Network Monitoring Tools – Overview Map

Network Monitoring Tools – Overview Map

The MSP Sensors 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. Choose 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...

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Global Communications Becoming Fragile?

Global Communications Becoming Fragile?

How fragile will communications become as we move practically everything that was reliable infrastructure to the Internet? Corporations may complain of monetary and productivity losses but much of the public will be left nearly blind when massive outages occur. In some of these cases, having a monitoring service like ours running at key locations would have prevented finger-pointing and...

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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, MSP Sensors offers an encrypted, secure method of gaining or providing access to remote networks...

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Add Your MQTT IoT Data To Your MSPS Dashboard

Add Your MQTT IoT Data To Your MSPS Dashboard

Integrate your MQTT data with MSPS When developing software applications for Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as mini routers, Raspberry Pi, and other development boards, it is crucial to have the ability to view outputs, send control commands, and receive signals from remote devices. At MSP Sensors, we understand the importance of these features and offer a comprehensive solution.We have...

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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 main function of MSP Sensors is monitoring the Internet connection and alerting IT when one or more locations...

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Internet outages independently observed

Internet outages independently observed

Adding independently observed Internet outage monitoring could greatly improve a company's ability to not only prevent extended downtime but even pre-empt potential problems. Monitoring Internet problems from key or many customer  locations can provide a number of benefits over centralized monitoring. One key advantage is that it can allow for a more granular and localized view of Internet...

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ISP Competitor Analysis: Gain a Marketing Edge

ISP Competitor Analysis: Gain a Marketing Edge

Revolutionize your ISP strategy with OutagesIO Imagine having the ability to gain insights into your competitors' performance across various regions, cities, states, and even the entire country. OutagesIO helps ISPs to do just that. See how your competitors are doing in terms of network reliability, disconnections, and speed issues.  With this real-time data, you can pinpoint weaknesses in their...

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SCI Engineering Inc, Costly Damages Avoided

SCI Engineering Inc, Costly Damages Avoided

SCI Engineering Inc., a premier provider of consulting engineering services recently sent us a testimonial. They are using our hardware agent with environment-sensing capabilities. According to their testimonial, the MSPS agent alerted them of a temperature issue in the server room that could have caused significant damage to their equipment. Here's an excerpt from their email: "I wanted to drop...

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Internet delivery accountability, how to obtain it

Internet delivery accountability, how to obtain it

Internet delivery accountability becomes critical as more traditional infrastructure gets moved to the Internet. Consumers and businesses find themselves not only dependent on their ISP but even at risk if the provider is not highly reliable. Remote employees can get into trouble if they miss critical deadlines or suffer too much Internet downtime. VoIP phones, media devices, and other...

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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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Sound of Silence: Dropped VoIP calls lose customers

Sound of Silence: Dropped VoIP calls lose customers

Sound of silence: Dropped VoIP calls lose customers. VoIP and online service providers solve service issues and retain customerswith MSP Sensors service. PRESCOTT, AZ – When Internet issues arise, especially Voice-over-IP (VoIP) and network related issues, customers can be quick to assign blame before considering that the problem is more likely with their own connectivity. VoIP and online...

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Free Community Internet Monitoring and Consulting

Free Community Internet Monitoring and Consulting

Is your area suffering unreliable Internet services? As a community service and at no cost, MSP Sensors can help your community get more reliable Internet services. The most challenging aspect of ongoing Internet problems is trying to gather enough facts, proof and collaborative data when the provider won't fix or doesn't see the problems.  Individual complaints can be dismissed but a collective...

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The Internet is down and it’s not my fault

The Internet is down and it’s not my fault

MSP Sensors eliminates hours of frustrating calls to providers support line, gives consumers and IT support proof of what is happening with services during and after problems. PRESCOTT, AZ – How many times can you reboot a router before you give up in frustration? That's the question Mike Paradis, MSP Sensors creator, asked himself a few years ago. Despite paying for an expensive business...

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How 411 Locals Keeps Remote Workers Connected

How 411 Locals Keeps Remote Workers Connected

We wanted to hear how other businesses are using OutagesIO (sister service of MSP Sensors) 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...

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Keeping the Internet healthy during COVID-19

Keeping the Internet healthy during COVID-19

It's Summer 2020 and with everything that is going on with COVID-19, reliable Internet access is critical. Internet and other service technicians are just as stressed about walking into customers' homes or offices as their customers are about being visited. With more employees working from home, work loads for technicians in the field will certainly increase. Whether working from home or self...

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