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Network Monitors

Your network may be up and running, but that isn’t a constant guarantee. The best way to ensure any disruptions to a network’s functionality cause as little damage as possible to productivity is to employ network monitoring software that will quickly notify you of any change.

Software such as Wireshark and NetWorx will help you audit and monitor your network’s bandwidth usage and uptime, and will help you in maintaining efficiency and maximizing uptime.

  1. Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.
  2. Process Hacker is a feature-packed tool for manipulating processes and services on your computer.


  3. Nmap ("Network Mapper") is a free and open source (license) utility for network exploration or security auditing.
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java
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    Open-source and cross-platform network scanner designed to be fast and simple to use.
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
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    Fing helps you understand most of your home network. See all the devices connected to your Wi-Fi, run network scanners, monitor your Internet speed, know your security level, set automated vulnerability checks, and much more.
  4. Gather and analyze accurate statistics and performance metrics, visualize it, get notified about current and potential issues without delay, and take advantage of our time-tested professional development and support.
  5. GlassWire is a network security monitoring tool and analyzer that visualizes your network activity on an easy to use graph, alerts you of possible threats, manages your firewall, and more.
  6. LuLu is the free, shared-source firewall for macOS. Its goal is simple; block any unknown outgoing connections, until approved by the user.
  7. Zenmap is the official cross-platform GUI for the Nmap Security Scanner. It is free and runs on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, etc. Zenmap aims to make Nmap easy for beginners to use while providing advanced features for experienced Nmap users.
  8. Windows Firewall Control is a powerful tool that extends the functionality of the Windows Firewall and provides new extra features that make Windows Firewall better.
  9. Portmaster is a free and open-source application firewall that puts you back in charge over all your computer's network connections.
  10. Glances is a cross-platform monitoring tool which aims to present a large amount of monitoring information through a curses or Web based interface. The information dynamically adapts depending on the size of the user interface.
  11. Infrastructure-wide health monitoring & performance troubleshooting in one place. Collaborate in the same place as relevant data from your systems and applications, reducing mean time to acknowledge (MTTA), & mean time to resolution. (MTTR).
  12. TrafficMonitor is a network monitoring suspension window software in Windows. It can display the current network speed, CPU and memory usage. It also support the functions of display in the taskbar, change skin and historical traffic statistics.
  13. DCImanager is a platform for managing physical equipment, which helps to optimize the use of computing power, improve the efficiency of the IT department, and flexibly transform the infrastructure according to business tasks.