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EMCO Ping Monitor Review

EMCO Ping Monitor

EMCO is the cream of the crop when it comes to Ping Monitoring solutions. Ranging from the Free Version to the Enterprise Edition, this utility can perform ping monitoring of just a few hosts to thousands of hosts.

EMCO is trusted by brands like Prada, Verizon, Starbucks, and CitiBank – to name a few. It uses Ping to detect connection outages and monitors hosts in real-time by dedicated working threads so you can get real-time statistics and notifications.

Features & Review

  • Multi-Host Ping Monitoring – Beginning with 5 hosts on the Free Edition to thousands on the Enterprise Edition, there is not limitation to the number of monitored hosts. EMCO Ping can monitor multiple hosts simultaneously.
  • When the utility pings a monitored host, is can give you information about the ping response time, response deviation, and allows you to estimate the quality of the network connection.
  • All of the statistical information gathers regarding the pings can be represented visually by a variety of charts. The application can automatically generate reports in different formats representing the host statistics you want to see.
  • Detects and alerts you if there are connection outages.
  • Fully Customizable and integrate-able with external software for executing scripts or executable files when connection are lost.

Screen Shots

EMCO Ping Monitor

System Requirements

This information was pulled from EMCO System Requirements page seen here:

https://emcosoftware.com/ping-monitor/requirements

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor or equivalent
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 250 MB of free disk space

Requirements

  • Administrative rights on the local computer
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or above (recommended), Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 (minimum)
  • TCP ports opened: 48008, 48009

Supported Platforms (x86/x64)

  • Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP (with SP2 or later), XP (with SP3 or later)
  • Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2003 R2, 2003 (with SP2 or later)

 

Pricing

There are three editions to choose from depending on your needs:

Free Edition – Allows you to monitor up to 5 hosts but does not allow any specific configuration. It runs as a Windows service, so monitoring stops when you log out of Windows.

  • The Free Edition does not cost anything.

Professional Edition – Can monitor up to 250 hosts and every host can have a customer configuration and it runs as a Windows service so monitoring will continue even if you log off.

  • EMCO ping monitor professional (single copy) – $99
  • EMCO ping monitor professional (unlimited copies) – $245
  • Upgrade to EMCO ping monitor professional from professional v5 (single copy) – $39
  • Upgrade to EMCO ping monitor professional from professional v5 (unlimited copy) – $99

Enterprise Edition – There is no limit to the number of monitored hosts. The Enterprise Edition includes all of the available features and works in a client/server setup.

  • EMCO ping monitor enterprise (single copy) – $199
  • EMCO ping monitor enterprise (unlimited copies) – $445
  • Upgrade to EMCO ping monitor enterprise from professional (single copy) – $109
  • Upgrade to EMCO ping monitor enterprise from professional (unlimited copy) – $219
  • Upgrade to EMCO ping monitor enterprise from professional v5 (single copy) – $99
  • Upgrade to EMCO ping monitor enterprise from professional v5 (unli

Official Website & Download Links

https://emcosoftware.com/ping-monitor/download

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Denise is one of our Staff Writers that has transitioned from the Corporate IT Consulting World into publishing. She enjoys writing about her Experiences with Software and Tools that she has used and help implement in Real-world Scenarios and Business. She has a Master in Organization Development from Seattle University.

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