(This section includes products that contain: site version control tools, combined utilities/tools, server management and optimization tools, and authoring/publishing/deployment tools that include significant site management or testing capabilities.)
COAST WebCentral Site management tool from Coast Software, Inc. for monitoring compliance standards related to Privacy, Information Assurance, Accessibility, and Web Governance. Capabilities include: high-level summary reports, site scores, and trend analyses using intuitive browser-based reports;roll-up of results from different business units or global Web sites for overall views of site compliance; complete inventory of Web sites and Comparison Inventory Reports to compare different versions of a Web site.
Maxamine Knowledge Platform Integrated site managment tool from Maxamine Inc., combining site content, structure and visitor traffic data into one searchable data base, to enable detailed analysis of what is going on behind the scenes of Web operations. Desktop product for multiple platforms, and online service available.
WebCEO Tool from Radiocom Ltd. for maintaining, promoting, analyzing web sites. Limited-capability free version also available. Includes link checker, WYSIWYG editor, FPT/publishing, traffic analysis, and site monitoring capabilities.
ManageEngine Applications Manager Site management tool from AdventNet; works with a variety of web servers, database servers, service types, and OS's. Free and professional versions available.
SilkCentral Performance Monitor Tool from Segue Software, Inc., actively monitors and evaluates the health of a site's live applications utilizing synthetic business transactions. Passive monitoring records real user sessions and reliably detects and logs all error situations encountered by real-users. Recorded transactions can then be analyzed when production errors occur and fed back into SilkPerformer for real-world performance testing scenarios.
webSensor Integrated site measurement and analysis tool from Moniforce BV; Integrates performance and availability data with site traffic data, including server errors, response errors, network errors, page aborts, response times, page sizes, bandwidth usage. Other capabilities include search engine optimization; click path analysis; visitor segmentation; real-time executive dash board.
RealiTea Web application management solution that provides detailed visibility into availability and functionality issues to enable efficient problem identification, isolation, and repair. Captures and monitors real user sessions, providing context and correlation data for application failure analysis. Add-on capabilities include a 'Dashboard' to provide real-time, customizable views of success/failure rates for key online business processes and other critical metrics, and 'Real Scripts' automatically generated from recorded user sessions for use in specified other load testing tools.
PROGNOSIS Comprehensive tool from Integrated Research Ltd. for performance and availability monitoring, network management, and diagnostics; suited to large systems.
RedDot CMS Web content managment system from RedDot Solutions includes modules such as SmartEdit; Asset Manager to securely centralize images; Site Manager to create and manage your web site; Web Compliance Manager to manage integrity and accessibility, and more.
Cuevision Network Monitor Monitoring tool from Cuevision for monitoring website, server, services, applications, and network; capabilities include notifications via email, net send, and popup, restart apps and services, etc. For Windows.
GFI Network Server Monitor Server management tool from GFI Software Ltd. checks network and servers for failures and fixes them automatically. Alerts via email, pagers, SMS; automatically reboot servers, restart services, run scripts, etc. Freeware version of GFI Network Server Monitor is also available; includes modules to check HTTP and ICMP/ping for checking availability of HTTP and HTTPS sites.
Web Site Monitoring Performance Monitoring - Free open-source website performance monitoring and uptime notification application in PERL, from AllScoop; sends email notification if site is slow or down.
ContentStudio E-catalog management tool from TechniCon Systems with Win Explorer-type interface with drag and drop functionality; eliminates need for programmers and special production staff to maintain catalogs. Legacy-to-Web Tools can "bulk-load" online catalog from legacy product data. Capabilities include defining intra-configuration rules, such as option compatibilities on a single product; spatial relationships between products, etc.
FTP Assistant for Webmasters FTP client from Byteway.com for web site updating; additional features include manual or customizable automated control, link verification, HTML and GIF optimization, site cleanup, drag-and-drop, upload resuming, scheduler, and more.
TestWEB Monitor Web site monitoring tool from Original Software checks 5 or more URL's up to every 30 seconds. Receive instant notification by email whenever one of the sites is unavailable.
SpinPike Flexible and scalable content management system from SavvyBox Systems, based on database-driven, template-based dynamically-created content. Installer easily installs system on your server, high-level functions save template coding time; WYSIWYG editor.
