Switch Port & IP Address Management Software
Bandwidth Monitoring Tool
Bandwidth Monitoring Features
Real-time Bandwidth Monitoring
Bandwidth Monitoring tool provides the current bandwidth usage of each of the SNMP-enabled interfaces that are configured. The graphical representation of the bandwidth usage gives a clear visibility into how much bandwidth was consumed on an specific network interface.
Agentless Bandwidth Monitoring
OpUtils uses SNMP to retrieve the bandwidth utilization details from the network devices. Hence, it can be used to monitor the bandwidth usage of any network device, such as Routers, Switches, Gateway Servers, and so on, that supports SNMP. The collected data is correlated and presented in the form of graphs and tables. It does not require any hardware probes / agents to be deployed to get the bandwidth usage details
Historical Bandwidth Usage Trends
Bandwidth utilization trends shows the usage patterns and network traffic trends across a day, month, and a year. With such statistics, the administrators can analyze how bandwidth is used in the network, and decide if an increase in bandwidth is required.
Internet Usage Monitoring
Monitoring the interfaces of the gateway/router will provide the internet bandwidth used across a day, month, and a year. These statistics helps in analyzing the internet usage pattern of the enterprise. This helps to verify whether the Service Level Agreements (SLA) are met.
Bandwidth Monitoring Reports
The Bandwidth Monitoring tool, in addition to the bandwidth utilization reports, also provides the bandwidth usage trends on an hourly, daily, monthly, and yearly basis for the following parameters of a network interface:
Threshold Based Alerting
The administrators can set thresholds for bandwidth utilization and get alerts and emails when the threshold value exceeds the prescribed traffic utilization limits. This helps in quicker isolation of the problem in the network and hence quicker action.
Third Party Reporting
OpUtils monitors the network devices, such as Routers and Switches, to collect the bandwidth usage details and stores them in the database. This data is correlated and presented in the form of bandwidth reports. OpUtils provides an option to export these data into a csv file, which can be fed to third-party reporting engines to generate bandwidth reports as desired.
Free Bandwidth Monitoring
The Bandwidth Monitoring tool can be used to monitor any two interfaces of a device in the OpUtils Free edition. For more details on tools available in Free edition, refer to Free Network Tools.