DGard Network Manager: Complete network management in an easy to use tool

DGard offers complete network management at an affordable price...the big dogs in Network Management better beware!

One of the things that have become a reality of our current economy is that IT needs to more with less. In some cases that means taking on more tasks within the network as well. IT departments that once were once extremely segmented are now finding that they have been contracted to minuscule sizes in some cases. Of course, some IT shops have always had that chief, cook and bottle washer scenario. In either case the only way to effectively manage a network (whether an SMB or Enterprise) is to have effective tools that help you to get the job done. If you are the sole 'IT pro' then it is really important that the tools are also intelligent and crosses over into all areas of IT management. And again if you are a smaller business then cost is going to be a major factor in what tool or set of tools you can afford to purchase. DGard Network Manager is a tool that provides a great set of features to not only manage your network but for creating useful reports about the systems on your network as well. DGard provides a bundle of features that I was surprised to find in a product that is licensed on a per Administrator basis, rather than a client installed (and licensed) product. Some of the great features of DGard Network Manager are: • Network Inventory – Inventories computers, devices, Active Directory Users and software. Unauthorized software or inactive users can be easily discovered and disabled. • End User Support – View, refresh or stop processes on remote systems, add printers, launch Remote Desktop Connection and even launch 3rd party management tools from the launch pad • Server Monitor - Manage server health, monitor user access to a server (including those Admins that forgot to log out), and identify issues on server right from the dashboard • Software Asset Management – DGard will discover installed software on all systems. The software asset manager lets you track licensing for retail and OEM products, track upgrades and use the excessive licensing feature to make sure you did not over purchase ( or do not continue to over purchase software licenses) • Dashboards – The dashboard provides a great overall view of the systems. It shows the average system health, top 10 software installs, IP breakdown, etc. • Business Intelligence - Provides customizable views of the network manager. This is where you add you software licensing, check the IP Map and in general customize DGard to your needs. Business Intelligence also allow you to create custom reports for management as well. DGard Network Manager offers a great solution to handling all the tasks that need, in many cases, daily attention; without you having to turn to three or four different management tools and without pulling out a fist full of hair to understand the reports. The dashboard views and reports offer a simple concise view of your overall network and provide the control necessary to handle network issues remotely. Tyr the 30 day trial today, and see how DGard can help you feel like you are back in control of your network.

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