Increase productivity with GFI WebMonitor
A recent surveys states that about 40% of time spent by software professional on internet is for doing non work related tasks. The result is decrease in productivity and efficiency of employees. Although there are many products available in market for restricting use of internet, web filtering and securities but, none of them focused on customized user access based on type of users (developers, sales, management, and executives) As need of all these people who use web are not similar it’s unfair to have single policy for everyone.
205 million Websites in Webgrade Coverage
GFI Web monitor has over 205 million categorized URL in database. In rare case if URL categorization is not available on local server then web monitor automatically requests GFI web monitor server for categorization.
You might want to restrict users from accessing all features of Web monitor then GFI Web monitor will allow you to assign rights based on IP of the computer from which access is being made or by the domain-authenticated user-name of the client trying to load the configuration.
Top Policy Breakers
Do you have employee review system running half/yearly pattern for employees then this feature will help you to determine top policy breakers and remind them about policies of your organization. The breaches include browsing restricted sites, downloading of malware infected files.
Scanning with multiple anti-virus engines
Web monitor uses multiple anti-virus engines to scan downloaded files for infection with advantage of reduction in obtaining virus database signatures.
Custom file download restrictions
The type of files that top brass of company uses may not fully match with what normal users use daily. Now you can control this also! Web monitor allows you to create policies for particular user or groups. One feature that I loved is its built-in file signature scanner to analyze and detect the real file type signatures of downloaded HTTP/FTP files. The scanner will automatically scan for viruses or Trojan programs.
Monitor or Block a Connection in Real Time
If someone in your employees is downloading a large file probably movie, TV episodes or illegal setup then this feature can save your day. Simply click on “Block Connection” icon and connection will be blocked for that user. Additionally, administrators can view what sites being viewed, files being downloaded in real time.
Easy setup in virtual environments
GFI WebMonitor supports and runs on the most common virtualization technologies in use, namely VMware, Microsoft Virtual Server and Microsoft Hyper-V. This will ensure smooth working of policies even if you switched over to virtualized environment.
How it looks in action
A simple installation, great analytic and many other useful features like, custom policy control based on type of users, top policy breakers GFI Webmonitor is great tool for your increasing productivity of your employees. With a vast features you might be thinking of huge price label for this software but, with GFI‘s “Pay per seat” model this software won’t cost you much.
The fully functional evaluation version can be downloaded from their products page.
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