Network Monitoring Tool

Monitor network performance and gain a deep understanding of how your devices and interfaces are performing. Visualize the network hierarchy, connections, and analyze network device health using intuitive maps and dashboards. Achieve complete control over your network by tracking every metric that affects your network performance.

Obtain granular insights on the applications that slow down your network with detailed network traffic and bandwidth analysis.

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What is Network Monitoring?

Network Monitoring

Network monitoring is the process of monitoring the availability, uptime, operation, and performance of complex networks. This involves tracking and analyzing network components like routers, switches, and firewalls, and the connections between them. This also involves surveilling different data layers, network endpoints, and links.

Examining the health and performance of network interfaces for their faults helps to diagnose, optimize, and manage various network resources both on-site and remote. With data in the form of tables, charts, graphs, dashboards, and reports, network monitoring helps IT admins to reduce the mean time to repair (MTTR) and solve real-time network performance issues.

Why are network monitoring tools important?

Businesses rely on networks, whether they're on-site or remote. Network monitoring tools are crucial to:

  • Ensure continuous uptime with good health for uninterrupted business operations.
  • Provide insights on the performance of every network device and interface, along with their hierarchy.
  • Analyze the performance at the device and interface levels using performance metrics.
  • Identify threats well in advance.
  • Generate alerts and avert downtimes.

Site24x7 is a multi-vendor supporting, cloud-based, and scalable real-time network monitoring software that monitors your network 24x7 and helps reduce network outages. Its high availability mechanisms help to monitor your network without any interruptions.

Site24x7—A complete network monitoring software

With our comprehensive cloud network monitoring tool, a brainchild of ManageEngine OpManager, you can easily drill down to the root cause of network issues with our in-depth network analysis. This Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) based network monitoring system lets you detect anomalies instantly. Ensure uptime and fault management of all your SNMP devices with a secure, firewall-friendly architecture.

Monitor network traffic: Monitor the in and out traffic, packets, errors, and discards, and analyze the network performance based on actionable insights.

Router Monitoring

Identify network activities and optimize bandwidth allocation.

Network router monitoring

Firewall Monitoring

Ensure optimal firewall performance to secure your network gateways.

Network firewall monitoring

Wireless Monitoring

Check the signal strength, data transfer rates, and usage metrics.

Wireless network monitoring

UPS Monitoring

Gain insights into metrics like input volt, remaining battery stats, etc.

UPS monitoring

Load Balancer Monitoring

Analyze traffic distribution and performance across data centers.

Network load balancer monitoring
network switch monitoring

Switch Monitoring

Obtain port-wise performance stats for your switches, switch stacks, and switch ports.

VPN monitoring

VPN Monitoring

Track your VPN latency, connections, paths, and tunnels to protect your network from intruders.

Printer monitoring

Printer Monitoring

Track the number of pages printed, marker life count, and more.

Network storage monitoring

Storage Monitoring

Analyze memory size, buffer size for proper capacity planning of RAIDs, and tape libraries.

WAN accelerator monitoring

WAN Accelerator Monitoring

Optimize WAN performance by monitoring WAN accelerators.

Key metrics monitored with our network monitoring solution

SNMP counters for network performance analysis

Monitor SNMP performance counters and tabular performance counters of all your devices. Add custom counters and set threshold values to get notified instantly when a particular counter crosses its configured value.

Track key metrics, including:

  • Memory and CPU usage
  • Undersize packets
  • Oversize packets
  • Interface in giants
  • Drop event statistics
  • Jabber packets
  • Backplane utilization
  • Active session count
  • Buffer failures
  • Interface collisions
  • Disk utilization
  • Input packet drops
  • Output packet drops
  • VPN latency
SNMP Performance Counters

Monitor NetFlow for complete traffic and bandwidth monitoring

NetFlow monitoring

Optimize data usage and pinpoint peaks

Obtain a thorough understanding of your network traffic behavior by analyzing flows based on different technologies like NetFlow, J-Flow, sFlow, CFlow, IPFIX, NetStream, and AppFlow.

With flows categorized application, conversation, port, and protocol-wise, easily identify bandwidth hogs, intrusions, slowness, or unauthorized access. Leverage dashboards and generate reports on network security so that you can compare and analyze traffic stats and usage trends over stipulated periods.

Key features of Site24x7 network monitoring software

Auto-discovery

Automatically discover all the devices present within a provided IP range, or a whole network (LAN or WAN) using SNMP.

Multi-vendor Support

Over 450 vendors like Cisco, HP, Canon, Juniper, D-Link, and Dell are supported, and you can monitor anything more by just entering the sysOID.

Device Templates

There are over 10000 device templates with custom options that offer predefined attributes, making the configuration easy and simple.

Network Mapping

Obtain complete visibility using maps. Automate discovery and mapping with Layer 2 maps and create your network schema using topology maps.

Health Dashboard

View top devices based on response time and packet loss; and top interfaces based on traffic, bandwidth utilization, errors, and discards.

SNMP Trap Processing

Configure network devices to send SNMP traps to Site24x7, and receive processed alert messages for any trap defined in your SNMP MIB.

Sensor Monitoring

Site24x7 also supports SNMP-based sensor monitoring using which you can monitor attributes that are tracked by sensors by simply creating custom device templates.

Support for Custom MIBs

In addition to the default MIBs provided, you can upload custom MIBs from your system and use them to add custom performance counters of your choice.

VoIP Monitoring

Assess the quality of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services throughout the call path by tracking different metrics including jitter, latency, and packet loss.

How does the Site24x7 network monitoring tool work?

Site24x7 Network Monitoring is an agentless, Software as a Service (SaaS) network monitoring solution that collects data from your network using an On-Premise Poller. This helps monitor both your internal and external networks. The Site24x7 network monitoring tool is SNMP based. You can either specify an IP range or use Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) to discover the devices in your network. You can mention discovery rules and device and interface filters which help to fine-tune the discovery. Once added, the On-Premise Poller starts to fetch data like traffic, bandwidth, packets, error, discards, and other performance data from your devices.

You can configure threshold limits for all the key performance metrics at the device and interface level so that you can take corrective measures on any breach, and keep the network performance under control.

How do we monitor your network?

Why Site24x7 is the best network monitoring tool?

Metric-level Thresholds

Set thresholds for various performance metrics at the device, interface, and performance counter level.

Versatile Alerting

Get SMS messages, emails, voice calls, push notifications, and RSS feeds.

Out-of-the-box Reports

View top N, health trend, and inventory reports, and also create custom reports of your choice.

Dashboards

Create a custom dashboard with key metrics, and also view an exclusive network health dashboard.

Third-party Integrations

Integrate with software like Slack, Microsoft Teams, Jira, and more.

Mobile App

Monitor your network resources on the go with our Android and iOS apps.

Freemium Version

Monitor your devices and interfaces using our free network monitoring software.

Full-stack Monitoring

Full-fledged Server Monitoring with more than 60 performance metrics for your physical, virtual, and cloud servers.

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