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Best Network Monitoring Software

Network monitoring software provides a baseline and tracks the performance of an overall computer network. These solutions detect problems caused by overuse or issues within the server and network connection. They also measure response time, availability, consistency, reliability, and the overall traffic of a network based on real-time and historical performance data. IT teams can benefit greatly from a network monitoring solution, or even free network monitoring software. If a network crashes or varies from the baseline, the network or IT administrator is alerted. These tools provide data visualization for administrators to increase understanding of the performance metrics. Network monitoring software provides similar functionality to application performance management software, but for an entire network as opposed to a specific web application.

To qualify for inclusion in the Network Monitoring category, a product must:

  • Constantly monitor the performance of an entire computer network
  • Create a baseline for network performance metrics
  • Alert administrators if the network crashes or varies from the baseline
  • Suggest solutions to performance issues when they arise
  • Provide visualizations for network performance data
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    AlterPoint provides enterprise network management solutions. It offers database processing, backup, vulnerability management and cross-vendor.

    APCON products play a key role in ensuring that data networks across the globe remain secure and fully operational, around the clock, without fail, including those that support online banking, stock trades, shopping, video streams, media downloads, and more.

    AppNeta is the leader in proactive end-user performance monitoring solutions built for the distributed digital enterprise. With AppNeta, IT and Network Ops teams can assure continuous and exceptional delivery of business-critical applications. AppNeta’s SaaS-based solutions give IT teams essential application and network performance data, allowing them to constantly monitor user experience across any application, network, data center or cloud. For more information, visit www.appneta.com.

    Arbor Sightline provides comprehensive network visibility and reporting capabilities to help you detect and understand availability threats, and improve traffic engineering, peering relationships and service performance.

    Artica Proxy is a network security software for large and multinational companies to log internet performance, filter requests, and management reporting.

    ASG-TMON® PA allows you to collect both physical and virtual performance and capacity data across the enterprise and analyze it automatically—making it easy to see where your problems are, where you can improve performance, and to assess what needs to be done to improve your overall IT utilization.

    ASSIST is a software platform for business architecture that enables an agile approach to improving and transforming your business.

    This program performs computer configuration analysis and diagnostics.

    Auvik gives you visibility into client networks that you've probably never had before. And it automates a number of time-consuming tasks, so you can provide more and better client service, at a quicker pace.

    Axence nVision is all-in-one, professional solution for comprehensive IT management. It responds to the key demands of administrators and CSOs in terms of network and user activity monitoring, hardware and software inventory, remote technical support and data leak protection. It also allows management boards to optimize the costs of servicing IT infrastructure regardless of its size. Application consists of 5 modules and is free for up to 10 workstations with no time limits. Key capabilities include: Network monitoring: -Monitoring activity on switch ports -Support for SNMP Traps -Monitoring of Windows service status -Windows event log entries -Support for syslog messages Hardware & software inventory -History of configuration changes -Software legality audit -Audit of multimedia files -Clear configuration statements -Administrative data (Fixed Assets) User activity monitoring -Application usage monitoring -Website monitoring (number and duration of visits) -Detailed work time monitoring -Network traffic generated by the user -Printing audit and costs Help Desk -Automation based on the premise of Condition → Action -Embedded remote access -Integrated chat -Messages sent to users Data security -Defining rights of access to selected data media -Access rights created on the level of device and Active Director -History of operations performed on devices

    Blacklistmaster provides tools to monitor and check for IP and domain blacklists.

    Brightlink is a leading communications platform and technology company that delivers voice, messaging, analytics and cloud-based solutions. We offer Brightlink LiveView, our award-winning analytics software, that empowers communications service providers and enterprises to monitor important call statistics and ultimately deliver higher-quality customer service. Through an intuitive interface and powerful pre-built reports, accessing and interpreting your communication data has never been easier. Brightlink LiveView provides insight into your voice and messaging traffic, giving you visibility and relevant statistics needed to maintain a robust communication network and be responsive to changing customer needs.

    BroadBot is a network security software that gives users a real-time and on-demand view of the network. This real-time view constantly monitors for potential threats and compliance issues.

    CA Sysview Performance Management helps to get real-time visibility into mainframe performance to proactively identify and resolve problems.

    DevOps and cloud administrators know that AWS VPC traffic flow logs often hold the key to identifying hidden risks in large east/west network traffic.

