Advanced Analysis And Reporting

opReports: Turning data into insights with advanced analysis and custom reporting

What is opReports?

Advanced Analysis and Reporting

Automate the creation and dissemination of detailed operational and executive-level reports with opReports. Extend NMIS’s built-in reporting functionality with both real time and historical detailed node-level, Quality of Service (QoS), WAN, Response Time, and Interface Utilization reports.

opReports provides reporting flexibility through an easy to use interface – no need for SQL query experience, or cumbersome report generation systems. Build your custom reports quickly by node, group, length of report, start and/or end dates, then specify your output format. Report generation can be automated, and the results viewed in the GUI or emailed for dissemination in multiple different formats including CSV, Excel XLSX and HTML.

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"We take new ideas to [FirstWave] about how we'd like to see their products work and they add our ideas to the product roadmap. The relationship could not be any easier. I consider them an extension of my team."

Dayle Wilson

Chief Product & Operating Officer

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"After a long and in-depth search for a network monitoring solution, we found [FirstWave] the best fit for all our needs. With their excellent support, onsite training, and almost unlimited ability to be customized to fit our needs, it was no contest."

Kurtis Bredda

Director of Network Services

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"NMIS is hands down one of the best data collection monitoring suites we have ever used. The data and enriched alerting it provides is exactly what we were looking for to make data-driven network decisions for upgrade and growth. It has set us on the path from reactive to proactive!"

Jodan Long

Director of Network Operations

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“After years of having multiple monitoring systems, we finally have a single one that works and is configurable to meet our needs.”

Paul Pyyvaara

Director of Operations

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"Our engineers prefer using opCharts as the speed and responsiveness of the GUI makes it a far more usable product then our previous app."

Art Smolecki

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"With NMIS and [FirstWave] we have a true partner that we can rely on to make sure we are on top of any issues on our network and have good data and analytics to make sure our customers get top-notch service."

Bill Farmer

Senior Platform Engineer

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"As a telecommunications provider with a country wide presence, we rely heavily on to-the-minute alerting, live graphical statistics and reporting. NMIS provides the flexibility to satisfy all of those requirements."

Leigh Havas

System Administrator

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"NMIS for the win! I like that it's agentless, and when you do need support you get quickly connected to engineers, not jumping through hoops and waiting."

Phil Shannon

Senior Systems Engineer

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"Great features right out of the box, such as business rules and the ability to model any piece of equipment. All of the key features can be accessed through the GUI, but I can edit everything in the command line if I need it."

Davide Yachaya

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"NMIS is open-source, easy to deploy and maintain. The feature set of this product is amazing as it allows you to monitor every single Network device within our organization."

Hensley Dass

Core Network Engineer

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"It’s not that companies *can* do automation, it's *how* you do automation, and at the end of the day Opmantek showed they were much better at it.’’

Milan Atanackovic

Vice President Of Engineering

opReports Benefits

Gain insight into service levels and measure the performance of your environment

Deep Insights Into NMIS Data

The advanced reporting is designed to delve into the data that NMIS collects about your network. The reports deliver insights into service levels and measure the trends and performance of your environment.

Custom Rules

Identify conditions and potential business impact, create easy to interpret “traffic lights” for IT managers and administrators.

Actionable Insights

Reports identify conditions that will require action and details required by engineers for further investigation.

Expert Analysis

Expert analysis of key infrastructure health metrics, including router, switch, server, virtual machine, and CPU.

Archiving Capability

Historical comparison is available for all reports generated; view trends easily on all recorded metrics.

QoS Reporting

The industry’s leading Class-Based Quality of Service (CBQoS) reporting, detailed analysis of each interface, policy, and class where Cisco CBQoS is running, and full support of Cisco Hierarchical Quality of Service (HQoS).

