Free VoIP monitoring
- PRTG as a VoIP troubleshooter: 5 sensors to help you get started
- Our free VoIP monitoring tool in action
- VoIP monitoring software – and much more: The advantages of PRTG
- VoIP monitoring software in action
- Your investment in quality of service: PRTG pays for itself in no time
- A comparison of the best VoIP monitoring tools
- VoIP – Frequently asked questions (and their answers)
PRTG as a VoIP troubleshooter: 5 sensors to help you get started
- The QoS (Quality of Service) Round Trip Sensor measures quality of service (latency, jitter, packet loss, etc.)
- The QoS (Quality of Service) One Way Sensor measures the quality of the connection between two devices
- The Ping Sensor measures the reachability of packets and packet loss (%)
- The Cisco IP SLA Sensor measures the quality of service of your Cisco devices (e.g. routers and switches)
- The Ping Jitter Sensor measures the jitter value of a series of pings
Your VoIP troubleshooting is complete. What will you do with the other 95 free sensors?
VoIP monitoring software – and much more: The advantages of PRTG
Improve the performance of your VoIP
Your video calls keep crashing? Your Internet phone line cuts in and out? With PRTG, you can get to the root of these problems and continually improve the performance of your VoIP. Your coworkers will thank you for it! PRTG helps you keep support tickets to a minimum.
PRTG immediately sounds the alarm whenever something goes wrong with your VoIP. The problem can lie in any number of places, including a router or a defective switch. PRTG provides you with an overview of your entire network. It lets you quickly identify the source of errors and take action immediately. This frees up precious time for other things.
VoIP traffic analyzer
PRTG analyzes your VoIP traffic over long periods of time. As a result, you can intervene if you notice that the load continues to increase. PRTG reports are ideal for sharing key monitoring data with your superiors.
Looking to set up centralized network monitoring with PRTG? If so, then you’ll want to choose the right license. Regardless of your choice, you’ll get the full range of features of our software. PRTG comes with over 250 preconfigured sensors for all the biggest manufacturers, including Cisco, Dell, and HP. It lets you monitor virtual environments, distributed networks, and much more.
VoIP monitoring software in action: 10 or 10,000 sensors, everything is included
“We wanted to set up a continuous end-to-end monitoring solution that provides for a comprehensive overview.”
Karsten Wölfer, IT Manager at Jena University Hospital. The hospital monitors servers, routers, switches, VoIP telephones, and medical equipment with our software.To the case study
Your VoIP monitor – even on the go
PRTG is set up in a matter of minutes and can be used on a wide variety of mobile devices.
Your investment in quality of service: PRTG pays for itself in no time
The costs for a one-year PRTG license usually pay for themselves within a few weeks.
PRTG improves the reliability of your IT infrastructure
PRTG saves network management costs
PRTG saves time spent on network management
Practical tip: “Hey Konstantin, what can I do with the PRTG QoS Reflector?”
“When using our QoS (Quality of Service) Round Trip Sensor, you usually need to place a remote probe on a second Windows computer to measure the round-trip values of data packets. With the PRTG QoS Reflector, this is no longer necessary. The Reflector is a Python script that sends data packets from the endpoint back to PRTG. The QoS Reflector also runs on all Linux systems, even a small Raspberry Pi.”
Konstantin Wolff, Software Developer at Paessler AG
VoIP – Frequently asked questions (and their answers)
Which monitoring tools are available?
VoIP monitoring is essentially part of network monitoring. You can choose from open-source software such as Nagios and proprietary tools like SolarWinds and PRTG. As with all tools, the choice is dependent upon the size of your network and the price-performance ratio of the respective provider. PRTG is used by over 500,000 administrators worldwide.
What is the Mean Opinion Score (MOS)?
The Mean Opinion Score (MOS) rates the voice and image quality of VoIP transmissions. It is the arithmetical average of several parameters. With PRTG, you can measure and keep a constant eye on the MOS. Learn more about MOS monitoring here.
What is packet loss?
Unfortunately, the quality of VoIP can sometimes be lacking. And more often than not, the problem is caused by packet loss. One single lost packet can lead to transmission errors and cause VoIP quality of service to suffer. PRTG lets you monitor the rate of packet loss. Learn more about packet loss here.
What is latency?
Latency is the time that is required for a data packet to travel from its starting point to its destination. It is measured in milliseconds (ms). There are various ways to measure latency. PRTG complies with the standards of the RTCP (RFC 1889). Learn more about measuring and monitoring network latency here.
What is jitter?
Jitter is the deviation from the mean latency value, i.e. the amount of time a data packet needs to reach its destination. PRTG keeps a constant eye on fluctuations in jitter values. Learn more about jitter monitoring here.
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PRTG: The Swiss Army knife for sysadminsAdapt PRTG individually and dynamically to your needs and rely on a strong API:
- HTTP API: Access monitoring data and manipulate monitoring objects via HTTP requests
- Custom sensors: Create your own PRTG sensors for customized monitoring
- Custom notifications: Create your own notifications and send action triggers to external systems
- REST Custom sensor: Monitor almost everything that provides data in XML or JSON format
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