If you are an IT administrator, then this article is for you. In this part 1 of the Monitor.Us Metrics series, we are going to look at what Monitor.Us is, and why you should care. Monitor.Us is a free web based IT monitoring tool, owned by GFI Software. They also have a paid version known as Monitis. GFI’s software is currently being used by institutions like Harvard and Princeton to monitor their web applications, all from the comfort of a browser. However, today, we are principally going to talk about Monitor.Us, GFI’s free IT monitoring tool.