VisualRoute helps determine if a connectivity problem is due to an ISP, the Internet, or the destination web site, and pinpoints the network where a problem occurs.
VisualRoute 2010 is available in several specialized editions, including simple options like performing a traceroute to more omplicated options like on-demand and continuous connectivity analysis, and 2-way connection testing to/from remote customer desktops or multiple points on a global network. Try the online connection test and see for yourself.
Below are just a handful of the features available in VisualRoute.....
# Graphical View of Traceroute, Ping, Reverse DNS Connectivity Analysis
Results from several essential network diagnostic tools are integrated into an overall connectivity report. More Info
# IP Location Reporting
The physical geographical locations of network servers and routers is key information for understanding routing problems. More Info
# Reverse Traces from Remote Desktops Help Resolve Customer Connectivity Problems
The SupportPro Edition enables support staff to test connectivity in both directions: to/from the VisualRoute desktop and to/from remote systems.
VisualRoutes Features and Benefits:
Graphical View of Traceroute, Ping, Reverse DNS Connectivity Analysis
Results from several essential network diagnostic tools are integrated into an overall connectivity report, providing a graphical view of connection performance report including packet loss and latency for each network hop. Drill-down detail is easily visible with a mouse over any network hop.
IP Location Reporting
The physical geographical locations of network servers and routers is key information for understanding routing problems, viewing the actual route path on global map provides an instant of picture of routing efficiency and distances. Try an IP trace online.
Whois Lookups, Network Provider Reporting
Get instant lookups of domain information from worldwide databases, so you can see the registered 'owner' of an IP address or domain. See the contact information for the company providing Internet access for each hop of a network route, so you can easily report network problems.
OmniPath Multiple Path Discovery
Get real-time views of all possible routes to a destination and easily compare the performance of different routes. The common use of load-balancers creates multiple paths that data packets may travel between the source and destination. OmniPath discovers the various paths, enables you to easily see which routes are the fastest/slowest, have the highest/lowest packet loss, or have the highest probability.
NetVu Multiple Route Topology Graph
See a high-level view of all network routes for open trace reports, enabling easily identification of network nodes that are common to multiple routes, and network routes that have multiple path options due to load balancers or router configurations.
NetVu enables you to consistently monitor all possible paths between the source and destination for mutiple routes in a single diagram, view the common nodes, and locate single points of failure. The diagram updates wheneven a new trace is performed, when used with the continuous trace option you can easily check the health of your network by viewing changes in the diagram.
Application Port Testing, Port Probing, DNS Peformance Testing
Trace specific application ports to test if your critical applications are up and responding as expected. VisualRoute measures and reports on DNS (domain name service) response time, which can have a significant effect on connectivity performance.