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2016-Jul-12 by

Geo Maps Requires a Change of Map Service Provider

We use MapQuest as the default map service provider for geographical maps in PRTG. However, on Monday, July 11, MapQuest discontinued direct tile access to MapQuest legacy maps. If you're using the default map service provider settings in PRTG, your Geo Maps will probably look something like this:

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2016-Jul-12 by

New in PRTG: System Information

System Information gives you additional information about your devices which you can't get from standard monitoring alone. Together with all of PRTG's other monitoring features you now gain profound knowledge about your IT infrastructure from a single source—your PRTG Network Monitor.

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2016-Jun-30 by

Celebrating the 5th Housewarming Party in 15 Years

You may have already heard about our recent office move, back in April. Since then two months have passed - two months of unpacking, rearranging and getting familiar with the new Paessler headquarters. Now that we're well settled into our brand new office, it was time for a housewarming party to remember. Having moved 5 times in 15 years simply because we needed more space also means we've become housewarming party experts! Plus: We love fine food and drink - the perfect prerequisites for hosting a memorable party, right?

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2016-Jun-14 by

How to Grow and Stay Agile –
Part 1: Top 6 Business Decisions

I have been founder and CEO of this company for almost 20 years. It started as a one person part-time shareware business, and today we are 160 people with 10 offices around the globe, serving 150,000 users every day. With this blog article series, I want to share with you some of the better business and software development decisions we have made in the past 15 years. I could tell you that everything went exactly as planned, but really it was an iterative process. We just did everything we could to grow the business—and then it did...

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2016-Jun- 3 by

Food Trucks Sensor for PRTG

For those who follow us on Social Media or have visited our Career page, it may come as no surprise: we at Paessler love food. And since we moved into our new headquarters, we've got a new way to enjoy even more food: Food Trucks!

It seemed only appropriate to combine this passion with PRTG. And so, we proudly present: The Food Trucks Sensor. Simply said: It shows if and when there are any Food Trucks near your building (sorry, it only works in Germany at the moment). 

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2016-Jun- 1 by

Transforming SME Network Operations

Would you like to know how IoT or Hybrid Cloud are going to influence your daily work and how to prepare yourself? Would you like to know what other administrators' pain points are? Or are you just looking for some final arguments to convince your boss that you really need PRTG? Then have a look at this white paper—it might be interesting for you:

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2016-May-18 by

Sensors of the Week:
SNMP Dell EqualLogic Sensors

Data storage is an important aspect of every business. In our data-driven world, a sound storage concept along with a backup and disaster recovery plan is essential. How do you monitor these critical parts of your IT infrastructure? If you rely on Dell EqualLogic SAN (Storage Area Network) arrays for storage, you're in for a treat: PRTG Network Monitor 16.2.24 comes with three new sensor types for EqualLogic monitoring. Whether you want to know what's going on with your logical disks, your physical discs, or the health of your storage array members—you now can easily gather the desired information with three brand-new dedicated sensor types.

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2016-May-12 by

UVexplorer: Layer 2 Discovery for PRTG

You use PRTG Network Monitor to know everything that's going on in your network? Using the PRTG Map Designer you also create individual dashboards to visualize certain aspects of your IT infrastructure? Now you can even automatically generate layer 2 maps that show the physical connections between the devices on your network. How? UVnetworks has expanded their network mapping solution UVexplorer to easily integrate with PRTG via the PRTG API. This allows you to benefit from their automated map layout functionality directly in your PRTG installation.

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2016-May- 6 by

We Love Quality at Paessler

Developers at Paessler have a great job: They not only program the world's greatest network monitoring solution, PRTG Network Monitor. No, we are a software company through and through and do everything in-house, from our customer database to the cloud connection. Our devs in the various specialist teams appreciate the many opportunities to share and exchange their expertise. In our latest PRTG Quality Assurance week, we've lived interdisciplinary collaboration in the product development team.

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2016-Apr-28 by

5 Reasons Why a New Headquarter Is a Management Task

Annual increases in sales of 30 to 40% and similar growth in workforce must have consequences. Once again, Paessler requires additional office space and for the 5th time in 15 years moves to a new headquarter. This is the painful side of success.

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