Free Application From Kratos Networks Helps IT Managers Conveniently Monitor Network Traffic From the Desktop

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 8, 2011) - Traffic and bandwidth monitoring is a growing challenge for organizations large and small. Now network and IT managers can get a free application that helps them monitor network traffic from their desktops thanks to Kratos Networks™.

The Network Traffic Monitor is the latest in the Kratos family of free IT tools. It provides an at-a-glance view of real-time network traffic usage from the desktop without having to log into a management program. IT managers can easily monitor inbound and outbound traffic used by routers, switches, servers and other SNMP enabled network devices.

"Whether you want to monitor real-time traffic flowing out of your WAN or bandwidth spikes on the LAN, the Kratos Network Traffic Monitor is an easy-to-use and convenient tool to help busy IT managers monitor bandwidth performance," said Mike Smith, Vice President of Kratos Networks.

The Network Traffic Monitor runs on any Microsoft Windows® desktop and can be downloaded free at

Kratos will debut the app and new releases of its flagship NeuralStar® and dopplerVUE® network management products next week at Cisco Live! from July 11-14 in booth 2072. 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 Network Traffic Monitor is the latest in Kratos Networks' family of free IT management gadgets. Since their debut, the series of utilities has logged over 100,000 downloads. The full line up includes:

  • Network Traffic Monitor -- monitors inbound and outbound bandwidth usage
  • VSOM Monitor -- ensures the availability of the video surveillance server
  • 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 Network Traffic Monitor or any other IT desktop utilities, please visit:

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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Network Traffic Monitor: Quickly monitor network traffic from your desktop with the free Kratos app.