Backup Monitoring and data protection with PRTG

  • PRTG secures cloud and online backups, operating system backups and virtual machines
  • With backup monitoring you protect customer and corporate data
  • Get automatically notified of incorrect backups


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Backup Monitoring: Double the protection to ensure the safety of your data


There's nothing worse than feeling safe and sound - and then realizing the backup you performed of some really important data didn't actually take place. Data is taking on an increasingly important role, whether it be as part of business intelligence or sensitive customer data, or to meet compliance requirements. Data serves as documentation for operations, the basis for business processes, and the personalization of customer communication.

Data losses have significant consequences and can lead to large-scale interruptions of your business operations. Work must sometimes be redone, which can subsequently prevent deadlines from being met. The trust of customers and business partners is likewise on the line. Costs associated with data loss are difficult to plan for.

By using backup software and its central safeguarding via backup monitoring, you'll minimize these risks. Separate backup software exists for a variety of different applications and data, and all of this software must be monitored at the same time. This software is used for everything from traditional tape backups to cloud and online backups, and from operating system backups to backups of virtual machines.

With PRTG, you can monitor an unlimited amount of backup software, and apply specific filter options to scan its incoming notifications. In the event a backup fails, you'll be notified automatically.

Thanks to PRTG, the entire staff can work with peace of mind.

6 good reasons
to choose PRTG as your backup monitoring tool

Establish data protection

You are in for an unpleasant surprise if you need data from a backup which failed without anyone knowing it. With PRTG, you can fix this immediately.

Automation for a lighter workload

Avoid the cumbersome manual verification of each and every email notification from all of the various backup software.

Choose how to be notified

You are not limited to receiving emails, but can choose from a number of different possibilities, such as SMS, email, or push notification.

Automatic alerts

Should a backup fail, you'll be informed immediately, regardless of where you may be.

Overview of backups

Obtaining an overview of the backups which succeeded and those which failed is straightforward and easy.

Meet compliance

Sensitive customer and corporate data is sufficiently safeguarded only after its backup has been monitored.

Customer Quote Network Monitoring

"Our network engineers really love PRTG, because of its customization."

John Krull, CTO, Oakland Unified School District, USA

PRTG simplifies your day

Let our backup monitoring software work for you
so you can concentrate on your day-to-day tasks with total peace of mind.



With PRTG, you get one central monitoring tool for all your backups. You'll enjoy a quick and complete overview at all times via our dashboard and app.


Monitoring your backups around the clock has never been easier. The built-in alert feature is quick to act - before crashes arise.




PRTG is worth it. 80% of our customers report substantial savings in the area of network management. And license costs pay for themselves in an average of only 3 ½ months. 

The data
PRTG gathers


    • The backup's progression
    • Whether the backup was successful or not
    • Error messages 

Your Backups at a glance – even on the go

PRTG can be installed within minutes and it's compatible with most mobile devices.

Backup monitoring, monitor your backup, system backup

200,000 Administrators worldwide
trust in our software. Every day.



How PRTG works as Backup Monitor 


Most backup software sends you its statuses by email. But controlling this software manually is not always a walk in the park. PRTG uses an IMAP sensor to automatically scan for the successful implementation of backups and sends you an alert whenever backup software returns an error message. You are free to receive this alert by email, SMS, or push notification to your mobile device.

Backup Monitoring with PRTG

Award winning solution

We work hard on making our software as powerful and easy-to-use
as possible for our customers each and every day.
Of course it makes us proud when we get awards for that.



The Swiss Army knife for admins


Adapt PRTG individually and dynamically, to your specific needs, using the API:

  • HTTP API: Access network monitoring data and manipulate objects using HTTP requests
  • Custom Sensors: Create your own sensors for customized network monitoring
  • Custom Notifications: Create your own notifications to send alarms to external systems


With PRTG, PAESSLER AG offers a powerful, affordable and easy-to-use unified monitoring tool. Over 200,000 administrators worldwide use our software, whether it be to monitor their server performancevirtual environments, or even the accessibility of their websites. PRTG is a network analysis solution for Windows.

Our network monitoring software was created in 1997 by Dirk Paessler. We are an established software company with headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany. We place great value on our high standards and never stop developing our software. And if ever there is an issue, our support team usually responds within 24 hours (except weekends). 

Opt for network monitoring with PRTG. You'll save time, money, and your effort. It takes only a few minutes to install PRTG. You get 100 free sensors, which is plenty for small networks. And you can upgrade whenever you'd like.


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