NetCrunch by AdRem Software offers powerful tools to monitor your IT Infrastructure

When it comes to networking, just like any other OS, Windows also offers tons of networking programs. However, they mostly work on the command line and don’t come with a user interface. While the free version provides 11 troubleshooting tools, the paid version comes with advanced features which are for the enterprise. Today we are looking at advanced software suite from NetCrunch.

NetCrunch Software Review

NetCrunch offers different packages that you can use in Enterprise. There are four major packages

  1. NetCrunch for SNMP
  2. NetCrunch Performance Monitor
  3. NetCrunch for Network Infrastructure
  4. NetCrunch Suite

Each of these packages differs in features, and different type of modules it offers. You can take a  look at the order page to check on the offerings.

1] NetCrunch for SNMP

NetCrunch Software Review

SNMP or Simple Network Management Protocol is an application layer protocol and offers a common language for network devices. It is used to manage and monitor network devices. NetCrunch for SNMP provides two tools. SNMP MIB Manager and SNMP tools.

  • Scan SNMP enabled devices by entering IP ranges
  • Scan device-specific information on a given network
  • MIB browser allows traversing a MIMB tree

NetCrunch MIB Browser

This tool of NetCrunch Tools set lets you scan the SNMP enabled devices just by entering IP ranges. It examines the device-specific information on a given network.

SNMP MIB Manager is even better. It lists down all the modules, and when you double click on it, it displays other information like OID, components, and other details.

Features Offered

  • NetCrunch Platform
  • SNMP & Core Monitoring

Using this tool, you can check the performance and availability of over 70+ network services, i.e., PING, HTTP, LDAP, SQL, etc. You can also create custom checks when needed.

2] NetCrunch Performance Monitor

NetCrunch Monitoring

It offers a universal monitoring system which can keep an eye on almost anything available on the network. It includes logs, operating systems, virtualization, SQL databases, WMI, IPMI, Web, Cloud, and more. The list goes as long as 250 Monitoring Packs and application sensors.

You can easily monitor a network with five hundred nodes and 300 monitoring elements. It can not only monitor Windows OS, but it can also manage Linux, Solaris, Mac, Virtualization, Hyper-V, and more.

Features Offered:

  • NetCrunch Platform
  • SNMP & Core Monitoring
  • Logs, Servers, Virtualization, and Application Monitoring

It is best suited for less than 500 node/interfaces networks.

3] NetCrunch for Network Infrastructure

NetCrunch Monitoring

Most of the vendors have developed a network which is complex in nature and varied infrastructure. NetCrunch Network Infrastructure tool offers you to monitor, and map your network infrastructure with SNMP regardless of your vendor solutions. You can track bandwidth, traffic through flows, i.e., Netflow, NBAR, sFlow, and others.

The product includes all SNMP and Core module features. You can monitor network services, IP relays. The tool also offers traffic visualization to help you balance the traffic using the automatic routing map when required to balance the congestion.

The Flow analyzer enables you to figure out traffic from various sources, including automatic routing and layer two maps with VLANs and port mapping.

Features Offered:

  • NetCrunch Platform
  • SNMP & Core Monitoring
  • Layer 2 Visualization
  • Traffic Flow Analyzer

It is best suited for more than 500 node/interfaces networks.

4] NetCrunch Monitoring Suite

It offers a complete all-in-one package. It has all the advanced features necessary for managing a high number of monitored elements. Its a flagship product of NetCrunch which is designed for speed and configuration. It can monitor applications, operating systems, SNMP devices, IPMI, WMI, databases, cloud services, logs, virtualization, and others. You have access to the following modules.

  • NetCrunch Platform
  • SNMP & Core Monitoring
  • Logs, Servers, Virtualization, and Application Monitoring
  • Hardware and Software Inventory for Windows
  • Layer 2 Visualization
  • Traffic Flow Analyzer
  • Integration Services
  • Advanced Monitoring and Alerting
  • Advanced Configuration
  • Add-ons such as IP Camera sensor, TruVision video recorder sensor, and Remote Probe

NetCrunch by AdRem offers excellent tool that can be useful for an enterprise of any size. If you are looking for convinient ways to monitor your IT environment, then these are for you.

NetCrunch by AdRem

Free Trial
8.9

Network Operations Quality

8.8/10

Functionality & UI

8.8/10

Data & privacy

8.8/10

Infrastructure Support

8.8/10

Application Updates

9.5/10

Pros

  • Better for management of your infrastructure
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Ashish is a veteran Windows, and Xbox user who excels in writing tips, tricks, and features on it to improve your day to day experience with your devices.

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