With the transition of most of important company data to electronic form, gaining access by an unauthorized person to a computer network can pose a potential security threat to companies.
Zabbix is an open-source monitoring tool with a free-of-charge licence regardless of the features used and the size of implementation.
Zabbix includes its own templates for HW and SW monitoring. It can monitor availability and performance of various devices.
Servers – zabbix agent, IPMI/RSA/Drac/iLO – monitoring of HW servers
Disk arrays by IBM, Dell, HP
Active LAN and SAN elements, network devices, UPS – SNMP version 1,2,3, ICMP