Network Layout and Design Tool. WhatsUp Professional, Ipswitch's next-generation network-management solution for small-to-midsized businesses (SMBs), pulled out a narrow victory this year. Expanding on Ipswitch's successful WhatsUp Gold, WhatsUp Professional provides new levels of scalability, usability, and extensibility. WhatsUp Professional provides cost-effective, robust monitoring of an unlimited number of devices and services on your network and notifies you immediately when problems develop. New to WhatsUp Professional 2005 is a relational database that helps you organize large networks, as well as improved mapping capabilities.