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Paessler AG at the embedded world 2020 1/2

Be it security of electronic systems, distributed intelligence, the Internet of Things, e-mobility or energy efficiency, the embedded world in Nuremberg lets you experience the whole world of embedded systems. And this year, Paessler AG will present exciting new solutions!

Disabling ICMP and SNMP won’t increase security, but will impact network monitoring

Before we begin addressing the security and network monitoring implications of blocking Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), we must understand what they are and how they work.

Network visibility in IT risk management

Our lives are full of risks. Can I go outside and expose myself to all the lurking dangers? Will I miss the opportunity of a lifetime if I'm staying home? This blog should help to minimize or maximize the risks in IT. Maximize? Yes, risks include both threats and opportunities.

The 2020 PRTG Olympics: Join the competition!

We at Paessler are not under suspicion of being particularly reluctant with interactive advertising and social media campaigns. For this year, however, we have come up with something very special. Spoiler alert: We're giving away a couple of PS4 Pros, iFixit Kits and, of course, a bucketload of PRTG swag...

How to keep track of the weather with PRTG

I have a confession to make – I’m a weather obsessive (my wife will be delighted that I’ve finally admitted this, she’s been telling me so for years). There are a couple of reasons for this. Firstly, I’m a Brit and in a country where we can literally experience the weather of all four seasons within 15 minutes; it’s a big national talking point. Secondly, due to the location of my office – on a hill, overlooking the coast, I can see a long way, which means I get to see a LOT of weather.

First PRTG release in 2020 (20.1.55) contains sensors for Nutanix HCI

Since January 22nd, PRTG version 20.1.55 is available for download in our stable release channel. And once again, the new version has a lot of new features and improvements.

How to monitor folder size/growth and quality of service

So, it's time again for new videos in a class of their own. This time we will tell you how to monitor folder size/growth as well as quality of service. Sounds good? Then let's get started! 

5 features you should know about PRTG

In addition to its original function of monitoring your network, PRTG Network Monitor provides additional functionality, features and information. In this article, I'd like to discuss and share my Top 5 Tips. 

5 features you should know about PRTG Desktop

As we announced some time ago, the Enterprise Console has been discontinued and PRTG Desktop is its official successor. PRTG Desktop is a free application that you can download to connect and manage your PRTG installations. You can manage up to two freeware or trial editions of PRTG with PRTG Desktop, and an unlimited number of commercial editions of PRTG. By the way, PRTG Desktop is also available as a native client for Mac systems.

SAP monitoring and how to monitor Active Directory

New year, same game. We'll make you happy with two brilliant videos: Learn everything about SAP Monitoring and how to monitor AD.

We need your input: PRTG Desktop Beta for Linux is around the corner

Yeah, you read it right. Not much longer and we will present the PRTG Desktop application for Linux!

IT Management made easy with PRTG and bMS

Network Monitoring combined with Unified Endpoint ManagementIf you've been watching your PRTG Network Monitor Dashboard closely over the past few years, you might have noticed the number of devices dramatically increasing: Where servers and PC clients once played a major role, now a multitude of different devices, cloud services and IoT equipment are emerging.

PRTG can monitor your whole CCTV topology

CCTV is on everyone's lips, on the one hand as a sociological debate about where security must end and privacy begin, and on the other as a technical opportunity that, like any technology, offers possibilities and limits. This is about the technical aspect, or rather the conclusion that PRTG is able to monitor CCTV systems of different complexity.

These are the new PRTG WMI Disk Health and Storage Pool Sensors

Every administrator knows how annoying it is when a hard disk fails. Thanks to RAID systems, it is not as critical as it used to be, but it still causes an unsettling feeling.

Skyscanner implements PRTG to work without friction

As an internet business, Skyscanner has to offer a reliable and consistent service to its customers and partners. And it cannot do so without a stable and reliable internal network. To ensure employees work on a stable and frictionless network, Skyscanner relies on regular and up-to-date insights into how its network is performing. Systems monitoring has a vital role to play in keeping the technology up and running – and in preventing downtime.