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Oct 24 2018   8:22PM GMT

IT monitoring

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IT monitoring is the process to gather metrics about the operations of an IT environment’s hardware and software to ensure everything functions as expected to support applications and services. Continued…

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“An IT monitoring strategy depends on the applications and systems it governs. Static and dynamic thresholds each have benefits and drawbacks, but it’s possible to find a balance.” – Alastair Cooke

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Business activity monitoring provides an immediate real-time monitoring and ____________ capability.
a. decisioning
b. decision-making
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