“Netflix recommends 3.0 Mbps in order to get DVD quality video (1.5Mbps is the minimum recommended).  This means that with even 2% packet loss and only a 60ms round trip time, users will be BELOW the recommendation!  (Even if nothing else is happening on the network)” We are asked by customers regularly about what is acceptable network performance and what can be done to improve things when performance is sub-par.

This is a guest blog written by Michael Maniscalco of ihiji for CE Pro Magazine. The original article can be found on CE Pro’s website. What are the most vital components and processes that integrators need to monitor remotely in a client’s home network? Many integrators now offer remote network monitoring and management as a base tier of client care programs. By establishing these service programs, integrators are setting themselves