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Gartner® Market Guide for IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tools

"Infrastructure monitoring tools capture data that identify outages, improve speed of diagnosis and aid troubleshooting of on-premises and cloud-based IT systems. I&O leaders should use this Market Guide to shape their monitoring strategy according to the organizations’ specific needs."

Within the pages of the Market Guide, you will discover: 

  • "Vendors in the application performance monitoring (APM) and artificial intelligence for IT operations platforms (AIOps) markets offer integrated infrastructure monitoring capability with a focus on “full-stack monitoring.” 
  • Infrastructure monitoring tools have become commoditized, and vendors are offering analytics as a way to distinguish themselves.  
  • Support for observability is becoming a key requirement for organizations leveraging cloud-native architectures. These organizations are leveraging vendors in the APM and observability market, diminishing the importance of pure play infrastructure monitoring vendors for cloud-native monitoring.  
  • Business leaders are increasingly influencing tool-procurement decisions, bringing a top-down assessment criteria to decisions that historically have used a bottom-up approach. In such organizations, the focus shifts to quality of outcomes, rather than technical depth. "

This comprehensive Market Guide is a result of extensive research conducted by Gartner's renowned analysts, who have evaluated and assessed numerous APM solutions and their capabilities. By downloading this Market Guide, we believe, you gain access to industry-leading expertise, which can empower your organization to make informed decisions about selecting the right ITIM solution.


Gartner, Market Guide for Infrastructure Monitoring Tools, 22 March 2023 Pankaj Prasad, et. Al.
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