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Network and System Monitoring

OpManager

OpManager is a network monitoring software that offers combined WAN, Server and Application monitoring. OpManager automates several network monitoring tasks and removes the complexity associated with network management.

When you choose OpManager as your network monitor, you are buying a powerful networking tool that can auto-discover your entire network, group your devices into intuitive maps, monitor devices in real-time, alert instantaneously on failure and provide comprehensive reports and graphs.

With OpManager, ensure high availability and optimal performance of your WAN links, resolve your WAN problems quickly and avoid downtimes by identifying degradations early, improve the performance of your server infrastructure, gain in-depth visibility into server problems and identify & resolve application performance issues before they impact end users.

The 10 Node Small Network Edition is available Free of cost. 100 devices can be monitored for as low as $1995.

Axence NetTools

Free and comprehensive set of host monitoring, network scanning, security and administration tools, all with a highly intuitive user interface and just perfect for quick network diagnostics.

Axence NetTools Pro is a FREE but comprehensive set of handy administration tools, especially recommended for quick network diagnostics:

  • NetWatch: host monitoring with alerting, real-time & historical charts of response time & packet lost; e-mail & sound notifications available when a host is down; nodes names identification.
  • WinTools: lists exhaustive system information from Windows computers: running processes & services, registry, event log, disk, memory & CPU information, etc.
  • Port scanner: checks for all open ports and running services. It can discover some Trojans/spyware.
  • Network scanner: discovers all nodes in a remote network, their IP/MAC and services running on them.
  • NetStat: displays your computer's inbound and outbound connections, lists all open TCP/UDP ports, with the remote IP address & the process using the connection.
  • TCP/IP workshop: establishes low-level TCP/UDP connections to troubleshoot and test network services. It can send raw data to any remote port.
  • SNMP Browser: a full SNMP browser, so easy you can use it even if you don't know a thing about SNMP.
  • Other tools: fast traceroute shows information about every host on the route, its response time, and packets lost (full trace within 1 second). Lookup is like nslookup, but it shows you all DNS and WHOIS records at once. Bandwidth tool will measure network performance. NetCheck - with this tool you can check the quality of network hardware in your LAN.

Axence NetTools Pro is a freeware application - it just requires a simple, free activation.

007 Spy Software

007 Spy Software is a stealthy monitoring spyware which allows you to secretly track all activities of computer users and automatically deliver logs to you via Email or FTP, including all areas of the system such as email sent, Web sites visited, file operations, every keystroke, username and password, online chat conversation (ICQ, MSN, AIM), and take screen snapshot at set intervals just like a surveillance camera directly point at the computer monitor. Features include start and stop scheduling, logs remote delivery, stealth mode, user account filter, password protection, suspend on idle, powerful key logger, HTML report, logs sorting and searching, etc. With this amazing monitoring software you will be able to see exactly what people have been doing online and offline just like you are looking at the computer monitor over their shoulders! Version 3.01 fixed the bug of keylogger engine.

A1Monitor

A1Monitor network monitor and web server monitor makes sure your tcp/ip servers are alive and well. Monitor multiple URLs, ping any IP address, and monitor any other TCP server (ftp, pop3, smtp, telnet etc). A1Monitor will notify you by email or pager if any of your monitored servers or URLs can't be reached (or returns an unexpected response) a number of times in a row.

Company:
A1Tech
Internet:
http://www.a1monitor.com/

Activeworx Security Center

Activeworx Security Center is a cost-effective security information management system that provides real-time security device log monitoring with alerts, audit and compliance reports, and tools for advanced, in-depth forensic analysis. Activeworx consolidates and manages alerts from multiple vendors and security devices.

Activeworx reduces the time it takes to analyze event data from multiple sources and produces real-time reports that pinpoint network security breaches and vulnerabilities. These in-depth reports provide the details necessary for regulatory compliance reporting for Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.

There are events that are being triggered from many different security devices on your network. Each of these events has its own key points of interest. Instead of removing the details, Activeworx acts as an event tracker and preserves these key points to enable you to take advantage of all the information within each event. It does this by allowing you to have multiple database types, including events from:

  • Intrusion Detection Systems, including Snort
  • Syslog Events
  • Firewall Events
  • Vulnerability Scans
  • TCPDump Packets
  • Keystroke Loggers

ActiveXperts Network Monitor

ActiveXperts Network Monitor is the leading solution for monitoring every aspect of your LAN and WAN network. It proactively manages your virtualization servers (Vmware, XenServer, Hyper-V), network servers, printers, network devices, databases and more; It detects and corrects problems before network users start complaining. The product is extremely scalable. It's shipped with an impressive collection of pre-defined, built-in monitoring functions; but if this collection is not sufficient, operators can write their own functions in VBScript and add them to the configuration. The Monitor service processes up to 32 VBScript functions simultaneously.

When problems are detected, you're immediately notified by network message, e-mail, pager, or SMS message. When a failure is detected, the network monitor tool will try to recover the problem by running a system administrator defined program or by restarting a process.

The product includes build-in monitor rules for: Active Directory, ADO databases, ADSI, Disk Drives, CPU Usage, Disk Spaces, Event Log (with content checking), Exchange 2000, File Existence (with content checking), FTP sites, HTTP(s) (with content checking), ICMP/Ping, MS SQL Databases, Novell NDS, NNTP news servers, NTDS (NT4 compatible DS), NTP time servers, ODBC Databases, Oracle Databases (SQLNet), POP3 Mail servers, Printers, Processes, Services, SMTP Mail servers, SNMP, TCP ports (with handshaking), UDP, UNIX Shell Scripts (RSH), VBScript (custom scripts), WMI and more.

ActiveXperts Network Monitor is a complete solution. Regardless of what you want to monitor, ActiveXperts Network Monitor supports it all at a cost-effective price.

Adrem Server Manager

NetWare server monitoring, management and maintenance. The program gives you laser-like insight into your servers, along with precision-guided control from your Windows workstation. Server Manager's elegant interface and integrated file manager provide the fastest way to manage NetWare volumes, trustee rights, directories and files, including copying files, and loading/unloading NLMs.

Alchemy Eye

Alchemy Eye is a system management tool that continuously monitors server availability and performance. In the event of network errors, Alchemy Eye can alert the network administrator by cell phone or pager BEFORE problems get seriously out of hand. This helps protect your company's data and reduces the likelihood of costly network failures. If a server goes down, Alchemy Eye automatically notifies the network administrator and writes a detailed log file.

Alchemy Eye PRO

Alchemy Eye PRO is a system management tool that continuously monitors server availability and performance. In the event of network errors, Alchemy Eye can alert the network administrator by cell phone or pager BEFORE problems get seriously out of hand. This helps protect your company's data and reduces the likelihood of costly network failures. If a server goes down, Alchemy Eye automatically notifies the network administrator and writes a detailed log file.

Alchemy Network Monitor

Alchemy Network Monitor is a system management tool that continuously monitors server availability and performance. In the event of network errors, Alchemy Network Monitor can alert the network administrator by cell phone or pager. If a server goes down, Alchemy Network Monitor automatically notifies the network administrator and writes a detailed log file.

Applications Manager

ManageEngine Applications Manager is an Agentless Database Server monitoring tool that monitors a heterogeneous database server environment [Oracle, MS SQL, Sybase, IBM DB2 and MySQL databases]. It also helps database administrators (DBAs) and system administrators by notifying about potential database performance problems.

Using Oracle Database monitoring, you can monitor the performance of data files, tablespace status, database status, session details etc.

