op5 launches innovative IT monitoring solution on Microsoft Azure

Award-winning Swedish software company op5 today announced that their IT monitoring solution, op5 Monitor, is now available via Microsoft Azure. Customers can immediately take full advantage of the complete enterprise-grade monitoring package, including built-in management packs for quick deployment.

Customers can easily install and configure the software to their unique specifications and quickly gain keen business intelligence by combining the underlying Azure cloud platform IaaS with op5’s robust scalability. The combination of op5 and Azure results in high granularity of access control as well as support for distributed setups and management in op5 Monitor Enterprise, all within an easy to understand interface. op5 Monitor delivers a detailed, unified overview of all monitored systems, making it easy to solve issues before they become critical, with secure IT monitoring that evolves with the customer’s needs.

“We have a growing number of Enterprise and governmental/public sector customers with a large installed base of Microsoft system products. As this group of the market now shifts to a hybrid cloud IT, it’s a natural fit to have our op5 Monitor product present in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace to make it even easier for these customers to deploy a true enterprise grade monitoring solution,” said Jan Josephson, CTO at op5.

op5 Monitor is specifically designed to be flexible and scalable, capable of handling large volumes of monitored devices and services. Users have a birds-eye view over the entire server stack, network, applications and cloud-based services, as well as their current status, performance and health.

“As today’s IT becomes increasingly hybridized, our mutual customers rely upon comprehensive monitoring solutions such as op5 Monitor to keep up with the challenges of IT systems spread across multiple platforms,” said Nicole Herskowitz, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Microsoft Azure. “We are pleased that op5 has recognized the advantages of launching op5 Monitor on Microsoft Azure as part of their initiative to be more accessible to customers across the globe.”

Azure is an ever-growing collection of integrated cloud services, all supported by a network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. Offering an open and flexible design, Azure operates in 8 global regions and provides support in 109 countries, making it truly accessible worldwide.

Jan Josephson, op5 AB, +46 8 58 83 01 00, jan.josephson@op5.com

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