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Why Buy From DPS? A Comparative Analysis vs Other Telecom Equipment Manufacturers

When you're researching the purchase of telecom equipment, you have a lot to think about. The decisions you'll make for your organization are hugely significant for the next 10-15 years, at least. They can also affect your personal career progress.

Andrew Erickson
July 29, 2023

Case Study - T/Mon in an IT to OT Network Cutover

My day began early when I arrived at the client's HQ at 9:30 am. Our goal was a security-driven network cutover, shifting their T/Mon remote monitoring servers from the current IT network to a more secure OT network. The benefits of such a move were obvious.

Andrew Erickson
July 10, 2023

Remote Site Monitoring Alarm Code Glossary - Part III

Today, we're going to look at additional alarm codes you may encounter as you work with remote site monitoring equipment. Understanding alarm codes, which are often confusing acronyms, is a crucial aspect of remote site monitoring.

Andrew Erickson
July 2, 2023

Using SNMP Monitoring for Effective Fault Management

In the world of network management, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is the most commonly used protocol for, you guessed it, network management. What is SNMP? What can it do for you? How can you use it successfully for fault management? Let's get started.

Andrew Erickson
July 1, 2023

Remote Site Monitoring Alarm Code Glossary - Part II

Mastering alarm codes doesn't just make you better at your job, it also marks you as a specialist. It's a skill set that's vital in today's tech-driven world - and it's something in high demand. Learn another 20 of the most common remote site monitoring codes here.

Andrew Erickson
June 25, 2023

Glossary of Alarm Codes in Remote Site Monitoring

Remote site monitoring can sometimes seem like a language all its own. In the interest in brevity and for proper display on smaller LCD screens, a variety of alarm codes are output by monitoring gear and by your other devices themselves. Let's look at the top 15 most common alarm codes you're likely to encounter.

Andrew Erickson
June 24, 2023

SNMP Inputs, Outputs, & Cybersecurity of NetGuardian RTUs

Let's look at some specific examples to really clarify how NetGuardians support SNMP. DPS Telecom uses Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) extensively in our remote monitoring devices.

Andrew Erickson
June 18, 2023

SCADA Prices and Maintenance Costs

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems are crucial components in a wide array of industries. This includes telecom, energy, water treatment, manufacturing, and more.

Andrew Erickson
June 17, 2023

RTU Guide: Prices, Functionality, and Capacities

Understanding the cost of a Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) for site monitoring is essential when you are considering how to best keep tabs on your remote locations. However, the price of an RTU is influenced by a variety of factors, including functionality, capacity, and softer things like brand reputation. How do these factors affect the price you pay when you buy?

Andrew Erickson
June 11, 2023

SNMP - Technical Info, History, and Usage of the Simple Network Management Protocol

Simple Network Management Protocol, or SNMP, is a widely adopted protocol for managing and monitoring network devices like routers, switches, servers, printers, and more. It provides a convenient way for network administrators to: Manage network performance Find

Andrew Erickson
June 10, 2023

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