There are numerous tools available to assist network managers with their day to day tasks, but most come with a cost. Here are three of the top free tools from SolarWinds that help thousands of network managers every day.

Realtime Bandwidth Monitor

SolarWinds Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor allows you to monitor interfaces on your network to see how much bandwidth is in use or how much traffic is currently on those interfaces via a constantly updating graph. And it allows you to do so at a very granular level by offering sub-second polling. With this free tool you can also monitor multiple interfaces from different devices at the same time. By setting thresholds the real-time updating graphs allow you to quickly identify which interfaces are experiencing a high percentage of utilization.

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