Unified Monitoring with Zenoss

Real-time Data Collection on Every Device.

What is Zenoss?

Zenoss is a unified IT monitoring platform that provides a single view of every device within your IT infrastructure allowing you to see the health of your critical IT services with real-time visibility. Zenoss identifies service related issues by instantly isolating the root cause and implementing the policies and alerts that you've defined. Zenoss will show you service trends that are based on 1,000,000+ points of data from all of your devices in real-time.

Zenoss delivers a unified monitoring platform that never stops working.

Resource Manager

A unified view of every device, and its corresponding up and down stream dependencies making it simple to identify service disruptions with an extreme level of granularity.


Service & Analytics

Dynamic views of performance data and device availability are simple to access with charts and dashboards that have quick export and integration support.

Bridge the IT and DevOps Divide.

Zenoss is built on familiar, state-of-the-art technologies like Docker containers and Hadoop data stores. It is an open architecture with full APIs that support quick and easy integration and automation with other ITSM, orchestration, and management systems.

Key Features

Whether it's on-premises, in a public or private cloud, or a custom hybrid IT environment (including servers, hardware, hosting, virtual appliances, and service providers like RedHat and VMware), Zenoss has all of the capabilities you need for large-scale enterprise deployment.

Dynamic Dashboards
Use the new HTML5 charts and portlets to mash up event, performance and configuration data your way. Share dashboards easily with other team members and groups for more effective collaboration.
Performance Monitoring
Operations teams can now use events to drive automated monitoring policies, reducing the cost of monitoring by minimizing outages through proactive performance anomaly detection.
Big Data in Real-time
Performance data stored on Hbase and OpenTSDB can scale to meet the business demands of today and tomorrow.
Load Balancing
Zenoss services are automatically and dynamically balanced across a pool of resources.
Control Center
Centralized, automated self-monitoring and end-to-end management of the Zenoss monitoring platform simplifies Zenoss administration.
Built on Docker
Improved platform architecture utilization via Docker containers managed by Control Center. Run anything within a resource pool, at any time, on demand.
Snapshot and Rollback
Apply configuration changes or patches with the ability to quickly roll back the changes on any part of the platform.
High Availability
Active/passive high availability ensures your view into the health and status of your critical IT services never goes dark. If a Zenoss instance goes offline, another instance automatically steps in to take its place.
Life-cycle Management
With support for parallel Zenoss deployments, development, testing, and staging can run on the same Control Center infrastructure, making the management of your Zenoss instance(s) easier.
Disaster Recovery
Zenoss has built in backup and restore procedures to accelerate recovery in the event of a disaster.
Technical Specifications
Architecture Overview
Zenoss is designed to accommodate the unique requirements of monitoring modern IT service infrastructures.
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Monitor Everything

Zenoss meets the monitoring demands of highly dynamic IT infrastructures all in a single, agentless, and unified platform. Zenoss delivers a service-centric view into the availability and performance of the physical, virtual, and cloud-based infrastructure that runs your IT services.


With hundreds of existing integrations, an open API, and the zenpacklib Python open source library to create whatever you need, Zenoss integrates with Docker, AWS, Linux, Microsoft Azure, Cisco, Juniper Devices, PostgreSQL, VMware, Oracle, Python, XenServer, and many more.


Cloud or On-Premises

In today’s modern IT world, companies have many choices about where to host new business applications. Hosting applications in the cloud, whether private or public, is quickly becoming a prevalent alternative to traditional on-premises models. However, both on-premises and hosted (“as-a-service”) solutions have their benefits, so companies should evaluate which option best fits the needs of their organization.

Which Version Is Right for You?

Trying to decide whether you should use the on-premises or cloud (hosted) version of Zenoss? Use the following table to help you guide your decision.

On-Premises Managed Cloud
Unified Monitoring and Event Management
Service Impact
Failure Recovery
99.9% Uptime SLA
Managed by your IT
Managed by Zenoss IT

Managed Cloud

If you prefer a hosted solution, Zenoss allows you to take advantage of its full monitoring capabilities within minutes and without the need for IT specialists. With Zenoss' managed cloud you will always have the latest updates and monitoring for your environment, along with a Service Level Agreement (SLA) that ensures you will always have 99.9% availability or better.

Deploying is easy — The first step is to deploy a light-weight Zenoss virtual appliance on-site in your environment and start monitoring.


For customers whose IT Operations are maintained in a centralized IT environment, Zenoss provides reliability, ease of management, and low cost monitoring for your enterprise datacenter.

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The Zenoss team is ready to talk with you about your IT infrastructure, and we can walk you through all the dynamic capabilities of the Zenoss solutions to get you started with unified-monitoring today.

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