Dec 19 2017

Competitive Report by Tolly Group Reveals Significant WhatsUp Gold Features Not Found in Paessler PRTG

Tolly Report Analyzes Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold’s Broad Range of Network Management Functionality vs. Paessler PRTG Network Monitor

BURLINGTON, Mass. – Dec. 19, 2017Ipswitch®, the leader in easy to deploy, manage and use file transfer and network management software, announced that a commissioned Tolly Group competitive report reveals a significant number of key features in Ipswitch WhatsUp® Gold network monitoring over what Paessler PRTG provides. The report, “Ipswitch WhatsUp® Gold vs. Paessler PRTG Network Monitor,” is now available for free at:

“Right-sizing required functionality is an essential part of product design – nobody wants to pay for 80 percent of a tool’s functionality that they will never use,” said Kevin Conklin, Vice President of Product Marketing and Content at Ipswitch. “Based on extensive customer feedback, Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold is built for IT teams that need to proactively monitor more than just network devices and want to be up and running quickly, without huge investments of resources.”

The report reveals that WhatsUp Gold’s functionality beats Paessler PRTG in network monitoring and management capabilities, network traffic analysis, application monitoring, configuration management and virtual monitoring. Both solutions have core features in common, but the report shows that WhatsUp Gold provides broader monitoring capabilities with more context for reduced troubleshooting time.

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold is available in a modular format to provide increasing levels of IT monitoring functionality from network devices and servers through application monitoring, virtual and cloud environments, network traffic monitoring and configuration management.

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About Ipswitch
With over 1 million users from tens of thousands of companies managing more than 150,000 networks in 116 countries, Ipswitch designs and develops industry-leading software that enables the easy delivery of 24/7 performance and security across cloud, virtual and on-premise environments. IT teams worldwide rely on 25 years of innovation to optimize and secure business transactions, applications and infrastructure with Ipswitch MOVEit® secure file transfer, Ipswitch WhatsUp® Gold network monitoring and Ipswitch WS_FTP®. Available directly or through strategic alliances with leading IT vendors and the company’s fast-growing global partner ecosystem, Ipswitch’s wide portfolio improves application and network performance, monitors diverse IT environments and ensures secure exchange of data that meets PCI, HIPAA, GDPR and other industry and government data security and regulatory requirements.

The company has offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. For more information, visit or connect on LinkedIn and Twitter. To learn about Ipswitch’s strategic alliances or global network of partners, visit

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