Using IBM DB2 Database monitoring, you can monitor the performance of Cache, Connection Statistics, Agent Statistics, Transaction Statistics , Buffer Statistics etc.
Using MS SQL Database monitoring, you can monitor Memory Usage, Buffer Manager Statistics, Connection Statistics, Cache details, Scheduled Jobs etc.
Using MySQL Database monitoring, you can monitor the Connection Statistics, Request Statistics, Thread Details, Query Statistics, Key Efficiency details etc.
Using Sybase Database monitoring, you can monitor Memory Usage, Connection Statistics, Database Size, Current Process, Current Transactions etc.

Monitor 25 Applications for $795 / Year

AppResponse Xpert

OPNET’s AppResponse Xpert is an appliance-based solution that monitors and analyzes end-user experience, and supports in-depth analysis of the behavior and performance of the underlying network infrastructure. AppResponse Xpert leverages the central role of the network in transporting transaction data to gather performance information.

It provides complete visibility of transactions and users across the enterprise, with detailed real-time and historical information about end-user response times, utilization, route quality, ISP performance, and traffic patterns. On-board analytics extract user-level transactions from network traffic, and break down application response time, identifying which parts of the infrastructure are contributing most to delays. Data is automatically summarized according to applications and user-defined business entities. Response Xpert is offered in a variety of models, including a range of hardware appliances, software appliances running within VMware virtualized servers, and an embedded version for Riverbed Steelhead devices.

Key Features:

  • 24x7 appliance-based application performance monitoring with historical trending
  • Automatic application discovery and classification by user-defined application and business groups
  • Unique point-and-click guided work flows for numerous common management tasks such as diagnosing and troubleshooting application performance issues
  • Advanced live and historical analysis accurately determines components of delay, top-talkers, trends, and reports on abnormal behaviors
  • Executive-level business reporting and web-based dashboards to monitor SLAs and application performance
  • Rapid, non-intrusive installation via a SPAN or mirror port or tap - often in less than an hour
  • High speed packet captures and long term storage for rapid root-cause analysis of application problems
  • Real-time VoIP performance management for voice and data converged networks
  • NetFlow data collection to extend visibility into network capacity

Argent Guardian

The Argent Guardian is the world's most scalable monitoring solution for all Windows, Linux, UNIX (AIX, HP-UX, SCO, Solaris), and iSeries Servers. Using a patented agent-optional architecture, the Argent Guardian monitors servers with or without installing agents, providing the power and flexibility to define the monitoring architecture to match customers' exact needs.

The Argent Guardian monitors the health and performance of servers and when issues arise, alerts are executed via the Argent Console. The Argent Console can be viewed using both a traditional GUI interface, as well as a web-based interface. Over a dozen different types of alerts can be executed using the Argent Console, such as alphanumeric paging, email, and SMS. Argent also can take corrective measures, such as restarting stopped or stalled services and even rebooting servers. As a result, IT personnel are notified and issues are addressed automatically before end users even know problems exist. Argent makes SLA commitments easy to meet.

Axence nVision

A comprehensive solution for your network issues: network mapping & monitoring; hardware & software inventory; user activity monitoring; helpdesk with remote access, trouble ticket database & chat; protection against data leaks by blocking ports + a wide choice of alarms, reports (including real-time and historical charts), corrective actions, browser-based access - all in one, centrally managed software. FREE fully-functional 30-day-trial available.

  • network discovery and graphical presentation on interactive maps
  • proactive monitoring of network devices, servers, systems, services and applications
  • preventing disasters related to fires, flooding, or HVAC failures
  • notifications and corrective actions triggered by specific events
  • information on the installed software and purchased licenses, legality audit
  • details on hardware and system configuration
  • inventory numbers, scans of invoices and certificates, purchase and maintenance costs
  • accurate work duration, list of breaks, logging of viewed websites and used applications
  • software usage information, opened documents, screenshots
  • link usage per user in division to protocol, e-mail header monitoring
  • printout monitoring and cost audit
  • control of the far-end user workstation, even in a remote location
  • trouble ticket database, assignments to selected administrators, comments, appendices, screenshots
  • integrated internal chat and ability to send messages to users
  • control of access to Flash USB drives and other data media
  • permitting for the use of selected media on specified machines or by specified users
  • logging changes of files stored on data media (file operation audit)

Big Brother

Big Brother monitors System and Network-delivered services for availability. Your current network status is displayed on a color-coded web page in near-real time. When problems are detected, you're immediately notified by e-mail, pager, or text messaging.

Chariot

Chariot evaluates the performance of networked applications, performs stress tests on network devices and predicts networked application performance before deployment. You can use Chariot's performance data to optimize your network and determine the performance impact of proposed network changes.

Colasoft Capsa

Designed for packet decoding and network diagnosis, Colasoft Capsa monitors the network traffic transmitted over a local host and a local network, helping network administrators maintain and troubleshoot network problems. With the ability of real time packet capture and accurate data analysis, Colasoft Capsa makes your network transparent before you, letting you quickly and efficiently fix the network troubles.

What can you do with Colasoft Capsa?

    -- Diagnose your network events
    -- View detailed statistics for IP connections: IP addresses, ports, sessions, etc.
    -- Reconstruct TCP Streams.
    -- Monitor application packets.
    -- Monitor network error packets in real time.
    -- Monitor network traffic in real time and find out high network occupation.
    -- View protocols distribution, bandwidth utilization, and packet size distribution both in charts and tables.
    -- Generate comprehensive statistic reports.
    -- Monitor and logs HTTP requests, email messages and FTP transfers.
    -- Browse decoded packet information of network nodes.
    -- View TCP connection status.
    -- Define advanced filters with logical rules and multiple parameters.
    -- Import and export packets to the files in multiple formats.
    -- Capture traffic form multiple adapters simultaneously.
    -- Capture loopback traffic.

DeviceMonitorEP

Monitor your network from a Web browser or WAP-enabled cell phone. Check the status and uptime percentage of network devices from any Web browser on your network, or from virtually anywhere with a WAP-enabled cell phone. Web pages include a graphical map view of your network, and include Telnet links to allow rapid connection to all of the routers, switches, and devices on your network. Web pages can associate comments and HTML links with each device so network administrators can identify and contact responsible parties should a device fail to respond. If a device fails to respond, DeviceMonitorEP sends alerts via e-mail, network pop-up message, eventlog entry, syslog message, or text log file. Installation and auto-configuration can be performed in under 10 minutes for virtually any network with the included QuickConfiguration wizard. DeviceMonitorEP runs natively as a Windows NT/2000 service, so it doesn't stop monitoring when you logout of the console. Full on-line documentation and InstallShield program installation/removal are included.

Easy Service Monitor

Easy Manage offers a System Management and Configuration Tool for your Complete ICT Infrastructure, at an affordable price. When you think about System Management and Configuration, HP OpenView and IBM Tivoli are two solutions that come to mind quickly. However, these kind of solution are complex and cost hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars, depending on the size of your enterprise; and can take an age to implement.

Easy Service Monitor is an Internet services, network resource and application monitoring and fault management tool. If something goes wrong, it will alert you by e-mail/phone/pager before problems get seriously out of hand. A detailed log file will record every event of the monitored targets and can be displayed in an easy to understand chart. You can configure the system so that when something goes wrong, a set of actions, such as executing a program, reboot server or update Web page, will be triggered. It can manage the following targets: Web services: HTTP and HTTPs, FTP sites monitoring; Database Servers: Oracle, SQL, MySQL; E-mail servers: POP3, SMTP, and IMAP4; Telnet Server. Other TCP Services such as NNTP. UDP Services such as Domain Name Service. Windows 2000/NT services. Monitoring of any network device with an IP address using PING (ICMP) or TCP Ports. Monitoring Servers, Workstations, PC, and other devices Status: Free Disk Space, Memory Usage, CPU Usage, and Performance Monitor metric. Allows you to customize the software for additional service monitoring.

