What is the Best Network Bandwidth monitoring tool

Posted on 2011-04-20
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Hi all, I am looking to purchase a Network Bandwidth monitoring tool, Very large scale network. What is everyones opinion? Thanks. Looking for easy implementation and low overhead.
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Gugro earned 1000 total points
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Have a look at PRTG : http://www.de.paessler.com/prtg

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QuietFrank earned 1000 total points
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I use Intermapper here. It works on *Nix, Windows, and OSX. It will monitor pretty much anything on your network, either by ping, or by SNMP. You can create custom SNMP probes, including probes that run scripts and alarm on a returned value.

It has an internal web server to view maps, and charts. It has many built in probes for devices.

The perpetual icence is done by number of devices. Maintenance is a small percentage of the licences bought. It can do Netflow for an additional licence.


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thank you

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