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When you have a hard-to-catch or hard-to-prove network problem (LAN, WAN or cloud), PingPlotter Pro delivers empirical proof of the culprit, a strategy on how to solve it, and 24/7 peace of mind with alert-based monitoring.

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The complete lightweight tool for multi-target monitoring and alerting.

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Pingman Tools (formerly Nessoft, LLC) builds software and shares wisdom that makes network troubleshooting suck less. When you experience connection issues, our products help you identify culprits, monitor problems, and work toward solutions whether you are a seasoned pro or a networking newbie.

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Latest Pingman News

May 21, 2015 - Fresh Medium for PingPlotter Guidance - Video!

Several PingPlotter users have been requesting tutorial videos lately. We think that's a splendid idea and just uploaded the first video in the PingPlotter Tutorial series - "Getting Started Quickly".

This video visualizes several concepts covered by in the "Getting Started Guide", and you can find it on the newly constructed Pingman Tools Youtube Channel.

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May 15, 2015 - Kill Your Email with Slack or HipChat Alerts

If you've been thinking "Wow, PingPlotter or MultiPing REST alert events sure sound interesting, but what should I do with them?", integrating alerts with Slack or HipChat is an excellent first project. So excellent, we just published a couple articles that explain how to post messages to Slack/Hipchat rooms with REST alert events.

Beyond killing your email, we're interested in other ways you're using REST alert events to integrate your Pingman products. If you're imagining another fun integration, let us know about it at

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May 13, 2015 - iOS Sweetness Abounds

iPhone & iPad users rejoice! PingPlotter is making its first leap to mobile, and we're recruiting beta testers.

Check out the PingPlotter iOS Beta page for more information about the app and beta program!

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Other Important Stuff

Step-By-Step Network Troubleshooting Guide

How to use PingPlotter to troubleshoot the network, pinpoint the problem, collect the data you need, and navigate your ISP’s support organization.

Product Comparison

Learn about the differences between products, and find out which offering is best for you.

Common Network Problems

Find out how to identify and approach frequently experienced networking issues.