Almost every business today, irrelevant of its size, industry or target market, will operate with at least some type of IT system in place.
It might only be a small system whereby two or three PCs are linked on a Local Area Network (LAN) or it could be a system that connects every single IT resource in the organization together, from website servers right through to the Director’s laptop.
Whilst easy to manage when the system is only small, once the business starts grow and expand, taking on more and more staff and generally becoming a larger and more established business, it becomes increasingly difficult to effectively look after the organization’s IT system.
And it’s then that the features of Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer can be utilized to move the process back to be an easy-to-manage one – and the following information provides three ways that your business can benefit from Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer.
You’ll have happier employees
It’s generally agreed that the happier and more content an organization’s employees are, the more productive they’ll be and it’s for this reason why if you currently have no systems monitoring software in place and your IT staff are having to keep on top of every system manually, by having Hitachi IT Operations Anaylzer installed, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll be able to increase staff happiness immediately.
Your staff will be more efficient
Whether you’ve got one dedicated IT professional in your organization or a department of 30, chances are they’re going to be stretched and it’s highly likely that a lot of this is due to what are in effect small but time-consuming tasks.
Although Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer won’t be able to completely remove the need for a person to carry out some of these tasks, it can greatly reduce the amount of time needed to be spent on fault finding, one of the most time-consuming processes, due to its Root Cause Analysis feature.
Removing the need for an IT professional to manually work through the system to find out where exactly the fault has happened, the Root Cause Analysis feature will not only inform you where the fault is, but it will also provided detailed information on how to resolve it quickly.
It will save you money
The point that most companies love to hear – and rightly so – by introducing Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer and using it in the correct way to allow for the above positive aspects to be apparent, you can effectively save your organization a substantial sum of money.
By having a more efficient IT environment, meaning the time spent on individual tasks by IT staff will be reduced, it allows for their time to better spent elsewhere.
Furthermore, as the aim of the software is to monitor systems and allow for fast, responsive assistance when a problem occurs, it generally means that systems are less likely to be taken offline for any considerable length of time, something that should result in the organization’s service to its customers being widely uninterrupted.
Downloading and installing Hitachi IT Operations may bring with it a cost initially, but there’s no doubt that that cost could work out to be minimal when compared to the savings that are likely to be made.
Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer is systems monitoring software that has a whole host of different features and which is suitable for almost any sized organization.
Whilst there’s no doubt that if you’ve got even a small network to monitor, Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer will be of benefit, you can try it out first, completely free of charge, for a full 30 days.
N.B. This post was first published on the dedicated Hitachi blog on 15 April 2011.