SCOM in the Cloud: Integrating SCOM Alerts With Azure Monitor

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Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) is a powerful tool. Businesses that use SCOM to monitor on-premises infrastructure naturally want to preserve their functionality when they migrate to the cloud.

Those with a mixed environment that includes VMs lifted to the cloud and serverless resources want to monitor all of their infrastructure in one place. Moreover, businesses that use SCOM often want to continue to use custom SCOM management packs in the cloud.

Unfortunately, Azure Monitor does not provide out-of-the-box monitoring and alerts for this scenario.

In this white paper, we describe how you can continue to use SCOM in the Cloud and how to bring its alert functionality to Azure Monitor.

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Businesses face a bewildering array of infrastructure security threats. Criminals and other bad actors invest substantial resources into developing sophisticated attacks and malware, while businesses struggle to meet the challenges of an ever-evolving threat landscape with vast amounts of money in play. Bromium, a cybersecurity company, estimates that the cybercrime economy was worth $1.5 trillion last year.

Successful criminals accrue huge windfalls by selling stolen data and personal information, by infecting infrastructure with ransomware and crypto-mining malware, and numerous other types of attack. In contrast, worldwide spending on cybersecurity is around $114 billion, according to Gartner, and there is a dire shortage of experienced cybersecurity professionals.

In short, businesses need all the help they can get to secure their infrastructure.

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