Using Event Correlation Tools

As a company's enterprise grows to include more systems and devices, the company probably also wants to reduce the number of staff people needed to manage the enterprise. The sheer volume of events can be overwhelming.

To avoid floods of information in an environment with multiple managed nodes, some type of event correlation is needed. For example, in a clustered environment, each node may notice the failure of a shared disk device. Without intelligent event filtering, the management station may receive a critical event from each cluster node. Event correlation tools provide event reduction and consolidation, exclude unnecessary and meaningless information, and identify root causes.

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