OpManager's IBM Monitoring, you can monitor the availability of your IBM firewall by tracking key performance metrics.

Storage: Precise IBM storage capacity planning and forecasting

With OpManager's IBM monitoring , you can monitor your IBM raid, tape library, and flash storage devices. Plus, you can monitor vital storage performance metrics such as latency, throughput, and IOPS to stay abreast of your storage's performance to stay proactive and thwart impending bottlenecks.

Workflows: Automate mundane IBM monitoring tasks

IBM Workflows automation- ManageEngine OpManager

With OpManager's Workflow automation engine, you can automate redundant IBM server maintenance and fault management tasks to improve the efficiency of monitoring. With it's intuitive interface, OpManager's IBM performance monitoring tool helps you automate your repetitive tasks with a simple drag and drop process.

Reports: For seamless visualization of IBM monitoring data

IBM Performance Monitoring - ManageEngine OpManager
IBM Monitoring - ManageEngine OpManager
IBM Performance Monitor - ManageEngine OpManager

Obtain graph and tab representation of data using OpManager's IBM monitoring tool for seamless data visualization. With the reports feature, you can delve deeper into data, obtain better insights, and derive better inferences from the historical and current trends. Drill down into data to analyze the root cause of a problem using OpManager's visualization feature. Also, schedule these reports in various formats, such as PDF, CSV, and XLS.

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Customer reviews

OpManager - 10 Steps Ahead Of The Competition, One Step Away From Being Unequalled.
- Network Services Manager, Government Organization
Review Role: Infrastructure and OperationsCompany Size: Gov't/PS/ED 5,000 - 50,000 Employees
"I have a long-standing relationship with ManageEngine. OpManager has always missed one or two features that would make it truly the best tool on the market, but over it is the most comprehensive and easy to use the product on the market."
Easy Implementation, Excellent Support & Lower Cost Tool
- Team Lead, IT Service Industry
Review Role: Infrastructure and OperationsCompany Size: 500M - 1B USD
"We have been using OpManager since 2011 and our overall experience has been excellent. The tool plays a vital role in providing the value to our organisation and to the customers we are supporting. The support is excellent and staff takes full responsibilities in resolving the issues. Innovation is never stopping and clearly visible with newer versions"
Easy Implementation With A Feature Rich Catalogue, Support Has Some Room For Improvement
- NOC Manager in IT Service Industry
Review Role: Program and Portfolio ManagementCompany Size: 500M - 1B USD
"The vendor has been supporting during the implementation & POC phases providing trial licenses. Feature requests and feedback is usually acted upon swiftly. There was sufficient vendor support during the implementation phase. After deployment, the support is more than adequate, where the vendor could make some improvements."
Great Monitoring Tool
- CIO in Finance Industry
Review Role: CIOCompany Size: 1B - 3B USD
"Manage Engine provides a suite of tools that have made improvements to the availability of our internal applications. From monitoring, management and alerting, we have been able to peak performance within our data center."
Simple Implementation, Easy To Use. Very Intuitive.
- Principal Engineer in IT Services
Review Role: Enterprise Architecture and Technology InnovationCompany Size: 250M - 500M USD
"Manage Engine support was helpful and responsive to all our queries"

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