WhatsUp Gold

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Mar 16, 2023   |  By Doug Barney
Popular computer magazine PC Pro added WhatsUp Gold to its "A List" of products for advanced features and ease and affordability of licensing, awarding it five stars in its review. WhatsUp Gold, first launched in 1996, has been growing in features and refinements for the past 27 years. More recently, the IT infrastructure monitoring (ITIM) solution gained capabilities another way.
Mar 15, 2023   |  By Colin Barry
The ABCs of IT Infrastructure Monitoring (ITIM)—the Letter I is for Inventory of Assets. "Doing inventory" is probably one phrase retail and hospitality workers loathe. For many workers in these jobs, physically counting items can sometimes be an overnight job. For others in similar positions, it can make for an arduous all-day task while tending to customers' needs. However, despite the time it takes, it is still essential. How else will managers know which items to order for their store?
Mar 10, 2023   |  By Doug Barney
135,000 is the average number of endpoint devices connected to an enterprise network. The estimate is in a joint report from Adaptiva and the Ponemon Institute, along with several other surprising statistics: A common challenge facing IT professionals is gaining insight into the devices connected to their network. With so many devices being used by employees, managers and IT workers, a solution to categorize and analyze these devices in one spot is essential.
Feb 1, 2023   |  By Frank Cotto
Imagine starting your car in the morning and having your attention captured by a little red check engine light. After expressing frustration in your own unique way, your next objective is to determine why this little light has brought darkness to your morning. Your owner's manual clearly outlines how to operate and routinely maintain your vehicle, but all you know about this little light is that you’ll soon be meeting your local mechanic.
Jan 25, 2023   |  By Doug Barney
There is no question that wireless networks are taking over. Offices may still have Ethernet cables to each cubicle, but usually, they go unused. Wi-Fi is the new LAN. And so many devices, tablets, smartphones and even some laptop-type devices are now wireless only.
Jan 4, 2023   |  By Doug Barney
It is no surprise that cybercriminals are after the money, and banks have plenty lying around. They also have gobs of data, making banks irresistible to hackers who have a field day attacking complex banking IT systems flush with more connections than a movie agent. Here are a few recent facts to know.
Dec 20, 2022   |  By Doug Barney
Computer marketers and analysts never saw a term they didn’t want to change. Not leaving well enough alone with the tried and true "network monitoring," more folks have taken to using the term "infrastructure monitoring." That term is so general as to have little meaning. Afterall, what infrastructure are we talking about? Bridges, roads, servers and NICs? Very confusing.
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?
Mar 14, 2023   |  By WhatsUp Gold
A brief training video on the different types of device groups (static, dynamic and WUG) in Progress WhatsUp Gold and how to use them to simplify your monitoring tasks.
Mar 1, 2023   |  By WhatsUp Gold
A brief training video on the different types of device groups (static, dynamic and WUG) in Progress WhatsUp Gold and how to use them to simplify your monitoring tasks.
Mar 1, 2023   |  By WhatsUp Gold
Your modern IT infrastructure has become an increasingly complicated mix of on-premises, public and private cloud applications, devices and environments. Forward-thinking organizations are addressing this complexity by transitioning to a proactive “observability” approach for infrastructure management. This methodology produces and then applies actionable data to optimize and secure the entire network.
Jan 25, 2023   |  By WhatsUp Gold
Kicking off 2023 with tips for avoiding common issues.
Jan 6, 2023   |  By WhatsUp Gold
New with Progress WhatsUp Gold Release 2022.1, the Redfish discovery process is a simple and effective way to use this standard to discover even more of your network devices.
Dec 13, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
A brief training video to help you learn how to set up discovery and monitoring for virtual machines (VMs) in Progress WhatsUp Gold.
Dec 13, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
A brief training video on how to quickly discover and then allow you to monitor Windows environments in Progress WhatsUp Gold.
Dec 13, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
A brief training video on how to perform SNMP discovery and monitoring within Progress WhatsUp Gold.
Dec 13, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
This quick training walkthrough shows you how to export the reports you create and how to schedule emailed reports.
Dec 13, 2022   |  By WhatsUp Gold
Dashboards are a key monitoring element in WhatsUp Gold. This video will help you to get started with the existing dashboards and with creating and modifying your custom views.
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 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 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.
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.
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.