Figure 1: A screenshot of AppAnalyzer 4.0 for Exchange
AppAnalyzer's features include the following:
- It can help allocate messaging system costs. Reports allow administrators to charge back users or groups of users for email and the use of storage resources.
- Administrators can analyze service-level metrics to find areas for improvements and to make adjustments for traffic on servers. It demonstrates service-level achievements through a number of reports, including message delivery times between sites, groups or servers.
- It complies with email acceptable use policies and industry regulations. It displays email activity of individual users, Internet domains, suspect SMTP addresses, keywords and attachments within all email messages.
- It helps improve capacity management and upgrade/migration planning. Admins can view long-term historical data on message traffic levels, storage usage and user activity.
System requirements: 32 bit or 64 bit Windows Server; SQL Server 2005; Exchange Server 2000, 2003 or 2007.
Pricing: The WebAdmin Console costs $2,500 and $6 per mailbox. Volume and government pricing is available.
This was first published in February 2009