Application Performance Monitoring

Extend your visibility to the applications, services and systems that run your business.

  • Easily monitor availability performance of Linux systems, Apache web servers and Microsoft applications
  • Quickly generate custom application profiles and modify existing profiles to meet your specific monitoring needs
  • Deliver the performance demanded by your users and meet the SLAs imposed by your business owners.

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Available as an add-on to the Premium, MSP and Distributed editions. Included in the Total Plus edition.
 
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Easily Monitor Business-Critical Applications

Get alerts when problems occur, quickly identify root cause, and restore application performance levels to support your business, meet your users’ expectations and comply with Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

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Application Monitoring

WhatsUp Gold provides you with an array of monitoring profiles for popular apps.  Leverage these out-of-the-box, best-practice profiles, customize them or create your own to get real-time monitoring for all your mission-critical applications.

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Meaningful Alerts

You get fine control over which conditions generate alerts. You can set separate warning and down states, define critical and non-critical application components and even define component or application-level dependencies.

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Reports & Dashboards

Get quick visibility to the health of all applications with the Current Status Dashboard. Analyze application performance problems over time or diagnose chronic problems with our Component Summary Dashboard.

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Common Questions About Application Performance Monitoring

What commercial applications does it monitor?

Out-of-the-box application profiles are provided for Linux, Apache, Exchange, SharePoint®, Dynamics, Lync®, SQL Server®, DNS, Internet Information Services (IIS), Active Directory®, Hyper-V® and more.

Are these best-practice monitoring profiles?

All profiles follow Microsoft’s monitoring best-practice specifications as to which components should be monitored and what actions are recommended in the event of a state change.

Does it monitor in-house, custom applications?

Our profile utility helps you can create custom profiles or modify existing profiles. WhatsUp Gold discovers and presents a menu of all services and processes available on a target server.

What if I want to monitor specific metrics?

Our MIB browser and WMI library provide access to thousands of SNMP objects and Windows® performance metrics. You can customize our certified application profiles with a one click copy and edit function.

Can I monitor end-user response times?

Use Ipswitch iMacros to create monitoring scripts to run anywhere in your network. Set threshold alerts for poor response times. Schedule and distribute regular SLA reports for management.

How much control is there over SLA reporting?

You get the control to make sure SLA reporting is accurate. Define critical and non-critical application components to distinguish between component whose down states should or should not impact SLAs.

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Monitor Commercial Applications

Use out-of-the-box monitoring profiles to get continuous updates on the availability and performance of mission-critical applications like Exchange, SharePoint®, Dynamics, Lync®, SQL Server®, DNS, Internet Information Services (IIS), Active Directory®, Hyper-V® and more.

Monitor In-House Applications

Quickly generate custom application profiles with an intuitive profile development utility. WhatsUp Gold’s discovers the target server’s services and processes. Our MIB browser and WMI library provide access to thousands of SNMP objects and Windows® performance metrics.

Monitor End-User Response Times

Receive early warning when users are experiencing poor response times. Measure end-to-end response times using Ipswitch iMacros and iDrone software extensions to create monitoring scripts to run anywhere in your network.

Get Accurate Alerts

Get alerts on component and application-level dependencies. Define multiple application states for alerts such as up, warning, down, maintenance, and unknown. Configure blackout policies for alerts and actions such as suspending alerting on weekdays between 9 PM and 6 AM.

Define Automated Recovery Actions

Create multi-step Action Policies that fire on a state change such as one that, on down state, immediately writes a log entry, kicks off an action script to reboot the system five minutes later and sends an email notification ten minutes later.

System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit), 2012, 2012 R2 (64-bit), or 2016
  • Processor: Quad-Core 2.6 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Storage (installation): 25 GB
  • NIC: 100 Mbps
  • Database: SQL Server 2014 Express included by default
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