What questions should companies ask vendors when researching event monitoring solutions?

What features should companies look out for when selecting an event monitoring tool?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Agentless or not ? what kind of notifications (mail, snmp, script...) ?  existing connector with other monitoring software ? monitoring discovery, ability to create template for automation monitoring ? Price illimited license ? per node, per monitored item ? Big community ?

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Community Manager

@Toto Tatat ​thanks this is very helpful! Do you have any other tips for choosing event monitoring software?

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Top 5LeaderboardConsultant

What are the monitoring software capabilities for discovery?  Is it agentless?  How many people need to provide support and maintenance?

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Community Manager

I especially like the question about how many people are needed to provide support and maintenance.

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