AdventNet Introduces Network Troubleshooter

ManageEngine OpUtils 3 available in free and professional editions

PLEASANTON, Calif.,--November 16, 2004--AdventNet Inc. today announced the release of ManageEngine OpUtils 3. OpUtils is a Java- and Web-based troubleshooting product for monitoring IT resources such as routers, switches, servers, and desktops. The toolset is suited for IT operational staff and network engineers responsible for maintaining and monitoring networks.

AdventNet ManageEngine OpUtils 3 provides real-time monitoring tools to troubleshoot network performance, bandwidth utilization, and connectivity issues before they turn into costly outages. In addition, it monitors delayed response times, CPU usage, hard disk utilization, device availability, and software inventory.

OpUtils suite includes the following modules:

  • Diagnostic tools – Troubleshoots frequent network problems such as network connectivity, availability, health and latency of any IP node or a network

  • Address Monitoring tools – Manages DNS names, IP and MAC addresses of a network

  • Desktop monitoring tools – Fetches system details such as CPU usage, hard disk usage, running processes, and installed software %%Network monitoring tools – Contains Switch Port Mapper, Network inventory and scanner tools and tools for network performance and bandwidth monitoring

  • Cisco tools – Provides details about Cisco routers such as Flash, IOS, Chassis, Routing table, CPU, Memory, and Config File Viewer

  • SNMP tools – Monitors any vendor-specific device not covered by the above tools. This includes MIB Viewer, SNMP Graph, Trap Receiver, SNMP Walker, and MIB Brower

Packaging, Pricing, and Free Download

OpUtils’ Free Edition contains 25 tools and the Professional Edition has over 40 tools at a price of $195.

Some of the tools included in the Free Edition are: Ping Scan, SNMP Scan, MAC Scan, DNS Scan, Enhanced Ping, Proxy Ping, CPU, hard disk, Process monitoring, and SNMP tools such as SNMP Walker, SNMP Graph, MIB Viewer, and Trap Receiver.

The Professional Edition has over 40 tools that include additional tools such as Switch Port Mapper, IP Address Manager, Wake-on-LAN, Performance and Bandwidth monitoring, and Cisco Router monitoring tools such as IOS, Chassis, Flash, CPU, Memory, Interfaces, Config File Viewer and others.

As OpUtils is a Web-based product; installing it on a single machine enables multiple-user support.

“Administrators use multiple utilities to troubleshoot network related problems, which have an impact in terms of productivity and cost. OpUtils aims to increase productivity and reduce cost by packaging all the essential tools into a single product at an attractive price of $195,” said V. Mathivanan, product manager at AdventNet. “It’s as simple as spending $195 on OpUtils and protecting your revenue loss from network-related problems.”

ManageEngine OpUtils 3 can be accessed from http://www.oputils.com or http://manageengine.adventnet.com/products/oputils/index.html