PacketTrap Announces Public Beta for pt360 v1.1

Free network monitoring and diagnostic solution available now.

San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) January 29, 2008 — PacketTrap Networks ( today announced that the IT community can now download and try pt360v1.1, a highly-differentiated network management solution that helps users streamline network monitoring and diagnostic tasks. The open beta program gives users a peek at a new Cisco configuration application that allows users to download, edit, compare, upload, and archive configuration files as well as decrypt passwords for Cisco products using a single network management tool. It also premieres a redesigned interface that includes new time saving and enhanced productivity features such as one-click diagnostic tool runs and full screen mode for ptDashboard. PacketTrap's pt360v1.1 also includes recently-added features such as Syslog server, disk utilization, and network utilization gadgets. The Beta is available now at

In less than eight weeks, there have been more than 7,000 registrations of the pt360 Network Management Tool Suite. It is being used by customers from Boeing Corporation, Cisco Systems, IBM, Home Depot, Pfizer, State of Alaska, US Navy and Volvo Corporation. "It is incredibly rare to be able to accomplish everything you need using only one tool; the reality is that additional tools are usually necessary and because of the plethora of tools available, the challenge is selecting the right tools," said Larry Burton from Enterprise Management Associates. "The newest release of pt360v1.1 includes the best Cisco configuration tool I've seen to-date, which stays committed to PacketTrap's mission to integrate and simplify. Users will definitely be interested in this one."

  "The advances in pt360v1.1 demonstrate PacketTrap's dedication to and understanding of the IT community and their network management problems," said Steve Goodman, CEO of PacketTrap. "Our network management tool suite makes use of an iGoogle gadget-like GUI that includes essential proprietary and open source tools so network engineers can quickly diagnose and rectify a network problem. Features such as device groups, favorites and powerful dataflow capabilities are what differentiate pt360 from other network monitoring vendors."

The beta program previews pt360v1.1 with new and enhanced features such as:

  • Cisco configuration application that combines six functionalities into one tool
  • Syslog server
  • Key server monitoring
  • Network utilization gadgets
  • Disk utilization tool
  • Improved centralized dashboard interface

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About PacketTrap Networks
PacketTrap is favored among the IT community for its seamless integration of network monitoring and diagnostic tools into a centralized dashboard. PacketTrap's flagship solution, the pt360, provides IT professionals with a 360 degree view of their network and lets them discover, monitor, and manage their IT infrastructure from a single screen. The suite includes Cisco configuration tools, a TFTP server, WMI, SNMP, and Port Scans, and gadgets to monitor all flavors of operating systems and servers. PacketTrap is committed to providing affordable and robust alternatives to needlessly complex, poorly supported marketing offerings.

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