jul. 01 2015

Ipswitch Introduces Free Network Manager’s Toolkit

Trace Routing, Syslog and TFTP Server Tools help IT pros monitor, diagnose, and troubleshoot network issues

Lexington, MA – July 1, 2015 – Ipswitch™ today announced the release of the Network Manager’s Free Toolkit which simplifies IT professionals’ daily tasks. The toolkit helps network managers and sysadmins to monitor, diagnose and troubleshoot network issues including those related to packet routing, syslog file management, and file and configuration transfer.


“The Network Manager’s Free Toolkit is a set of useful tools that help make IT pros workdays a little easier”, said Jeff Loeb, Chief Marketing Officer at Ipswitch. “We understand the pressure IT pros are under to keep applications, servers and networks performing well, and our new toolkit is a free and helpful resource for them.  The Network Manager’s Toolkit is the latest addition to our family of free tools that complement our flagship WhatsUp Gold network management products.”

Ipswitch Network Manager’s Free Toolkit Components

  • Visual Traceroute
    • Displays the route a packet takes across a network and provides detailed response time information hop-by-hop from start to finish
  • Syslog Server
    • Collects, stores, analyzes and monitors syslog messages so you can troubleshoot application problems quickly and proactively address security issues
  • TFTP Server
    • Transfers operating system software or device configuration files across computers and devices in your network

Simple Solutions for Complex IT Problems

For organizations that need more robust network monitoring software, Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold™ monitors the performance and availability of networks, applications, servers, and devices from a single dashboard – without high costs or complicated implementation. (See related announcement: “New Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold Release Reduces Complexity for IT Teams and Extends Network and Systems Management Value Leadership”)


About Ipswitch

Ipswitch helps solve complex IT problems with simple solutions. The company’s software has been installed on more than 150,000 networks spanning 168 countries to monitor networks, applications and servers, and securely transfer files between systems, business partners and customers. Ipswitch was founded in 1991 and is based in Lexington, Massachusetts with offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. For more information, visit www.ipswitch.com.