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Distributed network monitoring

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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Is it the wireless, the wired network… or something else causing this latency increase?

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NetBeez captures network and application performance 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 some interesting data. Here is what…

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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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Home ISP performance monitoring with BISmark

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A couple of months ago I blogged about using Raspberry Pi’s as home network monitoring agents. The idea was to collect data from home networks and compare the performance of different ISP’s as well as detect outages and get notified about them. Guess what? There is nothing new under the…

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NetBeez at Mobility Field Day 1: Distributed Metro 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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