the trusted market leader in IT monitoring

At Sentry we believe that IT and SAN administrators should not spend excess time monitoring their infrastructure. We are an R&D team passionate about servers and storage devices who focuses on delivering powerful and innovative monitoring solutions for BMC Software's customers. We might be behind the scene, but we are working hard to have your infrastructure fully covered in the more effective way!

Our Story


Sentry Software is founded by visionary experts who believe in their capacity to bring an innovative and ground-breaking approach to the hardware monitoring business.


Hardware Sentry, the multi-vendor hardware monitoring solution is launched and rapidly becomes the flagship of the company monitoring solutions.


Monitoring Studio is added to the product portfolio to enable the monitoring of applications, components, and non-standard technologies for which there are no out-of-the-box solutions.


The company joins the BMC MarketZone Direct partnership agreement that enables Sentry products to be marketed and sold by BMC as BMC products.


Sentry Software extends its popular monitoring solution to cover external storage devices and offer a unique and comprehensive monitoring for multi-vendor SANs.


Sentry Software takes over OTL products to cover the backup and high-availability monitoring and expand its already large monitoring solutions offer.


Drawing on its experience in storage monitoring, Sentry Software develops connectors for BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization to help align IT resources with service demands.


Sentry Software partners with the BMC Discovery division to develop modules that provide discovery and application dependency mapping.


Sentry Software opens-up Monitoring Studio to the integration of Nagios plug-ins to extend the IT infrastructure monitoring coverage in TrueSight Operations Management.


Hardware Sentry X, the new version of the company's hardware monitoring solution, brings Hardware monitoring in BMC TrueSight to the next level.


Monitoring Studio X becomes entirely web-based to facilitate the access and management of any IT asset and data monitored by Monitoring Studio through BMC TrueSight.

Our Values


Our work is all about passion for infrastructure monitoring. We love what we are doing, and honestly would not trade this passion by doing anything else.


Because even the best monitoring solutions can always be improved, we encourage innovation in all aspects of our work. Innovation is the essence of our company.


We pursue excellence in everything we do. Excellence is our way of life. We expect our products to exceed performance standards and create exceptional value for our customers.

Our Team

Bertrand Martin

Bertrand Martin


Bertrand founded Sentry Software in 2004 with a view to develop monitoring modules that would expand and enhance the capabilities of BMC PATROL. Initially focused on hardware and custom applications monitoring, Bertrand soon expanded the range of products to also cover the storage monitoring, and capacity optimization segments.

Nathalie Leboul

Nathalie Leboul

Product Manager

Nathalie joined Sentry Software in 2012 to lead the Sentry Software product line. Acting as a point of first reference for all products-related enquiries, she defines the set of basic features to be brought to Sentry's solutions. She is responsible for guiding the success of the solutions and for empowering her collaborators to build the best user experience possible.

Sam Truong

Sam Truong

Support Manager

Prior to joining Sentry Software, Sam was a Support Engineer at BMC Software. This previous experience led him to master the BMC product line and the infrastructure monitoring field. Sam and his team are fully dedicated to providing maximum customer satisfaction.

Isabelle Guitton

Isabelle Guitton

Communication Manager

Isabelle is responsible for the strategy, planning and execution of communications initiatives. She leads a team of professional writers committed to providing high-quality user documentation and marketing material for Sentry's monitoring solutions.

Olivier Lechesne

Olivier Lechesne

IT Manager

As an IT manager, Olivier sets and executes the vision and strategy for the IT department. He mentors a team of IT specialists who are responsible for implementing and maintaining Sentry's IT infrastructure.

Sentry Team

And many more key players

Sys admins, developers, test engineers, writers, consultants, etc.

Our Playground

An unmatched datacenter dedicated to develop and test our software solutions.

Sentry Software operates and maintains its own IT infrastructure. From million dollar V-Max storage devices down to entry level legacy servers, 100% of our equipment is dedicated to developing and testing our software solutions.

Our server room consists of at least one server of every manufacturer, architecture and generation supported by our monitoring and automation solutions. This heterogonous IT infrastructure enables us to base our development and quality assurance requirements on real life situation, guaranteeing our customers with the highest standards of quality.

Our Customers

Companies from more than 100 countries in all industry sectors ranging from consumer to utilities, telecom, defense, and finance, trust Sentry Software.

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