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Dive Deeper Into the World of Network Monitoring!

Choose from topics like application monitoring, virtualization, handling your everyday network issues and many more.


White Paper: Application Monitoring

Monitoring Applications and Services with Network Monitoring

Company productivity in today’s IT age is heavily dependent on the applications and services used within the company. For example, many companies use central (web) applications to organize internal workflows. Solutions like Microsoft SharePoint support project management or help to coordinate ...

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White Paper: 11 Issues

11 Everyday Network Issues PRTG Network Monitor Helps Resolve

On a normal day as a system administrator, our colleagues, supervisors, and customers constantly look to us for answers to common questions. We often field similar questions quite frequently that fall into three basic categories: YOUR NETWORK AND ITS NEEDS AT A GLANCE1.  Why are my applications so ...

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White Paper: Security

Network Monitoring as an Essential Component of IT Security

According to a survey by Paessler AG, companies want to increase their protection against cyber threats and other damage in the future. Approximately 1,200 users were asked about the application of Paessler's software PRTG Network Monitor. The results of the survey show that 75% of these users find ...

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White Paper: Selection Criteria

How To Choose The Right Network Monitoring Solution

A high performance network is a basic ‘must have’ for a functioning IT infrastructure in any company. To ensure smooth business procedures, all processes should run without complications, including the internal and external communication between various company locations, as well as with clients ...

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White Paper: Monitoring of Private Clouds

Network Monitoring Gains Importance in the Cloud

‘Cloud computing’ as a concept, isn’t nearly as new as you might think. Previous approaches have been called ‘outsourcing’ and ‘server hosting,’ but insufficient processor performance, enormous hardware costs and slow Internet connections made everyday use difficult. However, today’s technology, ...

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White Paper: Virtualization

Server Virtualization and Network Management

Despite its limits, where server virtualization has been applied rigorously, it has both enormous and positive impacts on corporate power and cooling expenses as well as data center capacity. It can extend the lives of aging data centers and even allow some large organizations to shut down some of ...

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White Paper: Remote Probes

Managing Central Monitoring in Distributed Systems

Companies with multiple locations rely on a highly effcient IT infrastructure to ensure the smooth running of IT processes and reliable communication both internally (across company locations), as well as externally (with partners and customers). Ongoing monitoring is vital for multiple-location ...

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White Paper: Quo Vadis, SNMP?

Introducing SNMP and Putting SNMP Into Practice

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White Paper: Risk Management

IT Operational Risk Management

Life is filled with risk. While it can never be eliminated, wise individuals and organizations dedicate resources to mitigate risk to keep potential losses under control. In business, risk management has traditionally been synonymous with insurance. In IT the focus has been on a technological fix ...

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White Paper: Webserver Testing

The Basics of Webserver Performance Testing

A short introduction by Dirk Paessler What happens when thousands of users access a website simultaneously? Being prepared to such scenarios is essential for websites with a serious business background. Dirk Paessler explains how Webserver Stress Testing works and where the benefits are.

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