May 23, 2016 - Source: The Stack
Determining the value of network monitoring in the data centre
By Dirk Paessler
"Anyone who is going to invest in network monitoring will at some point be asked to justify the costs, and possibly even be asked to provide a concrete ROI number. For data centre managers this can be a nightmare, as the true value of network monitoring over time can sometimes be difficult to demonstrate - a new system that doesn't even reduce upfront labour costs is a hard sell. [...]"