Integrating Hardware Sentry with Datadog

Observing hardware and sustainability critical information across your entire IT infrastructure in one place.

Datadog is an observability SaaS-based data analytics platform that provides monitoring for servers, databases, tools, and services.

Hardware Sentry OpenTelemetry Collector is an extensive hardware observability solution that delivers complete visibility into complex IT infrastructure. In addition to physical health monitoring, the solution reports on critical sustainability information: energy usage, electricity cost and carbon emissions for each monitored system, server room, or data center.

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How it works

Hardware Sentry OpenTelemetry Collector integrates seamlessly with your Datadog platform. The package includes a collection of dashboards and monitors designed to collect and expose observability and sustainability data for your IT infrastructure in a turn-key solution.

Key Features

hardware monitoring

Capture the health of your hardware assets (processors, memory modules, disks, network cards, etc.) and speed up diagnosis and troubleshooting for your on-prem IT infrastructure.

energy usage reports

Compare the energy efficiency of your different data centers on a daily, monthly, or yearly basis using the power consumption metrics obtained with a unique algorithm (no smart PDUs required).

carbon footprint reports

Track and analyze the CO₂ emissions associated with the energy usage of your data centers and provide transparency on your environmental impact with the reports issued by Hardware Sentry

cooling-costs optimization

Determine the proper temperature for your data centers with actual metrics and data-driven recommendations and estimate the savings that would result from raising the temperature by a few degrees.

Product in action

Easy set up and configuration

Hardware Sentry OpenTelemetry Collector integrates seamlessly with your Datadog environment. The package includes a collection of dashboards and monitors designed to collect and expose observability and sustainability data for your IT infrastructure in a turn-key solution.

Integrating Hardware Sentry with your Datadog SaaS platform only requires a few installation and configuration steps:

  • 1
    Install Hardware Sentry OpenTelemetry Collector
  • 2
    Push metrics to Datadog
  • 3
    Start the Collector
  • 4
    Define the servers, storage systems, network switches to monitor

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