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Nov 18, 2022   |  By Doug Barney
Try to explain your network topology to a stranger in a bar and you’ll get a blank stare—the same look your CEO would give. Show that CEO a map, report or even your network monitoring dashboard, and recognition will creep across their face.
Oct 12, 2022   |  By Larry Goldman
Well, we’re here to change that. Progress WhatsUp Gold release 2022.1, available as of October 12, 2022, offers users even more built-in infrastructure discovery and monitoring power, available for immediate use. It’s now even easier for you to: It’s been a banner year for WhatsUp Gold users. Packed with enhancements, WhatsUp Gold 2022.1 layers onto the powerful improvements already released in 2022.0 last March.
Sep 28, 2022   |  By Doug Barney
Network monitoring is ideal for getting a real-time view of your connected environment, and with reports, you can look back in time too. Logs are key to this rear-view mirror look, as they contain all the data for all the elements you are monitoring. But without network log archiving, you can only look back so far. Did you know that according to an IBM/Ponemon study, it takes an average of 287 days to discover and contain a data breach?
Sep 23, 2022   |  By Doug Barney
Network monitoring is the key to efficient, reliable operation, as well as performance and security. The deeper and more broadly you can monitor (yes, you want to do both), the better your network operates. What if you could combine a superstar in network infrastructure monitoring with the champion of network flow monitoring? You can. Progress, owner of WhatsUp Gold, recently acquired Kemp and their market-leading Flowmon solution.
Sep 8, 2022   |  By Doug Barney
Without Network Monitoring, there is no good way to get a real-time view of your connected environment. But with Network Monitoring reports, you can look backwards to spot problems and trends. Just as vital are logs that deepen this rear-view mirror look, as they contain all the data for all the elements you are monitoring.
Sep 1, 2022   |  By Doug Barney
Colleges and universities face immense IT challenges. The end user base is regularly overturning with students coming and going. And residential students are just part of the problem. Increasingly, schools support extensive distance learning, which only gained ground thanks to COVID. Now that remote work and distance learning are the new mandates, there are even more difficult challenges for Higher Education IT to deal with.
Jul 13, 2022   |  By Doug Barney
Many think they know what network bandwidth is but conflate performance with capacity. This blog, among other things, will end that confusion. And for true IT experts, we’ll dive deep into the whys and wherefores of network bandwidth monitoring and optimization.
Jun 28, 2022   |  By Doug Barney
To say that K-12 school systems have challenges is an understatement. COVID forced schools to make a dramatic turn towards remote learning, which meant the network was anything but insular, forcing IT to efficiently support thousands of new remote endpoints. That is on top of other K-12 network challenges. Issue number one: tight budgets. Most school systems are tight for cash, especially after the financial stresses of COVID and all the millions spent on PPE.
May 4, 2022   |  By Doug Barney
Every year hackers grow in numbers, aggressiveness, organization, and sophistication. And every year there are new attack types and new areas of IT infrastructure that cybercriminals target. 2022 is no different. We are about a third of the way in already and IT pros and security specialists already have their hands full with new attacks and new issues.
Apr 27, 2022   |  By Doug Barney
Network monitoring is a vital part of your security architecture and layered security portfolio. Step one in your network monitoring safety checklist is making sure you have network monitoring in the first place. The rest of our steps assume you have network monitoring and lay out five ways to optimize its value.
Dec 1, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
Software vendors often claim that their product is the easiest to use on the market, but they rarely back that up with substantive detail. What does “ease of use” really mean? WhatsUp® Gold is known for its automation and ease of use, requiring minimal set-up and training. This recording will discuss out-of-the-box (OOTB) features of WhatsUp Gold.
Nov 27, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
The Paris location serves approximately 300,000 students and 1,000 staff. With so many people on campus, Crous Paris needs their network and servers to be in top-notch working condition. WhatsUp Gold allows us to fix a problem quickly and simply, without having to connect to each server individually in order to locate the malfunction.
Nov 22, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
Reduce risk and improve the security posture across your hybrid cloud with automated network monitoring and threat response.
Nov 15, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
Get an overview of WhatsUp Gold for IT infrastructure monitoring. This demo features WhatsUp Gold 2022 and covers all you need to know about how to discover, map, and continuously monitor your servers, applications, routers, hardware, virtual machines, clouds and more.
Oct 27, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
The newly released WhatsUp Gold 2022.1 provides an easy-to-use IT infrastructure monitoring solution that lets you find and fix problems fast. With its unmatched combination of out-of-the-box functionality, intuitive workflows, visual mapping, and system integrations, WhatsUp Gold 2022.1 offers users even more built-in infrastructure discovery and monitoring power, available from Day 1.
