fbpx

Category: Network Services Monitoring

The Rising Importance of Media Stream Monitoring

Regardless of how your company uses streaming media, media stream monitoring is a requirement to protect the performance, integrity and availability of video streaming services. Because online media streams come in multiple online stream formats and codecs across browser platforms, a robust media stream monitoring solution that monitors content from the perspective of the end user is required.

Read More ⟩

Target Credit Card Breach Impacts Web Performance

Dec. 19, 2013 – Dotcom-Monitor, a web performance monitoring company, detected a short spike in connection times to the Target.com website that occurred on Dec. 18, 2013 at approximately 12:30 pm CST. The spike in connection time at the Target.com website corresponded to widespread announcements in the media that Target had suffered a massive data breach. According to news sources, such as the Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times and others, Target credit card systems were hacked and user information was exposed in its entirety, including security codes (CVV numbers), credit card numbers, names, addresses – to unknown perpetrators.

Read More ⟩

Keep the Stream Flowing – Streaming Video Monitoring

With the advent of video streaming comes a rise in performance problems, including pixilation, buffering, and latency. Therefore, the importance of keeping the stream flowing has never been more crucial; every second of delayed video load time increases the likelihood that your target market will go elsewhere for the content.

Read More ⟩

Website Monitoring Alerts – Advanced Configuration Capabilities

While many traditional website monitoring solutions offer alerts based on preferred device (think e-mail, phone or SMS), they lack robust customization like group alerting or alert escalation. Dotcom-Monitor’s industry leading alerting system offers fully customizable templates for each member of an alert group, enabling each team member to receive tailored messages based on their role and need for error diagnostic information. Providing comprehensive customization of group alerts is just one small way that Dotcom-Monitor maintains its competitive edge.

Read More ⟩

It’s 2am: Do You Know What Your Network is Doing?

As a network engineer, your job is to ensure neither money, nor your company’s reputation is left on the table. With proper network monitoring software in place, you can receive real-time alerts about the performance of your network, meaning you will never come to work surprised.

Read More ⟩

Network Monitoring 101: Devices vs Tasks

Two crucial network monitoring functions – Devices and Tasks – work together to keep close tabs on your network performance. Learn the difference between monitoring Devices and monitoring Tasks and how each is an ongoing system of maintenance that is constantly deployed to prevent individual target failures.

Read More ⟩