8 Cloud-based IT Management Tools, June 18, 2013 With IT management becoming increasing more complex, administrators need all the help they can get. A growing number of IT tools are being delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), which promises fast deployment and lets customers pay only for the services they use. Here are 8 SaaS IT management tools that automate IT services, help troubleshoot problems, and provide visibility into the status of network devices and applications.
Cost: Monthly pricing is based on daily log volume and retention times.
Loggly, a San Francisco-based startup, provides a cloud-based log management service that takes logs from applications and servers and puts them into a central location for easy searches and troubleshooting. The Loggly service supports data from both syslog based services and HTTP POSTs. IT teams can use the service for deployment, performance and application monitoring.