Current Paessler study shows: network monitoring is becoming increasingly important as part of the safety concept Nuremberg, may 27, 2010 In the wake of a holistic network monitoring the security concern for companies is becoming increasingly important. This shows a user survey of Paessler AG (www.de.paessler.com) to use of their software PRTG network monitor. 75 percent use the tool as a strategic component in the security concept and as a complement to virus scanners, email security applications or firewalls. One main reason is the time savings in the early detection of malware attacks. According to the poll the users will appreciate the user-friendliness of PRTG, associated with the usage efficiency in network management and the associated cost savings also.
The network monitoring solution PRTG network monitor helps administrators to detect irregularities in the network at an early stage. It provides detailed real-time data about the current state of all integrated devices. Thus it makes Information of the customers surveyed also have an important role in the security concept of company a. So, network monitoring is regarded in addition to the usual security tools as a reliable method to identify nascent attacks from the outside. As PRTG registered potential evidence of malware attacks such as CPU load changes occurring abruptly or an unexpectedly strong traffic, the software acts as an early warning system. Plus in cost efficiency and reliability without a network monitoring solution such as PRTG administrators spend enormous amounts of time, to identify and eliminate causes of faults in the network. Therefore, more than 90 percent of respondents indicated to save through the use of monitoring tools significantly on working time, which in turn targeted can use it for other tasks.
Another 84 percent recorded a noticeable decline in the network management costs. In addition, 92 percent appreciate the reliable results of the software. In cases of or exceeding defined limits notify the administrator via email, SMS or pager PRTG.