Wednesday, 29 April 2015 19:36

Mobile access, time saving benefits to network monitoring users


Mobile solutions are growing in importance for businesses around the world, while push notifications are growing in popularity, according to a survey just released.

The customer survey by Paessler also found that mobile is rising in importance for network administrators, with 49% of administrators accessing Paessler’s PRTG Network Monitor on their mobile device.

Paessler says it has responding to this increasing demand for mobile solutions, by making several improvements in mobile in the past year, including the development of a mobile application for all major operating systems, a refined user interface and the introduction of customisable push notifications.

Paessler founder and CEO Dirk Paessler said the company had worked diligently in the past year to make PRTG “more user-friendly and to develop mobile solutions, and the response from our customer base has been substantial”.

“Between our mobile success and high satisfaction rates, I believe our efforts in the past year have been a major accomplishment and look forward to providing even more for our dedicated users in the future.”

According to Paessler, among the key benefits of network monitoring, PRTG users also highlighted time and cost savings in relation to network management, with 64% of respondents reporting exceptional value in time savings and 46% realising exceptional value in cost savings.

Additionally, 55% of respondents reported weekly time savings of two hours per week or more, with 23% reporting savings of four hours per week or more.

Paessler said that by saving just two hours a week, IT departments gain 13 working days of time.

Other key findings of the Paessler survey and recommendations include:

•    Recommendation – 96% of respondents would be happy to recommend PRTG to a colleague, or have already done so

•    Fast Installation – 65% of respondents saw exceptional value in PRTG’s installation time

•    Ease of Use – 79% of respondents rated PRTG’s ease of use as high or very high

•    Quality Support – Only 43% of respondents needed to request support, but among those that did, 87% found support to be helpful

•    Reliability – 78% of respondents were very satisfied with PRTG’s reliability, and

•    Security – 81%  of respondents saw value in the security benefits of PRTG

Read 2653 times

Please join our community here and become a VIP.

Subscribe to ITWIRE UPDATE Newsletter here
JOIN our iTWireTV our YouTube Community here


The past year has seen a meteoric rise in ransomware incidents worldwide.

Over the past 12 months, SonicWall Capture Labs threat researchers have diligently tracked the meteoric rise in cyberattacks, as well as trends and activity across all threat vectors, including:

Encrypted threats
IoT malware
Zero-day attacks and more

These exclusive findings are now available via the 2022 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report, which ensures SMBs, government agencies, enterprises and other organizations have the actionable threat intelligence needed to combat the rising tide of cybercrime.

Click the button below to get the report.



It's all about Webinars.

Marketing budgets are now focused on Webinars combined with Lead Generation.

If you wish to promote a Webinar we recommend at least a 3 to 4 week campaign prior to your event.

The iTWire campaign will include extensive adverts on our News Site and prominent Newsletter promotion and Promotional News & Editorial. Plus a video interview of the key speaker on iTWire TV which will be used in Promotional Posts on the iTWire Home Page.

Now we are coming out of Lockdown iTWire will be focussed to assisting with your webinars and campaigns and assistance via part payments and extended terms, a Webinar Business Booster Pack and other supportive programs. We can also create your adverts and written content plus coordinate your video interview.

We look forward to discussing your campaign goals with you. Please click the button below.


Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham - retired in 2020. He is a veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

Share News tips for the iTWire Journalists? Your tip will be anonymous




Guest Opinion

Guest Interviews

Guest Reviews

Guest Research

Guest Research & Case Studies

Channel News