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 […]

5 Reasons Why Digital Experience Monitoring Is Mission Critical

You may not be familiar with the term Digital Experience Monitoring (DEM) yet, but your business continuity may depend on how quickly you learn it. I also wrote a quick primer earlier you can read here.  DEM is one of the primary functions of application performance monitoring (APM). Gartner projects that by 2020, about seven […]

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 […]

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 […]