This is the blog of Ronald Bartels that wanders on and off the subject of problem management (that is how it started), but it is best described by Ray who says this is Daddy's thoughts! Like the best music is from the Eighties and a wee dram helps in solving most inconveniences.
Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus is
a service level management (SLM) system that delivers real-time, centralized
monitoring of complex networks and IT domains. This
information presented by Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus can
be handled according to the needs of your organization. For example,
it can be passed to helpdesk systems, logged in databases, replicated
on remote systems, and used to trigger automatic responses to certain
events. Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus can
also consolidate information from different domain-limited network
management platforms in remote locations. By working with existing
management systems and applications, Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus minimizes
deployment time and enables employees to use their existing network
management skills. Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus tracks
alert information in a high-performance, in-memory database, and presents
information of interest to specific users through filters and views
that can be configured individually. Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus has
automation functions that can perform intelligent processing on managed
The list of Redbooks available for Netcool are listed here.
Find out more about Netcool over at IBM here or checkout this more comprehensive list of tools over at LinkedIn here.