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Tag: network monitoring

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.

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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.

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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.

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Dotcom-Monitor’s New Look and Major Enhancements

Today Dotcom-Monitor celebrates a significant milestone as we’ve released some major updates to our services. These updates come wrapped within our four distinct service “platforms” – all offered in the unified Dotcom-Monitor User Interface. These platforms include: UserView Monitoring, MetricsView Monitoring, Web Load Stress Test & ServerView Monitoring.

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SIP Monitoring for VoIP Systems – Uptime and Performance

Dotcom-Monitor’s new SIP monitoring service makes live periodic SIP-based calls to VoIP devices, providing real-time monitoring, alerts, and performance reports regarding SIP component connectivity. When a problem is detected, the SIP monitoring notification feature sends an alert via phone, pager, email, or SMS. Additionally, real-time connectivity status reports are provided via an intuitive online Dashboard interface offering sufficient detail to help pinpoint where the error condition is occurring. This reporting functionality also includes detailed historical reports and charts for managing VoIP systems and components, including Service Level Agreement (SLA) compliance issues.

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Web Server Monitoring Comes to Australia – Global Website Monitoring

Dotcom-Monitor has just added Sydney as its newest web server monitoring location, bringing executive class monitoring to Australia.

The Sydney’s monitoring station is a robot that visits a company’s web site, simulating a human visitor, and performs various functions, including surfing, form-testing, shopping cart usage, etc. Performance speed, accessibility and response times simulate a human user’s experience.

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Web Load Testing Tool Launched

Dotcom-Monitor has just added an external web site load stress testing tool to its suite of executive class website and network monitoring services.

Very few website monitoring companies offer load testing tools or services. Dotcom-Monitor’s service offers businesses the opportunity to customize each test based on their individual needs. Agents positioned around the globe simulate real users, performing whatever application is being stress tested, such as a shopping cart, form, forum, etc., or multiple applications at once.

Dotcom-Monitor’s web load testing service differs from most stress test tools because it is external. Most tools are internal, monitoring from very close to a company’s web server. External agents, such as Dotcom-Monitor’s on three continents, more closely simulate real user behavior.

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