Solution:Network Bandwidth Monitoring Software

You searched on network bandwidth monitoring and management, network bandwidth test, or a similar topic. SolarWinds has software that will help you manage and monitor your network bandwidth. We recommend that you explore NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.

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NetFlow Traffic Analyzer

Real Time Network Utilization & Bandwidth Monitoring

  • Monitors network bandwidth & traffic patterns down to the interface level
  • Identifies which users, applications, & protocols are consuming the most bandwidth
  • Highlights the IP addresses of top talkers and stores & displays flow data with up to one minute granularity
  • Analyzes Cisco® NetFlow, Juniper® J-Flow, IPFIX, sFlow®, Huawei NetStream™ & other flow data
  • Typically deploys in less than an hour

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Network Bandwidth Monitoring & Management Software

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Monitor, Report and Analyze Network Bandwidth

Capture Cisco® NetFlow v5 or v9, Juniper® J-Flow, IPFIX, sFlow®, and Huawei NetStream™ data from continuous streams of network traffic and convert those raw numbers into easy-to-interpret charts and tables that quantify who and why your corporate network is being used by using SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA).


  • Monitors network traffic by capturing flow data from network devices, including Cisco® NetFlow v5 or v9, Juniper® J-Flow, IPFIX, sFlow®, and Huawei NetStream™
  • Identifies which users, applications, and protocols are consuming the most bandwidth and highlights the IP addresses of the top talkers
  • Application names you can easily recognize are delivered for your traffic arriving from designated ports, source IPs, destination IPs, and even protocols

Network Bandwidth Monitoring Highlights

  • See what's going on at-a-glance and drill down into problems areas, exploring traffic patterns and device performance
  • Look at traffic patterns over months, days, or minutes so you can drill down to the moment when something happened and investigate the source of issues like excessive bandwidth utilization or unexpected application traffic
  • Utilize advanced application mapping to gain valuable insight into which applications are consuming the most network bandwidth
  • Create and share personalized views of network traffic
  • Ensure that your traffic prioritization policies are effective with our Class-Based Quality of Service (CBQoS)
  • Receive an instant alert notification when an interface exceeds its utilization threshold, including a list of top talkers
  • Enables you to quickly drill-down into traffic on specific network elements, using multiple views to get the perspective you're looking for
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View network traffic on a single page with easy drill-down capability

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer offers a traffic analysis dashboard with a simple, summarized analysis of your network traffic on a single pane of glass with a simple drill-down capability. Drill down into problems areas, exploring traffic patterns and device performance to see what’s going on at-a-glance.


  • Out-of-the-box top ten views allow you to see potential problems quickly
  • Get to the root of bandwidth issues with an intuitive point-and-click interface
  • Identify network-wide top talkers and top applications so you always know who is using the most bandwidth
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Look into and isolate excessive network bandwidth utilization and unexpected application traffic

See traffic patterns from minutes to months so you can drill down to the exact moment when something happened and investigate the source of issues like excessive bandwidth utilization and unexpected application traffic.

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Identify network traffic coming from common applications

Track application traffic arriving from designated ports, source IPs, destination IPs, and protocols to determine which applications are consuming the most bandwidth.

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Generate and share custom network traffic views

Set up and share customer network traffic views by filtering J-Flow data based on custom parameters & instantly access the data most critical to your network.


  • Set up network traffic views by Cisco® NetFlow v5 or v9, Juniper® J-Flow, IPFIX, sFlow®, and Huawei NetStream™ data based on custom parameters
  • Access the data most critical to your network instantly by saving or bookmarking personalized views
  • Share key views as links with co-workers to facilitate teamwork
  • Quickly save network traffic views to the menu bar
  • Build queries using any of the fields supported by NetFlow
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Analysis on Top Users of Network Bandwidth

Set up and share customer network traffic views by filtering J-Flow data based on custom parameters and instantly access the data most critical to your network.


  • Set up network traffic views by Cisco® NetFlow v5 or v9, Juniper® J-Flow, IPFIX, sFlow®, and Huawei NetStream™ data based on custom parameters
  • Access the data most critical to your network instantly by saving or bookmarking personalized views
  • Share key views as links with co-workers to facilitate teamwork
  • Quickly save network traffic views to the menu bar
  • Build queries using any of the fields supported by NetFlow
  • Greater visibility into top users and their usage by storing all IP conversations with one minute granularity for an unlimited number of days
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Alerts when bandwidth utilization crosses pre-defined thresholds

Easily configure interface utilization alerts to notify you when bandwidth consumption exceeds your defined threshold. Alert notifications even include a list of the top talkers on your network so that you can quickly pinpoint the bandwidth hogs.


  • Delivers an alert when interface bandwidth utilization crosses pre-defined thresholds
  • Alert notifications are specially formatted for mobile devices and include a list of “top talkers”
  • Simplifies troubleshooting by providing direct links to flow details from SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) events
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Create and view out-of-the-Box or custom reports for Cisco® NetFlow v5 or v9, Juniper® J-Flow, IPFIX, sFlow®, and Huawei NetStream™

Create, run, and schedule reports for Cisco® NetFlow v5 or v9, Juniper® J-Flow, IPFIX, sFlow®, and Huawei NetStream™ data. Shipping with multiple built-in reports, SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA) makes it painless to report on network traffic data over specific time periods or by network segment.


A simple interface makes it easy to customize built-in reports and also allows the creation of completely customized NetStream reports. Plus, with SolarWinds NTA, it’s easy to schedule and automatically generate reports for delivery to management on a weekly basis.


  • Delivers an alert when interface bandwidth utilization crosses pre-defined thresholds
  • Simplifies troubleshooting by providing direct links to flow details from SolarWinds Network Performance (NPM) events
  • Alert notifications include a list of “top talkers” and are specially formatted for mobile devices
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Network Bandwidth Monitoring & Management with SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer Software

Need more control over managing and monitoring bandwidth on your network? SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer software delivers affordable, easy-to-use network bandwidth monitoring and management tools. Download a free, fully-functional trial and in less than an hour you can begin monitoring bandwidth on your network.

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