Opsview Monitor 5.0's new dashboard
|Stable release||Opsview Monitor 5.0 / October 15, 2015|
|Written in||Perl, C, ExtJS|
|Operating system||Linux, Solaris|
|Type||Network and application monitoring|
Opsview is a software company specializing in enterprise systems monitoring software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructures. Its headquarters is in Reading, England, with a US office in Woburn, Massachusetts. The product provides a single, unified view of IT operations. The company claims that more than 60,000 businesses and service providers use Opsview to manage their network devices, physical and virtual servers, storage and cloud systems.
Opsview offers a free version - Opsview ATOM, which is limited to 25 monitored hosts. It sells Opsview Pro to SMBs and Opsview Enterprise to larger organizations under a proprietary license. As of March 4, 2015, Opsview Core, the version formerly available via the terms of the GPL, has been discontinued.
Opsview is built with the following technologies:
- Nagios Core: Provides the core set of monitoring and alerting capabilities in Opsview. Sometimes referred to as Opsview's monitoring engine.
- Perl: The primary programming language used for Opsview
- Catalyst: A MVC Web application framework used for building the web application
- MySQL: A relational database used for configuration, runtime and data warehouse databases
- Net-SNMP: Provides SNMP support
- RRDtool: Provides lightweight graphing
- 2003 - Project started by James Peel as collection of extensions to Nagios Core
- 2004 - Opsview 1.0 released
- 2005 - Opsview 1.5 released, Ton Voon joins team as development lead
- 2006 - Opsview 2.0 released incorporating Catalyst web framework and Opsview middleware
- 2007 - Opsview made freely available for download, community established. Development continues on Opsview 2.x
- 2008 - Opsview voted Best System Management Tool at LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco. Opsview acquired by Opsera Limited.
- 2009 - Opsview 3.0 released. Community and Enterprise editions launched. Opsview Community 3.5 released
- 2010 - Opsview Enterprise 3.6 released (May); Opsview Community 3.7 released (June); Opsview Enterprise 3.8 released (July); Opsview Community 3.9 (September); Opsview Enterprise 3.10 (November)
- 2011 - Opsview Community 3.11 released (January), Opsview Enterprise 3.12 (April), Opsview Community 3.13 (July), Opsview Mobile (August), Opsview Enterprise 3.14 (October)
- 2012 - Opsview Enterprise 4.0 (April). Opsview Pro announced (April), Opsview Core announced + Opsview On-Demand (May)
- 2012 - Opsview Enterprise and Opsview Pro 4.1 released (July)
- 2012 - Opsview Mobile for iOS released (August)
- 2012 - Opsview Enterprise and Opsview Pro 4.2 released (November) includes 'Ultra-fast Autodiscovery'
- 2013 - Opsview Core 20130212 released including overhaul of core engine (leveraging Nagios 4 Core code) and a completely rewritten database component (NDOUtils) to offer significant performance gains (February)
- 2013 - Opsview Enterprise and Opsview Pro 4.3 released featuring VMware ESX/vSphere autodiscovery; agentless Windows auto discovery; out-of-the-box monitors for enterprise stacks like Windows Server 2013, Oracle RDBMS, Netapp ONTAP Storage, VMware vSphere, Apache HTTP Server, MySQL, MS SQL; Multi-master dashboard views; and Nagios 4 integration (April)
- 2013 - Opsview Enterprise and Opsview Pro 4.4 released including NetFlow analytics for Opsview Enterprise, Service Desk integration with OTRS and Salesforce Service Cloud, out-of-the-box support for Amazon CloudWatch and improved multi-tenancy (July)
- 2014 - Opsview Enterprise and Opsview Pro 4.5 released, featuring Business Service Monitoring, auto-discovery scheduling and improved reports (April)
- 2014 - Opsview Mobile - New release of iOS app, and an entirely redesigned android app launched, supporting push notifications.
- 2014 - Opsview Enterprise and Opsview Pro 4.6 released, including new security wallet functionality, sFlow support and support for 3 new operating systems. Also includes Cisco IPSLA monitoring.
- 2015 - Opsview Atom launched, including dashboards, security wallet, autodiscovery, business service monitoring and SNMP trap processing, free for up to 25 devices.
- 2015 - Opsview 5.0 released, including new dashboards, new Graph Center, added configuration capabilities, and a new Knowledge Center.
- Opsview Enterprise 3.10 won the 2011 Techworld One to Watch award at their annual awards ceremony
- In 2013 Opsview were "Highly Commended" in the finals of the Thames Valley Business Award for Best Company To Work For (under 100 employees).
- Opsview Community Edition review at Techworld.com
- Opsview 3 was presented in a Lightning Talk at FOSDEM 2009
- Ton Voon spoke about Opsview at the The Open Source Monitoring Conference on Nagios in October 2009
- Neil Ferguson spoke at Dreamforce about Opsview in November 2013.
- "Opsview Updates Opsview Enterprise, Launches Pro Version". MSPMentor. Retrieved 2009-04-24.
- "Supported Platforms and Software (Opsview 3.1)". Opsview Project Team. Retrieved 2009-07-28.
- "LinuxWorld 2008 Product Excellence Awards". Linux Magazine. Retrieved 2008-08-06.
- "LinuxWorld 2008: LinuxWorld.com and IDG World Expo Announce Product Excellence Award Winners at LinuxWorld and Next Generation Data Center Conference & Expo". Techshow Wire. Retrieved 2008-08-05.[dead link]
- "Techworld Awards winners announced". Techworld. Retrieved 2011-06-30.
- "Thames Valley Business Award Finalists". The Business Magazine. Retrieved 2014-02-18.
- "Opsview Community Edition (Techworld.com)". Techworld.com. Retrieved 2010-09-02.
- "Opsview: Network monitoring made easy". FOSDEM. Retrieved 2009-02-07.
- "Open Source Monitoring Conference on Nagios". Netways. Retrieved 2009-08-21.
- "Opsview Service Cloud". Opsview. Retrieved 2014-07-30.