Do Site Housekeeping in Peace with Pingdom Maintenance

We’re happy to announce the release of Maintenance! With this, we’ve added the ability to pause your Uptime and Synthetic Transaction monitoring checks for when you need to take your site down for some TLC. Available inside our dashboard My Pingdom, Maintenance allows you to pause groups or specific checks so if you only need […]

The Pingdom for iOS app v3.5 has landed!

We’ve got great news for everyone monitoring their websites through our iPhone app: we’ve given it a complete makeover! Earlier this year, we released a major update to our Android app that made it easier to navigate and presented your data in a way that was more comprehensible and nicer to look at. We’ve now […]

AppOptics: All Application and Infrastructure Monitoring in One Place

Please allow us to do a shameless plug for our friends over at Librato and Traceview who have created AppOptics. AppOptics is a new service that brings the best of both application performance monitoring (APM) for your web apps and real-time monitoring for every level of your stack, into one single dashboard. Think of it a […]

Seeing Is Believing with Filmstrip for Page Speed Reports

Sometimes seeing really is believing, and our Page Speed reports are no exception. Earlier this month we release our new Filmstrip feature, which gives you a visual timeline of how your page loads with every test you run. If you’re wondering how to make the most out of our new feature, we’ll show you how […]

Our Improved Page Speed Reports Now With Filmstrip And Timeline Metrics

In addition to the the stream of updates and new features we have rolled out, like new test locations in Latin America, a revamped Live Map and an updated Android app, we’re excited to announce our latest offering: the Filmstrip function and timeline metrics for Page Speed monitoring! Filmstrip gives you a visual aid to […]

We Welcome Latin America to Our List of Test Locations

We’re excited to tell you that this week we’ve added 7 locations in Latin America to our ever-growing list of probe servers from which you can test your website’s availability and performance! Latin America is the world’s fastest growing online market. For us at Pingdom, the addition of these probe servers was a logical step […]

Android App Update: Custom Alert Sounds Now Available

The new version of the Pingdom Android app makes notifications even better. One of the features we’ve been wanting to add for some time now is the custom sound for alerting. Why? Well, notifications shouldn’t be overlooked because they sound the same as every other notification you get during the day. That’s why we are happy to say […]

Introducing Threshold Alerting for Uptime Checks!

Everybody knows that slow is the new down when it comes to websites. If your site takes too long to load, it might as well be completely unavailable! With our Page Speed Monitoring tool, you can see what parts of your website load quickly and what parts take up too much time. By identifying these […]

Pingdom Announces New Server Monitoring Capability

Pingdom is part of the SolarWinds family, and as such we are very excited to announce that SolarWinds has completed the acquisition of Scout’s SaaS-based server monitoring technology. The new service is now available under the Pingdom flag, marketed and sold as SolarWinds Pingdom Server Monitor. This addition provides enhanced capabilities for our customers monitoring […]

Report: Social network demographics in 2017

A while back we delivered a report on social media demographics as they stood in 2012. Now, 5 years on, things are looking different: some have been all but consigned to the Internet mausoleum that is Archive.org (may they rest in peace) whilst others have shot into the limelight. Of course, the main players like Facebook, […]

5 Things We Took Home from From Business to Buttons 2017

We had the pleasure of attending this year’s From Business to Buttons conference in Stockholm and, as always, the speakers were second to none. From AirBnb’s Katie Dill talking about how good User Experience starts well before a user actually starts engaging with a product, to Mike Monteiro being, well, himself and telling it like […]

What Is Digital Experience Monitoring (and Why Should You Care)?

Digital experience monitoring (DEM) is a newly defined area within the world of application performance monitoring (APM). Gartner has broken up APM into three “functional dimensions” for coverage in their magic quadrant market assessment tool: DEM, application discovery, tracing and diagnostics (ADTD), and application analytics (AA). Gartner defines DEM as “an availability and performance monitoring […]

Web Performance of the Top 100 Travel Sites

Whether it be a European city break, a hike in the mountains or sipping cocktails that come with little umbrellas on an idyllic beach, we all love holidays. That’s why the online travel industry is big business—worth $533.52 billion in 2015—and shows no signs of slowing down. With thousands of travel companies competing for your […]

We’ve released Pingdom for Android v3.4!

Today we released a new version of our Pingdom app for Android. As part of our drive to built a more positive user experience in all of our products and tools, we’ve given our Android app a facelift. Here’s what’s new: A more informative interface that is more intuitive to navigate and gives you a seamless […]

Web Performance of the World’s Top 100 Newspapers

News, we all consume it on a daily basis. From our laptops, tablets, and our phone. We rely on the media outlet for instant reports on politics, sports, entertainment, and everything else. More and more of us are choosing to digest our news online as opposed to traditional, print mediums. But just how good of […]

Happy Holidays From Pingdom!

The time is drawing near for the holidays and we’d like to wish you a very happy winter break.  Of course, we’d also like to remind you that just because offices shut and people go to spend some quality time with their folks, the Internet never sleeps. If you need to get in touch with […]