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Banca Profilo relies on monitoring with Paessler PRTG to safeguard its critical infrastructure

iAbout Banca Profilo   Active in the market since 1995, Banca Profilo is an institution that specializes in private and investment banking, offering asset management services to private and institutional clients, and financial management services to businesses.   Listed on the stock exchange, Banca Profilo focuses on four main lines of business: private banking, i.e., offering investment and asset management services to high-profile clients; financial instruments trading and proprietary portfolio management to private and institutional clients; investment banking, such as corporate finance services to Italian medium-sized companies; and, finally, digital channels, with a focus on financial industry tech development, digital services and artificial intelligence.

Secure communication within Paessler PRTG

In the rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape, security is crucial. At Paessler, we understand the importance of security and have committed ourselves to providing a robust and secure network monitoring solution. In this blog, we are going to explore how Paessler PRTG ensures the confidentiality and integrity of the transmitted data. Specifically, we will discuss how secure communication is established, and what options you have at your disposal to further improve your setup

From hobby project to IoT cornerstone: the story of Mosquitto MQTT broker

If you want to monitor IoT or IIoT environments, chances are you will need to understand MQTT architecture, since MQTT is one of the most used protocols out there. And, if you’re using MQTT, there’s a good chance that you’re using the Eclipse Mosquitto MQTT broker, which has become one of the most ubiquitous MQTT brokers in the market. It’s creator, Roger Light, spoke on The Monitoring Experts podcast about how he started Mosquitto and how he watched it – and the IoT – grow exponentially over the years. You can listen to his story (and get tips for monitoring MQTT) by clicking on the banner.

All you need to know about PRTG SLA Reporter – our new product extension

I've already written about two of our new product extensions; now, I would like to introduce our third new product extension, Paessler PRTG SLA Reporter, in more detail. In case you missed the introduction of the other two product extensions, I recommend you take a look at these previous articles: 👉 All you need to know about Paessler PRTG Data Exporter 👉 All you need to know about Paessler PRTG Database Observer

PRTG release 23.4.90 is available in the stable channel

The most recent version of Paessler PRTG, 23.4.90, is now accessible through the stable release channel! This version comes with the experimental Soffico Orchestra Scenario sensor, supported proxy settings for certain sensor types, and several other improvements throughout PRTG. Let's jump into the details!

SMIGHT Smart City: PRTG monitors multifunctional tower

iAbout SMIGHT Smart City In 2014, EnBW invested its 100+ years of energy-supply and street lighting expertise in an innovative new project to develop the streetlight of the future. The result was the startup SMIGHT. Since then, the startup and its 20 employees have successfully implemented SMIGHT Smart Cities in Germany, Switzerland, Norway, and Australia. Within no time, SMIGHT has developed from a smart streetlight into a one-of-a-kind system. With its various areas of expertise (base, air, tools, and IQ), SMIGHT develops lighting, environmental sensor technology, e-mobility, public Wi-Fi, and many other solutions. “Our customers know that we use PRTG to keep an eye on the network, and that we can therefore quickly detect and inform them of any problems that might arise.” Simon Gutjahr, IT Operations Manager at SMIGHT

All you need to know about PRTG Database Observer – our new product extension

A week ago, I introduced you to Paessler PRTG Data Exporter. Now, in this article, I would like to shift focus to another new extension: Paessler PRTG Database Observer. Databases play a critical role in ensuring the smooth functioning of businesses and organizations. However, effectively monitoring these databases can be a challenging task, especially when dealing with different database types and complex queries. PRTG Database Observer provides a comprehensive and easy-to-use solution for monitoring all types of SQL databases, including SAP Hana, Microsoft SQL, Oracle, MySQL, IBM DB2, SAP MaxDB and more.

All you need to know about PRTG Data Exporter - our new product extension

In this article, I would like to give you some more details about Paessler PRTG Data Exporter, our new product extension that I have already given a brief overview of in this article: Discover our 3 latest Paessler PRTG product extensions In the dynamic world of IT infrastructure management, real-time access to accurate monitoring data is critical. This data is the backbone for informed decision-making, efficient resource allocation and proactive problem resolution. Paessler PRTG provides a reliable solution for monitoring network, server, database, and application performance. With Paessler PRTG Data Exporter, we provide a seamless way to export and use your monitoring data like never before.

F.T.P. relies on Paessler PRTG for high-performance monitoring

From a strong focus on the enterprise environment to the world of SMEs: F.T.P. offers high-value monitoring services through Paessler PRTG and enters new markets, including OT.

Join one of our 2024 training events

As the year comes to a close, we have successfully completed more than 40 global training events and certified more than 400 IT professionals. Feedback from the field has confirmed that our move from a single level of training to three distinct levels has been a positive step. This year, we introduced Paessler PRTG Professional Services, including Consulting, Support, and Training services. You have probably read about these on our blog or in one of the newsletters.I would like to thank all of you who have put your trust in our products and professional services and have chosen to be trained by us.The purpose of this article is to inform you that we have published new training dates for 2024 on our website.

New features for Paessler PRTG OPC UA Server

We released Paessler PRTG OPC UA Server earlier this year, and since then we’ve been hard at work improving and updating it to make it even better. With a new release of PRTG OPC UA Server out now, we thought this is the perfect time to get you caught up on the changes we’ve made, and their benefits to you.

Enabling SSO with Microsoft Entra ID for your Paessler PRTG Hosted Monitor installation

With version 23.4.88 of Paessler PRTG Hosted Monitor, you can implement single sign-on with Microsoft Entra ID. Here we take a look at how the setup works and what you have to do to remember one less password from now on. But first things first...

New PRTG release 23.4.88 is available!

The latest Paessler PRTG release, 23.4.88, is now available in the stable release channel! This version comes with the experimental SNMP Traffic v2 sensor and improvements for the MQTT Subscribe Custom sensor and the SNMP Buffalo TS System Health sensor. i Important security note This release includes a hotfix for a path traversal vulnerability in the PRTG Webserver that could be exploited without authentication. The vulnerability can be tracked under CVE-2023-45858. Here are the details:

Making complex IT landscapes understandable with Paessler PRTG and Qbilon

iAbout KTR Systems GmbH   KTR Systems GmbH, a globally recognized engineering company with over 1,200 employees and 24 subsidiaries, faced a major challenge in managing and documenting its complex IT infrastructure. The need to monitor the IT systems of the company's headquarters and its numerous subsidiaries as well as to keep the workload for IT documentation under control prompted KTR Systems to look for a set of solutions. This case study shows how Paessler PRTG and Qbilon worked together to play an important role in Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM) and the automation of IT landscape documentation at KTR Systems.  

Why you should monitor HMIs, and how

Should you be monitoring the HMI component of your industrial control cabinets? I mean, the devices inside the cabinet are far more important, right? Spoiler: you really should be monitoring your cabinet HMI. In this blog post, I’ll explain the different types of HMIs out there, and I’ll give you some examples of what monitoring metrics you should be measuring.