Obkio

Montreal, Canada
2018
Nov 19, 2020   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Network performance monitoring has become a standard practice for modern businesses. With the shift towards large cloud-based applications, and hosted services, businesses rely on optimal network performance to sustain some of their key applications. Because of that, tools like network performance monitoring software have piqued the interest of users even outside of the IT team.
Nov 19, 2020   |  By Jean-Francois Levesque
Today we are introducing the Agent Modes to help our users to configure the client / server relation between monitoring agents. This article describes the differences between the old settings and the new one. The documentation on Agent Modes is available at Agent Modes. This article refers to old settings that are no longer available in the App and it should be read only by users used to these old settings.
Nov 5, 2020   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Intermittent network problems frustrate users, affect productivity levels, overwhelm your IT team, and are a pain for network administrators to solve. There are many problems that can affect network performance, and some of them are very complex to identify and understand. To help you proactively identify network problems that may be plaguing your network, we’re running you through some of the most common network problems!
Oct 29, 2020   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
While many IT pros and everyday users may turn to network monitoring tools to find and fix network problems in emergency situations, that real long-term benefit of network monitoring happens when you continuously and proactively monitor network performance. In this article, we’ll be talking about continuous monitoring for proactive troubleshooting.
Oct 22, 2020   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Intermittent network problems could be a real pain. They interrupt your flow of work, frustrate users, and can potentially wreak havoc on your business. Locating and troubleshooting [network problems](/blog/common-network-problems/) as fast as possible is the key to making sure that doesn’t happen. In this article, we’re running you through one of the main uses of network performance monitoring: Network Troubleshooting.
Oct 19, 2020   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Obkio is announcing a new Public Monitoring Agent with daregraphic, a technology consulting firm focused on the conception and set up of distance-work/remote graphic environments. Learn more about their new Public Monitoring Agent deployed in Montreal, and more Agents coming soon.
Oct 16, 2020   |  By Pierre-Luc Charbonneau
Modern networks are complex beasts. With this complexity comes many opportunities for things to go wrong. Additionally, networks are often the backbone of businesses, and so when they don’t perform to the best of their capabilities, your business may suffer. As a network administrator, this is certainly something you’d rather avoid. One of the best ways to avoid business-impacting issues is to see them coming and fix them before they have a chance to wreak havoc.
Oct 13, 2020   |  By Jean-François Lévesque
Since its beginning, Obkio's solution focused on Network Monitoring with the Network Performance Monitoring and Network Device Monitoring feature sets. With these features, IT teams can monitor and troubleshoot intermittent network issues with precise network metrics including some Quality of Experience (QoE) metrics based VoIP Quality and MOS Score.
Oct 8, 2020   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Deploying or migrating to a new service infrastructure within your business is always an exciting, but highly stressful venture. In order for a new service deployment or migration to be successful, businesses need to plan and prepare beforehand. A network assessment is the surest and easiest way for businesses to prepare their network for a deployment or migration without any hiccups.
Oct 5, 2020   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Just because your network is "UP," doesn't mean it’s working well! Intermittent network issues frustrate users, affect business productivity, and are a nightmare for all IT administrators because they are the most difficult to solve. Network issues like choppy VoIP, jerky video calls, and network and application slowness issues can affect your business in drastic ways - which is why it’s important to know how to identify network issues so you can solve them quickly.
Nov 13, 2020   |  By Obkio
Deploying or migrating to a new service infrastructure within your business is always an exciting, but highly stressful venture. In order for a new service deployment or migration to be successful, businesses need to plan and prepare beforehand. A network assessment is the surest and easiest way for businesses to prepare their network for a deployment or migration without any hiccups.
Oct 9, 2020   |  By Obkio
A poorly performing network can cost your business in more ways than one. That’s why knowing how to optimize network performance is crucial to your business’ everyday success. Optimizing network performance is all about being proactive — because proactivity leads to productivity.
Sep 4, 2020   |  By Obkio
There are many causes of poor network performance. Some network problems can arise from fault hardware or from unexpected usage patterns. Experiencing a network problem is frustrating, and left unattended, it can be disastrous for your business network. That's why it's important to understand what can go wrong with your network and quickly identify and fix problems as soon as they arise. Now let's go through some of the network issues that have left many users pulling their hair out in frustration.
Aug 27, 2020   |  By Obkio
When looking at a Traceroute, there's usually two important values for each hop or router: Latency Packet Loss Latency: Refers to the time difference between the time when a packet was sent and when a response was received. The latency between two hops can be affected by a number of things such as: To qualify the latency in a traceroute as good or bad, you should analyze historical traceroutes.
Aug 19, 2020   |  By Obkio
What are Traceroutes and how exactly do they help you troubleshoot network problems? Traceroute is the most popular tool that network engineers use to troubleshoot network problems. It was invented in 1987 and is still highly relevant today. As its name suggests, the main purpose of a traceroute is to trace the IP route from a source to a destination inside an IP network. It shows users the round-trip latency from the source to each of the routers. Traceroute commands are available on almost any host.
Jul 21, 2020   |  By Obkio
Intermittent network problems frustrate users, affect business productivity, and are a nightmare for all IT administrators because they are the most difficult to solve. Network problems like choppy VoIP, jerky video calls, and network and application slowness issues can affect your business in drastic ways - which is why it's important to know how to identify network issues so you can solve them quickly.
Jul 3, 2020   |  By Obkio
From speaking with IT professionals, clients, and employees from other network-reliant departments, we've put together a list of the 10 most asked network performance questions to give you a basic understanding of network performance.
May 29, 2020   |  By Obkio
Continuous network performance monitoring can help you ensure that your network is always performing at its highest level. The best to way to measure network performance is by measuring certain performance metrics. In this short video, learn about the top 5 network performance metrics that you should be monitoring. Continuous network performance monitoring can help you ensure that your network is always performing as its highest level.
May 7, 2020   |  By Obkio
You may have heard IT professionals go on about the importance of monitoring your network performance to help you pinpoint the cause of problems like dropped calls, slow downs, or connection losses within your infrastructure. The easiest way to get the point across is to understand the specific situations in which the solution will be used. Watch this 2-minute video to learn about the top 3 use cases for network performance monitoring, specifically for service providers (MSPs).
May 6, 2020   |  By Obkio
In this short video, Obkio CEO, Jean-Francois Levesque, teaches you how to quickly set up and monitor a device using Obkio's Network Device Monitoring Solution. Obkio's Device Monitoring feature is a fast and easy solution to help you get detailed information about the health of devices, such as as firewalls, routers, switches wifi access points, and other devices crucial for IT teams. Used with the end-to-end Network Performance Monitoring feature, it helps IT teams pinpoint issues quickly and efficiently.
Nov 12, 2020   |  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.