CONSOLIDATE SERVER LOGS WITH EVENTTRACKER
All too often, Windows event logs go unwatched simply because they're
so difficult to deal with. Administrators must connect to every server,
investigate each log, and hope they can make correlations between
logs from different servers to determine what might be happening on
the network. In addition, admins must be able to carve out enough
time for the process.
Enter EventTracker. Available from Prism Microsystems' Web site, this
handy tool offers capabilities not present in Windows, including the
ability to centralize Windows logs (as well as UNIX, Linux, and Cisco
syslogs), correlate events to pinpoint an exact problem, perform event
warehousing, and much more. EventTracker also includes a number of
built-in reports to help you keep track of your infrastructure.
However, EventTracker isn't inexpensive. Per managed server, the price
ranges from $99 for the Lite Edition to $399 for the Enterprise Edition.
License costs will run you $15 to $60 per workstation.
But don't rule out EventTracker because it comes with a price. This
is a key service that's lacking from Windows, and some organizations
could definitely benefit from the increased information provided by
For more information about EventTracker, visit Prism Microsystems'