Computer networks form the backbone of any organization's IT infrastructure. With businesses relying heavily on internet based applications, it is very critical that the end users remain unaffected, due to network related issues. Hence monitoring network performance becomes absolutely essential to keep businesses up and running at all times. This will ensure that service level agreements (SLA) are maintained and prompt the swift and smooth delivery of business critical solutions.
A network is prone to many errors that can seriously impact its performance. Therefore it is necessary for it to be proactively monitored and prevent network related mishaps, thus ensuring the smooth functioning of critical applications. Proactive monitoring involves troubleshooting issues before they are evident to the end user and actively eliminating network threats.
A typical network monitoring and troubleshooting process would adopt the following flow
OpManager offers a proactive network monitoring solution and is loaded with powerful features that enable IT administrators to resolve network outages quickly and take control of their network.
With OpManager, it is now easy to
OpManager keeps a tab on all your network devices to ensure that they are available all the time. Important parameters like Errors and Discards, Disk Utilization, CPU and Memory Utilization, DB count etc. are monitored continuously. Tools such as Ping, Trace route are employed to diagnose any errors that may occur. OpManager also supports receiving syslogs and traps and alerts you when something goes wrong. More..
OpManager supports both SNMP and flow-based traffic monitoring. SNMP-based traffic monitoring provides total IN/OUT traffic flowing through the interfaces. For in-depth visibility OpManager offers flow-based traffic monitoring which provides insights into top bandwidth consumers. It supports a wide array of flow technologies such as NetFlow, sFlow, jFlow, IP FIX, cFlowd, and NetStream. More..
Changes in network configuration by unauthorized personnel may produce catastrophic security threats. With OpManager, it is now possible to backup network configurations so that normalcy can be restored in the event of a security breach. It is also possible to automate repetitive taks through scripts and templates. OpManager offers configlets for widely used configurations that aid in quick network management. More..
OpManager leverages Cisco IPSLA to help visualize your WAN links and troubleshoot WAN outages and performance issues. OpManager's WAN RTT (Round-Trip Time) monitor provides details on WAN link latency, bandwidth utilization, Round-Trip-Time, and hop-by-hop performance to resolve poor WAN performance. More..
OpManager helps monitor VoIP services using Cisco IPSLA technology. With OpManager it is now easy to troubleshoot poor VoIP performance and obtain Source-to-Destination and Destination-to-Source data on Packet Loss, Delay and Jitter values. More..