Who is Pingdom?
Between 2014 and 2015, SolarWinds Inc. acquired the Swedish web-monitoring company Pingdom. SolarWinds Inc. is a company which develops software for businesses to help manage their information technology infrastructure. SolarWinds is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with sales and product development offices in a number of locations in the United States and several other countries around the world. The company was publicly traded from May 2009 until the end of 2015. It has also acquired numerous companies in the last decade, some of which it still operates under their original brand names including Pingdom, Papertrail, and Loggly.
Why use Pingdom’s Uptime Monitoring?
Uptime monitoring tests the availability of your website, applications, and servers. Knowing when your site is unavailable is critical to any business. That’s why Pingdom will immediately alert you in a way that suits you via email, SMS, push notification to your mobile device. Get notified of site availability issues.
pingdom – Uptime Checks Price
Pricing starts at $14.95 per month. Ideal for personal sites or blogs when performance is as important as uptime. It includes Uptime Monitoring (10 Checks), Public Status Page, Support (Online, Chat), Alerting (SMS, Email and Push), Select Test Location, Public API, Check tags, Advanced Checks (3 Checks), Real User Monitoring (100k pageviews/mo & 1 sites), Sub Domain Monitoring, Page Speed Monitoring (30 min interval), Transaction Monitoring (10 min interval).
Pingdom monitors much more than just your uptime:
Transparency – The public status pages will easily share uptime to everybody. Included in all plans, you can show the current status and the historical data of your excellent uptime.
Alerting – Effective alerting for when you need to be the first to know.
Page speed monitoring – Examine and optimize the load performance of your website.
Visitor Insights (RUM) – Enhance your site performance with data from actual site visitors.
Transaction monitoring – Help ensure your most vital site interactions function smoothly.