    Centerity’s award winning software provides a Unified enterprise-class IT performance analytics platform that improves performance and reliability of business services to ensure availability of critical systems. By delivering a consolidated view across all layers of the technology stack including, applications, Big Data, operating systems, database, storage, compute, security, networking, Cloud, Edge, and IoT/IIoT devices, Centerity provides an early warning of performance issues along with corrective action tools to quickly isolate faults and identify root causes.

    CenturyLink® Private Line Services are delivered globally on the CenturyLink fiber network. Get dedicated bandwidth for high-priority business applications, diverse transport paths and immediate restoration. CenturyLink® Private Line Services are delivered globally on the CenturyLink fiber network. Get dedicated bandwidth for high-priority business applications, diverse transport paths and immediate restoration in case of an outage. As for support, CenturyLink offers the best of both worlds—the responsiveness, agility and customer focus of a local provider, backed by the resources, bandwidth and network of a global provider. • Enhanced reliability - Architecture that provides fully diverse paths for transport and immediate restoration in case of outages. • Global connectivity and metro depth - Around the corner or across the globe, we can support your network implementation with our global and local footprint. • Protect your network - Use trusted SONET and SDH for your high-priority business applications. • Leverage protocol independence - Carry IP, voice, data and video as Layer 2 or Layer 3 traffic."

    CenturyLink® SD-WAN solutions integrate disparate connectivity types into a seamless hybrid software-defined WAN for complete visibility and enhanced performance of your entire network ecosystem through a centralized customer portal.​ CenturyLink was recently recognized with the Frost and Sullivan Innovation and Leadership Award for SD-WAN in North America to go along with our 2017 MEF Award as the Best SD-WAN Managed Service of the Year, Worldwide. CenturyLink® SD-WAN with hybrid connectivity is a complete WAN solution to support secure, scalable networks across a full range of connectivity types. Our SD-WAN solutions integrates disparate connectivity types into a seamless hybrid software-defined WAN. It utilizes aggregated and customer provided circuits including a mix of MPLS, Dedicated Internet, low cost Broadband Internet, LTE based on your site and application requirements.  SD-WAN gives you complete visibility of the entire WAN through a centralized customer portal.  Branches can get out to the internet/cloud directly without having to hairpin through a central HQ, for improved performance. CenturyLink SD-WAN can help improve application performance features like application-aware routing and QoS.​ CenturyLink was recently recognized with the Frost and Sullivan Innovation and Leadership Award for SD-WAN in North America to go along with the 2017 MEF Award as the Best SD-WAN Managed Service of the Year, Worldwide. We offer Complete Managed / Co- Managed Global Hybrid Network Solution​s including: • WAN design, deployment, initial configuration, site activation, 24/7 support​ • Multiple CPE options, including x86 with SD-WAN software provided ​ • Flexible transport options: MPLS, Broadband, LTE, Internet or BYON​ • Centralized administration control via CenturyLink portal​ Security​ • Authentication, key exchange and encryption​ • Advanced security options: Built-In next-generation firewall, Dashboards and analytics and Detailed event logs ​ Application Performance​ • Automatic, customer and pre-defined identification for 2,800+ applications for policy-based control​ • Application QOS: Prioritization, Policing and Shaping & Marking​ • Optimal Path Selection​ Analytics and Reporting Tools​ • Historical analytics and near real-time reporting​ • Appliance, circuit, policy, application and VRF utilization​ • SD-WAN availability, packet loss, jitter and latency performance​ • Near real-time visibility and troubleshooting tools

    CENX empowers network and service operation centers with sophisticated real-time and historical analytics, comprehensive visualization, real-time operations, and closed-loop automation capabilities.

    Checklan Alerter is a simple and effective solution to supervise all your computers, it is a monitoring solution that can be quickly installed on a single workstation and able to supervise to report and inform you.

    CleverView for TCP/IP is the mainframe IP workload and /traffic monitor that continues to set the pace, providing unsurpassed performance and availability monitoring.

    This CloudSOC™ application provides intrusion detection and alerting within environments by analyzing DNS query log data from your servers and workstations. By performing anomaly detection, you can identify suspicious behavior, malware, APT issues, and insider threats in real-time.

    CloudSqueeze uses deep learning and AI for your AWS cloud to give insights from cloud data on cost, changes, and predictions.

    Hierarchical maps system: complete end-to-end network view and inventory

    SSH.COM CryptoAuditor is a centrally managed virtual appliance for monitoring, controlling and auditing encrypted privileged access and data transfers.

