Receive and manage CloudMonix notifications in PagerDuty

PagerDuty is a popular tool for alerting, on-call scheduling, managing escalation policies and incident tracking created to help increase uptime of apps, servers, websites and databases.

CloudMonix provides a direct API integration to PagerDuty. Incidents for PagerDuty services can be automatically created when CloudMonix raises an alert, and they can be automatically resolved when the alert […]

How to effectively manage multiple environments in CloudMonix

 

IT Organizations that need to maintain and monitor multiple environments (i.e. Production, Dev, QA, Staging, etc.) for systems that they develop, can use CloudMonix’s Accounts feature to effectively organize and separate their environments.

By creating multiple Accounts within a single CloudMonix Subscription, users can get the following benefits:

Data separation per environment
Easy User and […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Drip, IT Management|0 Comments

Send CloudMonix data to Zabbix or Nagios XI

Zabbix and Nagios XI are popular enterprise-level solutions for monitoring large numbers of applications, servers, VMs, and network devices in real-time. However, at this time, they lack native Azure monitoring capabilities.

If your organization is using one of these tools, you can configure CloudMonix to send raw metrics data to them. Azure metrics collected by CloudMonix […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Drip, IT Management|0 Comments

Import data collected by CloudMonix into your own SQL database

Relational databases such as SQL Server or SQL Azure, come with a number of powerful analysis tools that allow creating visualizations and complex reports often without a need for programming.

CloudMonix provides a convenient integration for organizations that need to develop custom reports or visualizations of the data it captures. Raw metric data can be […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Drip, IT Management|0 Comments

Receive and manage CloudMonix notifications in Autotask

Autotask is a popular IT Management Platform that provides visibility and central control to daily operations. It comes with built-in best practices aligned with ITIL guidelines. Autotask is a powerful and very flexible tool,  it can be customized to fit even the most complex processes in large organizations.

API integration to AutoTask allows CloudMonix to automatically […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Drip, IT Management|0 Comments

How to effectively monitor and manage multiple customers in CloudMonix

If you are a Service Provider IT organization that maintains and monitors systems for multiple customers, many considerations should be accounted for, in addition to actual monitoring, such as:

User & Permission management
Customer reporting
Data affinity and isolation
Centralized configuration management
White-labeling
Volume discounts

CloudMonix has a number of features that address issues mentioned above […]

By |April 20th, 2017|Cloud Monitoring, IT Management|0 Comments

Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets – The Basics

In this post, we are going to discuss Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets (VMSS).

We will learn:

What VM scale sets are
How are VM scale sets configured
When to use VM scale sets

Scale sets provide an ability to deploy and manage multiple identical VMs. Scaling in and out allows Azure administrators to increase or decrease […]

By |April 12th, 2017|Azure How To, IT Management, Microsoft Azure|2 Comments

CloudMonix New Features: Auto-scaling of SQL Azure and SQL Data Warehouse

Over the weekend of October 28th, CloudMonix team released a number of important features for monitoring and automating of SQL Azure and SQL Data Warehouse databases. In addition, a few new integrations have been enabled.

– Azure SQL Databases are one of the most popular ways to store relational data in the Microsoft Azure […]

Monitoring support for Azure Backup Vaults (Recovery Services)

Azure Backup is an important component of Azure ecosystem that helps organizations perform secure cloud backups of their on-premise and Azure-based virtual machines. In fact, many organizations begin their usage of Azure specifically for its backup capability, often because Azure cloud backup solves an important need and is very simple to get started with.

Recently, […]

CloudMonix is now a part of Azure Marketplace!

CloudMonix makes its debut in the Azure Marketplace!

Effective immediately, Azure customers can sign up and purchase CloudMonix monitoring and automation platform thru the Azure Marketplace.  Subscribing to CloudMonix thru the Marketplace gives users ability to log into CloudMonix directly thru the Azure portal.  Teams will also appreciate simplified billing experience, as payments for CloudMonix will be handled […]