great Network Monitoring Equipment
Anytime a business has been experiencing network latency or loss of Internet connection; there is always the option of deploying a network monitoring application. As with most technologies out there, hundreds of options crowd the marketplace. Research on this topic can take months and in some cases years. Selecting inferior network tools can lead to poor management of your network devices and locations or even confusing data which is difficult to determine the next actions. Items to consider will be listed below. Please review our top choices for the best network monitoring tool features below.
Our first feature listed in this review about these tools for daily management will be bandwidth monitoring. This feature is very handy for tracking down what the site upload and download speeds actually are. It helps in some cases where someone has joined uninvited and is stealing WiFi for instance. Sometimes business owners are trying to view their internet providers speed due to poor service quality and need proof of the lack of bandwidth. Functions that should be available in a quality bandwidth monitoring application would be packet sniffing, SNMP, automatic network device detection, alerts and overall performance statistics. Having the ability to view this information 24/7 on a mobile device by using an Android or iPhone application is critical if having visibility or updates is a concern.
NETWORK TRAFFIC ANALYZER
The second desired feature with your tools or application is a network traffic analyzer. This software would provide a real-time packet analyzer, a protocol analyzer, a packet sampler, network security detection and it must provide insight to all seven layers of the network. Utilizing all these together, you can get an overall performance monitoring capability.
Our third desired feature in a great software tool is the ability to have uptime monitoring for multiple items you might want to have assurance they are up and running. Some of these items include website monitoring, server monitoring, application monitoring or even CPU monitoring of local desktop PC's. We install hardware that has all these types of capabilities or runs software in the cloud to keep an eye on all your systems for you. If something is wrong, you and our admin's will be the first to know.
Network monitoring software can be installed and ran in multiple different places for ultimate redundancy. Our team of experts has always assessed each projects needs to determine which solutions are best for the deployment and offer several paths to each set of problems. Having the latest, up to date cloud management systems for your system provides superior security and reliability.
Anytime a business has been experiencing latency, network issues or loss of Internet connection; there is always the option of deploying a network monitoring application. As with most technologies out there, hundreds of options crowd the marketplace. Research on this topic can take months and in some cases years. Selecting inferior network tools can lead to poor management of your network devices and locations.
This tool will prove to be very useful when many users are utilizing a single application within a company or set of them. If an application begins to crash or perform outside of the scope desired, then an alert will notify the IT support team for that company. Other notifications can be set up to alert a data center or another software company providing the applications to begin repairing the problem. A great application monitoring system would allow for many forms of API or other integrations.
Website monitoring can be extremely useful when a company has an e-commerce site or traffic heavy web pages that require monitoring. This type of application can allow the business owner to know the status and performance of their website at all times. A notification will be sent if any web page drops off line or the performance is running slow due to over usage. With this process, a business can track growth and rest assured that their company website will be watched over by the best network monitoring tools available.