Paessler PRTG

Track, troubleshoot, and test your network's efficiency by monitoring response time with PRTG

  • Keep colleagues and customers happy with fast response times
  • Get immediate notifications for unexpected response time spikes
  • Identify and resolve response time bottlenecks rapidly

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PRTG makes response time monitoring easy

Custom alerts and data visualization make it easy to monitor, identify, and prevent troublesome network speed and latency issues.












Optimize network response times and enhance the performance of your network

Keep your organization on track and your network rock-steady when you leverage our response time monitoring software. Paessler PRTG focuses on maintaining optimal performance across your servers, websites, and databases by closely monitoring their response times and informing you of any changes immediately, in multiple ways.





Keep tabs on response times of your entire network

Get insight into the response times of all your critical network components from a single dashboard. Monitor, for example, the loading time of your website from all over the world, the amount of time needed to execute database queries, or the read and write speed of your hard disks.

Conduct long-term analyses for in-depth insights

Go beyond surface-level monitoring with PRTG's capability for long-term response time analyses. Uncover trends and patterns in your network performance over extended time periods with a deep dive into your response time data.



Get immediate alerts for performance drops

Stay informed with instant alerts from PRTG in the event of performance degradation. Sudden spikes in response time or gradual declines in server efficiency will be easy to spot, giving you the tools to quickly mitigate these issues.




Identify and resolve network bottlenecks effectively

Pinpoint and address bottlenecks in your network with PRTG. A growing network doesn’t have to be a pain point. By identifying areas of congestion or delay, you can make informed decisions about network upgrades or configuration changes to enhance overall performance.


Start monitoring response time with PRTG and see how it can make your network more reliable and your job easier.




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What response time monitoring looks like in PRTG

Diagnose network issues by continuously monitoring response times. Show granular data insights in real time and visualize data in graphic maps & dashboards to identify problems more easily. Gain the visibility you need to troubleshoot your network speed and performance.



PRTG is compatible with all major vendors, products, and systems

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5 reasons to choose PRTG as your response time monitoring tool

Monitor critical response times across your network

PRTG provides comprehensive monitoring of response times for your entire IT infrastructure, including servers, websites, and databases. This broad coverage ensures you have a complete picture of your network's performance.


Gain valuable insights with detailed response time data

With PRTG, you can delve into detailed, historical response time data of your network components. This information is crucial for understanding the health and efficiency of your network and making data-driven decisions.

Stay informed on-the-go with mobile monitoring

Our PRTG apps for iOS and Android allow you to monitor your network's response times from anywhere. This flexibility is essential for modern IT professionals who need to stay informed even when away from the office.


Benefit from easy setup and user-friendly interface

Setting up PRTG for response time monitoring is straightforward, and its user-friendly interface makes ongoing monitoring a hassle-free process. Give your team the time to address issues instead of dealing with more convoluted monitoring solutions.

Create custom dashboards for your convenience

Get an overview of response times and other key performance indicators of your network. Customize your dashboards to show only the data you need so you can have the information that most informs your critical IT infrastructure decisions – a quick glance is all it takes.


Easily find the source of the problem with our PRTG response time monitoring solution

Real-time alerts and custom notifications make it easy to solve issues with network performance.



Your response time monitor at a glance – even on the go

Set up PRTG in minutes and use it on almost any mobile device.


PRTG comes with all the features you need, plus more your IT infrastructure won't want to live without.



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Create innovative solutions with Paessler’s partners

Partnering with innovative vendors, Paessler unleashes synergies to create
new and additional benefits for joined customers.

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PRTG makes response time monitoring easy

Custom alerts and data visualization make it easy to monitor, identify, and prevent troublesome network speed and latency issues.




PRTG the multi-tool

PRTG: The multi-tool for sysadmins

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

  • HTTP API: Access monitoring data and manipulate monitoring objects via HTTP requests
  • Custom sensors: Create your own PRTG sensors for customized monitoring
  • Custom notifications: Create your own notifications and send action triggers to external systems
  • REST Custom sensor: Monitor almost everything that provides data in XML or JSON format


Monitor response times: FAQ


1. What is response time monitoring?

Response time monitoring is a performance measurement practice that assesses the time it takes for a system or application to respond to a user's request. It involves tracking the duration between the initiation of a request and the receipt of the corresponding response.

2. What are the benefits of monitoring response time?

Monitoring response times is crucial for identifying performance bottlenecks, optimizing system efficiency, and ensuring a positive user experience as faster response times lead to improved satisfaction and engagement and reduce downtime and disruptions of business operations.

3. Can PRTG monitor the response times of applications as well as network devices?

Absolutely, PRTG is capable of monitoring the response times of various applications in addition to network devices, providing a holistic view of your network's performance.

4. Does PRTG support monitoring of response times for cloud services?

Yes, PRTG can monitor the response times of cloud-based services, ensuring comprehensive coverage of both on-premises and cloud environments.

5. How does PRTG help in optimizing the response times of my network?

PRTG identifies the root causes of slow response times, such as high CPU load or bandwidth bottlenecks, enabling targeted actions to optimize network performance.

6. Can I customize the threshold for response time alerts in PRTG?

Yes, you can customize the threshold values for alerts in PRTG, allowing you to define what constitutes an abnormal response time for your specific network environment.

7. What is a sensor in PRTG?

In PRTG, “sensors” are the basic monitoring elements. One sensor usually monitors one measured value in your network, for example the traffic of a switch port, the CPU load of a server, or the free space on a disk drive.

On average, you need about 5-10 sensors per device or one sensor per switch port.


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Paessler conducted trials in over 600 IT departments worldwide to tune its network monitoring software closer to the needs of sysadmins.
The result of the survey: over 95% of the participants would recommend PRTG – or already have.


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Bandwidth, servers, virtual environments, websites, VoIP services – PRTG keeps an eye on your entire network.


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