Activity Monitor can keep track of the activities of both office and home computers, which is very important for businesses to protect the integrity of their data and boost the productivity of their employees. Similarly, this is essential to monitor what your children do when they’re connected to the Internet.
The installer can be run in two different modes: either office or home use. Besides, at a given time during installation, the users need to decide whether they want to install a monitoring console or the server and management console. Also, it’s necessary to install agent software on each client computer. Although the application’s interface is quite nice and intuitive, it’s definitely not easy to use. However, there’s, fortunately, well-structure documentation, excellent online support and even a tutorial video to help you.
If you are an employer, you’ll be glad to hear that this tool allows you to control what websites your employees can access, including social networks. Moreover, it can issue alerts when your company’s policies are violated. In addition, this tool can monitor other activities. In this respect, you can see what keystrokes are being typed, send instant messages, record email messages, and stop any program. Similarly, it can keep track of all the data they copy, save, or download. Finally, it even allows blocking their access to USB storage devices to prevent any information leaking.
In a few words, Activity Monitor provides effective ways to keep track of the actions of your employees. It can also secure sensitive information from being shared over social networks or copied to portable devices.
- It has a nice and intuitive interface
- It provides several ways to monitor activities
- It can control web browsing activity
- It’s not easy to use
- It’s somewhat pricey