OP5 Becomes A Top 5 Contributor to the OpenStack Monasca

November 21, 2017 Posted by Maria Alriksson

OP5, the leader in datacenter monitoring, today announced its dedication to the contributing efforts of the OpenStack monitoring project Monasca. Contributing to relevant open source has always been a strategic vision for OP5  and now increases our efforts by engaging further into the activities of OpenStack.

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Holiday Survival Guide for the IT Professional

October 27, 2017 Posted by Jim Greenway

IT personnel dread the holiday tradition of receiving “that phone call”. It always comes right as holiday celebrations are about to begin. Often the problem is as simple as someone who is supposed to be on vacation can’t access VPN or their email. Often the fixes for these pseudo-emergencies are as simple as locating a […]

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OP5 solves visibility problems for Hybrid IT infrastructure

October 17, 2017 Posted by Martin Sharples

OP5 already has the world’s leading Opensource based monitoring solution for physical infrastructure, which allows users to be in control of their existing IT infrastructure. At Openstack Nordic 2017, we are gearing ourselves up to unveil what we believe is the future of monitoring. After an intense year following heavy investment, our engineering teams have […]

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OP5 and Stonebranch Announce Global Partnership

October 12, 2017 Posted by Martin Sharples OP5 Partnership

Stonebranch, the world’s leading provider of innovative workload automation and job scheduling solutions, and OP5, a key driver in global IT management and monitoring solutions for business-critical IT environments, today announced a strategic global partnership. This partnership will facilitate close collaboration on various levels to simplify IT and to deliver enhanced IT monitoring and IT […]

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6 reasons why you should move from Nagios to OP5

August 31, 2017 Posted by Markus Blomberg

Many System Administrators are very comfortable with the software they “grew up with”. Maybe you played around with an Open Source Solution until you learned it well enough to become hooked. You start to think change is bad. But change is coming, and it is a question of when. This might be what you’re thinking when you move from Nagios to OP5.

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Enterprise IT and datacenters need good monitoring

August 30, 2017 Posted by Markus Blomberg

Nowadays, Enterprise IT often means that you have datacenters and offices scattered across multiple locations. This complicates their management, and has renewed the importance of IT Infrastructure Monitoring. The health of your IT infrastructure is business critical if your business is large or is depending on IT. And yes, your business is depending on IT. You want to give your customers a functioning website, customer service, support and you want your employees to be able to do their work. It is as simple as that.

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Announcing new partnership with Dutch Conclusion Xforce

August 25, 2017 Posted by Markus Blomberg

Following initial meetings back in May, OP5 are today happy to finally announce our new partnership with Dutch monitoring experts Conclusion Xforce. With a vast amount of experience in the Dutch marketplace and a comprehensive knowledge of open source solutions, especially Nagios XI and other Nagios products and forks, Conclusion Xforce was the logical choice of partner for OP5.

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Icomeras co-founder Martin Bergek – new CTO at OP5

August 25, 2017 Posted by Markus Blomberg Martin cto

Martin Bergek is the new CTO at OP5. He was one of the co-founders of Icomera and has worked as their CTO. Before and after the 14 years at Icomera Martin has worked as a consultant at HiQ and Cap Gemini.

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How do you monitor a city grid?

July 26, 2017 Posted by Markus Blomberg

TV, telephones and the internet are important for the citizens of Sweden, it will help them reach the future and stay informed. OP5 is the only Swedish IT monitoring company and OP5 helps monitor city grids, telephone companies, mobile network providers, telecom and broadcasting companies. We also help more than 70 municipalities in Sweden. That the city grid works safely and seamlessly is a prerequisite for Sweden to keep and advance our position as a highly connected country. OP5 Monitor helps you track how your city grid is feeling and preforming. In this blog post we asked our customer Patrik Edberg at Nossebro Energi how to monitor a city grid.

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Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit Key Insights

July 18, 2017 Posted by Jim Greenway

The OP5 team recently had the pleasure of attending this year’s Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit in Orlando Florida. This year the summit addressed the challenges and issues most critical to IT professionals in the areas of technology, leadership and business strategy. It was about validating our thinking and turning our vision into […]

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What should you think about when buying IT Infrastructure Monitoring tools?

July 12, 2017 Posted by Markus Blomberg

You are an IT professional, but maybe you haven’t taken in all the info on IT Infrastructure Monitoring tools yet. However, we have. And so has Gartner. We took the liberty of highlighting some facts from Gartner’s “The Market Guide for Infrastructure Monitoring” to help you make a decision regarding your IT Monitoring.

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OP5 Inspiration Conference 2017

June 15, 2017 Posted by Maria Alriksson OP5 Inspiration conference 2017

The annual OP5 Inspiration Conference was recently held in Stockholm, where we were joined by over 100 of our valued Swedish based clients to exchange knowledge, share insights and inspire one another around this year’s theme of monitoring datacenters and large IT Infrastructure.

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Key insights from OpenStack Summit Boston 2017

June 15, 2017 Posted by Jan Josephson OpenStack Boston Summit

The OP5 team recently had the pleasure of attending this year’s OpenStack Summit in Boston. The OS summit is truly a community event for all major vendors and users of the OpenStack platform and all its supporting projects, where the overall objective is to share experiences, promote ideas and educate one another.

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How Important is Delivering Excellent Customer Support?

April 11, 2017 Posted by Jim Greenway

In 2006, Lexus recalled a series of Lexus ES 350 sedans and asked car owners to visit a dealership and bring their cars in. Instead of having to sit in a waiting room watching their cars being worked on, customers were given a brand new Lexus instead. In 2007, an Amazon customer ordered a new […]

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OP5 Announces Remote Management

March 30, 2017 Posted by Jim Greenway

Today’s businesses use technology to streamline processes, cut costs, operate globally and support their increasingly mobile workforce. For over 30 years, remote control software has made it possible for IT professionals to manage networks and provide support reducing system down-time and improving IT efficiency. OP5 today released it’s Remote Management service helping our customers, through a secure […]

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