Progress Releases Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold 2019.1
August 14, 2019
Share this

Progress announced the availability of the latest release of Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold network monitoring solution.

The new release offers enhancements in network mapping and discovery, improved vCenter support and a new public REST API, enabling WhatsUp Gold to be directly integrated with users’ existing systems.

“Internal networks, systems, applications and cloud technologies are the backbone of every organization. Having complete visibility is critical for preventing problems and being able to respond in real time, when problems do occur,” said John Ainsworth, SVP, Core Products, Progress. “With the speed and flexibility that WhatsUp Gold 2019.1 brings, IT teams now have a reliable and solid solution to help them deliver optimal performance and zero downtime.”

Advancements in this release include:

- Improved network mapping and discovery Network mapping is more responsive and custom maps can be easily updated due to performance and scalability improvements. The network discovery technology supports global exclusion lists and is capable of scanning larger IP address ranges.

- Enhanced Nested vCenter supportUsers can now distinguish between nested and non-nested vCenters when monitoring virtual network devices. This makes it easier to understand complex virtual network topology at a glance.

- Better integration with existing systems through a new public REST API A new WhatsUp Gold REST API includes an extensive suite of API calls that can be accessed via a dedicated Swagger page. Users can easily integrate WhatsUp Gold data with other systems or scripts in order to create automation use cases. Live documentation, including sample scripts and a ‘test it now’ capability, is provided on the Swagger page.

The REST API automatically adds new devices to WhatsUp Gold network monitoring solution and places devices into maintenance mode when applying software patches. WhatsUp Gold device status, remaining disk space and other metrics can be easily incorporated into a different system or NOC dashboards. WhatsUp Gold also allows external systems to extract status information for any device or device group.

"Our customers trust WhatsUp Gold network monitoring solution for its 24/7 reliability, rich functionality and seamless performance,” said Jean-Philippe Senckeisen, CEO at Ipswitch Gold partner Orsenna. “The new REST API gives users an enormous range of options for integrating WhatsUp Gold with their existing systems and scripts. We look forward to taking advantage of this to provide our customers with a far more comprehensive set of solutions to their business challenges."

Share this

The Latest

January 23, 2020

EMA is about to embark on some new research entitled Data-Driven Automation: A Vision for the Modern CIO. We're trying to piece a puzzle together that so far we don't believe anyone to date has fully done — seek out where and how IT is moving toward integrated strategies for automation in context with real-world objectives and obstacles. We'll be looking at four use cases, each of will no doubt tell its own story ...

January 22, 2020

Many pitfalls await CIOs on the journey to the cloud. In fact, a majority of companies have been only partially successful, while some are outright failing. To learn more about this migration, Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network surveyed IT and business executives and conducted in-depth interviews ...

January 21, 2020

The online retail industry has yet to have a Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend unscathed by web performance (speed and availability) problems. Luckily, performance during 2019's hyper-critical online holiday shopping weekend was better than in years past, as we did not see any systemic, lengthy outages. While no website went completely down, several retailers did experience significant problems. Why have online retailers yet to figure out how to be crash-free during this all-important peak traffic period? We've identified several reasons for this ...

January 16, 2020

Gartner highlighted the trends that infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must start preparing for to support digital infrastructure in 2020 ...

January 15, 2020

Edge computing usage is starting to increase. The obvious follow-up question is, "So, what can I do with edge computing?" I'm glad you asked. There are lots of things you can do ...

January 14, 2020

Industry experts offer predictions on how Network Performance Management (NPM) and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2020. Part 2 offers predictions about 5G and more ...

January 13, 2020

Industry experts offer predictions on how Network Performance Management (NPM) and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2020 ...

January 09, 2020

With AI on the edge, companies will more easily monitor desktops, tablets and other end-user devices. AIOps will enable IT to guide employees on improving productivity from the applications installed on their devices while delivering greater visibility and control around the entire IT environment ...

January 08, 2020

2020 will see AIOps adoption going mainstream as use cases crystallize for improving IT efficiencies and supporting faster decision-making. Expect AI-enhanced automation to become smarter and more contextual, move towards the edge, and used increasingly for customer and user experience analysis. Yet there are significant challenges and cautions, which will shape AI's development in not only IT but across business and society ...

January 07, 2020

Industry experts offer predictions on how Digital Transformation will evolve and impact business in 2020 ...