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…

PRTG Monitors Anything and Everything

PRTG Network Monitor from Paessler AG has a misleading title because it can literally monitor anything that provides an output that can be captured via the network. For example the room temperature in a Server Room or even the temperature of the Blood Fridge in a Hospital. As we move towards the “Internet of Things”,…

Network Monitoring with OpManager, an end user experience

Western Bay of Plenty District Council is using OpManager from ManageEngine to provide central collection of events and data from their IT infrastructure. Their Information Technology Team Leader, Richard Gilligan, recently gave a presentation at the ALGIM Infrastructure Seminar in Auckland where he ran through the selection process and the benefit of choosing OpManager to…