Mastering the IoT with Paessler and Skysens

Measure, Analyze, Visualize, Publish and Alert.
All your "things" with Sigfox and PRTG.


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Innovation and experience

Whether you want to measure air quality in your city, follow the route of your containers, or watch the grass grow (i.e. monitor the growth of your grain): Sigfox and Paessler ensure you have access to your monitoring data 24/7. This IoT solution is not only affordable, it is extremely easy to use.

The French company, Sigfox, is a pioneer in providing nationwide LPWAN based on Ultra Narrow Band (UNB). The combination of wide-range and extremely low power consumption allows self-sustaining sensors with a battery life of many years. The costs for the Sigfox radio module, plus connection to the Sigfox network, amount to only a few Euros. 

LPWAN sensors don’t need any infrastructure, external power supply, WLAN, or even cables. Just fix the sensor to the place or device you want to monitor, and it will send data like location (no need for GPS, even indoors), acceleration, temperature, air quality, quality of soil, humidity, etc. via the Sigfox UNB network to the Sigfox server. Before being vizualized at an endpoint of your choice, the data needs to be decoded into a human-readable format. This can easily be done with any payload decoder like e.g. ThingsBoard.


PRTG and Sigfox combined to realize your IoT projects


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Send data

Your IoT devices send data using the Sigfox network


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Decode payloads

Easily decode the encrypted payloads with 3rd party payload decoders like e.g. ThingsBoard.



All-in-one monitoring

Visualize, analyze, publish and alert out of the box with PRTG or any other endpoint of your choice!



Sigfox covers nationwide IoT networks in 60 countries. Big parts of Europe, the economic hotspots in the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand as well as parts of Asia, Africa, and South America have already been covered. This unleashes reams of possible applications in all areas of the IoT, such as Smart City, IIoT, Smart Logistics, Smart Farming etc.

Based on PRTG’s proven technology, Paessler delivers an IoT solution that monitors sensor functionality as well as monitoring data. For this, the solution offers two methods:

  1. Via Callback (http push data advanced sensor: Data is sent immediately to PRTG by push and via API)
  2. PRTG requests data in predefinied intervals from Sigfox.

Using individually defined thresholds, you can set up notifications and alerts. The Paessler IoT solution offers various out-of-the-box notification methods like Email, SMS, Push, script-based action triggering or http-notifications.

Data is published using individually created dashboards, called “Maps”, or by the integrated reporting engine. All out-of-the-box, optimized for ease of use, and with numerous options for automating.


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Improved visibility

Data analysis, visualization, publication
and alerting out of the box

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Cost savings

Your IoT scenario is realized quickly,
easily, and at low cost

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Self-sufficient sensor systems

independent of cables or WLAN


Watch how The National Museum of Computing uses
PRTG & Sigfox to preserve generations of computing legacy


Sigfox and PRTG prepare you for IoT

7 Tips to get your network ready for the Internet of Things


  1. Set-up an IoT Gateway
  2. Ensure network capacity bandwidth
  3. Get the network ready to analyze big data
  4. Get the network ready to store big data
  5. Upgrade to IPv6 to support the many new devices
  6. Secure the network appropriately for IoT
  7. Set-up network monitoring in support of IoT


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About Paessler AG

Since 1997, we offer monitoring solutions for businesses across all industries and all sizes, from SMB to large enterprises. Today, more than 500,000 users in over 170 countries rely on PRTG and other Paessler solutions to monitor their complex IT, OT and IoT infrastructures. We believe monitoring plays a vital part in reducing humankind's consumption of resources. Our products help our customers optimize their IT, OT and IoT infrastructures, and reduce their energy consumption or emissions – for our future and our environment.

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About Sigfox

Sigfox is a French global network operator founded in 2010 that builds wireless networks to connect low-power objects such as electricity meters and smartwatches, which need to be continuously on and emitting small amounts of data.

Sigfox is based in Labège near Toulouse, France, and has over 375 employees. The firm also has offices in Madrid, San Francisco, Sydney and Paris.

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