Constructioner Website development software with integrated content management system from Artware Multimedia GmbH. Design/administrate database connected PHP web applications in combination with individual webdesign. Includes: Ready-to-use Backoffice, Content and Table Management (WYSIWYG-Editor), User Administration, Multilingualism, Dynamic Menu, Message Board, PHP-Code Insertion, Statistical Reports, Database Backup, Search. All can be integrated without writing code. Constructioner Light Edition available as Freeware.
CrownPeak CMS Content management service from CrownPeak Technology, which hosts the management system application and the client's administrative interfaces and pushes the final assembled pages to client Web servers. Provides complete software developers environment, comprehensive Communications Gateway for inbound and outbound data, and a robust API.
WebLight HTML validator and link checking tool from Illumit LLC. Free for use on small sites, low cost for large sites. Works on multiple platforms.
Tonic Suite of web site management/monitoring/test tools from Tonic Software; can manage all components across complex Web-enabled applications by measuring and monitoring performance, verifying content and functional integrity, load testing, detecting, reporting and fixing problems before users see them.
Trellian InternetStudio Suite of web site management utilities from Trellian including site upload/publishing tools, text editor, HTML editor, link checker, site mapper, spell checker, site spider, image handling, HTML encryptor/optimizer, HTML validator, image mapper, e-commerce site designer/generator. For Windows.
Watchfire WebXM Content analysis tool from Watchfire analyzes sites for slow loading pages, security, searchability, broken links, accessibility, privacy compliance, and website standards compliance.
Documentum Enterprise content management product from EMC Corp. - capabilites/support include scalability, security, business process automation, globalization, XML-content-based multi-channel delivery, support for more than 50 document formats, integration with a variety of servers, authoring tools, etc.
Serena Collage Content management tool from Serena; browser-based, scalable content management platform for content contributors distributed across an organization. Works with content from any platform or application. Enables collaboration, version control, activity tracking, administration, templates, styles, approval workflow, multi-lingual support, more. Runs with a variety of platforms, web servers, and DB servers.
Alchemy Eye System management tool from Alchemy Lab continuously monitors server availability and performance. Alerts by cell phone, pager, e-mail, etc. Can automatically run external programs, and log events.
Web500 CMS Web content management and site maintenance solution from Web500. Add-on modules allow capabilities such as WAP, e-commerce, payment processing, customer relationship management, and more.
HTML Rename Site Migration/Batch processing tool from Expandable Language that enforces file naming conventions (case, length, invalid chars), renaming the files to match the convention, then correcting the links to those files automatically. Eliminates problems encountered when moving files between Windows, Mac, and UNIX systems and publishing to CD-ROM. For Mac or Windows.
IP Check Server monitoring tool from Paessler GmbH. Alerts webmasters if a webserver is not working correctly because the web service is down, CGI scripts return errors or the SQL server is not reachable. It can constantly monitor any number of servers and ports. For Windows.
Stellent Universal Content Management System Content management tool from Stellent, Inc. 'Stellent Content Server' uses a web-based repository, where all content and content types are stored for management, reuse and access. Enables services such as library services, security, conversion services, workflow, personalization, index/search, replication and administration. Other modules provide additional services such as: services for creating, managing and publishing Web content and supporting from one to thousands of Web sites; services for capturing, securing and sharing digital and paper-based documents and reports; and services for collaborative environments and for digital asset and records management.
Rhythmyx Content Manager Web content management product from Percussion Software; based on native XML and XSL technologies; content development, publishing, version control, and customizable workflow. Manages Web content, documents, digital assets, portals and scanned images.
Content Management Server Windows based content mgmt tool from Microsoft (formerly 'nResolution' from nCompass Labs). Enterprise web content management system that enables quickly and efficiently building, deploying, and maintaining highly dynamic web sites. Enables scheduling of content refreshes, management of workflow, tracking of revisions, and indexing content by means of a browser window or via MS Word.
Broadvision Suite of content and publishing management tools from Broadvision Inc.; allows a distributed team of non-technical content experts to manage every aspect of site content, including creation, editing, staging, production, and archiving.
HP OpenView Internet Services Internet services monitoring/management tool from HP; integrates with other OpenView products to provide a variety of management and monitoring services and capabilities. Enables end-user emulation of major business-critical applications as well as a single integrated view of the complete Internet infrastructure. Designed to help IT staff efficiently predict, isolate, diagnose and troubleshoot problem occurrences, anticipate capacity shortfalls, and manage and report on service level agreements.
WebCheck Windows application that runs in background and periodically checks a site for availability and correctness; searches for keywords; provides notification by displaying a message or sending an e-mail. Requires MSIE.