Company:
Javvin
Internet:
http://www.javvin.com/

EventSentry

EventSentry is an easy-to-use, flexible yet affordable real-time log, system and network monitoring and software/hardware inventory suite for servers and workstations. EventSentry monitors log files as well as the availability of all important system components, including their performance.

You can receive event log alerts through a variety of notifications (e.g. email, pager, etc.) and our filtering engine supports advanced features such as thresholds, day/time settings, summaries, timers and recurring schedules not found in other products. The unique real-time log monitoring component can normalize any OS or application – specific delimited log file type (e.g. IIS, DHCP, Firewall) for advanced searching and reporting.

EventSentry also helps companies meet the requirements of SOX, HIPAA, PCI and other regulatory requirements. With EventSentry you can consolidate events to a central database and create a variety of reports with the web-based reporting component. Unlike agentless solutions, EventSentry uses reliable agents which monitor your machines in real-time without any impact on performance or the network. Agents also ensure that your systems are monitored in real-time regardless of network connectivity.

Additionally, EventSentry also monitors services, disk space, performance, software/hardware, NTP and file checksums. EventSentry's compliance tracking feature normalizes Windows security events and provides insightful tracking information about Active Directory, application usage and logon activity. Network devices can be monitored through Syslog, SNMP and heartbeat checks. Environment sensors are also available and support monitoring temperature, humidity, water, smoke and motion.

EventSentry can be evaluated for 30 days; a free version is also available. Inquire for server and workstation pricing.

FireScope BSM

FireScope Business Service Management, Business-Edition (BE) is the first BSM solution on the market available as a free, downloadable trial.

Everything you need to better align IT with the business is included in this 400 meg virtual machine. The trial has no feature restrictions, just a 28-day, 100 asset limitations.

With FireScope, you can innovate your IT Operations with a real-time view of your critical IT services, combined with business metrics to put IT events and performance in context with business objectives and outcomes. Think of it like this:

Network monitoring + Network management + Financial and business impact + Web 2.0 technologies = FireScope's Single, real-time view of the business impact of IT.

Company:
FireScope
Internet:
www.firescope.com

GFI EventsManager

Event logs are a valuable tool to monitor network security and performance that are often underutilized due to their complexity and volume. As organizations grow in size, they require a more structured approach towards event log management and retention.

A recent survey carried out by SANS Institute found that 44% of system administrators do not keep logs more than a month.

GFI EventsManager collects data from all devices that use Windows event logs, W3C, and Syslog and applies the best rules and filtering in the industry to identify key data. This allows you to track when staff swipe their fob, pick up the phone to call home, turn on their PC, what they do on their PC and which files they access during their work day. GFI EventsManager also provides you with real-time alerting when critical events arise and suggests remedial action.

Company:
GFI
Internet:
www.gfi.com/eventsmanager

GFI MAX RemoteManagement

GFI MAX RemoteManagement(tm) delivers an easy, affordable solution for IT support providers, Value Added Resellers (VARs) and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) who wish to take better care of their clients at less cost.

Rather than just monitor their server, GFI MAX RemoteManagement takes a more rounded approach to IT support. With our system, you'll be able to monitor your clients' Raid arrays, remote offices, ISP connection, bandwidth usage, their website - and their server. In short, we help you monitor the key parts of their 'whole system' that cause the most grief - and alert you proactively so you can take better care of clients at less cost.

GFI Network Server Monitor

GFI Network Server Monitor automatically monitors the network & servers for failures. It allows you to identify issues and fix unexpected conditions before your users (or managers) report them to you! Alerts can be sent by email, pager or SMS. Actions, such as rebooting a machine, restarting a service or running a script can be done automatically. GFI Network Server Monitor is easy to set up and use, and is competitively priced.

Built-in monitoring rules include: Exchange Server 2000/2003, MS SQL, Oracle and ODBC databases, CPU usage, FTP & HTTP Servers Group Membership, Active Directory & NTDS, Disk Drive health, Disk Space, Event Log (with content checking), File Existence (with content checking), TCP, UDP, ICMP/Ping, SMTP & POP3 Mail Servers, Printers, Processes, Services, UNIX Shell Scripts (RSH), SNMP & Terminal Server.

You can also write custom monitor functions in VBscript and leverage ADSI and WMI, allowing you to monitor virtually anything

Company:
GFI
Internet:
http://www.gfi.com

Giraffe

Giraffe is a System and Network Monitoring Tool developed for the .NET Framework. It is very powerful but yet easy to use.

Giraffe can monitor nodes, processes, directories and files in different ways, and if some threshold given by a user is exceeded an alarm can/will be written the the special alarm monitor. Alarms can also be exported to Windows' EventLog or via e-mail.

Since all alarms are file based external system can easily generate alarms that are fetched by Giraffe. Classes/packages for eight different programming languages are included with Giraffe, as is four different executables. In the extensive Help-section you can read all about how to use them or how to generate alarms on your own (simple XML-based files).

Giraffe is powerful and can be used in many ways. Once you have purchased a license (there are four to choose from) all upcoming versions of Giraffe is free of charge.

Company:
FUA.NU Software
Internet:
http://www.fua.nu/

GroundWork Monitor

GroundWork Monitor is the open platform for infrastructure, application, and cloud monitoring. Users can benefit from higher performance and availability as well as reduced cost when using GroundWork for monitoring IT environments.

Cloud & Virtualization Monitoring
The GroundWork Cloud Hub brings cloud and virtualization into the complete monitoring picture.

Application Monitoring
See if common or custom applications are performing as they should, alongside the rest of the monitored environment.

Server Monitoring
Monitor server environments in the cloud, on premises, or hybrid and scale as large as needed.

Network Monitoring
Share a common monitoring framework for network discovery, traffic, and visualization alongside the rest of your technology stack.

Availability & Performance Monitoring
Strengthen the backbone of your overall business services with multiple, powerful methods for gathering, visualizing, and interpreting availability and performance data.

End User Experience Monitoring & Website Monitoring
Get an outside view to complement your inside view of performance and availability.

Power & Environment Monitoring
More frequently failing electric and mechanical components can be monitored alongside other IT assets.

Business Service Management & SLA Reporting
Measure the unique top-level metrics of your business or departments and share them internally or externally.

Monitoring Dashboards
Create dashboards of overall status for each audience, integrated deeply for data analysis or graphically for simplicity.

Event Console
Watch events as they happen, and easily manage them with quick actions from acknowledgement to escalation.

Integrations
With integration available at more levels, including Presentation, Data, and Instrumentation, a customized master console of your dreams is within reach.

Low Price, High Value
With published pricing, GroundWork continues to set the standard for powerful monitoring without the high prices of the “Big 4″ or pure proprietary software vendors.

Try GroundWork Monitor Core For Free

HealthMonitor

HealthMonitor is one of the most comprehensive system management tools available. One single instrument allows you to manage all servers and workstations in your organization and to keep an eye on their running.

HealthMonitor features include:

  • 50 different checks for system and network (connectivity, database, e-mail, performance, SQL Server, Exchange, and others).
  • dynamic error levels and actions when some problem is detected (send e-mail, sms, open a ticket, launch a script).
  • IT Asset management: hardware and software discovery, additional asset management, peripherals, processes and services from all machines.
  • Microsoft patches availability check and quick installation.
  • remote installation or upgrade of the HealthMonitor Agent or other software on all workstations.
  • integrated trouble ticketing.

From the userfriendly AJAX-based web interface, you will be able to view and analyze information about your system, manage your clients, check performance, carry out realtime checks and fix errors and problems, terminate processes, restart services, install and upgrade software, run scripts, and generate reports on nearly every feature of your system.

