Pingdom alerter best new mashup at Programmable Web

John Musser’s excellent Web 2.0 resource Programmable Web (with 1,452 mashups listed!) has included the Pingdom API system tray alerter among its Best New Mashups. The Pingdom API allows anyone with a Pingdom account to access all of his/her uptime monitoring data. We previously dedicated a full blog entry to the Windows system tray alerter […]

Pingdom gets thumbs up from Web developers

The Web developers at Project83 have given Pingdom a glowing review in their blog. These are just a few snippets from what they had to say about us: Although I work on the web, over the years there have been very few web applications that have truly become instrumental to the way we do business. […]

Pingdom expanding – looking for more staff

Pingdom is currently looking for a skilled Web programmer and a technical support person to join our growing number of happy campers. We are looking for the best of the best. A formal education is less important than real passion, knowledge, creativity and skill. Since we are located in central Västerås, Sweden, you need to […]

Latest in marketing – The Hypno Banner!

The Big Brains in our marketing department here at Pingdom have devised the ultimate marketing tool. We present… The Hypno Banner! Can you feel it? The almost irresistible need to buy buy buy? As you know we are growing fast, and this may very well be why. Not only that, we are thinking about using […]

iPing, and it’s not from Apple!

Well, if Apple can do it with iPhone, iMac, iPod, iEverything, so can we. Something sleek, something white, something Cisco doesn’t like. “What about iPing?” we thought. The name has a nice ring to it. And most important: it starts with an i! But wouldn’t you know, it’s already taken. So our iPing Apple-meets-Uptime plan […]

Pingdom under construction

Pingdom is under construction. You already know we’re always evolving and improving our infrastructure, but this time it’s a bit more on the physical side: We’re having work done on our main office in Sweden. As the company grows and evolves, our office space needs to keep up. Image: Hectic handy handymen in the Pingdom […]

Now you get extra checks for just 50 cents

We have slashed our prices from a monthly $2 to a mere 50 cents for monitoring an extra server or website, making it possible for companies to monitor every aspect of their infrastructure without costs spiraling out of control. With today’s prices in the uptime monitoring industry, monitoring just a small number of servers can […]

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 […]