Host Color Adds Advanced Network Performance Monitoring To Colocation And Dedicated Hosting

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Colocation, Dedicated hosting and Cloud service provider Host Color ( has announced that it has made available to all Colocation and Dedicated Server customers, a metrics platform named Network Performance Monitoring & Traffic Analyzer (NPMTA). It is based on SolarWinds network performance monitoring software solution.

NPMTA can be used as add-on service to Colocation or Dedicated server accounts. It allows Host Color’s customers to analyze bandwidth usage, monitor business critical applications and network utilization. They can also monitor data transfer usage by: application, user, protocol and location.

“Our new network performance service helps clients to manage their computing instances much better. They can improve operational efficiency with NPMTA’s monitoring, alerting and reporting tools in a single pane of glass for end-to-end network visibility”, explains Martin Andreev, VP of Operations of He adds that, NPMTA makes possible for administrators to quickly identify network and application reliability as well as performance issues with deep packet inspection and analysis.

According to Host Color, the NPMTA speeds troubleshooting of network issues, resolves network outages and significantly reduces downtime. It allows administrators to monitor response time, availability and performance of any network devices, while the system automatically calculates network latency and correlates to end-users’ quality of experience. The web host has been actively testing the NPMTA since October 1st 2014. On December 1st the company has made NPMTA available to all Colocation and dedicated server customers.

Host Color has recently announced a new peering agreement with Illinois Century Network (AS6325), a high performance network that serves educational, research, governmental and healthcare organizations the State of Illinois. Host Color is known for its high quality, low latency network AS46873. According to the company’s website, Host Color has more that 40 active peering agreements with international, regional carriers and content delivery networks and is one of the most connected IT Hosting networks in Midwestern United States.

About Host Color (AS46873) is a web hosting provider since 2000. It operates a fully-redundant, 100% uptime, SLA guarantee network that features Midwest U.S. peering and is connected to Level 3, Cogent, Hurricane Electric, and US Signal. The company’s main data center is based out of South Bend, Indiana, 90 miles from Chicago. Its location and the quality Internet network, ensure the lowest possible latency to any point in North America and Europe. Host Color also provides disaster recovery, Colocation and Dedicated hosting in Europe through Host Color Europe.