SOURCE: Kratos Networks

Kratos Networks

July 07, 2011 09:15 ET

Free Desktop Application From Kratos Networks Helps IT and Physical Security Managers Easily Monitor Cisco VSOM Servers

Tracks Services Critical to Video Surveillance Server Availability and Performance From the Desktop

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 7, 2011) - With networks, IT and security solutions all converging over the Internet Protocol (IP), IT and physical security managers now have a free new app they can use to conveniently monitor the availability and performance of their Cisco Video Surveillance Operations Manager (VSOM) Server thanks to Kratos Networks™. The Kratos VSOM Monitor continuously tracks the elements that are critical to ensuring optimal VSOM health including server availability, as well as the status of services and video and archive feeds.

The Kratos VSOM Monitor makes it quick and convenient for IT and physical security managers to continuously monitor from their desktop without logging into a management program. Its at-a-glance view allows users to easily see CPU and memory over-utilization, storage capacity, response time for vital services, and the performance of video and archive feeds in order to ensure capture and storage.

The Kratos VSOM Monitor runs on any Microsoft Windows® desktop and can be downloaded free at:

Kratos will debut the app and the new releases of its flagship NeuralStar® and dopplerVUE® network management products next week at Cisco Live from July 11-14. dopplerVUE is a full-featured, easy to use network monitoring product that brings enterprise-grade features to networks of any size. NeuralStar is an enterprise management solution that integrates data across distributed networks for strategic global views.

The Kratos VSOM Monitor is the latest in Kratos Networks' family of free IT management utilities. Since their debut, they have logged over 100,000 downloads. The full line-up includes:

  • VSOM Monitor - ensures the availability of the video surveillance server
  • Network Traffic Monitor - monitors inbound and outbound bandwidth usage
  • Exchange Monitor - tracks services critical to Exchange performance
  • Website Traffic Monitor - helps managers identify why users may experience website performance issues
  • Service Level Monitor - measures upload and download speeds
  • Server Performance Monitor - monitors local or remote servers
  • Device Monitor - collects and graphs any of hundreds of network device metrics
  • Syslog Alarm Monitor - uses syslog messages to identify potentially troubled network devices
  • LaunchPAD - access network tools quickly

To download the Kratos VSOM Monitor or any other IT desktop utilities, please visit:

To manage multiple VSOM servers, proxy feeds and the entire VSOM infrastructure, as well as to monitor bandwidth and get threshold and email messaging alerts, Kratos Networks offers dopplerVUE®, an easy to use IT monitoring and management tool, and NeuralStar®, an enterprise management solution used in some of the world's most advanced and secure networks, which monitors applications across multiple installations in distributed environments.

About Kratos Networks
Kratos Networks is the division of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS), specializing in products and services that help large and small organizations better manage their network-centered operations. Flagship products include dopplerVUE®, an easy to use network monitoring and management tool that brings enterprise-grade features to networks of any size, and NeuralStar, an enterprise management solution that integrates data across distributed networks for strategic global views. The Kratos Network Management Platform is the foundation of both of these products and serves as an event management correlation and dashboarding solution that is ideal for creating custom monitoring applications or as the basis for original equipment manufacturers (OEM) creating built-in management capabilities for their hardware or software products. For more information please visit

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS) provides mission critical products, services and solutions for commercial, government and defense customers around the globe. Kratos' core capabilities include sophisticated software, IT, engineering, manufacturing, system integration and training offerings especially for security conscious environments. News and information are available at

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