Use Global Service Monitor to:
Available exclusively to Software Assurance customers, System Center Global Service Monitor is a cloud service that extends the application monitoring capabilities in System Center 2012 beyond your organization’s own network boundary. Global Service Monitor uses Windows Azure points of presence to monitor and identify external factors to help give you a true reflection of an end-user's experience of a web application.
Before you use:
Observing application availability from an “outside in” perspective
System Center Global Service Monitor helps achieve a 360-degree view of the health of web applications. It uses Windows Azure points of presence across the globe, monitored alongside existing data found within the familiar System Center 2012 Operations Manager console. This service brings a new level of service experience monitoring to Software Assurance customers at no additional cost.
Please note that you need to have System Center Operations Manager 2012 SP1 in order to use Global Service Monitor.
When you use:
Anyone residing in System Center Global Service Monitor’s supported countries can sign up for a 90-day free trial. Beyond the 90-day free trial period, Global Service Monitor is available only to customers with active Software Assurance coverage on their System Center Server Management Licenses.
Find up-to-date listings of Global Service Monitor’s supported countries
Sign up, set up and import management packs
Getting started with System Center Global Service Monitor involves several steps. These include signing up for Global Service Monitor, setting up System Center 2012 – Operations Manager, and importing the Global Service Monitor management packs.
Learn how to get started with Global Service Monitor