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Simulate visitor interaction with your site to monitor the end user experience.

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Simulate visitor interaction

Identify bottlenecks and speed up your website.

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Real User Monitoring

Enhance your site performance with data from actual site visitors

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Real user insights in real time

Know how your site or web app is performing with real user insights

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Infrastructure Monitoring Powered by SolarWinds AppOptics

Instant visibility into servers, virtual hosts, and containerized environments

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Comprehensive set of turnkey infrastructure integrations

Including dozens of AWS and Azure services, container orchestrations like Docker and Kubernetes, and more 

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Application Performance Monitoring Powered by SolarWinds AppOptics

Comprehensive, full-stack visibility, and troubleshooting

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Complete visibility into application issues

Pinpoint the root cause down to a poor-performing line of code

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Integrated, cost-effective, hosted, and scalable full-stack, multi-source log management

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Collect, search, and analyze log data

Quickly jump into the relevant logs to accelerate troubleshooting

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Increased press coverage for Pingdom

The Internet keeps growing in size and scope. More and more people are depending on the Internet for their daily work and life, and more and more companies depend on, or have based their entire business around, the Internet. In other words, the Internet has become a critical resource that has less and less room […]

Lycos, Tripod and Angelfire all brought down by hosting company

This week yet another interesting downtime was detected by the GIGRIB network. Lycos, the search-engine-turned-portal, was unavailable for more than seven hours earlier this week. Not only that, Tripod and Angelfire, the two free Web hosting services provided by Lycos, were also down for that duration. According to this Computer Weekly article, Lycos’ hosting provider […]

From a great 2006 to a fantastic 2007

2006 was very good to us. Our company has grown extremely fast and now has customers in 126 countries. Pingdom is being used by everything from small one-man companies to large enterprises. Our customers include smart and successful companies such as Alexa Internet, Feedburner, Crazy Egg, Mosso and 1&1 Internet. The introduction of our full-featured […]

Pingdom alerts on your desktop

The first application based on the Pingdom Web service API has been released. It’s an open-source Windows .NET application, developed by a Pingdom user, that shows up as an icon in the system tray (that one with all the icons down to your right). It shows the status of any Pingdom checks selected by the […]

Pingdom review at CenterNetworks

CenterNetworks, a website covering Web 2.0, recently posted a review of the Pingdom uptime monitoring service. So what’s the verdict from CenterNetworks? The closing words in the review are: So if you are looking to keep an eye on your website’s downtime, and you are really into statistics, I think that you should give Pingdom […]

Enjoy some downtime

Hold on, did we just use the word downtime? Us, of all people? We should state this more clearly. Of course we mean offline downtime. No, that didn’t come out right either… Ok… Downtime as in relaxing, and in our case, playing with our new toys: Image: Toys for Christmas! Everyone at Pingdom received an […]

Christmas gift from Pingdom – One free year of uptime monitoring

During the next 48 hours (ok, 45 as of this writing) it is possible to sign up for a full year of Pingdom’s uptime monitoring service for free. If you already have a trial account, you can upgrade that for free too. No strings attached. This is our Christmas gift to all server administrators and […]

Banner design contest winner announced!

Do you remember the banner design contest we announced a while ago? The person who could create the Pingdom banner we liked the most would receive $200 and be displayed on CSS Mania. We got a really good response, and now the results are finally in… And the winner is… After going through all the […]

TechCrunch posting Digg downtime

The mega-popular Web 2.0 blog TechCrunch posted news about a two-hour Digg downtime today, including a link to Pingdom GIGRIB’s report page for www.digg.com. Nice touch at the end: Digg this story. (oh wait, you can’t)

Smart service, smart customers

We take uptime very seriously, and so do our customers. Why? Because on the Internet, you can’t take anything for granted. There are just too many factors affecting website and service availability. There will be a problem, the questions is only when, and how companies react to resolve it. In other words, any company just […]

Prepare for the holiday shopaholics

Christmas will soon be here. Offices will be empty, with most people being at home, eating generous amounts of food and relaxing. But… Hold on… If everyone is at home, who is looking after your website and servers? With the office potentially being empty for several days, a crashed website would be a pretty lousy […]

Banner creators wanted – $200 on the line

Did the banner below get your attention? Good. But we want banners that can get attention for other reasons than being butt ugly. That is why we are offering $200 to anyone who can create a really good Pingdom banner for us. This banner is currently being displayed on CSS Mania. If you win, yours […]

Pingdom.com chic design

The inspirational design site Design Meltdown has published an article called Chic Designer. In it they discuss elements of a good and clean website design. Or in the words of the author: Chic is defined as elegant and stylish, and that is exactly how this set of sample sites feels. We were happy to notice […]

Price chaos in the uptime monitoring industry

We recently tried compiling a price comparison chart between Pingdom and some of our competitors in the uptime monitoring business, but the task turned out to be more or less impossible. Why? Because there are simply too many different factors involved, and everyone uses different price criteria. In fact, pricing in general is so complicated […]

CSS Mania is taking care of us

We want to thank CSS Mania, a leading design community, for giving Pingdom a very positive (and quite original) mention in their blog today. We are happy to have them as customers.

Does grid hosting live up to the hype?

So called “grid hosting” (or sometimes “utility computing”) is the latest buzzword in the Web hosting industry. It isn’t a new concept, grid computing has been around for quite some time, but has been repackaged for the Web hosting market. However, recent stability problems have raised the question if the technology is mature enough for […]

Pingdom tips and tricks

The obvious way to use Pingdom is to monitor uptime for websites and servers. It’s extremely easy to set up a check to monitor www.mywebpage.com or an IP address, and this is how most people use Pingdom today. However, Pingdom is not a one-trick pony. There are a lot of things you can do with […]

Pingdom featured at Programmable Web

Pingdom’s Web service is currently the featured API at Programmable Web, an excellent resource covering all aspects of Web services and mash-up applications. The Pingdom Web service API allows our customers to access all their monitoring data from Pingdom, for example the latest downtimes of their servers or websites, historical data, response times, raw check […]

Monitor your order forms with Pingdom

Imagine that you run an online store (or perhaps you don’t have to imagine). Customers are pouring in and you are able to sell your merchandise 24/7, always open and always available. Then imagine that your order form stops working. The website works fine, but no one can place an order successfully. You are losing […]

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