Obkio

Montreal, Canada
2018
  |  By Jean-François Lévesque
Remote work and work-from-home comes with its own set of challenges, and unexpected Wi-Fi hiccups can be a major roadblock. One often-overlooked culprit behind those latency spikes on your MacOS device? The unassuming Location Service. In this blog post, we'll shed light on how Location Service interactions might be causing disruptions in your Wi-Fi connectivity. More importantly, we'll equip you with practical solutions to restore the smooth flow of your remote work.
  |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Whether you’re a remote worker or working for an international business, video conferencing platforms have become indispensable tools for businesses and organizations worldwide. Among them, Zoom is a VIP player, facilitating seamless virtual meetings and collaborations. However, as IT professionals well know, the efficacy of these digital gatherings can be compromised when confronted with network-related challenges.
  |  By Andrii Kernitskyi
Nowadays businesses are confronted with increasingly sophisticated cyber threats that pose significant risks to their operations, data, and reputation. To combat these threats effectively, organizations often turn to Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) for expert guidance and support. Unlike traditional Managed Service Providers (MSPs), MSSPs specialize in delivering comprehensive security and network monitoring solutions tailored to the unique needs of their clients.
  |  By Andrii Kernitskyi
Network monitoring has long been a cornerstone of IT management, providing insights into network activity, performance metrics, and potential issues. However, traditional network monitoring methods often need to catch up to keep pace with the dynamic and complex nature of modern networks. As organizations strive to optimize network performance, minimize downtime, and enhance overall reliability, the role of proactive agent-based network monitoring software like Obkio becomes increasingly crucial.
  |  By Andrii Kernitskyi
At Obkio, we frequently get asked the question by potential customers: "Which plan do I need?". So we decided to share the perfect use case to provide clarity. What better way to illustrate the capabilities of our Basic Plan than by showcasing a real-life scenario of a multi-site SMB taking advantage of it?
  |  By Alyssa Lamberti
The Internet is everywhere these days, woven into how businesses operate and connect with customers, partners, and colleagues. It's not just a luxury; it's a necessity. Keeping things running smoothly means having a network that's on its A-game all the time – no glitches allowed. Why? Well, network downtime isn't just an inconvenience; it's like a money-eating monster that also affects how people see your company.
  |  By Andrii Kernitskyi
If your enterprise operates manufacturing facilities and multiple store locations, you're well aware of the management and communication challenges that arise from poor application performance, such as Microsoft Teams, and the disruptions caused by Internet VPN issues for both employees and customers. This case study provides a clear path to establishing effective network performance monitoring and troubleshooting these network issues.
  |  By Andrii Kernitskyi
Speed Tests stand as crucial tools for evaluating the health and efficiency of a network. In this article, we delve into the significance of Speed Tests, explore the enhanced features introduced by Obkio’s Network Performance Monitoring Tool, and understand the transformative impact of these updates on your network performance monitoring.
  |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Exciting news is on the horizon! We're stoked to share that Obkio’s new AWS - Canada West Public Monitoring Agent is now live! Just a month after AWS announced its first-ever data center in Western Canada (and second in Canada), Obkio has launched a brand new Monitoring Agent, allowing current and future customers to monitor network performance from their network locations up to the AWS infrastructure in Calgary.
  |  By Alyssa Lamberti
As our networks change and evolve, businesses alike are increasingly reliant on the Internet for communication, collaboration, and data exchange. With the demand for uninterrupted connectivity at an all-time high, many businesses are turning to Internet multihoming setups to enhance their network performance and ensure a seamless online experience for their users.
  |  By Obkio
In just 60 seconds, learn more about using Obkio’s Network Performance Monitoring software to audit network performance, monitor decentralized networks (SD-WAN, Cloud, VoIP, UC, SASE, VPN), and identify and troubleshoot network problems. Obkio is a simple Network Monitoring & Troubleshooting SaaS solution that continuously monitors network and core business applications performance to identify intermittent issues and improve the end-user experience.
