Multi-vendor firewall log analysis and reporting

“Firewall Analyzer is an invaluable tool for us. It has helped us with troubleshooting firewall issues, allowed us to view top hosts and their conversations, allowed us to view the top destinations so that we can report on what the majority of our employees are really doing on the internet”. – Sherri Adams, Network Administrator,…

Is Exchange Down?

Did you know that PRTG can test your Exchange Server 24/7? And it does more than just a “ping” test. PRTG by Paessler will tell you there’s a problem before your colleagues call and complain about their email being slow. This is how it works: PRTG’s Email Round Trip Sensor allows you to monitor Exchange…

Application Control with GFI WebMonitor 2015

A recent article in CIO magazine outlines the top 20 biggest issues facing businesses not implementing a comprehensive web filtering solution. The top 5 issues include bandwidth bills, HR issues with offensive content, offended employees, lost productivity and employee monitoring. It’s often scary to think, that for the low cost implementation of a simple Web…

Paessler (PRTG) and Nexenta Seminars

Soft Solutions are hosting seminars in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch with two new key vendors to our portfolio – Paessler, leaders in Network Monitoring, and Nexenta, leaders in Software Defined Storage – and would like to invite you to join us at one of these events. They will kick off at 3:00pm and finish at…

Client-Free RDP from Anywhere with HTML5

Everybody uses so many devices these days, one of the hassles of Terminal Services or RDP is installing a client every time you pick up or rebuild a device. With Ericom’s AccessNow all you need is a browser – by taking advantage of the new HTML5 standards in all the major browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Internet…

GFI WiSe: Wireless Network Management Made Easy

‘In-Stat’ suggests that over 515 million Wi-Fi enabled Smartphone devices will enter the market in 2014. That’s just smartphones – now factor in tablets, TV’s, laptops and desktops and the sheer scale of incoming devices into wireless networks becomes difficult to comprehend. With this type of volume needing to connect, how do you handle administrator…