HealthMonitor makes system administration easy and effective, and will allow you to enhance your system performance and security, prevent problems, and minimize downtime.

Intellipool Network Monitor

Intellipool Network Monitor is an easy to use, browser based network monitor that can help you to monitor a variety of different protocols and services on LAN or internet machines. It runs under Windows 2000 and Windows XP as a service and consumes minimal system resources. The interface is web based and all you need is a device with a web browser to control Intellipool. Intellipool is structured into actions, objects and agents as well as configurable operators and groups.

Monitoring agents include RDP 5.0(Windows Terminal Server), ICA (Citrix Metaframe 1.7-1.8), ODBC, LDAP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, POP3, DNS, TFTP, IMAP4 TCP Port scan (Firewall test), SSH2, Ping, syslog, eventlog, cpu load, swap file usage, disk space and many others. The program is able to log errors and informational messages to XML file, Syslog, Windows Eventlog or an ODBC database. Notification options include SMS, NotePage, PageGate and of course Email.

IPCheck Server Monitor

Network and Server Uptime/Downtime Monitor - software that monitors a network using various protocols (e.g. PING, HTTP/HTTPS, SMTP, FTP, POP3, DNS) and notifies the staff in a variety of different ways as soon as an outage occurs. By design IPCheck Server Monitor fills the gap between the small freeware tools that do not monitor thoroughly enough and the expensive management suites that are often very complicated to set up.

IPHost Network Monitor

IPHost Network Monitor is a reliable network and server monitoring software that allows availability and performance monitoring of web sites and applications, mail, db and other servers, various network resources and equipment using industry standard SNMP (on UNIX/Linux/Mac) and WMI (on Windows).

With IPHost Network Monitor you can monitor both Windows and Unix based networks, various servers and network equipment, availability and performance characteristics of web and other applications. Web Transaction monitor for end-to-end monitoring of e-commerce sites and web applications. You can also use any Nagios plugin to monitor what you need with IPHost Network Monitor. The advanced alerting system provides timely notifications using several means such as e-mail, SMS, and instant messengers; the system is also able to execute correcting actions locally or remotely via SSH. Reporting and graphs are available through a web interface.

Supported Monitoring Methods:

  • SNMP v1/v2/v3
  • WMI - CPU load, available memory, traffic in/out, custom WMI script
  • Web sites and services monitoring - HTTP/HTTPS GET and POST requests including response validation, FTP
  • Database servers - Oracle, MySQL native support, other databases via ODBC
  • Mail - SMTP including actual sending of e-mail, POP3, IMAP
  • File size
  • Disc space
  • Windows service availability
  • Basic connectivity checks - PING, TCP connect, UDP datagram send/receive
  • Running a script or program, including Nagios plugins
  • Remote execution of a script or program via SSH

Supported Alerting Methods:

  • Send e-mail
  • Send SMS (text message) over GSM modem / cell phone
  • Send SMS (text message) over email
  • Execution of a script or program (for automatic problem resolving)
  • Remote execution of a script via SSH
  • Setting SNMP variable value (SNMP SET command)
  • Play sound (both on the host computer and in the Web interface)
  • Show pop-up message
  • Send Jabber message
  • Send ICQ message
  • Send AOL IM message

ipMonitor 9


  ipMonitor: Turnkey availability monitoring designed for small businesses
  to ensure your network, servers, & applications are always up!

Do you know what's up with your network? What's going on right now with all those network devices, servers, and applications that are the magic behind your business? We can relate!

To keep on top of what's happening with all of those moving parts, you need an easy-to-use, reliable monitoring solution that enables you to get a leg up on problems before you get swamped with calls from those high-maintenance users over in accounting.

ipMonitor delivers out-of-the-box availability monitoring that is perfect for small- and medium-sized businesses. With ipMonitor, you always know exactly what's happening with your applications, servers, and network devices. Plus, ipMonitor includes a built-in database and Web server, so you don't need to install anything but ipMonitor - making it fast, affordable, and easy, even if you don't have a PhD in network management.

ipMonitor Highlights:

  • Quickly discovers IP-based network devices and automatically recommends SmartMonitor settings for each device - a huge time savings as no manual configuration is required
  • Performs out-of-the-box monitoring of Active Directory(r), DNS, Microsoft(r) Exchange, FTP, Web, IMAP, MS SQL Server(tm), SMTP, and more
  • Enables both logical and dynamic grouping of devices to facilitate organization and management
  • Monitors end-user experience with synthetic transactions
  • Creates customizable network maps that enable you to visually monitor network data and to drill down to take immediate corrective actions
  • Automates recovery and remediation actions to reduce downtime
  • Provides a cutting-edge user interface and dashboard that enable you to quickly get a clear view of the health of your network and application infrastructure
  • Leverages SNMP, WMI, and RPC for agent-less monitoring of critical applications and systems

IPSentry

IPSentry is a utility that will continuously monitor all your Internet and intranet TCP/IP network servers, 24 hours a day, checking if services are active and responding. In the event of failure, IPSentry will notify you (according to the defined schedule) via any or all of several different methods, including pager notification, e-mail, audible alert, or a configurable 'launch external application' option. NT users can also use an ICMP (ping) option. IPSentry can be used as an NT service and features an ActiveX add-in, drive space monitoring, alpha/SMS paging, alerting and notification options, and external power control alerts. The previous version featured enhanced pager notification functionality, several new notification options features, optimized polling delays, and an improved user interface.

Company:
RGE Inc.
Internet:
http://www.ipsentry.net/

IsItUp

Taro Software's IsItUp system monitor - When you need to know the status of your network. IsItUp monitors multiple network, email, website devices around the clock and notifies you, via email or pager, of the status of that device - when it goes down, and when it comes back up! IsItUp maintains complete statistics for each device it monitors - up time, maximum response time, minimum response time, standard deviation and a host of other measurements. What's more, it tracks the last successful and last failed Traceroute to a destination so it can determine where the break-down occurred. IsItUp can continuously monitors multiple "pingable" devices using TCP/IP's Ping utility. What's more, it has a unique features to test email servers by bouncing messages off auto-reply accounts and websites by using HTTP. Devices are monitored at specified intervals, notifying you, by email alert, pager alert or phone, when they go down - or come back up. Features: - Monitor any number of devices, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - Checks TCP/IP (ping) devices, websites, LAN servers, email servers, switches, routers, etc. - Graphical interface is easy to customize and use - Configuration "wizard" makes it easy to add devices and configure options - Watch any mail system by sending email messages and looking for returned echos (Mail systems must have auto reply turned on and a test account with auto reply rule turned on (delivery receipt)) - System tests reports on uptime, average response time, and logs all data to a Microsoft Access database for you to work with on your own - notification by pager (modem), mail (requires MAPI compliant system), or execute a batch job - multiple people can receive status notifications and each person has their own rules - rules allow you to specify how many times a query fails - notify on every "nth" failure -option to notify you when an item returns to operation (comes back up)

Jacarta Data Center Alerting

Environmental Monitoring products for data centres, server rooms, racks and wiring closets.
Jacarta solutions can monitor your critical environment and rapidly alert you when an alarm incident occurs so that you can take remedial action quickly and effectively. We believe that the quality and reliability of these types of solution backed by rapid and first class alerting options are of paramount importance when such a crucial job needs to be done.

The Jacarta Alert Centre facility is a subscription-based service that works in conjunction with our environmental monitoring devices to provide automatic alarm notification via Email, SMS and voice alarm messages (to landline or mobile phones) to up to 6 recipients. The alerting process ensures key personnel are notified and the alarm acted upon via an escalation and acknowledgement process. Easy access to change personnel details, contact numbers, etc. is available via the Jacarta Alert Centre Login facility.

