Cloud Server Monitoring Software PRTG. All In. Professional.

  • PRTG offers a quick overview of all cloud services
  • You monitor your cloud services – not the cloud provider
  • IAAS / SAAS / PAAS - monitoring made for all cloud strategies


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PRTG Network Monitor - Overview

by Kimberley, Senior System Engineer

If you need a more comprehensive introduction to PRTG please have a look at our PRTG Network Monitor Overview webinars. Here you can also register for live webinars in the future.

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PRTG Cloud HTTP Sensor

PRTG Cloud HTTP Sensor

Do you use certain cloud computing services in a variety of locations worldwide? Then check service accessibility and performance from your own particular location with our "Cloud HTTP sensor.” Our PRTG clouds are located in Asia, Europe, and the USA. You’ll be able to determine response times from all over the world.

Could Ping Sensor

Cloud Ping Sensor

With Cloud Ping sensor, our HTTP sensor’s “little brother,” you can likewise monitor your services’ PING times from all over the world via our service. The servers are located in:

•    Asia-Pacific: Tokyo
•    Western Europe: Ireland
•    Eastern USA: North Virginia
•    Western USA: Oregon

Amazon CloudWatch Sensor

Amazon CloudWatch Monitoring

Amazon CloudWatch is a frequently used monitoring service. PRTG is a good choice for those who have many different accounts with Amazon and who wish to avoid having to constantly jump from one account to another, or for those who would like to implement an independent local monitoring tool. For PRTG retrieves the data from every account and makes it centrally available on one single dashboard.

PRTG features the following Amazon CloudWatch sensors:

Mail Server Sensoren

Mail Server Monitoring

Companies use a wide variety of e-mail providers. And particularly with e-mail: when the system is down, the IT manager’s telephone rings at once. Here it has proven to be useful to apply threshold values so one is warned quickly – before crashes occur. With our mail server sensors!

VMware Monitoring

VMware Monitoring

PAESSLER AG is a certified VMware technology partner. We have developed a series of sensors for VMware, including the VMware Virtual Machine sensor (SOAP) and VMware Host Hardware sensors (WBEM), which you can use to monitor ESX/ESXI server performance.

Microsoft OneDrive Monitoring

Microsoft OneDrive Monitoring

OneDrive - online storage by Microsoft. Our sensor for Microsoft OneDrive displays how much storage space you have available, and punctually alerts you when shortages loom. For this, we use OneDrive API.

Dropbox Monitoring

Dropbox Monitoring

Dropbox is an extremely popular cloud storage service. Dropbox Business enables companies to access a great deal of storage space. PRTG uses Dropbox API to conveniently display how much free storage space (in bytes and as a percentage) you have left.

Google Analytics Monitoring

Google Analytics Monitoring

Google Analytics is a powerful tool for tracking and analyzing website traffic. The Google Analytics sensor accesses the Google API in order to gather the most important data. Unique user information or views can thus be studied at a glance via the PRTG dashboard.

Google Drive Monitoring

Google Drive Monitoring

Google Drive – the search engine’s multi-purpose cloud. Because office applications are growing in popularity – especially amongst agile companies. The Google Drive sensor accesses the Google API directly and displays the amount of remaining storage space in bytes and as a percentage.

own personal cloud sensor

Your own personal cloud sensor!

Create a cloud sensor to fit your needs. Then customize PRTG to work effectively with your own particular circumstances.






Find more than 190 additional sensors for your Cloud Monitoring Tool PRTG right here! PRTG effectively adapts to your infrastructure.

Here's what cloud monitoring looks like in PRTG


Cloud Ping Sensor in PRTG

Made for all cloud strategies
independent monitoring with PRTG

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Many companies sign up for cloud computing services in order to benefit from greater virtual server capacities.

Example: A content delivery network (CDN) is set up for an international website, enabling the website’s contents to be stored on regional servers on site. Amazon Cloud, Microsoft’s Azure Cloud, or Google Services are often chosen as CDNs.

Why does an independent cloud monitoring tool make sense in such a situation? While Amazon offers its own Cloudwatch solution, your IT department will often have separate accounts for the various services or even from a number of different providers.

With PRTG, all accounts from all services are monitored together as one. PRTG is a comprehensive cloud monitoring service using a single dashboard, which is read at a quick glance.

Software as a Service (SaaS)

Many specialty departments require specific software for their work, software which more and more frequently is only offered as an SaaS solution. Furthermore, an increasing number of companies are switching to services such as Microsoft Office 365. And lastly, ultimately many e-mail services are also cloud solutions which are in use practically everywhere.

Why does an independent cloud monitoring tool make sense in such a situation? As with IaaS, administrators using PRTG will enjoy a comprehensive cloud monitoring service that is both easy-to-use and quick to configure according to one’s own individual needs.

