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 […]

Pingdom’s Live Map Shows You The State Of The Internet As It Happens

When we talk about website outages, we usually think of when something really big happens, like when Facebook goes down or when an error in code took AWS Eastern US servers offline for hours. In reality, website incidents and outages are happening all the time. In fact, we registered over 225 outages in the time […]

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 […]