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2014-Apr- 8 by

PRTG & NetAtmo:
Environmental Monitoring Made Easy

As an administrator you are responsible for the available bandwidth in your network, the uptime of network components, the availability of applications, and so on. Of course you know there are also environmental factors that might influence your network’s performance, such as temperature or humidity—but specialized hardware to monitor environmental values is expensive and budgets are often tight, especially for smaller companies. Besides these obvious obstacles, also the time required to set up such a device should not be underestimated. So, what can you do?

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2014-Apr- 8 by

OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug Vulnerability

Today various security advisories have been published about a serious security leak in the OpenSSL library called "Heartbleed Bug". This library is one of the most common libraries used for SSL encrypted connections on the planet. PRTG Network Monitor also uses this library for all SSL connections (ec-core, probe-core and core-core connections, https webserver and sensors, SNMP v3, etc.).

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2014-Apr- 1 by

[April Fools' Day 2014] Paessler Introduces Bitcoin as Single Payment Method

Nuremberg, Germany, 1st April 2014 – Paessler AG, the innovative network monitoring specialist, today announced to have chosen Bitcoin as the only currency they from now on accept as payment for their comprehensive monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor. After months of research and extensive testing, Christian Twardawa, Chief Operating Officer of Paessler AG, is glad his team of skilled technology enthusiasts have finally found a way of factoring sensor market fluctuations into the new Bitcoin pricing structure:

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2014-Mar-26 by

A Green Thumb for Your Network

A look at nature tells us, spring is coming and with all of its strength. Here at Paessler we have spared no effort in order to prepare good ground and at the end of fiscal year 2013 we have been rewarded with a rich harvest. We've had growth inside our core segments and "all around the world". That's the result of the work we have undertaken together:

  • France 62% growth
  • DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) 49%
  • Great Britain 43%
  • USA & Canada 33%
  • Latin America & Spain 49%
  • Global 39%

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2014-Mar-18 by

And the Network Computing Award Goes to…

For the third year running PRTG Network Monitor has been shortlisted for several categories at the Network Computing Awards. This time we were able to bring home the awards in the following categories:

  • Network Management Product of the Year
  • Product of the Year

PRTG was also runner-up in "Testing and Monitoring Product of the Year" and nominated for "Bench Tested Product of the Year".

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2014-Mar-11 by

PRTG Has Arrived on BlackBerry

«Manage your work and life faster and more easily than ever with the latest
BlackBerry 10 OS update.»—

From now on you can manage also your network monitoring faster and more easily if you use PRTG Network Monitor and own a BlackBerry device. PRTG for BlackBerry is the newest app to access PRTG from wherever you are. Get the power of PRTG's web interface on your BlackBerry!

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2014-Mar- 5 by

The Future is Mobile: Are You Ready?

Do you remember Doc Brown, Marty McFly and their stunning time machine? After having messed things up in the first "Back to the Future" movie (letting Biff get his hands on the almanac), Marty could simply go back in time to reverse the horrifying effects of his mishap. It's a real shame we don't have a flux capacitor at hand to erase the consequences of a server crash or any other fatal incident-especially when it comes to downtimes that could affect thousands or even millions of users.

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2014-Mar- 3 by

Monitoring Cisco Devices With PRTG – Part 3/3

After having learned about the 6 dedicated Cisco sensors PRTG Network Monitor offers to improve your data, this last part of our Cisco focused blog series is about monitoring the traffic in your network, using dedicated NetFlow sensors.

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2014-Feb-25 by

Critical Security Update Available for PRTG Network Monitor

The following information only affects you if you are running PRTG Network Monitor V8 through V14 and you share your PRTG installation with other users, who access PRTG via individual user accounts.

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2014-Feb-21 by

PRTG for iOS is Out Now!

Finally, it's here: PRTG for iOS has arrived on iTunes! We didn't spare any efforts and started from scratch to develop a completely new mobile app for your iOS devices. It replaces our former app, iPRTG. We are sure that PRTG for iOS is a milestone for your network monitoring experience: The new user interface, the comprehensible navigation, and many other improvements for the best possible ease of use; everything is there to let you check your monitoring easily while on the go. PRTG Network Monitor ensures a running IT infrastructure wherever you are!

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