WS_FTP Pro FTP/web publishing tool from Ipswitch; manage, upload, and update websites; automatically resume interrupted transfers; support more than 50 host file systems; drag-and-drop files; for Windows.
A1Monitor Utility from A1Tech for monitoring availability of web servers. Capabilities include notification by email and automatic reboot of web server. For Windows.
WebLog Manager In addition to logging capabilities, checks search engine placement including position, page, rank on page, click paths. Enhanced logging utilizing custom generated script uploaded to host; includes 'anti-caching technology' ensuring more reliable logging by blocking caching of site's pages by visitor's browsers; 'Active Protect MetaTags' allowing only search engine spiders to see front-page meta-tags; 'Active Protect Images' to prevent other sites from "borrowing" images; and 'Active Deny Access' to prevent particular IP addresses from accessing web site. From Monocle Solutions. Requires UNIX, PERL, SSI, on web server and Windows client.
AgentWebRanking Freeware tool from AADSoft to monitor site's search engine position, improve search engine ranks, submit URL's. Searches top engines for keywords; can specify search depth. Also has keyword count for pages vs competitor's pages; auto or manual submit of URL's to search engines, meta tag creator. Requires MSIE and Windows.
WebSite Director Web-content workflow management system with browser-based interface includes configurable workflow management, e-mail submission of web content, and e-mail notifications; allows defining and applying existing workflow and approval rules to web content management process. For Windows, UNIX.
Equalizer Load balancing server appliance and site management tool from Coyote Point Systems. Web based interface for load balancing administration, server failure detection, real-time server monitoring of server response time, number of pending requests, etc.
WebTrends Analysis Suite Web site management tool from NetIQ includes log analysis, link analysis and quality control, content management and site visualization, alerting, monitoring and recovery, proxy server traffic analysis and reporting. For Windows.
XMetal XML development tool from BlastRadius for XML-based web site authoring and validation. Includes a 'Database Import Wizard', and can automatically convert output to CALS or HTML table models or to XML; For Windows.
Unicenter TNG w/Web Management Option Site management application from Computer Associates includes access and security control, monitoring, logging, metrics, server management, network management. For MS and Netscape web servers.
Interwoven Team Site Web development, version control, access control, and publishing control tool; works with many servers, OS's, and platforms.
Macromedia Web Publishing System Macromedia's complete, scalable web content management solution that enables collaboration, management, and publishing to websites within a centrally controlled, standards-based environment. Supports multiple platforms and browsers.
Site/C 'Set-and-forget' utility from Robomagic Software; for periodic server monitoring for web server connection problems, link problems. E-mail/pager notifications, logging capabilities. For Windows.
PowerMapper From Electrum Multimedia; for customizable automated site mapping, HTML validation, link checking. Evaluation copy available; requires Windows and MSIE.
SiteScope Mercury's product for agentless site monitoring and maintenance. Runs on servers and monitors server performance, links, connections, logs, etc.; scheduled and on-demand reporting; provides notifications of problems. Includes published API for creating custom monitors. Monitors mimic users' end-to-end actions. For Windows or Unix.
HTML PowerTools HTML validator, global search-and-replace. Date stamper, spell checker, Meta manager, image tag checker, HTML-to-Text converter, customizable reports. Link checker. Validates against various HTML versions, browser extensions; has updateable rulebase. From Talicom. For Windows.
OpenDeploy Interwoven's configurable control system for deploying from development to production environments. Includes automated deployment, security, and encryption capabilities. For Windows and Unix.
TeamSite Interwoven's collaborative web site production control, administration, and management product for enterprise-wide internet and intranet projects. Includes version control, browser interface, comparison capabilitie, file edit merging, variable lock controls. Server side compatible with many available web servers.
Content Management Server Vignette Corporation's product for web site collaborative content, publishing, management, and maintenance. Support for managing content stored in databases, XML repositories, and static files. Supports a wide variety of web attributes, databases, API's, and servers.
Microsoft FrontPage Microsoft's web site authoring and site management tool; includes site management capabilities, link checking, etc.
HomeSite Macromeida's web site project management/authoring/validator tool; page in screen is validated with results displayed below; error info is linked to error in html; file uploading; link checker; thumbnail viewer. For Windows.
NetObjects Fusion Site authoring/management tool. Visual site structure editor, layout editor, graphics management, staging/publishing control. For Windows.