If any of your edge devices or network equipment goes down, it will affect the availability of your service. Hence it is critical that your network components should have high uptime and good performance. Therefore, network monitoring is critical to ensure your network devices, VPN, switches etc are up all the time.
How does Site24x7 network monitoring work?
Site24x7 Ping Monitor will ping the destination router / switch for its availability at regular intervals using either our global monitoring network of servers or from within your internal network using additional software installed there. Site24x7 can additionally monitor relevant ports open on these network devices and edge devices to ensure they are responding. If we detect any problem with router / switch, we immediately send out notifications via email/sms/RSS so that you can take the necessary corrective actions.
Site24x7 is complementary to your in-house network monitoring tools as it gives a perspective from outside your datacenter.
Site24x7 provides various network availability reports, network performance reports (response time), downtime reports for all the individual locations and reports that can help SLA Management. When a device is not reachable from our monitoring server, Site24x7 performs a traceroute analysis using Traceroute tool and attaches the output along with the email alert.
You can also subscribe for weekly/daily availability reports through
email. These reports includes details such as uptime/downtime charts
as well the total downtime details. These reports give
you a very good indication of your server's availability over a specified
Here is how a sample availability chart for network monitoring using ping monitor in Site24x7 will look: