New version of PRTG with additional monitoring functions and simplified licensing model Paessler launches PRTG network monitor 8: all inclusive-monitoring for networks of all sizes of Nuremberg, September 29, 2010 the new version 8 of PRTG network monitor is available now. The network monitoring software from Paessler (www.de.paessler.com) now offers numerous innovations. Special added value for the customer: PRTG 8 combines contrary to the usual market licensing models now all features in a license without additional costs and required Add-ons. The essential innovations include among others the built-in clustering capabilities, a redesigned Web interface, Google maps support, as well as Linux-monitoring features. With version 8 of the network monitoring solution, PRTG network monitor is administrators immediately a solution available, with which the Paessler Software developers have responded to the demands in the network management. All PRTG include all licenses now Monitoring features and functionalities, as well as an unlimited number of remote probes. For the user accounts for additional licensing fees for modules and Add-ons, as well as their complicated installation or configuration. PRTG 8 is equipped with many new types of sensors, so that user can monitor a higher number of different devices and services.
Overall, the software has more than 80 types of sensors for monitoring of VoIP applications, Web sites, mail servers, databases, applications, and virtual environments. PRTG is also 8 able to include Linux – and UNIX based environments with seven new sensors in the central monitoring. New in PRTG 8 is a real clustering: all cluster nodes (up to 4) monitors constantly the network optionally from different perspectives and if required in distributed networks around the world. Each node”has its own database, which ensures a continuous backup of the PRTG configuration and monitoring data. The most important new features in the Overview: Higher security: cluster functions enable PRTG users to build a fail-safe, distributed monitoring system.