O2 says a major data outage which has affected millions of people since Thursday morning has been fixed. In a statement at about 3.30am, O2 said its 4G network had been restored. It follows a 24 hour service outage that left customers fuming. "Our technical teams will continue to monitor service performance closely over the next few days to ensure we remain stable," a spokesman said. "A review will be carried out with Ericsson to understand fully what happened. "We'd like to thank our customers for their patience during the loss of service on Thursday 6 December and we're sorry for any impact the issue may have caused." Your rights when your network goes down - What to do to get compensation from O2, EE, Sky, BT and the rest Millions of furious O2 customers endured a day without data after the network crashed leaving some unable to work and others fearing for the safety of their loved ones. O2, Britain's second largest mobile company, said 3G was restored on mobile devices by 9.30pm on … [Read more...] about O2 network back up and running after 24 hour service black out as phone giant says 4G network has been restored
Alarm monitoring services
Home security cameras and monitoring systems are becoming far more popular as the prices continue to drop, and Ring's Black Friday prices are so good that you basically have no reason not to be buying one right now. The whole "Do-It-Yourself" alarm system concept has been around for a few years now, and there are a variety of options, but Ring makes one of the most complete packages out there that doesn't break the bank on a normal day. Black Friday has brought along some of the biggest price drops we've ever seen on this gear, and for some of it this marks the first time it's ever been on sale. Ring gained popularity thanks to its video doorbell cameras, and right now you can pick up the Ring Video Doorbell 2 with a 3rd-gen Echo Dot for just $139.99, a savings of $110 on the bundle. This model offers 1080p video streaming, two-way communication, interchangeable faceplates, and much more. It has a rechargeable battery and doesn't need to be hardwired in place, which makes it a little … [Read more...] about Ring’s Black Friday alarm, camera, and doorbell discounts make home security a no-brainer decision
Best answer: Absolutely. While expensive, the Brinks monitoring service for your Nest Secure provides enough value that we recommend enrolling and using it. Best Buy: Nest Secure ($399) Someone will watch when you can't So, you bought a Nest Secure because you want to protect your home and your valuables, and a smart alarm system can notify you and let you know what's happening any time through an app on your phone. However, there'll be times when you're not able to grab your phone the instant you hear an alert. An intruder doesn't wait until you're not in a meeting or at the movies to break in; batteries die and power outages happen; we all deserve a vacation away from beeping smartphones once in a while. Brinks Home Security provides 24/7 monitoring of your Nest Secure and the service also includes cellular backup in case your Wi-Fi goes out. If Brinks sees an alert, it'll try to contact you and any designated emergency contacts you have provided. If an alert is real (not … [Read more...] about Should you get professional monitoring for Nest Secure?
Home security systems have been around for decades, providing a way to have your home monitored for intrusions and emergencies while you’re away or sleeping. But traditional home security systems have required professional installation, costly subscription plans, and long-term contracts that lock you in to the service. They’ve not been practical to move from home to home or for use in apartments. Thanks to advances in sensors and other smart home technology, the landscape of home security systems is changing dramatically. It’s now possible to install a professionally monitored system in your home yourself in just a matter of minutes. You can even bring the system along with you when you move to another house or apartment. And the cost for these new systems is far less than traditional home security plans. Ring’s Alarm, which is finally shipping to customers starting today, is the latest in these new, do-it-yourself home security systems. It’s most similar … [Read more...] about Ring Alarm review: simple, cheap home security
Article Contents1 Nagroid1.1 Introduction1.2 Configuration1.3 Real World Setup and Usage1.4 We’ll Be Back in a Moment2 NagMonDroid2.1 Introduction2.2 Settings2.3 Real World Setup and Usage2.4 Conclusion3 Real-World Testing with Nagroid4 Conclusions Nagios is by far one of the best solutions for monitoring just about everything on a server, and it’s excellent API system means that anything it doesn’t include out of the box can be written in just about any programming language as long as the program output conforms to their standard. I’ve personally written dozens of modules for micro-managing network interfaces, disk IO and so on. I’ve even heard of elaborate schemes of detecting when system load is too high on web servers and launching more Amazon EC2 instances, or checking when load is low enough to terminate EC2 instances, all fully automated. That said, next to Decaf, Nagios monitoring tools were a strong requirement for my Android arsenal. Waiting for … [Read more...] about SysAdmin Series, Article #3: Nagios Monitoring