What Are IoT Devices and How Does Paessler Monitor Them?

The term IoT – Internet of Things – gets used a lot, but what does it mean? In a nutshell, the concept of IoT involves the network connectivity of physical devices that would have been standalone devices in a previous life. Your customers most likely have heard about the convenience and accessibility of IoT “smart… Read More What Are IoT Devices and How Does Paessler Monitor Them?

Introducing SLA Reporting with the PRTG SLA-Plugin

Continuous monitoring of IT infrastructure is a basic requirement for reliable business processes. Especially when it comes to fulfilling SLAs (Service Level Agreements), it is of crucial importance that the monitoring data is available as granular as possible – ideally in RAW format, i.e. in the original interval. This is the only way to generate… Read More Introducing SLA Reporting with the PRTG SLA-Plugin

Paessler’s Guide to Announcing Scheduled Network Maintenance to Your Customers

Every system administrator, at some point, needs to take an important service offline temporarily, for scheduled maintenance or for upgrades. In this article, Paessler provides guidance on what to include in a downtime announcement and how to communicate upcoming maintenance windows to your users. Paessler’s Step-by-Step Guide to Downtime Announcements Scheduling Your Communication If possible, give… Read More Paessler’s Guide to Announcing Scheduled Network Maintenance to Your Customers

Lifeboat’s Canada Partner Conference Resulted in a Win for Our Partners and the Maple Leafs, Too!

On November 19, 2018, Lifeboat Distribution held its annual Canada Partner Conference at The Real Sports Bar and Grill in Toronto. 11 vendor companies and 40 reseller partners joined together for a day of speed networking followed by dinner and drinks at a Toronto Maple Leafs game! Our reseller partners were split up into groups… Read More Lifeboat’s Canada Partner Conference Resulted in a Win for Our Partners and the Maple Leafs, Too!

Automate Your Business Workflows the Mobile Way with PRTG

Thanks to PRTG, you can monitor all systems, devices, traffic and applications of your IT infrastructure. But what about taking this tool a step further, and automating your business workflow? If you’re looking for assistance in creating and automating workflows, Briefery is an easy and intuitive solution for building workflow automation applications! (Plus, it connects… Read More Automate Your Business Workflows the Mobile Way with PRTG

How to Improve Network Monitoring

In May 2018, Paessler AG unveiled their new Uptime Alliance technology program which promotes collaboration and empowers participants to incorporate network monitoring into their solutions whole offering improved services. PRTG allows monitoring the health and performance of an infrastructure in real time on networks, systems, hardware, applications and devices.  Downtime in an infrastructure can be crucial… Read More How to Improve Network Monitoring