IPHostMonitor Inc.

IPHost Network Monitor – Monitoring Tool with SNMP and WMI Can Now Monitor up to 5,000 Parameters

Press Release   •   Nov 07, 2011 00:16 EST

Novosibirsk, Russia, November 7, 2011 -- IPHostMonitor Inc. announces the performance update of IPHost Network Monitor 3.1, flexible and reliable distributed network monitoring tool designed for performance and uptime monitoring of Windows and Unix/Linux servers and network equipment, various networking services, web applications and websites. Updated IPHost Network Monitor can simultaneously check up to 2,000 – 5,000 monitors (network resources characteristics) depending on hardware, operating system, monitor types and check frequencies. From this update pricing structure is streamlined, now all editions of IPHost Network Monitor comes with the complete functionality and differ by maximum number of monitors allowed. Prices start from $199 for edition with 100 monitors.

IPHost Network Monitor can check the resources in multiple networks from one central point with the help of Remote Network Agents. This functionality is a vital part of a monitoring solution for companies with several networks to monitor and for managed service providers (MSP) that need to monitor their customers' networks and servers. The ability to simultaneously monitor up to 5,000 network resources in multiple networks makes IPHost Network Monitor a tool of choice for a wide range of business users starting from the SMB market to enterprises with multiple branches and MSPs (Managed Service Providers).

Pricing and Availability

Prices start from $199 for edition with 100 monitors to $1499 for edition with an unlimited number of monitors. Remote Network Agents functionality is available for free. The Web Transaction Monitor add-on is available in 5-monitor packs priced at $199, the option with an unlimited number of Web Transaction Monitors allowed is priced at $499.

IPHost Network Monitor helps network administrators ensure the trouble-free operation and smooth performance of local and wide area network resources by performing end-to-end monitoring of network servers and equipment, web servers, remote applications, and databases.

IPHost Network Monitor performs a variety of checks from basic connectivity (ping, TCP, and UDP checks) to industry standard SNMP v1/v2/v3 and WMI operations, and can check the performance and uptime of web pages, scripts and applications, remote databases, web and mail services among other things. IPHost Network Monitor can execute a remote script or program via SSH.

Another strong point of IPHost Network Monitor is advanced and flexible alerting system. In case of performance bottlenecks or downtimes, IPHost Network Monitor alerts network administrators via one or more notification methods, and can attempt to automatically resolve the issue by executing a pre-defined script or binary on the affected server. The network monitoring tool can send an email or a text message (SMS) to a mobile phone (sending SMS via GSM modem is supported for more reliable alerting), or post an instant notification to ICQ, Jabber, or AOL IM messengers.

End-to-end web application monitoring is also included in the software. The ability to record and simulate real web application user activity (Web Transaction Monitor) allows ensuring 24x7 operations of complex websites, enterprise web applications, web shops, and e-commerce sites.