  |  By Obkio
Check out the snippet from our latest webinar, How to Troubleshoot SD-WAN Networks. Obkio VP and Lead Network Geek explains Obkio's SD-WAN monitoring design. Obkio is a simple Network Monitoring & Troubleshooting SaaS solution that continuously monitors network and core business applications performance to identify intermittent issues and improve the end-user experience.
  |  By Obkio
A snippet from our webinar on "How to Monitor SD-WAN Networks." Obkio's Solutions Architect, Sam, explains deploying Monitoring Agents in key network locations. Obkio is a simple Network Monitoring & Troubleshooting SaaS solution that continuously monitors network and core business applications performance to identify intermittent issues and improve the end-user experience.
  |  By Obkio
A snippet from our webinar on "How to Monitor SD-WAN Networks." Obkio's Solutions Architect, Sam, explains monitoring SD-WAN Internet connection with Obkio. Obkio is a simple Network Monitoring & Troubleshooting SaaS solution that continuously monitors network and core business applications performance to identify intermittent issues and improve the end-user experience.
  |  By Obkio
How to Monitor Network Speed with Obkio Network Monitoring When monitoring network performance, the metric that we most commonly hear about is Speed. But in the network world as in life, speed isn't everything, quality matters too. It’s important to measure network speed with an end-to-end Network Monitoring solution.
  |  By Obkio
Network Congestion, similar to road congestion, occurs when your network cannot adequately handle the traffic flowing through it. While network congestion is usually temporary, it can cause annoying network problems that can affect performance and can be a sign of a larger issue in your network. That's why you need an end-to-end monitoring tool to help you proactively detect network congestion. Obkio Network Monitoring continuously monitors end-to-end network performance from your local network (LAN, VPN), as well as third-party networks (WAN, ISP, and Internet Peering).
  |  By Obkio
With many employees now working remotely, IT teams have had to change the way they manage their networks and services. Intermittent network issues are hard to troubleshoot and more so with remote users working from home. Many of our customers have used Obkio to identify and troubleshoot network issues for their remote employees working from home. From working with these customers, we’ve encountered a lot of similar issues that remote employees often encounter.
  |  By Obkio
To truly see the performance & promise of your SD-WAN network, you need to monitor: How to Monitor SD-WAN Networks With the increasing use of cloud-based apps, businesses are more reliant than ever on the Internet to deliver WAN traffic. So they're migrating from MPLS networks to hybrid WAN architectures and SD-WAN technology. But many businesses lack visibility of their SD-WAN network. So here's how to achieve the visibility you need to monitor your SD-WAN service.
  |  By Obkio
Many Internet problems are intermittent which means that they appear in your network for a short time, and then reappear when you least expect them to. So you need the right tools to diagnose Internet problems. Choose a Network Monitoring Tool Obkio continuously monitors end-to-end network performance with synthetic traffic using Network Monitoring Agents. Monitoring Agents monitor network performance from the source up to the destination to identify network issues, diagnose connection problems, and collect information to help you troubleshoot.
  |  By Obkio
Latency is one of the core network metrics that you should be measuring when monitoring your network performance. Latency refers to the round-trip measure of time it takes for data to reach its destination across a network. Consistent delays or odd spikes in time when measuring latency are signs of major performance issues in your network. The most accurate way to measure Latency is by using a Network Monitoring Software, like Obkio.
  |  By Obkio
Download our free white paper highlighting the features & benefits of Obkio's Network Performance Monitoring software.

Obkio is a simple network performance monitoring solution that allows users to continuously monitor the health of their network and core business applications to improve the end-user experience.

Obkio’s sleek and user-friendly software application diagnoses the causes of intermittent VoIP, video, and applications slowdown in seconds to easily identify the source of a system failure so you can quickly apply the corrective measures before it affects your end-users.