    CyberEYE is a traffic flow analytics tool that provides real-time, network-based anomaly detection and prediction, powered by low-level network protocol, machine learning and AI algorithms. CyberEYE is custom network equipment based on a proprietary artificial intelligence chip, powered by Intel FPGA technology.

    Cybowall combines multiple cybersecurity tools and capabilities in one solution - securing networks of all sizes and providing unified defense against a continuously evolving threat landscape.

    DEKSI Network Monitor will show you when a device is available as well as the time it became unavailable or out of service.

    DeployStudio was designed in order to manage flawlessly large deployments of workstations and servers.

    Oracle Dyn Analytics's DNS Analytics and Monitoring services provide clear, timely information ,f rom notifications of availability outages, to route anomalies or performance degradation, to empower the online enterprise to quickly identify problems promoting secure connections, consistently fast performance and higher service uptime

    Ekran System® is a universal insider threat protection platform helping business with employee monitoring, subcontractor control, PAM, and compliance tasks. The software platform delivers monitoring, recording and auditing of all user activity on critical endpoints, critical data and critical configurations. Per-session indexed video records is the core format. Detection capabilities are implemented in complex alerting system, that detects anomalies, flags risky actions, and provides all needed context for adequate response. To prevent insider threats, the platform includes toolsets for both manual and automated incident response, such as user warning, user blocking, activity termination, USB device alerting and blocking. Ekran System® provides easy to use access management solutions such as two-factor authentication, one-time passwords, privileged account and session management (PASM), ticketing system integrations, and others. They were designed to bring privileged activity control to the next level and meet compliance requirements. The platform has a flexible licensing system, thus giving you an integrated solution to build your security strategy within your budget.

    Entuity's highly automated, enterprise-class solution puts deep network insight at your fingertips, frees IT staff to focus on strategic projects, and easily integrates with major frameworks and networking environments.

    Exoprise is s platform that allows users to monitor SaaS/Web apps from inside their networks or out in the cloud.

    Malware Analysis (AX series) products provide a secure environment to test, replay, characterize, and document advanced malicious activities. Malware Analysis shows the cyber attack lifecycle, from the initial exploit and malware execution path to callback destinations and follow-on binary download attempts.

    Flapjack monitoring tool offers notification routing and event processing.

    REAL TIME VISIBILITY, ANALYTICS & CONTROL OF YOUR NETWORK

    Performance issues, unavailability of critical applications, security breaches. These can cause financial loss, reputation damage, employee dissatisfaction and churn of customers. The Flowmon solution provides IT operations with a deep understanding of network and application behavior to avoid these situations. Based on performance, scalability and ease-of-use, Flowmon is trusted by companies globally, delivering them monitoring, diagnostics and analytics for optimizing performance of their infrastructure. Flowmon ADS module delivers fast anomaly detection, network behavior analysis and protection against advanced cyber threats. Flowmon APM allows you to drive user experience and application value. With Flowmon DDoS Defender you can protect applications against volumetric attacks. For full-scale IP traffic recording, IT professionals can rely on Flowmon Traffic Recorder.

    Get up and running quickly with a FrameFlow subscription.

    GigaSMART provides network traffic monitoring that extends the intelligence and value of the security delivery platform by enhancing network infrastructure and improving security tool performance.

    GroundWork is an open software platform for easy integrations and customized visualization.

    Hinemos is an integrated operations management software which maximizes the cost benefits of open source software. Hinemos enables the automation of operational services, such as monitoring and performance management, and job management of the growing complex IT system.

    IBM Cloud Availability Monitoring helps DevOps teams ensure their applications are always available and meeting user expectations for response time as they roll out continuous updates.

    Infiltrator is a FREE easy to use, intuitive network security scanner that can quickly audit your network computers for vulnerabilities, exploits, and information enumerations.

    Sometimes your SAN storage and fabric may seem like a 'black box'. It does not have to be this way. When intelligence is applied to the performance metrics that your storage arrays provide, you can expose the inner workings of your SAN and prevent incidents. IntelliMagic Vision for SAN Storage and Fabric collects measurement data from the storage arrays and SAN switches and supports the following platforms, attached to any host type such as Linux, Unix, AIX, Windows, VMware, etc.

    Reliable NetFlow monitoring software shows you top talkers and listeners for clear answers about traffic flow

    IPHost monitors your network resources 24 hours a day and alerts you to issues. 40+ monitoring methods including SNMP and WMI. 50+ server and application monitoring templates. Flexible alerting system with more than 10 alerting means.

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