PRTG has already developed suitable sensors (measuring points) for many e-mail services and other programs such as Dropbox or Google Services. These sensors are created automatically upon installing PRTG. Administrators can thus get started with a customized monitoring tool for their IT system in no time at all.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)

There are several PaaS services which provide an environment for developers. These services can often be used without any major administrative hassles or one-time, astronomical acquisition fees. Furthermore, the services enable software developers to work more easily. It therefore comes as no surprise that more and more companies are resorting to these trendy PaaS services.

Why does an independent cloud monitoring tool make sense in such a situation? For one, development work is highly sensitive. In the event of system failures, high repair costs often result. Especially when it’s not immediately clear where the problem lies: With the PaaS service? Or maybe with a router that is not working properly? With a comprehensive monitoring service, administrators instantly have everything in check.



“The greatest advantage of PRTG? You get to rest easy.“

Steffen Ille, Bauhaus-University of Weimar, Germany.


Let PRTG's cloud server monitoring work for you.
Focus on more challenging work instead.


Monitor all your cloud computing services comfortably, around the clock. The built-in alarm feature alerts you even before problems occur – to avoid downtimes and complaints. Enjoy the design of an intuitive web interface.


With PRTG, you get a professional, central monitoring tool for all of your cloud computing services. Thanks to our dashboard and app, you'll enjoy quick and comprehensive overviews any time.


80% of our customers report substantial or even exceptional cost savings in the area of cloud management. The experience of our customers shows that the costs for licenses have paid for themselves in an average of 3 ½ months.

Your Cloud Status AT A GLANCE






Create overviews

Whether Amazon CloudWatch or other services: Using a separate and specific monitoring tool for every cloud service is inconvenient. You must continually log in and out and squander much time becoming familiar with tools and their controls. PRTG offers administrators a quick overview of all cloud services. Our tool is quick to notify you in the event a threshold value is exceeded. You define the threshold values – not the cloud provider.

Reap cost benefits

The main argument for many cloud services is centered around their cost savings. But when system failures occur, cost benefits quickly disappear. Particularly if the process of determining the cause of the failure is long and cumbersome. Unnecessary personnel costs also result which can quickly become expensive. With PRTG, you’ll reap the cost benefits of your cloud strategy.

Bolster your autonomy

With PRTG, you’ll have your own monitoring tool whose configuration you can customize all by yourself, and which will effectively adapt to your IT system. You’ll thereby protect yourself and be able to modify your license individually – according to which new cloud services you wish to integrate into your infrastructure.

Fewer reservations

In many IT and specialty departments, there are reservations regarding the use of cloud services. These doubts are often related to overdependence or the risk of system failures. With PRTG, you get an independent monitoring tool and can do away with any qualms you may have.

Provide peace of mind

PRTG notifies you if – and only if – a threshold value is exceeded. This means: There are no daily status updates by email letting you know everything is OK – unless of course you opt for this feature. All it takes is a quick look at the dashboard to see that everything is alright. Administrators are free to complete their work in peace, knowing they will be immediately alerted in the case of an emergency.

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.



Private Cloud
White Paper


Many IT managers hesitate before ordering additional public cloud capacity. The major concerns are data security and the fear of compromising control. The concept of a private cloud could represent an interesting alternative for many companies. But a private cloud also depends on the performance and reliability of the IT infrastructure. Therefore, a network monitoring tool is the basis for the strategy. Download White Paper "Private Cloud" here


“Hey Dirk, what do you think about cloud computing services?“

“If we want to simplify and improve processes, I believe we need to look closely at which cloud technologies are best suited for which work areas. A monitoring tool should be central to every cloud computing strategy. Anything else would be careless. Without local monitoring, it can easily take several hours to find a bug. This causes unnecessary stress, aggravation, and money. With our PRTG monitoring, we want to make life simple for administrators.“

Dirk Paessler, Founder & CEO Paessler AG

The Swiss Army Knife for Sys Admins


Adapt PRTG individually and dynamically to your needs relying on a strong API:

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





...and how much does Cloud Monitoring with PRTG cost?



30 Days Trial
Installed in minutes
Free Version
100 sensors free forever



Needless to say, many administrators inquire about the price of PRTG’s cloud monitoring tool.

1. The basic version of PRTG is free and comes with 100 sensors which never expire. This is usually enough for small businesses.

2. You can try the version featuring an unlimited amount of sensors for 30 days for free. This will give you a good idea of how our monitoring tool works. Find out more about PRTG prices and licenses here: PRTG Price List.

3. All in one: No additional plug-ins are necessary for monitoring all of your cloud computing services. The alert feature is also included. You'll receive one tool with one license.

Start your free trial version today! Upgrade if it makes sense to do so. PRTG is installed in a few minutes.

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