Hardware Sentry OpenTelemetry Collector

Monitor the processors, disks, controllers, network adapters, temperature sensors, etc. on all your systems.

Hardware Sentry OpenTelemetry Collector is a vendor-agnostic solution to monitor the health of physical and virtual disks, controllers, blade servers, SAN switches, tape libraries, network adapters, temperature sensors, etc. in your datacenter. The solution also reports on power consumption, electricity costs and CO₂ emissions to support your SRE initiatives.

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Hardware Sentry OpenTelemetry Collector is free to use. Pay only for support.

Subscriptions to Hardware Sentry through our partners (Datadog, BMC Helix) grant access to Sentry Desk support services. Sentry Desk

Not Just Another Hardware Monitoring Tool!

For the last two decades, Sentry Software has dedicated its expertise in developing innovative observability solutions that have been adopted by hundreds of customers worldwide.

But we wanted to take a step further and address the hot topic of sustainability in the digital world. Unlike other tools on the market, Hardware Sentry OpenTelemetry Collector is 100% pure software. It eliminates the hassle of installing smart PDUs, even for sensor-less devices.

Hardware Sentry collects hardware health and performance metrics and leverages the data to report accurate KPIs on power consumption, electricity costs, and carbon emissions in easy-to-read dashboards.

Fully compatible with major OpenTelemetry-based platforms, Hardware Sentry is the solution for organizations committed to taking the challenge of carbon neutrality!

Exhaustive coverage of all server, network, and storage vendors

Coverage of all server, network, and storage vendors

  • Support for 250+ platforms from the oldest to most recent: Cisco, Dell EMC, IBM, Hitachi, HP, NetApp, Pure, etc.
  • Support of all monitoring standards: SNMP, IPMI, REST, WBEM, WMI, SSH, SMASH, Redfish, etc.
  • Standardization of metrics across any system brand and model
  • Instant access to context-rich logs and metrics

Unique pure-software solution for energy usage monitoring

  • Full visibility of power consumption of any server, network switch, or storage system
  • Algorithmic induction of energy usage where no integrated power sensors are available
  • Risk-free optimization of server room temperature to lower cooling costs
  • Collection of customizable dashboards on power consumption, electricity costs and CO₂ emissions for systems, applications, and services
Unique pure-software solution for energy usage monitoring
Minimal deployment and configuration effort

Minimal deployment and configuration effort

  • Pure software solution that eliminates smart plugs or external sensor installation
  • Minimal configuration: hostname, credentials, that’s it!
  • Auto-discovery of all servers, network, and storage vendors
  • Regular updates adding support for latest platforms (based on customer demands)

Scalable Architecture

  • Monitoring capacity that scales up as your monitored environment grows
  • Automatic workload balance for optimal use of heterogenous resources
  • Automatic discovery and mapping of your environment
  • Zone-based monitoring of systems by applications, functionality, services, location, etc.
Scalable Architecture
Integration with all major observability platforms

Integration with all major observability platforms

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