Check Bandwidth Usage

PRTG Enables You to Check Bandwidth and Network Traffic

With PRTG Network Monitor, it is easy to track and check bandwidth usage in your network. The bandwidth tool reads the traffic data from your router and displays the results in three graphs. This way, you will quickly and easily be able to check bandwidth usage and the amount of data transferred.

Checking bandwidth to understand resource consumption is key to better network management:

  • Check bandwidth and avoid network and server performance bottlenecks
  • Find out what applications or what servers are using up most bandwidth
  • Deliver better quality of service to your users by being proactive
  • Reduce costs by buying bandwidth and hardware according to actual load

PRTG's flexible alerting system enables you to configure a variety of different notifications, ensuring that you will be informed of all issues that need your attention. In order to notify you of excessive bandwidth usage, outages etc., PRTG can relay warnings and alerts using SMS, email, or pager messages. PRTG can also send SNMP Traps or syslog messages, play a sound, execute an external file etc.. This way you can react quickly and proactively to all network and bandwidth issues and, often, you will be able to troubleshoot problems before other users are aware of the issues.

Beyond normal bandwidth monitoring capabilities based on SNMP, PRTG shows net bandwidth consumption based on multiple parameters, such as IP addresses, port numbers, protocols, etc., using either packet sniffing or NetFlow / jFlow / sFlow sensors.

Check Bandwidth and Monitor Your Network With PRTG

PRTG is much more than a router bandwidth monitor. Besides checking bandwidth and network traffic, the network monitoring software by Paessler also includes:

PRTG is available in two editions. For basic, free network monitoring and bandwidth tracking, the Freeware Edition may be downloaded and used for personal and commercial use, completely free of charge. Need more sensors to monitor a larger IT infrastructure? See our commercial licenses here.

Paessler also offers the load test tool Webserver Stress Tool for advanced webserver performance testing.


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