Obkio

Montreal, Canada
2018
Apr 7, 2021   |  By Jean-François Lévesque
Cloud and hosted solutions are becoming more and more popular, which makes monitoring network performance more important than ever. To help you monitor network performance for all your devices, Obkio's Raspberry Pi network monitor Agent allows you to monitor Raspberry Pi performance and find issues fast. Keep reading to learn how to install Obkio's network monitoring software on Raspberry Pi.
Mar 11, 2021   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
With many of us now relying on video calls as a main form of communication, many different applications are growing in popularity, including Amazon Chime. To ensure you always have the best video and call quality during meetings, we’re teaching you how to monitor Amazon Chime network performance.
Feb 26, 2021   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Laggy video, packet loss, and jitter make it difficult to have a clear and coherent conversion over Zoom - which is why it’s important to identify these issues before your next call. In this article, we’re teaching you how to monitor network performance and Zoom performance to help you have the clearest Zoom experience, and avoid the “Your Internet Connection is Unstable” message of doom.
Feb 26, 2021   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Zoom leverage AWS’s global infrastructure, storage, content distribution, and security to deliver its service and store information securely in AWS data centers around the world. This means that when you’re looking to monitor your Zoom performance, it’s important to know how to identify which AWS data center location your Zoom application is using. Keep reading to find out how.
Feb 18, 2021   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Application slowdowns, poor Internet speed, and laggy video calls are always frustrating. Whether you’re working in an office, or working from home, it’s important to keep an eye on the applications that matter most. In this article, we’re teaching you how to monitor the network performance of Google apps, including Google Meet, Google Workspace, Gmail & Google Calendar.
Feb 12, 2021   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
With changing infrastructures, and the growing dependence on high performing applications and services, monitoring network performance is more important than ever. Some applications, such as VoIP and unified communications apps, such as Microsoft Teams are more sensitive to network performance than others. In this article, we’re teaching you how to monitor the network performance for Microsoft apps, including Teams, Office 365, and Azure.
Jan 14, 2021   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Many traditional network monitoring solutions use a packet capture method to capture real-user data and monitor network performance. Now, modern network monitoring tools have switched to synthetic monitoring as a way to monitor network performance more securely - without collecting user information. In this article, we’ll be talking about synthetic monitoring and its benefits.
Jan 6, 2021   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
To help users troubleshoot intermittent network issues anywhere along their network, Obkio created Triggered Traceroutes. Triggered Traceroutes are a unique type of traceroute that is only triggered when a network event occurs.
Dec 17, 2020   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Nowadays, companies are embracing flexibility. Many businesses are embracing remote offices and working from home, storing their data in the Cloud, and ditching centralized data infrastructures. With distributed architectures becoming the new normal, it’s important to have a distributed monitoring solution that can keep up. In this article, we’re running you through everything you need to know about how distributed network monitoring works.
Dec 2, 2020   |  By Alyssa Lamberti
Obkio users can now install Network Monitoring Agents on their Windows computers to collect network performance data and view it right on the Obkio app. Keep reading to learn all about the Windows Agents, including some key features and benefits.
Mar 26, 2021   |  By Obkio
In today's tutorial, you will learn how to add a 2nd Public Monitoring Agent in Obkio’s app and how to create a 2nd Monitoring Session. When looking at the results of a Network Session, it tells us what the performance is between 2 points on the network. For example, let’s say you have a 1st Agent installed in your network and a 1st Public Monitoring Agent installed in Azure and you want to add a second 2nd remote Public Monitoring Agent
Mar 25, 2021   |  By Obkio
VoIP and Unified Communication apps, such as Microsoft Teams, are more sensitive to network performance than other applications. So whether you’re working from an office, or your own home, you want to make sure your VoIP and UC apps are performing as they should be. Whether you’re an IT pro or not, you can easily monitor Microsoft network performance and quickly find network problems affecting Microsoft apps.
Feb 10, 2021   |  By Obkio
Many traditional network monitoring solutions use a packet capture method to capture real-user data and monitor network performance. Now, modern network monitoring tools have switched to synthetic monitoring to monitor network performance without collecting user information. What is Synthetic Monitoring? It is a monitoring technique used to monitor application and network performance by simulating user activity.
Jan 13, 2021   |  By Obkio
Many businesses are embracing remote offices and working from home, storing their data in the Cloud, and ditching centralized data infrastructures. With distributed architectures becoming the new normal, it’s important to have a distributed monitoring solution that can keep up.
Dec 19, 2020   |  By Obkio
Network performance monitoring has become a standard practice for modern businesses. Because of that, tools like network performance monitoring software have piqued the interest of users even outside of the IT team. So let’s go over how different employees use a network performance monitor. A network performance monitoring solutions allows IT directors and their teams to essentially do 80% of the work, with 10% of the effort.
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.
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.