IBM Sterling
Control Center Monitor

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IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor tracks the critical events across your B2B and managed file transfer (MFT) infrastructure for improved operations, customer service and B2B governance . It applies rules to alert key audiences when there is a problem with a server, process or transfer. Actionable dashboards are customized for various  types of users.


Keep a complete overview of file transfer processes with features that include:

Control Center Monitor provides visibility across all IBM and 3rd party B2B applications, enabling teams to monitor their entire environment from one place. Technical teams can continuously monitor, track, and be alerted on server status, transfer activity and other IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) items for a view on how well the infrastructure is adhering to defined policy. Dashboards alert them to  exceptions and full event tracking tells them exactly what is happening.

IBM Cognos reporting, dashboarding, and analytics is built into Control Center Monitor and simplifies the auditing and documentation required for demonstrating compliance and effective controls. These automated reports save significant manual effort by IT staff for regular audits

Key highlights

Improve management of a distributed infrastructure

Improve management of a distributed infrastructure Central monitoring and configuration management provide visibility into file transfers and B2B processes across a supported infrastructure within the network. You can align server views with operational logic. Define schedules, processes, file names and other metadata through a simplified graphical user interface (GUI) — and defines user roles and security capabilities.

Increase customer satisfaction with transparency

You can provide LOB contacts proactive visibility into events that impact service level agreements (SLAs), through: web browser access with detailed dashboards, alerts and notifications about process failures and issues, single-click problem interrogation and  the ability to create a rule based on current query.

Improve governance and compliance by monitoring

You can take advantage of continuous controls monitoring with near real-time notifications. Consolidate and normalize file transfer and process data from managed servers into a single SQL database. Capabilities also include embedded reporting for operational audits and proof of transactions.


Common unified interface

Use a centralized interface to create and delete configuration objects, and update multiple servers across different platforms. Also provides syntax checking and full text searches to simplify management.

Reduced errors and downtime with version control

Maintains distinct versions of objects, which can be retained for auditing or restored, and provides an audit log that includes changes to configuration objects, showing changes and who made them.

Security policy tools improve compliance

Lets you assign user authorities and proxies for servers, and offers protected templates for configuration objects to compare across servers and platforms for improved compliance.

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