Watch your Events like a Panther!

Centralize and manage events from IT systems, networks and applications in a single console

Increase support efficiency and responsiveness

Deliver better service

Setup in 10 minutes


Panther Panther Filter, acknowledge, group, enrich, de-duplicate, aggregate, categorise, assign ownership and manage events.

Support and Operations teams benefit from increased efficiency and speed to problem resolution by being able to quickly and easily identify the monitoring events that are most important. Panther fits in equally well in both DevOps teams and ITIL-based Service Delivery environments.

Panther is industry proven and built on open source technologies. Panther offers enterprise capabilities equivalent to those found in high-end and subsequently high cost systems management products but provides a high value, low investment SaaS delivery model suitable for all sizes of organisation.

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Service Features

• Manages business and IT operations events
• Supports multiple event formats (e.g. syslog, graylog)
• Near real-time updates
• Event filtering, enrichment, de-duplication, aggregation, grouping
• Simple, easy to use interface to create event management rules
• Multi-user: acknowledge and assign events between team members
• Manages 100,000s of events from a single console
• Integrates with incident management tools
• Manage monitoring events from multiple sources in a single tool
• Browser-based - no client software required


Service Benefits

• Increased efficiency for Support and Operations teams

• Increased speed to problem identification and resolution

• Rapidly identify the key monitoring events that are important

• Take on support for new applications more quickly

• Provide immediate visibility of events to those who need it

• Supports ITIL and DevOps practices

• High value, low investment delivery model

• Enterprise capabilities equivalent to high-end systems management products

• Complements log management tools

• Set-up in 10 minutes

Panther can be used to manage events of any type and hence has a number of different uses. Examples of this are numerous and could include:

Event Type Example
Business Event Customer unable to make a purchase
Operating system event Filesystem is full
Operational event Scheduled job finished unsuccessfully
Security event Suspicious behavior detected by Intrusion Detection System
Application event Application generated exception
Hardware event UPS battery low
Network event Switch detected spanning-tree loop

Panther has been designed and developed by Open Answers to meet our operational needs and those of our customers. Having provided support and system monitoring services over three decades we have learnt valuable lessons in the implementation of enterprise and open source monitoring toolsets.

Within the open source and SaaS monitoring space there are a myriad of monitoring tools available. The typical monitoring toolset implements active monitoring where the status of a component is checked, or a synthetic transaction is tested, repeatedly on a schedule. The outcome of that probe/status check/transaction etc is an active monitoring event.

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