MacNews Category Review: Mac software for ISPs
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MacNews Category Review: Mac software for ISPs

imageThis MacNews Category Review looks at ISP software for Mac OS X. Products covered include CyberGauge, DBabble Chat Server, DNews News Server, FmPro Migrator, Hawkeye, iiUsage, Mac OS X Server, MailServe, Name Stalker, NetTracker, Optigold ISP, Radicate, Riccisoft, TimeGain, Zeus Web Server and ZipBurst.


[url=]CyberGauge[/url] is an utility for monitoring your Internet bandwidth information. It uses the industry standard management protocol, SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol), to monitor the throughput of data through the router interface connecting your LAN/WAN to your ISP. This data is then converted to a bandwidth and graphed over time. All the information gathered can then be viewed, printed, exported, or saved for longer-term trend analysis.

DBabble Chat Server

[url=]DBabble Chat Server[/url] is an instant messaging and discussion/chat server. It's designed for ISPs and large or small companies wanting to deliver the real time communications to their organization and users. DBabble is customizable, does not require direct Internet access and can be used as a stand-alone product on a small company network or integrated into large scale internet services provided by ISP's or corporations.

DNews News Server

[url=]DNews News Server[/url] is a server for providing access to USENET news groups and/or local discussion forums. It's suitable for large and small ISP's and corporate intranets. DNEWS is an standards based NNTP news server.

FmPro Migrator

[url=]FMPro Migrator[/url] migrates FileMaker Pro database structure and data to MySQL, Oracle, Access, SQL Server, Sybase, DB2, PostgreSQL and FrontBase.


[url=]Hawkeye[/url] is an an Internet traffic gauge, a net health GP, a device for polling key backbone MAE and NAP servers. As a side effect, Hawkeye helps keep your ISP connection alive.


[url=]iiUsage[/url] is an n Internet usage meter for members of the Australian ISP, iiNet.

Mac OS X Server

[url=]Mac OS X Server[/url], Apple's industrial-strength, UNIX-based server operating system. It delivers flexible storage options and data redundancy with software RAID support, which means RAID support for disk striping (RAID-0) and disk mirroring (RAID-1).


[url=]MailServe[/url] lets you develop SMTP, POP3 and IMAP services, with or without SSL support. It sets up SSL test certs so that you can test the SSL connection. It enables SASL authentication so you can connect to ISPs who require the SMTP connection to be authenticated. Or, the other way around, it allows you to turn on SMTP-AUTH on the server, so you can authorize remote users who need to send mail through it.

Name Stalker

[url=]Name Stalker[/url] is a multi-threaded application designed for ISPs (Internet service providers), web hosts and so on to monitor domains which they own. It's free for up to 100 domains.


[url=]NetTracker[/url] provides detailed web site traffic analysis for multiple web sites. It's designed for large organizations with multiple web sites or ISPs and web hosting companies. NetTracker provides standard, customizable and archive-able web site traffic reports that summarize the effectiveness of each web site. You can use NetTracker to view the individual clickstream details of each visitor to each web site, to analyze dynamically generated web site content, and to measure site response times and page delivery. NetTracker measures site "stickiness" via repeat, new and unique visitor behavior analysis. Reports can be accessed from anywhere using NetTracker's web-browser interface.

Optigold ISP

[url=]Optgold ISP[/url], a package to completely run the billing, tracking, tech support, sales and day to day operations of an Internet Service Provider. It offers features that cover such areas as billing/invoicing, server provisioning, commission/referral, international support, virtual ISPs, usage based villing, and a customer interface. Tech support and upgrades for life are included with all licensed copies of Optigold ISP.


[url=]Radicate[/url] enables a network administrator to centralize all authentication and configuration information for dial-in users in a database. It's a RADIUS authentication and accounting server for Mac OS X. Its main features are an advanced reply caching system, a session manager to prevent multiple simultaneous logins, an optimized multi-threaded RADIUS engine, a descriptive error log and full support for standard RADIUS configuration attributes and files.


[url=]Riccisoft[/url] writes custom software agents for ISPs that wish to create CD-ROMs to give away or otherwise distribute to Mac users running Mac OS 8.6 through Mac OS X.


[url=]TimeGain[/url] is an integrated account management and billing program that has been designed from the ground up for Internet Service Providers who need to bill and administer their customer base.

Zeus Web Server

[url=]Zeus Web Server[/url] is scalable web server software, providing solutions for content providers, ISP hosting, intranets and secure e-commerce sites.


[url=]ZipBurst[/url] lets ISPs create a zip code-based search engine to find the closest locations by distance from a zip code. The ZipBurst Generator creates an index file that is used by the ZipBurst CGI, running on a web server.

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