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How to Monitor Computers: SNMP Traps and Other Methods

Monitoring computers is an important part of IT operations and network management. It allows organizations to ensure that their systems are running smoothly and efficiently, and can alert them to any problems or issues that may arise.

Andrew Erickson
March 3, 2023

Ground Isolation in Telecom Environments: A Real-World Tech Support Visit

I just visited a major supplier of complex telecom systems. Our TempDefender G2 is part of a solution currently being built, and our client was reporting some strange electrical issues over the phone.

Andrew Erickson
February 22, 2023

Generator Monitoring Price, Bids, and Specifications

Let's take a look at some typical generator monitoring bid specs and results to understand what generators cost and what technical requirements apply.

Andrew Erickson
February 18, 2023

SCADA RTU Price Data from Actual Bid Documents

Let's look at a few SCADA-related bid documents to see what prices are being paid for SCADA RTUs. Your actual cost will vary, but this publicly available data will give you a good price reference as a starting point for your research.

Andrew Erickson
February 11, 2023

Remote Site Management during Extreme Weather Events

Whether you are running a public utility, emergency response department, telecom company, transportation business, or public service organization, the people on your network are depending on you in their time of crisis. Lightning is one potential weather-related

Haley Zeigler
January 25, 2023

How to Ensure Cell Tower Security and Prevent Copper Theft

Attacks on grid infrastructure seem to be becoming more frequent. Copper theft is a known ongoing headache for any organization with copper wiring or equipment at unmanned sites. Vandals have also become an increased threat to remote infrastructure equipment.

Haley Zeigler
January 18, 2023

Law Enforcement Agency Prevents Network Downtime and Protects the Public with Good Remote Monitoring

DPS provides remote monitoring solutions for many government agencies. One of these clients, a law enforcement agency on the West Coast, is dedicated to improving the quality of life and serving their citizens on a daily basis. Responding to an average

Haley Zeigler
January 16, 2023

Advantages of New G6 Devices from DPS

If you've worked with DPS for very long, you know we don't build planned obselescence into our products. Although we might sell more upgrades if we did, our philosophy is that we'd rather impress you with our long product lifespans. Even so, I'm proud to be announcing our new G6 line of devices.

Andrew Erickson
January 9, 2023

What is the Best Temperature Monitoring System?

The best temperature monitoring system depends on the specific needs of your operation and, to a certain extent, your industry. Let's walk through all of the major scenarios where temperature monitoring is required and look at the system that best fits each one.

Andrew Erickson
January 8, 2023

What's New with DPS in 2023: The G6 Platform

What network improvement goals do you have for the new year? Better security for your network monitoring? More preventive monitoring of your UPS batteries? New and improved DPS products are always in the works, and in 2023 you can easily implement our

Haley Zeigler
January 6, 2023

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