The Jacarta interSeptor is designed to protect data centres, server rooms and racks by preventing computer equipment damage and data loss due to over-heating, excess moisture, water ingress, fire, power failures, security breaches, and many other potentially catastrophic environmental threats.

interSeptor Pro is an advanced ethernet Data Centre and Rack Monitoring System that monitors room and rack environmental conditions and provides early warning alerts in the event of air-conditioning failure and other conditions that may threaten business continuity.

interSeptor iMeter® is a flexible, scalable and ultimately extremely powerful solution that enables IT departments to monitor the power flowing into racks and the environmental conditions in and around those racks.

PowerFox8 is a feature-rich 1U 10/100 power monitoring, environmental monitoring and power switching system. As well as enabling you to monitor and log the power usage of total and individual equipment loads of up to 15A, the PowerFox8 will also monitor temperature, humidity and door security and provide email alerts when power or environmental alarms occur.

Company:
Jacarta Ltd
Internet:
www.jacarta.com

LanExplorer

LanExplorer is the complete solution for network monitoring and analysis. With numerous network monitoring tools like statistics, traffic tables and graphs, host tables (top talkers) and threshold alarms, users will have a tremendous amount of information to troubleshoot and manage their networks.

Lansweeper : free computer inventory

Lansweeper is an automated inventory, reporting, and PC administration tool.

It can -very quickly- give you complete reports on your company’s server hardware and installed software, as well as a quick overview of "problem areas", such as unauthorized administrators or almost-full hard disks. You don't need to install any client's on your computers, just sit back and let Lansweeper do the work.

LetUknow

LetUknow provides a "peace of mind" method of monitoring your LAN and resources. You can specify numerous jobs and tests in advance on a "set and forget" basis, which LetUknow then runs at regular intervals - you choose how often. If a test fails, the appropriate individuals are notified immediately, via email, network messaging or printed copy, allowing you to respond to a problem before your users start to complain.

LogicMonitor

LogicMonitor’s pre-configured, hosted monitoring solution will tell you everything you need to know about the health of your systems, and proactively alert you to any issues, without you having to spend days becoming a monitoring expert, or purchase any costly hardware. Best of SaaS Showplace Award Winner.

Proactive email + SMS alerting
Ensure the right people get the right alerts at the right time. Route alerts by host name, group, service, or even time of day. Escalate alerts through groups of contacts. Acknowledge, escalate or respond to alerts from your phone.

Unified view
View health and performance of network, servers, applications, databases, storage, power, and more from a single web-based console.

Dashboards
Easily create and share custom views that show what matters to you.

Interactive Graphs
Zoom in to the last hour, zoom out to the past year, remove or add lines to get exactly the view you are looking for. Faster troubleshooting, quicker problem resolution.

Custom graphs
Need to see storage usage of all business units in your enterprise, across multiple data centers? Custom graphs will let you plot that (or anything else) quickly and easily.

Reporting
Get periodic reports for alerts, performance metrics, and SLA statistics emailed to you or executives so you can stay informed of key metrics.

Easy Setup
No need to know what to monitor, or spend hours configuring. Simply enter a host name or IP address and LogicMonitor will automatically discover everything about the device, and start monitoring, graphing, and alerting.

Cloud Ready
Automatically detects when new machine instances are launched or destroyed, and adds/removes them from monitoring automatically.

Maintenance-free SaaS architecture
No upfront costs. No hardware to buy. No systems to maintain. Free upgrades. Month-to-month. Cancel if your needs change. Deploys in minutes.

All-inclusive pricing
Unlimited number of users, agents, monitors, and free support included in monthly subscription.


From $99/month. Start a 14-day free trial at LogicMonitor.com

Look@LAN Network Monitor

Advanced Network Monitor, it allows you to monitor your net in few clicks. Extremely easy to use and very fast in discovering your network's active nodes. Full of relevant features such as: auto-detect of network configuration, monitoring, reporting, trapping, statistics and graphs, network tree view, network log, proof single node scan, os detection.

Company:
Look@LAN
Internet:
http://www.lookatlan.com/

ManageEngine Applications Manager

ManageEngine Applications Manager is an availability and performance management software that helps businesses to ensure high availability and performance for their business applications.

Applications Manager provides in depth monitoring of

  • J2EE Application Servers (WebLogic, WebSphere, WebLogic Integration, JBoss, Tomcat),
  • J2EE Web Transactions,
  • Microsoft Applications (Microsoft .NET, SQL Server, Windows, Exchange),
  • IBM Applications (AIX, IBM WebSphere, IBM DB2),
  • SOAP Web Services,
  • SAP Servers,
  • Custom Java, JMX, J2EE applications,
  • web sites with performance monitoring, fault management and notification capability.

Monitor 25 Applications for $795 / Year

ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer

EventLog Analyzer is a web based, real time, agent less, event log and application log monitoring and management software. The event log analyser software collects, analyzes, reports, and archives, Event Log from distributed Windows hosts, SysLog from distributed Unix hosts, Routers, Switches, and other SysLog devices, Application logs from IIS web server, IIS FTP server, MS SQL server, Oracle database server, DHCP Windows and Linux servers.

EventLog Analyzer is a web based, real time, agent less, event log and application log monitoring and management software. The event log analyser software collects, analyzes, reports, and archives, Event Log from distributed Windows hosts, SysLog from distributed Unix hosts, Routers, Switches, and other SysLog devices, Application logs from IIS web server, IIS FTP server, MS SQL server, Oracle database server, DHCP Windows and Linux servers.

EventLog Analyzer features are:

  • Can be installed on Windows or Linux with cross platform log collection
  • Supports heterogeneous devices
  • Supports application specific logs (IIS Web & FTP servers, DHCP Windows & Linux, MS SQL, Oracle Audit)
  • Compressed, encrypted, hashed and time stamped archive of log files
  • Canned and custom PUMA, Security and Trend reports in multiple formats
  • Automatic scheduled report generation and distribution
  • PCI, HIPAA, SOX and GLBA compliance reports for Windows event log and Syslog
  • Automated alerts generation, Email, SMS & SNMP Trap notifications and run program
  • Rebrandable web client

EventLog Analyzer - Distributed Edition is a scalable and globally distributed monitoring solution with unified console view.

ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer

ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer is a bandwidth monitoring and traffic analytics tool that helps you ensure effective network utilization by generating real-time traffic reports.

Monitoring your network traffic leads to improved effective utilization of your enterprise network bandwidth and helps in improving organizational productivity and efficiency. Apart from that, there are several additional features that aid in ensuring optimum and productive usage of network that helps you ensure the best performing network. Some key features include:

  • Highly granular traffic reports for quick troubleshooting
  • Ability to create your own IP and device groups to offer maximum flexibility of monitoring
  • Department wise bandwidth monitoring
  • Cisco CBQoS reports for validating QoS effectiveness
  • Cisco IPSLA reports(voice and data) for best-in-class service levels
  • Threshold based alerts
  • Capacity planning reports for easy decision making on future expansion
  • Security analytics reports for quick and timely anomaly detection
  • Cisco WAAS reports for ascertaining effectiveness of WAN optimization
  • Cisco Medianet and Mediatrace reports for accelerated troubleshooting of media-rich traffic
  • Usage based billing

Master XP

Master XP - Our Award winning Advanced Windows XP (NT) Process Viewer. Through this application you can retrieve information on every processing PE Header File and window including but not limited to process specific/global memory utilization, PE Based or otherwise referenced (loaded) modules.

