Best Network Monitoring Tools In 2021

Jan. 3, 2020

Network Monitoring Software range in complexity from packet sniffing tools through to full network admin systems. The biggest challenged when managing a network performance are:

  • Keep track of facility utilization, ensuring a balanced load distribution.
  • to monitor and ensure all equipment is operational

Network monitoring tools keep you informed in real time so that you can resolve problems early on before they impact performance.

To avoid vendor lock and device compatibility it is important to check that the monitoring system and tools that you buy are compatible with all of the networking equipment you already have.  Getting a network monitor that also supports wireless networks and that can also include your wifi router is also a good option to look out for.

This guide will list the modern monitoring tools that cover the whole spectrum of requirements, not just enterprise solutions. When looking at the available network monitoring tools, you should have the following in mind.

  • Visualization — you need the monitor to show you the status of the overall network at a glance
  • Alerts — the monitor should incorporate a feedback system to highlight failures and stress
  • Customizations — the system should allow you to write your own scripts to automate reporting
  • Multi-vendor compatibility — the monitoring system should be able to communicate with all your existing equipment.
  • Analysis tools — you sometimes need to be able to explore the network, right down to the packets

With these checklist in mind, below is a list of the 9 best modern network monitoring tools in the market today.

Pechant Telec Limited

Pechant Telec is a Professional IT Services Company in Nairobi Kenya, We specialize in IT Infrastructure Services, Software Solution and Cloud Services

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