Three very experienced software testers and journalists, all specialists on the network monitoring market, examined PRTG very carefully. The testers were excited in every respect and PRTG earned rave reviews.
When monitoring and evaluating which failure tolerant setup is best for your needs, make sure you are aware of the costs. This is the final step and can also be very helpful when evaluating classic hosting vs. cloud hosting for your website or even your office IT.
Once you've set up backup and recovery plans, make sure you know about the status of all of your systems: Your IT infrastructure including all crucial hardware components, your network connections, as well as your servers.
Today, you can already choose from four views that show your configuration in different scales, from very compact (less data) to very detailed. If you've been missing views which concentrate more on the overall status overview of your network, we have something for you!
How to Setup a Failure Tolerant Online Business in Six Steps—Step 4: Have Backup and Disaster Recovery Plans
Your IT infrastructure is secured? Good. But what about your data backup? And are there any plans in case of a business emergency?
If monitoring software is your business, there is one thing you cannot have enough of: Test systems running all over your network, under many different platforms, and on different hardware configurations.
How to Setup a Failure Tolerant Online Business in Six Steps—Step 3: Set Up Redundancy and Auto-Healing for Your IT Infrastructure
If you made sure that your website is permanently online, you should also provide redundant systems for your office and back office IT.
How to Setup a Failure Tolerant Online Business in Six Steps—Step 2: Set Up Redundancy and Auto-Healing for Your Website
Providing redundancies is essential. If technically possible we always try to set up "auto-healing" mechanisms which kick in immediately whenever a failure happens.
iPRTG is the app that makes mobile use of PRTG really simple. It can be installed on the iPhone, iPad, iPad 2, and iPod touch (iOS 4.0 or later). The app polls data from the PRTG server and displays it the ‘iphonic' way-with the look and feel that you're accustomed to on your Apple device.
How to Setup a Failure Tolerant Online Business in Six Steps—Step 1: Choose a Reliable Hosting Provider
Thing number one is to have a website that's online and working (and to make it really fast). Many younger companies seem to head straight for the cloud, mainly to market leader Amazon EC2 or Rackspace Cloud. We don't.