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Monitis Announces Global Traceroute Service

Web System Administrators Can Instantly Check Their Networks, Implement Quick Fixes

San Jose, CA, June 05, 2011 --( Monitis, the award-winning provider of the world’s first all-in-one systems monitoring cloudware, has launched a new free tool, Monitis Global Traceroute, which will enable system administrators and webmasters to instantly trace the Internet routes, or Traceroute, of their networks’ server simultaneously from multiple locations.

“We’re driven to keep taking the pressure off busy Web System Administrators so that they can save time from typical IT maintenance chores and, instead, focus on more strategic issues,” said Monitis Founder and CEO Hovhannes Avoyan. “Monitis Global Traceroute puts another valuable, free tool for instant network checking in sysadmins’ hands.”

Monitis Global Traceroute, which will be available to all visitors of the Monitis website, is a network diagnostic tool that is used to determine the "path" and transit times that packets take from one IP address to another, simultaneously from multiple global locations up to user servers.

Traceroute tools are often used for network troubleshooting. Monitis Global Traceroute can help identify routing issues or misconfigured firewalls that may be blocking ICMP/ping signals to a site. Monitis Global Traceroute can also be used by penetration testers to research network infrastructure and IP ranges around a given host. In case of multiple mirroring servers, system administrators can trace each mirror to determine which is faster for each location.

With Monitis Global Traceroute, no registration is required. System administrators need only enter the IP address or domain name of the server that they want to trace. Importantly, Monitis can perform Traceroute from its multiple testing locations across the U.S., Europe and Asia, giving systems management specialists a comprehensive picture of server and network availability from the end-user perspective. The information can be viewed in a graph or table but also via Google map.

“It’s a simple, instant server connectivity check,” noted Avoyan. “And with the provided information, system administrators and webmasters can easily track down and fix possible network issues.”

Monitis already provides no-cost services such as instant remote ping, instant full-page check and instant http check to users – with no obligation or commitment required to sign up for Monitis's premium services.
About Monitis

Monitis believes that the Cloud is the biggest thing to happen in IT management since IT management. Having seen this vision early, Monitis is now the global leader in developing this market. It is the first affordable network and systems monitoring solution that is based 100% in the Cloud. Besides Monitis’s enthusiastic and loyal user base of 70,000 customers from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies to government agencies and educational institutions, Monitis has won rave reviews from the technology analyst community, such as “Most Innovative Start-Up″ from The 451 Group and a listing in OnDemand 100, a ranking by Morgan Stanley, KPMG, and AlwaysOn, of 100 top private companies globally.

Monitis was founded in 2005 by a team of seasoned IT developers fed-up and tired of the limits of software-based tools, while inspired by the promise of the Cloud. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Monitis’s team of IT professionals has extensive experience running enterprise-grade IT businesses, as well as starting and selling several IT start-ups. Monitis employs a global workforce and enjoys a robust average month-on-month revenue growth of over 10%.

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