Other functionality includes: enumerating a specific processes window threads, retrieving process information based upon a specific window object and comprehensive system information including Port Resources, Services, System Devices {Disk partitions, Media Drives, Disk Drives, Floppy Controllers, IDE Controllers, Keyboards, Mother Board Devices, Network Adapters, Plug-n-play entities, POTS Modems, Printers, Sound Devices, Logical Disks, Parallel Ports, Serial Ports, USB Controllers, USB Hubs, Desktop Monitors, Video Controllers}, System Drivers, Time Zone Info, NT User Accounts, Processors, Basic Input Out System, Boot Configs, Logical Memory Configs, Operating Systems, Processes(Advanced), Environmental Variables, DMA Channels, IRQ Resources, Device Memory Addresses, And much more.

Megaping

MegaPing is the ultimate must-have toolkit that provides all essential utilities for Information System specialists, system administrators, IT solution providers or individuals. It includes: Scanners: Comprehensive Security Scanner, Port scanner (TCP and UDP ports), IP scanner, NetBIOS scanner, Share Scanner. All Scanners can scan individual computers, any range of IP addresses, domains, and selected type of computers inside domains. Security scanner provides the following information: NetBIOS names, Configuration info, Missing Security Patchs, Installed Service Packs, open TCP and UDP ports, Transports, Shares, Users, Groups, SNMP, Services, Drivers, Local Drives, Sessions, Remote Time of Date, Printers. Monitors: Host and Port Monitor. System Information: System Info Viewer, Advanced Process Viewer, Network Resources Viewer. Network utilities: DNS list host, DNS lookup name, Network Time Synchronizer, Ping, Traceroute, Whois, and Finger. Ease of use, friendly user interface, and robust multithreaded design, makes MegaPing perfect for any PC user from novice to expert. Is can generate reports in HTML or TXT format, and copy data to the Clipboard. In addition, Process and Port monitor allows to log errors and informational messages to HTTP log file with different format options. Monitor notification options include email with SMTP server auto discovery, sound notification. Other features include multithreaded design that allows to process any number of requests in any tool at the same time, real-time network connections status and protocols statistics, real-time process information and usage, real-time network information, including network connections, and open network files, system tray support, and more. Automatically detect security vulnerabilities on your network MegaPing security scanner checks your network for potential volnerabilities that might use to attack your network, and saves information in security reports.

MonitorMagic

Enterprise class monitoring and alerting with escalation. MonitorMagic is a proactive monitoring/alerting tool for NT/2000/XP servers, workstations and SNMP devices with and without agents. Efficiently manage and monitor your event logs, services, processes, performance counters, log files, disk information, and much more, through a web interface. It supports logging to databases, and custom command line executable monitors. Ships with predefined rules & monitor policy.

MRTG-XTRA

MRTG-XTRA is an easy to use distribution of the Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG). The package comes with a tool for easily creating MRTG configuration files making setup and configuration a breeze.

MRTG provides a simple and easy way to graph and trend any value that can be acquired through SNMP. So, it can be used for graphing your traffic levels on your switches/routers, CPU level on your servers or the temperature in your server room.

Nagios

Nagios is a powerful, modular network monitoring system that can be used to monitor many network services like smtp, http and dns on remote hosts. It also has support for snmp to allow you to check things like processor loads on routers and servers. Nagios was originally designed to run under Linux, but also runs well on other Unix variants.

Company:
Nagios
Internet:
www.nagios.org

NetQoS Performance Center

The NetQoS Performance Center unlocks the intelligence needed to quantify network and application performance across an entire organization with:

  • End-to-end application response time monitoring
  • Long-term packet capture and analysis
  • Network traffic analysis
  • Device performance management
  • VoIP quality of experience monitoring

Via a single Web-based management console, the NetQoS Performance Center integrates the data in customized views to help organizations optimize application delivery, solve problems faster, mitigate the risks from change, and make the most efficient use of resources. Access a top-down view of all applications—data, video, and voice—for your entire network infrastructure with NetQoS Performance Center.

NetSaint

NetSaint is a tool that monitors the availability of network resources, such as hosts and services. It does not provide network security tests, security information, or network security services, nor does it produce security assessment reports.

Company:
Nagios
Internet:
http://www.nagios.org/

Network Eagle Monitor

Network Eagle - a powerful tool, capable of monitoring the state of various remote network services, sending various alerts and performing some actions in case of any network problems.

When maintaining large-scale networks, it is utterly important to ensure the network performance stability. It is a complicated and routine task. That is why we have designed Network Eagle. The user creates a categorized list of checks on a set-and-forget basis and the program runs them at regular intervals. Based on the checking results, various alerts are activated, allowing you to make prompt decisions and save your time. The developers have paid special attention to the program's interface, making it ultimately intuitive and convenient. The program can be run as a regular desktop application or an NT service application. In the latter case, it is possible to run the service on the server and operate it from the administrator's computer.

Network Inventory Advisor

Network Inventory Advisor audits all network software and hardware simply and efficiently. Network Inventory Advisor automatically queries all network assets and builds ready-to-use network inventory reports.

It stores inventory snapshots of the whole network and allows tracking all hardware changes, auditing software licenses and collecting invaluable network data. With Network Inventory Advisor you can manage Windows, Mac OS, Linux nodes and other network devices in one place.

Netwrix Auditor - Active Directory

Netwrix Auditor - Active Directory is an Active Directory change auditing solution that tracks all changes made to Active Directory and Group Policy such as permission delegation and schema changes. The product automatically creates change audit reports and real-time alerts that show who changed what, when, and where for all changes in human-readable form without having to resolve complicated native identifiers.

Netwrix Auditor - Active Directory features report subscription that allows for configuration of scheduled report delivery. The change audit reports list additions, deletions, and modifications made to Active Directory users, groups, computers, OUs, group memberships, permissions, domain trusts, AD sites, FSMO roles, Group Policy objects and settings, and all other types of objects filling the many major gaps found in native tools.

Company:
NetWrix
Internet:
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NTMonitor 1.1

Monitor your network traffic and services. NT Monitor is an essential tool for monitoring and keeping under control your network traffic, services and devices. It allows you to know in real time what is the status of your network. You can leave the office and relax your critical services will be more than 99% uptime. NT Monitor implements up to eight different alerting interfaces, from e-mail messages to phone calls, with automatic recovery capabilities. Statistical reporting on IP protocols, bandwith usage tracking, with options for creating HTML-based plots that can be published on the web, user friendly interface, and more. Free trial for 30 days, $455 if you decide to keep it.

ObserveIT - Session Auditing

Free RDP, Citrix, VMWare & SSH Visual Recording
Like a Security Camera on Your Servers!
Record 3rd-party vendors and privileged user sessions.

Get the free award-winning server monitoring tool from ObserveIT. Record and Replay all user sessions on your network servers. Any remote access or console session is searchable and ready for playback! Protocol-agnostic: ObserveIT records Terminal Server, Citrix, Remote Desktop, VMware, Dameware, VNC and more. You'll be up and running in minutes, and will understand why the world's leading banks, manufacturers, telco and healthcare companies rely on ObserveIT to generate secure compliance audits, to monitor 3rd-party vendors and to improve system uptime.

Download Now: FREE!

OpUtils

OpUtils with its integrated set of 30+ tools that helps network engineers to effectively manage their IT infrastructure.

OpUtils with its integrated set of 30+ tools that helps network engineers to effectively manage their IT infrastructure with the following:

  • Map switch ports to devices
  • Manage IP Addresses
  • Detect unauthorized network access
  • Monitor bandwidth utilization of devices
  • Monitor health and availability of critical devices
  • Backing up configuration files of routers/switches
  • & more ..

