WhatsUp Gold 2021.1 is the latest revision of the perennial favorite network and infrastructure monitoring choice of tens of thousands of IT professionals. With the new capabilities included in this latest version, WhatsUp Gold is now easier to use and offers more at-a-glance visibility of your IT environment, be it on-premises or in the cloud, through a single interface. WhatsUp Gold 2021.1 includes major improvements in usability and security with support for Log Management Archiving along with extended support for Microsoft Edge and Cisco Meraki wireless devices. It’s also easier to secure with support for standards-based OpenID Connect authentication to more effectively enhance your security posture.
New features of WhatsUp Gold 2021.1 include:
For details on all new features and enhancements, please view the WhatsUp Gold 2021.1 Release Notes.
WhatsUp Gold 2021.1 lets you find and fix network problems fast – usually before your end users notice. Its unique, industry-leading interactive user interface allows you to intuitively view availability and performance for devices and systems critical to your business, both on-premise and in the cloud. With its sophisticated alerting capabilities, proactive notifications could alert you to developing issues before systems become unavailable.
WhatsUp Gold 2021.1 enables IT teams to monitor more of what matters in their IT environment, through a single interface than any of its competitors. There is no need to learn different products for different insights in to your networked environment. Proactively monitor network devices, network traffic, applications, services, wireless (including Cisco Meraki), virtual environments, physical servers, Windows servers, Linux and Apache, Java environments and device configurations, AWS and Azure availability and performance, storage devices - even HTML certificates all through a single interface.
It also provides more 'at-a-glance' visibility to the status and performance of that extended environment. We know our customers wear multiple hats and can't afford to invest large amounts of time trying to extract the information they need from their management tools. That's why Progress focuses so much attention on making WhatsUp Gold the perfect balance of visibility and ease of use. WhatsUp Gold provides an interactive network map that puts everything in context. Its intuitive mapping interface offers filters and provides overlays for visualizing your wireless networks, virtual environments, cloud resources, network dependencies or interface utilization. Users can Initiate troubleshooting and administrative workflows directly from the map to assure the fastest time to answers.
WhatsUp Gold 2021.1 provides the tools users need to setup and/or customize the dashboards, notifications and reports that best fit their requirements. They can drag and drop dashboard components, right click to sort, filter or change chart types and empower themselves, their teams or their management with just the information they need when and where they need it. Any dashboard can be exported as a live link to easily share customized views with any audience.
Progress focuses a lot of time and energy on making our product easy to deploy and operate. Advanced discovery capabilities that automatically place everything connected to the network on a unique interactive map so users can see their entire IT environment in context. They can then initiate troubleshooting and administrative workflows directly from the map to accelerate workflows and time to answers.
WhatsUp Gold's discovery process automatically applies out-of-the-box or custom device roles to accelerate monitoring setup. Users can be up and running within an hour with immediate visibility through the interactive network map and notifications through email, SMS or slack of developing problems. From there they can quickly create custom dashboards just the way they want them. Once it's up and running, they can 'set it and forget it' until they need to complete an administrative task or react to a problem. That's why tens of thousands of IT pros love WhatsUp Gold.
Yes, Progress will support upgrades from WhatsUp Gold version 15.x and forward.
Yes, only customers on active service agreements are eligible to upgrade to WhatsUp Gold 2021.1.
All users with an active support contract will be given upgrade access to WhatsUp Gold 2021.1.
Whether you’re using WhatsUp Gold 2020 or earlier versions, there are a number of key advantages you can realize by upgrading to WhatsUp Gold 2021.1:
There are a variety of WhatsUp Gold training courses available on our Training Page
No, the system requirements remain the same and can be found here. However, please note that WhatsUp Gold 2021.1 now ships with SQL Server 2017 Express.
WhatsUp Gold benefits a wide variety of IT professionals:
As IT and business requirements get more complex, we've made things simpler. WhatsUp Gold's enhanced licensing structure is designed to make it easy for customers to choose the solution that best fits their requirements. WhatsUp Gold is available in two editions:
More information on WhatsUp Gold Editions can be found on our Editions Page.
One of the great benefits of having a current service agreement is access to the latest software features. To learn more about your options for renewing your agreement please contact sales.
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