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opReports Features

High-Power Out-of-the Box Features For Intelligent Network Management

Performance Management

  • Incorporate node data from NMIS
  • Measure the performance of your entire environment
  • CISCO and Juniper Quality/Class of service reporting
  • Flexible enough to incorporate new technologies

Business Services

  • Group related interfaces/ nodes together to have a single report to monitor services
  • opReports uses an MSP authorization system, a user/role can be created to view particular business services
  • All interfaces/nodes added to a business services will be visible to users with access to that business service
  • Monitor availability/ reachability for all nodes/interfaces in a business service to ensure SLA levels

User Management

  • Role-based access control (RBAC) over devices
  • Custom business hours rules

Ready to Go

  • Out-of-the-box dashboards
  • Quickly drill down on any information that is displayed
  • Accessible from any common browser

Easy Implementation

  • Easy installation
  • CSV import and script ready
  • Support available for installation and customization

Accessibility

  • Accessible from any device
  • Large Community wiki
  • Single Sign On across all our applications

Flexible Licensing

  • opReports is licensed by the node count
  • There are no limits on the number of users that are added or dashboard that can be created
  • Infinitely scalable architecture

Pricing and Purchasing

  • Predictable license costs
  • MSP Scale licensing available
  • Unlimited software use of the product

Sales and Support

  • Easy to purchase – trial it yourself for free or contact us for a demo
  • Support portal access
  • Complete documentation and support wiki available
  • Pay as you grow options are available

The Platform Used By The World's Leading Service Providers

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FirstWave’s opReports module allows you to use our suite of preconfigured reports or create your own in order to meaningfully communicate your network to all levels of management.

Pricing

Get A Custom Quote

  • Predictable and transparent pricing
  • Pricing that scales with you
  • Support is always included

FirstWave’s team can help you get a quote that meets your requirements. A 15-minute call is all it takes. This is not a sales call—it’s an opportunity for you to tell us about your organisation’s network management needs.

Setup Guide

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Gain insight into service levels and measure the performance of your environment with advanced analysis and reporting from opReports.

Quick Setup

Install +

Please note that NMIS must be installed on your machine before adding opReports or most other FirstWave network management modules. Please ensure you have installed NMIS before installing opReports. NMIS is the underlying software required to run any of FirstWave’s individual network monitoring and management modules and can be installed on Linux. If you do not have a machine currently running Linux, you can download and install the FirstWave Virtual Machine, which includes NMIS and all FirstWave network monitoring software modules. The following installation guide should be sufficient for most users’ needs. Advanced instructions and troubleshooting are available on the opReports Wiki.

1. Download the opReports installer

If you haven’t already, hit the download button above and download the opReports Installer. The Installer comes as a .run file.

2. Run the Installer in Linux Terminal

Open the Linux Terminal. Start a Terminal instance as the root user through the following command, entering your password when prompted: sudo -i 

If you have not been granted access to the root user, contact your system administrator. Once your terminal session is run by the root user, run the shell command to begin the installation process

sh opReports-<version number>.run

Press Y or Return/Enter when the installer prompts you. Several times throughout the installation process you will be prompted to approve the various components of the opReports Module as they are installed on your machine. Please take note of any relevant information as you approve each step. When the installation is complete, the following will print on the Terminal:

You’re now ready to license opReports.

License +

Good news! Each of FirstWave’s network monitoring software modules offer a free time-unlimited 20-node license. The first time you open each program, you will be given the opportunity to activate a free license.

Time-limited trials are also available if you want to test the software on a larger network, and licenses for running FirstWave’s software modules on larger networks are available by request.

Configure +

Open opReports 

opReports allows you to explore the details of the network which you have configured in NMIS. You can use opReports to improve visibility and maintain consistency across your whole IT environment through advanced tracking of device and network configuration settings.

Explore FirstWave’s extensive software documentation

You’re now ready to configure opReports to exactly your needs and to begin monitoring events on your network using the guides on the FirstWave Wiki. In no time at all, you’ll have a fuller view of your network than you’ve ever had before.

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