Monitor Your Internet With Raspberry Pi 3A, 3B+, 4, NanoPi, And Other ARM Devices

Monitor Your Internet With Raspberry Pi 3A, 3B+, 4, NanoPi, And Other ARM Devices

Installing OutagesIO on Raspberry Pi or ARM device In this article, we'll show you how you can install the OutagesIO Internet monitoring software on an ARM based device as a stand alone script or a systemd service that auto starts with your operating system. In no time at all, you will have an agent running on your machine that will monitor your Internet service and provider. Included are two...

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Monitor Your Internet With Linux Desktop Or Server

Monitor Your Internet With Linux Desktop Or Server

Installing OutagesIO on Linux desktop or server In this article, we'll show you how you can install the OutagesIO Internet monitoring software on a Linux desktop or server as a stand alone script or a systemd service that auto starts with your operating system. In no time at all, you will have an agent running on your machine that will monitor your Internet service and provider. Included are two...

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Monitor Your Internet With Ubuntu Desktop Or Server

Monitor Your Internet With Ubuntu Desktop Or Server

Installing OutagesIO on Ubuntu desktop or server In this article, we'll show you how you can install the OutagesIO Internet monitoring software on a Ubuntu LTS desktop or server as a stand alone script or a systemd service that auto starts with your operating system. In no time at all, you will have an agent running on your machine that will monitor your Internet service and provider. Included...

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How 411 Locals keeps remote workers connected with OutagesIO.com

We wanted to hear how other businesses are using OutagesIO to monitor their Internet connections, so we reached out to Ray Champagne, Senior IT Director of 411 Locals, a digital advertising agency based in Nevada that started in 2007.  They specialize in local search engine optimization (SEO), web design, and online marketing solutions for small and medium-sized businesses throughout the United...

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Monitor Internet connectivity and environmental conditions

Monitor Internet connectivity and environmental conditions

Environmental monitoring Alerts before things get critical When working with remote locations. Getting quick alerts to environment changes or loss of Internet communications can be critical when managing remote connected equipment rooms, cabinets, field sensing equipment and others. The default function of outagesio.com is monitoring the Internet connection and alerting IT when one or more...

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Secure access without opening ports or port forwarding

Secure access without opening ports or port forwarding

What can't be seen, can't be hacked. Port forwarding exposes the network Opening firewall ports for remote access to network resources catches the attention of hackers that are scanning for open ports day in and out. For this reason, OutagesIO offers an encrypted, secure method of gaining access to remote networks and anything in the server rack without having to open ports on the firewall....

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Internet connectivity issues makes telehealth harder

Internet connectivity issues makes telehealth harder

Telehealth, remote patient monitoring and associated health devices all require reliable Internet connectivity both at patient locations and the office. The Internet has been down at our hospice office and in-patient unit all weekend. It's frustrating because we have a shared connection with another of our facilities, so it's hard to know exactly where the problem is occurring. Is it at our...

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Internet slowdown or outage proof for your ISP tech support

Internet slowdown or outage proof for your ISP tech support

We love it when our outagesio.com customers share their success stories. Nancy sent this one in to us recently: “I am a 75 year-old housewife, but I did work as a network administrator before retiring 18 years ago. Believe me, NOTHING in technology stays the same for 18 years, so I know very little about systems and networks today, and most every outage detector I found was way too complicated...

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Is your company website down or is it the Internet?

Is your company website down or is it the Internet?

Avoiding the Internet blame game If your company offers online services, it's almost a given your customers will think your business is having issues before blaming their own slow Internet connections. outagesio.com shows where the problems are happening, whether it's their internal network, with their provider, or beyond their provider. Best of all, outagesio.com is free to use, for as long as...

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Do You Offer VoIP, IT Support, Content Services?

Do You Offer VoIP, IT Support, Content Services?

When Internet issues arise, especially VoIP related, customers using your services can quickly point the finger at you. You need a speedy way of determining if the problems are at the customer premises or with their Internet connection. By knowing where the problems are and taking care of them quickly, your customer will always trust that you are on top of things as you should be. Find problems...

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Municipal Broadband Projects

Municipal Broadband Projects

Maybe all the talk about net neutrality means opportunities Let’s be honest, the main factor behind eliminating net neutrality is pure greed and control. Internet Service Providers (ISP) like any other business, sometimes prefer not to invest in better infrastructure until they either absolutely have to such as seeing a competitive reason for doing so or when there are simply too many...

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