Show all posts in 2015
2015-May-26 by Florian Staffort
It's this time of the year again! IT professionals worldwide get together to meet at Cisco's annual premier education and training destination. Of course also Paessler will be there to show you the latest trends in unified monitoring. Our team will bring exciting demos and new features. Just stop by our booth! We're excited to meeting you and look forward to answering your questions...
2015-May-21 by Florian Staffort
After the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug and the SSL 3.0 POODLE vulnerability another encryption attack has emerged that enables exploiters to read and modify data passing through encrypted connections. According to an Ars Technica article this new attack leaves tens of thousands of HTTPS-protected web and mail servers vulnerable.
2015-May-19 by Matt Barringer
As a user of PRTG Network Monitor, you probably know that you can keep an eye on your network using several different interfaces—your web browser, directly on your Windows desktop with the Enterprise Console, or by using one of our four mobile apps. Now we're extending that access to a rather less expected place: your wrist!
2015-May- 5 by Dirk Paessler
As developers of a software solution that is vital for IT departments worldwide, we constantly are looking for new ways to improve the user interface, the monitoring workflow and the capabilities of PRTG Network Monitor by adding new features. Of course we can rely on a team of very smart and enthusiastic developers who are deeply rooted in the IT and monitoring world. Another very important source of information is our dedicated group of users. You contact us on a regular basis, ask for specific features and hint at workflow optimizations. Your direct feedback is immensely valuable for us-and due to our continuous rollout strategy, we can make new features accessible very fast after they have gone through a thorough testing phase by our quality assurance team.
2015-Apr-29 by Florian Staffort
Today's business relies very much on the internet. This is true not only for vendors with big web shops, but also for companies, which present their product portfolio, or provide their services online. Downtime will actually mean revenue loss. As business is becoming more global, it isn't enough to monitor the availability of a web server from one single location—and that's where our brand-new Cloud HTTP sensor comes into play...
2015-Apr-14 by Florian Staffort
Curious about the latest trends in unified monitoring? Meet the PRTG Network Monitor team at Interop Las Vegas, the independent technology conference and expo for IT enthusiasts. Our booth will be packed with exciting demos and new features. Just stop by! We're excited to meeting you, answer your questions, and have a good time chatting about IT and monitoring—or anything else you always wanted to talk to us about...
2015-Apr- 7 by Dirk Paessler
Whether you are a small business owner, have a very elaborate private IT setup, or are just launching your own startup—now you have the possibility to professionally monitor your network, devices, virtual components, and applications for free. Enabling every IT enthusiast to install the entry license of our benchmark monitoring software free of charge (the former price was 330 EUR / 440 USD) and without any restrictions is a bold step, we are happy to take.
2015-Apr- 2 by Andrew Cutting
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, known widely as "March Madness," is in full swing, and a new college basketball national champion will be determined next Monday when the final is played. The tournament, which begins with 68 teams and spans nearly three weeks, is one of the most popular and highly viewed sporting events in the U.S. In fact, Saturday's thrilling, close game between the undefeated and top-ranked University of Kentucky and the University of Notre Dame was the most viewed college basketball game in the history of cable television, according to Forbes magazine.
2015-Apr- 1 by Florian Staffort
As we were pondering over the next steps we want to take with PRTG Network Monitor, we soon reached a barrier that seemed insurmountable: the gap between our human perception and the technical and often abstract IT world—from typical network hardware, virtual environments, down to the bits and bytes of data flows. So we've intensified our research into human-computer interaction and after months of development, we're proud to present a first glimpse into what we consider to be the future of unified monitoring: PRTG VR.
2015-Mar-27 by Christine Lindner
PRTG Network Monitor was again shortlisted for several categories at the Network Computing Awards. This time we were able to bring home the award in the category "Bench Tested Product of the Year" which means that PRTG is the favourite of all tested products in 2015.