Review: Slow Internet? Firebind can sniff out the problem

Firebind’s cloud-based monitoring tool is ideal for branch offices

We found Firebind to be an effective tool for reaching into branch office networks to diagnose internet-based performance problems. Firebind has a simple agent installation procedure and uses email-based alerting, so network managers won’t find it a burden to install or operate.

And with a focus on network performance, including simulated VoIP calls from the agent to the internet, Firebind offers detailed statistics on internet performance that aren’t available from similar products.

The field of cloud-based monitoring tools is a crowded one, with dozens of vendors offering products with considerable overlap. Firebind aims at a very specific target: monitoring the quality of internet links at small businesses and branch offices with a minimum of management overhead.

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