Network Monitoring Tools – Overview Map

Network Monitoring Tools – Overview Map

The OutagesIO Internet / network monitoring tools include an overview map for enterprise users. It shows all locations being monitored with the choice of what to be alerted for. Chose to view all locations or only show those which have not communicated for at least around 30 seconds or those which have been offline for at least 30 minutes. Any of the combinations of the above can be selected and...

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Internet of things data in your OutagesIO dashboard

Internet of things data in your OutagesIO dashboard

Add your own data in your OutagesIO dashboard When developing software applications using Internet of things (IoT) devices like mini routers, raspberry pi and other development boards, having the ability to view outputs or send control commands and signals back to remote devices are critical aspects of overall functionality. Sure, using the term Internet of things might sound dated to some but...

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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 explain you how you can automate the startup of your OutagesIO Internet monitoring agent on your device using systemd. Here we assume you already have an account and have created your free software agent. Some might start and stop the agent manually while others might use something like rc.local to automatically start the...

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Monitor Your Internet With Linux Desktop Or Server

Monitor Your Internet With Linux Desktop Or Server

Automate your OutagesIO Internet monitor on Linux In this article, we'll explain you how you can automate the startup of your OutagesIO Internet monitoring agent on your device using systemd. Here we assume you already have an account and have created your free software agent. Some might start and stop the agent manually while others might use something like rc.local to automatically start the...

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Monitor Your Internet With Ubuntu Desktop Or Server

Monitor Your Internet With Ubuntu Desktop Or Server

Installing your OutagesIO Internet monitor on Ubuntu In this article, we'll explain you how you can automate the startup of your OutagesIO Internet monitoring agent on your device using systemd. Here we assume you already have an account and have created your free software agent. Some might start and stop the agent manually while others might use something like rc.local to automatically start...

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How 411 Locals keeps remote workers connected with OutagesIO.com

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 is monitoring the Internet connection and alerting IT when one or more locations...

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Secure remote access without opening firewall ports or port forwarding

Secure remote access without opening firewall 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 or to allow a vendor into your own network has the disadvantage of catching the attention of hackers that are scanning for open ports continuously. For this reason, OutagesIO offers an encrypted, secure method of gaining or providing access to remote networks and...

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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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