Oct 24, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
Global Media Company Resolves Nearly 50% of Network Detection Problems Before Readers Log On. Condé Nast, the international print and digital media company who publishes Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Wired and more, was eager to find an automated solution for its network monitoring issues. Condé Nast wanted to provide those logging onto the digital versions of their numerous magazines with reading experiences uninterrupted by network or server hold ups. The IT team required a swift and efficient way to create error reports, as opposed to their old way of using pencils and paper.
Sep 21, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
Ask Me Anything about the Log Management add-on with WhatsUp Gold. In this on-demand session, we discuss the need to visualize and control your logs from WhatsUp Gold, including archiving for regulatory compliance.
Aug 9, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
The Deutsche Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM), or the German Mining Museum, is one of the premier locations to show those interested in the history of mining. Over its 100+ years of operation, the DBM has evolved its exhibits to use multimedia players and other digital devices connected to its network. However, the museum’s three-person IT staff faced a series of problems, including a lack of insight into where network outages occurred and no alert notifications. After working alongside P&W Netzwerk, DBM deployed Progress WhatsUp Gold to manage the broad network environment cost-effectively.
Nov 10, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
Network Monitoring For Dummies helps you recognize best practices for monitoring and managing your organization's network, how to grasp network monitoring fundamentals, define alerts and actions, and much more. In this special edition, you'll learn best practices and key concepts for network monitoring from WhatsUp Gold's Product Expert Mark Towler and author and editor Doug Barney.
Nov 10, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
With the REST API Monitoring in WhatsUp Gold's Application Performance Monitoring (APM), you can monitor applications by creating components in a custom Application Profile. For example, if you need to monitor PAS for OpenEdge, you can use the integrated Application Profile to query its OEManager and HealthCheck APIs. Our team of engineers has developed a comprehensive technical guide detailing exactly how to set up this kind of functionality in WhatsUp Gold.
Nov 1, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
It's no secret: if you manage a network, every device connected generates a log. These logs tell an extremely important story about events that have happened on your network and are a vital part of helping you easily understand network activities, user actions and more. With WhatsUp Gold's Log Management you can monitor, filter, search, and alert on logs for every device in your network while also watching for meta trends like log volume changes.
Nov 1, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) research determined that network infrastructure teams are challenged to monitor infrastructures that include hybrid public and private clouds. Their findings are that teams need to be more strategic in building their network management toolset. Based on this latest research from EMA, this white paper offers a guide to building the ultimate network management toolset.
Oct 1, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
Something we've said before is, "You can't protect what you can't see," and it's so true. How can you protect your network if you can't see ALL of it? Enter: Network Discovery. Network Discovery is the fundamental principle of network monitoring and management. At its core, the process of discovery allows you to find and identify everything connected to your network. It allows you to see what's on your network, how to figure out what's connected, and more.
Sep 1, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
In today's world, monitoring your servers is more important than ever before. With proper monitoring, you can understand system resource usage and identify performance-related issues like utilization, downtime, and response time. As a network or system admin, you know how vital server uptime is. On the reverse, how downtime can be detrimental to your business and your staff's productivity, resulting in loss of sales and, therefore, loss of revenue.

WhatsUp Gold provides complete visibility into the status and performance of applications, network devices and servers in the cloud or on-premises.

Quickly identify and resolve issues in your hybrid cloud through intuitive workflows, system integrations, and unmatched out-of-the-box functionality.

What Can You Monitor with WhatsUp Gold?

  • Application Performance: Easily monitor the performance of Linux systems, Apache web servers and Microsoft applications.
  • Bandwidth Consumption: Analyze bandwidth consumption across networks, servers, applications and more.
  • Cloud-based Resources: WhatsUp Gold gives you comprehensive visibility and control of AWS and Azure cloud environments.
  • Network Performance: WhatsUp Gold helps you find and fix problems before your users are impacted.
  • Hyper-V and VMware: Get powerful visibility to physical, Hyper-V and VMware environments.
  • Wireless Networks: WhatsUp Gold can visualize and assure the performance of your wireless networks.

Simplify the Management of Your Complex IT Infrastructure.