IBM Tivoli Netcool
IBM Tivoli® Netcool®/OMNIbus™ software delivers real-time, centralized supervision and event management for complex IT domains and next-generation network environments. With scalability that exceeds many millions of events per day, Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus offers round-the-clock management and high automation to help deliver continuous uptime of business, IT, and network services.
nGenius integration with IBM Netcool/OMNIbus
The integration of nGenius Service Assurance Solution with IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus expands the reach of the NOC by consolidating the management of multiple management domains and tools under a “single pane of glass” view. This consolidation provides increased visibility into networked application performance. The benefits of the combined solution include:
- Consolidate event reporting for the network and network infrastructure in a single console
- Reduce the cost of delivering maximum network availability
- Achieve greater staff productivity and efficiency with integrated fault and service delivery management
- Accelerate time to resolution with contextual drill down to flow and packet-level details to solve the most difficult performance problems
- Reduce the business risk of downtime and increase network service levels
By installing the Netcool/OMNIbus Integration Module for the nGenius Service Assurance Solution, Netcool administrators gain access to the deep application-level monitoring and analysis provided by the nGenius Service Assurance Solution. Specific integration points include:
- The ability to view nGenius Server-based alarms and nGenius data source-based SNMP traps in the Netcool/OMNIbus EventList with a description and contextual link to the appropriate alarm details in nGenius Performance Manager or nGenius Service Delivery Manager for streamlined troubleshooting
- Automated de-duplication of events and alarms in Netcool/OMNIbus
- Automated ‘Generic Clear’ correlation of problem/ resolution events
Informative and descriptive event presentation in Netcool/OMNIbus
- The ability to launch nGenius Performance Manager or nGenius Service Delivery Manager from the Netcool/OMNIbus EventList
The Netcool/OMNIbus Integration Module is made available, maintained, and supported by IBM. The integration package is available for download from the IBM Tivoli Open Process Automation Library (OPAL) site.