Orion VoIP Monitor

Download a free trial version of SolarWinds Orion VoIP Monitor: Need to extend the capabilities of Orion to VoIP traffic? VoIP Monitor enables you to measure and track the performance of voice quality across Wide Area Networks (WANs), where it matters most. Leveraging Cisco® IP SLAs, VoIP Monitor collects and analyzes VoIP performance statistics including MOS, jitter, network latency, packet loss and other important quality of service (QoS) metrics. These features enable you to proactively find the root cause of VoIP performance degradation and measure expected voice quality in advance of a VoIP deployment. Orion VoIP Monitor also simplifies the configuration of IP SLA on Cisco routers - in fact, it can automatically configure the routers to collect VoIP QoS statistics without you ever having to lift a finger. VoIP Monitor delivers these powerful capabilities in an affordable, easy-to-deploy and user-friendly interface that offers the familiarity of Orion. VoIP Monitor ensures that every word is crystal clear with robust capabilities, such as: .Collecting and analyzing VoIP performance statistics, including MOS, jitter, network latency, packet loss, and other important QoS metrics .Facilitating capacity planning for existing multi-vendor VoIP deployments and measuring voice quality in advance of new VoIP deployments .Automatically configuring IP SLA on Cisco routers.

Company:
SolarWinds
Internet:
www.solarwinds.com

PA Server Monitor

PA Server Monitor monitors the network, servers and devices, both locally and remotely across the Internet.

PA Server Monitor monitors the network, servers and devices, both locally and remotely across the Internet. You keep all of your configuration data and passwords on systems that you control. Windows, Linux, ESX can all be monitored.

PageR Enterprise - Enterprise Edition

Use PageR Enterprise (PageR) for Windows centric or multi-OS system, server & network monitoring, alerting & automatic corrective action at small, medium or large data centers. PageR provides a central event console to collect, filter & display status/event info for all server, TCP/IP, SNMP & other devices/issues on a network. Events, whether normal status updates or critical warnings, can automatically & immediately trigger alerts to remote staff by pager, mobile phone, email, web, logfile, more. PageR can run scripts/commands or launch applications automatically when events occur. PageR is easy to use & can be set up in one session. A PDF 'Getting Started With PageR Enterprise' manual & 11 page Overview comes in download.

PageR is unique in the range of events & servers it can monitor, from basic 'Are you there?' network IP pings to computer room environment, server/power crashes, web page/server, 'deep' monitoring on legacy systems, and more. On Windows NT/2000/XP, any event written to an Event Log (System, Security, Application) can be used to trigger immediate, remote notification & corrective action. Mixed platform networks are supported by polling Novell NetWare, UNIX (any, all), OpenVMS, HP3000, RS6000, AS/400, others. These systems pass alert & auto corrective action responsibility to PageR.

Company:
AVTECH Software, Inc.
Internet:
avtech.com

Security Manager Plus

Security Manager Plus is a network security scanner that proactively reports on network vulnerabilities and helps to remediate them and ensure compliance.

It provides detailed inventory of the network assets, assesses network vulnerabilities and identifies devices that are exposed. By deploying missing patches/updates and service packs, Security Manager Plus automatically remediates some open threats to the systems. It also provides solutions to mitigate risks, secure IT environment and generates comprehensive audit reports for compliance and understanding.

Security Manager Plus offers

  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Open Ports Detection
  • Hardware/ Software Inventories
  • Patch Management
  • Windows Change Management
  • Audit Reports
  • Compliance Reporting

Sentry-go Monitoring System

The Sentry-go Monitoring System provides a framework for your monitoring solution. It can incorporate one or more Sentry-go Plus! monitoring components, Quick Monitor Packages or a combination of the two.

Whether you're looking to expand a Quick Monitor Package, or implement a tailored solution based on your own choice of component, Sentry-go Plus! provide a totally flexible solution.

Sentry-go Plus! component licences allow you to implement monitoring components individually, giving you the ultimate in flexibility and allowing you to create a solution that will specifically meet your needs.

Any of the components shown below can easily be added by entering the appropriate licence keys into the Client Console's Licence Manager. The same Console allows you to centrally manage & configure each component, either locally on the server or remotely from your desktop.

As your server grows or changes, so can Sentry-go - just plug & play additional components or transfer them to another server. It really is as simple as that!

Company:
3Ds (UK) Limited
Internet:
www.sentry-go.com

Server Inspector

Comments: Server Inspector is a professional Server monitoring software for Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003. You can watch Services, Processes, Files, Directories, Hosts and the EventLog. If case of an Alert (in fact a service stops) Server Inspector will notify you via E-Mail, NetSend or SMS.

Server Inspector has a lot of features. Most monitoring tools are only able to attend one special task. With Server Inspector you have a complete solution for every purpose.

Server Sentinel

Server Sentinel is a powerful server monitoring utility for your Mac. Sentinel will check your servers at specified intervals, and then run events if a server check fails like e-mailing or paging you, running AppleScripts, opening applications locally or over networks, resetting crashed computers, and much more. So don't worry - your systems will stay up without you.

ServerAssist

ServerAssist is the natural choice for organisations that require high levels of availability but where the network administrator's time is at a premium.

Established globally in large and small organisations, it is chosen for its ease of use, reliability and effectiveness.

ServerAssist provides powerful bird's eye views of the health of the entire network, as well as detailed diagnostic reports and performance charts for individual servers.

Comprehensive monitoring and alerting capabilities provide logging and e-mail, SMS or pager notification of any problems and a range of corrective actions can be triggered automatically.

ServerAssist offers a range of standard policies for business-critical applications such as IIS, Exchange Server and SQL Server, ensuring consistent and accurate monitoring.

ServerObserver

ServerObserver can monitor your servers working on any operating systems if you only inform it of your servers and your concerns. ServerObserver periodically monitors web servers(HTTP, HTTPS), mail servers(POP3, SMTP), directories(LDAP), databases(Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, ORACLE), domain name systems(DNS), file servers(FTP), and any TCP port of any server as well as inquire out a server alive(PING). You can specify the tolerance limit of the round-trip time(RTT) in the normal state. ServerObserver sends a request and measures the RTT, and notifies you if the RTT exceeds the limit. You can detect whether a web page is modified. ServerObserver compares the current content of the page specified by a URL with the content acquired in the last monitoring. You can observe the performance of Windows servers. ServerObserver investigates the CPU usage, the disk usage, and event logs. It can find whether a process is running as well.

Notification : You can instruct the ServerObserver to inform you of notable situations (such as no response, the excess of RTT(or CPU usage or disk usage), the detection of modified pages, the recovery from other notable situation) by sending an e-mail, showing a popup window message, performing a VB script, executing an external application, and/or play a sound. You can ask the ServerObserver for sending an SMS message on your mobile phone and pager.

Reporting : Reports come to your hand! The report wizard of ServerObserver generates daily, weekly, and monthly reports on monitoring results. You can choose the type of report among HTML text, MS Word and MS PowerPoint document.

Servers Alive

Servers Alive is an end-to-end network monitor program. Among the many checks it can do: it can monitor any Winsock service, ping a host, check if an NT service/process is running, check the available disk space on a server, retrieve an URL, check your database engine, and more. When it detects a down condition it can warn you in various ways, including sending you an email (SMTP) saying what is down, or paging you with a numeric or alphanumeric warning. It's also the first monitoring program to support WAP pages viewable with wireless devices. Servers Alive also supports host dependency and can be easily interrogated using a telnet client and/or a web browser. In version 3 we've added the following: ability to run natively as a service, greater control of HTML reporting through templates, team reporting, access to Windows NT and 2000 performance monitoring, ESMTP alerting, built in statistics, and many more checks! This is our most functional and easy-to-use monitor by far! We've also gone to greater lengths to make sure you have the support documentation you need. I'm sure you'll be pleased with the improvements."

ServersCheck Environmental Sensors

ServersCheck markets affordable IP enabled sensors for monitoring environmental conditions in server rooms: temperature, humidity, power failure and water detection. The sensors are managed and monitored through the ServersCheck Monitoring Software.

