LAFAYETTE, CA–Sept. 12, 2006 – Neon Software, Inc. announced today the immediate availability of CyberGauge 7.0 for Windows, a new version of the company’s award-winning bandwidth monitoring software. CyberGauge helps network administrators monitor and manage their Internet bandwidth by automatically creating real-time utilization graphs as well as daily, weekly, and monthly quality of service (QoS) and billing reports. With CyberGauge, companies can avoid over-paying bandwidth fees and provide detailed documentation for audits and compliance. The software works with any SNMP-based device, including routers, switches, and servers.
Bandwidth is critical for organizations. When mission-critical devices become overloaded or unavailable, customer relations, order processing, manufacturing, inventory, and telephone systems can all go down, resulting in lost time and revenue.
“I heard of CyberGauge from my rep at AT&T,” said Tommy Green, network administrator at Amoco Federal Credit Union. “We were having bandwidth issues across our WAN, and he had it on his laptop and ran it for us to help troubleshoot. I liked it so much I had to have it.”
The problem is not limited to private enterprises and government entities. Colleges and universities welcome new students this month, many of whom use the schools’ networks to download music, videos and more. Safeguarding higher education computer networks from a multitude of large downloads–and making sure those downloads do not infringe on copyright laws–requires bandwidth monitoring.
Lower education institutions also see the benefit. “We’ve used CyberGauge for years to monitor our networks because it’s reliable and easy to use,” said Lee Bailey, Network Administrator for Fayette County Board of Education. “Even better, CyberGauge’s historical reporting capabilities gives us the information we need for capacity planning and network upgrade requirements.” Most Important New Features in CyberGauge 7.0 CyberGauge 7.0 combines the product’s historical benefits – ease of use, functionality and price – with new benefits that make monitoring even easier.
Support for SNMP v2 and v3
CyberGauge supports thousands of devices without requiring a single line of programming or customization. The new support for SNMP v2 and v3 allows more organizations to use CyberGauge with even more devices. In addition, true two-way authentication and encryption makes SNMP v3 even more secure than v1 or v2.
Custom-sized jpeg chart exports
CyberGauge creates graphs of actual bandwidth utilization. All the information gathered can then be easily viewed, printed, exported, or saved for long-term trend analysis and bandwidth planning. Network administrators configure CyberGauge to copy the chart image to an accessible FTP site, so the jpeg can be included on any web page to use as a real-time traffic monitor or a way to view a bandwidth test remotely. Now these charts may be custom-sized for each interface.
Availability and Pricing
CyberGauge 7.0 is now available from Neon Software resellers, distributors, and the Neon Software web site at http://www.neon.com . CyberGauge is priced based on the number of devices monitored. Prices start at only $395 for five devices with any number of interfaces. Upgrades start at only US$99.
About Neon Software
Neon Software is a privately held company founded in 1989 that creates powerful and easy to use network management software. In addition to CyberGauge, Neon Software publishes LANsurveyor. LANsurveyor is easy to use, proven network and desktop management software that provides four essential functions in one cost-effective application: automatic network maps, asset management reports, network monitor, and remote administration and distribution. For additional information, visit http://www.neon.com .