Ipswitch Releases WhatsUp Gold 2018
March 12, 2018
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Ipswitch announced WhatsUp Gold 2018 with major enhancements, including performance monitoring of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure cloud deployments, Meraki cloud managed wireless systems, Dell Compellent storage devices and Outlook 365.

Ipswitch customers now have an at-a-glance dashboard and an interactive map for visibility into the status and performance of networks, servers, storage devices and applications across on-premises and cloud with a single network interface.

“IT professionals wear multiple hats and can’t afford to invest large amounts of time trying to extract the information they need from disparate management tools,” said Austin O’Malley, Chief Product Officer at Ipswitch. “The latest version of WhatsUp Gold meets the growing needs of our customers with even smarter discovery, a new overview dashboard to view key metrics and overall health quickly, and greatly expanded out-of-the-box support to monitor all facets of their on-premises and cloud IT environments.”

WhatsUp Gold 2018 delivers automatic discovery of your networked environment and displays your entire physical, virtual and cloud environment in an interactive map to enable truly proactive end-to-end performance monitoring and troubleshooting. There is no need to learn different tools to gain insights into the various components of your environment.

WhatsUp Gold gives users monitoring including network devices, network traffic, servers (including Windows and Linux), hypervisors (including VMWare and Hyper-V), storage devices (including NetApp, EMC and Dell Compellent, wireless devices (including Cisco Meraki), web servers (including IIS and Apache), Java environments, cloud environments availability (for both AWS and Azure), and applications including Outlook 365 – all through a single interface.

WhatsUp Gold provides search and filtering by device type or state. Map overlays allow easy viewing of network dependencies, wireless networks, virtual environments, cloud resources and interface utilization. IT professionals can see the overall picture and then drill down to specific device types facilitating troubleshooting and assuring the fastest time to problem resolution.

WhatsUp Gold is up and running quickly, providing immediate visibility and notifications through email, SMS or messaging platforms such as Slack when an issue occurs. IT professionals can quickly create custom dashboards just the way they want them and schedule powerful reports.

WhatsUp Gold 2018 has many new features for new and existing users including AWS and Azure cloud performance monitoring, Outlook 365 monitoring, Cisco Meraki Cloud WLC support , expanded Cisco WLC/AP support, Slack integration, a new interface utilization map overlay, overview dashboard and comprehensive device icon library.

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