This software is available as a download version or as a standalone appliance. It runs on a central system and monitors all network based sensors over tcp/ip from one single location.

When a problem is detected, alerts can be generated via email, SMS (cell phone text messages), telephone voice calls (using text-to-speech), signal tower (visual and audible alerts), and much more.

By using a GSM modem alerts are sent over the cell phone network. This ensures that alerts are still sent even when the internet or internal network connection is down. SMS messages can also be sent to the software to obtain status information. Check out the live SMS demo available on our website.

Companies around the worl are using ServersCheck's products to monitor, report and alert on their systems availability and/or conditions. The solution is available in 38 languages. A free trial version of the software can be downloaded from the link below.

SilverBack

SilverBack is perfect for service providers seeking to add a cost-effective IT monitoring and security solution to their existing services portfolio. SilverBack is a completely integrated, IT monitoring solution that enables you to deliver a highly profitable and extremely comprehensive Managed IT Service to your clients at a price point that makes sense. Use SilverBack to monitor the availability, performance and security of critical networks, systems and applications in historic and real-time.

Site24x7

Site24x7 is an online website monitoring service which continuously checks the availability of your websites and web apps at regular time intervals from across 35 different monitoring locations.

If your site is found to be down or unavailable, it immediately notifies you via Email, SMS, Twitter or RSS so that you can take corrective actions quickly before it affects end users. It comes with a 15 day free trial and a 30 day money back guarantee. You can also monitor two websites at 60 minutes poll interval for free using the Free account.

Some of the key features of Site24x7 includes:

  • Website Availability Testing
  • Website Performance Testing
  • Web Application Monitoring
  • Mail Server Monitoring
  • Web Page Analyzer
  • Application Performance Monitoring
  • Cloud Monitoring
  • VMware Monitoring
  • Monitor your Internal Network
  • DNS Server Monitoring
  • TCP Connect, Ping and Port Monitoring
  • SSL Certificate Monitoring
  • FTP/SFTP Monitoring
  • Global Website Monitoring Network
  • SLA Management
  • Customizable Reporting
  • Data Import/Export
  • Maintenance Scheduling
  • Mobile Access
  • Multi-Language
  • Performance Metrics
  • Uptime Reporting
  • Downtime Reporting
  • Email / Twitter / SMS Alerts
  • Alert History
  • Customiziable Alert Templates
  • Contact Grouping
  • Operations Dashboard
  • Multi-user Management

Sign up for a 15-day Free Trial!

SolarWinds Engineers Toolset

  Monitor and Troubleshoot Your Network
  with 49 Powerful Tools

If your organization is like most, you and your colleagues are expected to have superhero powers that enable a small staff to manage a highly complex network infrastructure comprised of thousands of devices.

Packed with 49 powerful tools, Engineer’s Toolset delivers the network management, monitoring, and troubleshooting tools you need to easily and effectively manage your infrastructure – all in one extremely affordable package.

With Engineer's Toolset's powerful network management capabilities, you'll look like a superhero, without having to develop any special powers. Here's a sample of Engineer's Toolset's save-the-day features:

  • Monitors and alerts on availability, bandwidth utilization and health for hundreds of network devices
  • Provides robust network diagnostics for quickly troubleshooting and resolving complex network issues
  • Offers an array of network discovery tools that facilitate IP address management, port mapping and ping sweeps
  • Eases management of Cisco devices with tools for real-time NetFlow analysis, configuration management and router management

SolarWinds Professional Edition

The Professional Edition is a collection of 29 Network Discovery, Monitoring and Management tools. SolarWinds Networking tools install in seconds and allow you to be producing reports in minutes. Monitor traffic on a router with BANDWIDTH MONITOR, generate a detailed Network Inventory with IP NETWORK BROWSER, have the NETWORK MONITOR e-mail you when a server fails. The Complete set includes: Advanced Subnet Calculator, Bandwidth Monitor, MAC Address Dicovery, Syslog Server, Config Viewer, Config Uploader, DHCP Scope Monitor, DNS Audit, DNS / Whois Resolver, Enhanced Ping , IP Network Browser, MIB Walk, Network Address Recovery, Network Monitor, Network Sonar, PING, Ping Sweep, Proxy Ping, Router CPU Load, Router Password Decrypter, SNMP Sweep, Subnet List, Watch it! , TCP Reset, Trace Route, TFTP Server, and Update System MIBs. This toolsets can only truly be evaluated when tested on your network. Download a FREE 30-day trial today."

Tembria Server Monitor

Tembria Server Monitor continuously monitors your network for potential problems so you don't have to. Supporting popular Internet protocols, Tembria Server Monitor watches for specific conditions and notifies you if a problem is detected.

Unlike other networking monitoring tools, Tembria Server Monitor is easy to use. Built-in wizards and on-line help make it easy to setup scheduled events and monitor your network resources.

Company:
Tembria
Internet:
www.tembria.com

Third Watch

Third Watch Server Monitor will allow you to monitor all of your critical servers and services on an IP network and be notified of any changes in their status. It is a server monitoring program using TCP/IP. It can monitor via Ping, HTTP, FTP or any other TCP/IP port. It will log all status changes and can also run programs or send email on each status change. Straight forward monitoring. Most network admins and/or software developers that are responsible for maintaining servers/server applications want to know if it's up, down or slow. Everything else is extra. These are their core concerns, and this it what Third Watch gives them at a reasonable price.

Total Network Inventory 2

Introducing Total Network Inventory 2, PC audit and software inventory solution.

Introducing Total Network Inventory 2, PC audit and software inventory solution.

  • Network scanning: Windows, Mac OS X and Linux-based computers can be scanned without preinstalled agents. Scan single nodes, network address ranges or Active Directory structure.
  • Inventory:each computer takes several dozen of kilobytes in the centralized storage of TNI 2. Total Network Inventory 2 will show your network in all its beauty!
  • Reports: create flexible reports on different data categories. Build table reports with hundreds of fields of TNI 2 data model. Software accounting: the list of software found in the network is at your service. Just in a few clicks you will see the number of software copies and get the list of computers it is installed on.

WatchDog

WatchDog proactively monitors your IP-based computer systems, IP services, electronic mail servers, modem/remote access systems, application servers, file servers, and NT services looking for intermittent and consistent failures. When it detects a failure it will notify you via email, pager, Web page posting, SNMP trap, log file, sound file, program execution, and more

WhatsUp Gold

WhatsUp Gold, the scalable enterprise version of the original WhatsUp product, has been designed for large, hierarchical networks. With an all-new multithreaded architecture, WhatsUp Gold monitors multiple maps and/or multiple subnets simultaneously. By providing multiple monitoring views of the core network database, WhatsUp Gold allows you to view critical network information to determine the status of your networks. Version 7.0 features more intelligent network mapping, a more open architecture, enhanced monitoring tools, and much more.

Company:
Ipswitch
Internet:
http://www.ipswitch.com/

Zyrion Traverse

Zyrion Traverse is a scalable network & systems monitoring software that presents correlated views of networks, servers and applications.

In addition to systems and network management, Zyrion Traverse also does application monitoring of databases, web apps, java applications, mail servers, exchange, blackberry enterprise server, etc.

Some key features include:

  • Bandwidth monitor
  • Linux Server monitoring
  • Windows Monitoring
  • Cisco router monitoring
  • Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server monitor
  • Exchange, Active directory, etc.

Reports include:

  • SLA
  • Real time event logs, traps, syslogs
  • Capacity planning
  • Performance and Trend analysis
Download free trial from www.zyrion.com

Company:
Zyrion Inc.
Internet:
www.zyrion.com
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