Network Monitoring Tool

Hi Experts

I'm System Admin of a Company. We have about 20 nodes(PC's & Laptop).
All Windows XP systems and are configured with static ip address.

I want to monitor nodes network or internet utilization. Cause internet is not restricted users download loads of data, games & music for hence we feel bandwidth shortage.

Hence suggest me some Tool or Application through which i can manage & monitor nodes for utilization.
Also i don't want to install any client on users systems.
VINOD MORELinux System AnalystAsked:
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VINOD MORELinux System AnalystAuthor Commented:
Just wondering did i posted this question in right section.
We use websense to monitor our internet and restrict sites. it is highly cofigurable and affordable.
Here is a pretty smart tool that i am using for the company, it is very powerful while easy-to-use, it supports remote installation though direct installation is pretty simple as well. More info and free-trial available here:
if u just need a simple one, i know a cute tool here:
hope they can help u.
SolarWinds® IP Control Bundle (IPCB)

Combines SolarWinds IP Address Manager and User Device Tracker to help detect IP conflicts, quickly identify affected systems, and help your team take near instantaneous action. Help improve visibility and enhance reliability with SolarWinds IP Control Bundle.

VINOD MORELinux System AnalystAuthor Commented:
Hi abn38

Which websence application is suitable for my enviroment & requirements ?
Vin, since your so small i would go with the Websense express. As your business grows you can always upgrade from there.

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VINOD MORELinux System AnalystAuthor Commented:
Hmm i'll try that and let you know if i am satisfied or not.
No problem. See if they will give you a free trial.
VINOD MORELinux System AnalystAuthor Commented:
Do I require SQL server installed for Websence Express.
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