Distributed network monitoring articles

Wireless Network Monitoring From The Client Perspective

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Recently our team received word that several clients in a classroom where disconnecting while doing online benchmark tests.  The clients will rename nameless but were of the “lower end” variety.  These clients were single band 802.11n devices which have had a bad track record of reliability, no matter what the…

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What’s causing a latency increase?

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What NetBeez Does NetBeez captures network and application performance (e.g. latency increase) from the user perspective on wired and wireless networks. Sensors at each network location run tests and simulate the user experience. We have dozens of demo NetBeez agents deployed around the country and the world and we collect…

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MegaMimo 2.0 Boosts WiFi Data Speed

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Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) routers have become the standard in commercial and consumer WiFi. However, combining optimally multiple wireless signals in order to achieve higher data transfer rates is a challenging problem for dynamic and crowded wireless environments. The good news is that an MIT group has demonstrated significant…

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NetBeez at Mobility Field Day 1: Distributed WLAN Monitoring

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On April 14th, I presented Distributed Network Monitoring for Wireless Metropolitan Networks during Mobility Field Day 1.Mobility Field Day is a two-day live-streamed event on wireless mobility organized by Stephen Foskett and his group. You can watch the recording of the video here. In my presentation, I first talked about…

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Synthetic Network Monitoring on Debian

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Synthetic Network Monitoring Synthetic network and application monitoring is accomplished using agents that run scripts to emulate user behavior. The agents run on workstations placed at multiple locations on an Intranet and/or Internet. The objective of synthetic monitoring is to collect end-user experience information data and provide a mechanism to…

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