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Whether you read a technical blog, a newsletter from your favorite IT Guru, or a print magazine, you are confronted with topics such as SDN, IoT, Hyperconverged Systems or Big Data. But does this define what you are actually doing in your job? What are the topics that really matter to you? Help us to adjust our product and our communication to better suit your needs. It will only take about five minutes.
Welcome to the third and last part of our blog series about PRTG as a central information hub. This time it's about general information that's of interest to everybody at Paessler - or at any other company.
In the second part of our blog series about PRTG as a central information hub we show how we use PRTG internally to give our marketing team their most important metrics at a glance.
Unresolved support tickets, marketing figures, or current room bookings: PRTG Network Monitor can collect business-related information, process it, and distribute it.
Communication is one of the most critical factors for every company. You need to be in close contact with your customers and suppliers, and colleagues must be able to communicate with each other.
"Some applications on my computer are unacceptably slow!" Have you ever heard this from your colleagues? Maybe one of the first issues you think about as a system administrator is a bandwidth bottleneck, because limited performance of applications on the network may indicate a lack of available bandwidth. This results in delayed data packets being delivered to their destination and can lead to slow and unresponsive applications in your network. It can be pretty annoying when you're trying to do a great job and your system is hardly reacting!
When you are running your business based on a single software product, decisions about software development are as integral to your success as business decisions—in fact, they are directly related to your business. This is why the second part of this blog series about the inseparable connection between growth and agility focuses on the top 6 software development decisions we have taken in the last 15 years. These are the decisions that, in retrospect, we consider important—most of them didn't feel so important at the time:
Your business relies heavily on the Internet, and increasingly on cloud-based services in the Internet. And while you rely on PRTG Network Monitor as a great tool for discovering issues in your internal IT infrastructure, we want to make sure you're also aware of what PRTG offers for detecting issues in the public Internet. Because we understand how frustrating it is when you can't connect to an important server for, like, an entire weekend.
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:
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.