There are three responses to a piece of design- yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for. -Milton Glaser
You might have been successful in getting the wow response to your web or app design, but imagine that your website or your app goes down, without you being aware of it. Until you are aware of it, you wouldn’t think of getting it fixed. This is the kind of thing which could put off so many of your visitors and can also put your brand reputation at stake. You surely wouldn’t want to put your brand reputation at stake, would you? There are some website monitoring and performance software to help your website and apps run 24x7 without any trouble, by letting you be in control of your web applications performance.
Let us look at some of these software and how they can make our lives easy.
Featuring in 12 different monitoring locations around the world, this software monitors the uptime, downtime, and performance of websites and reports whenever an outage occurs, via email, text, voice, Twitter, or webhook. It is easy to setup and use, without any need to install it, and is available both as a free service as well as a paid one. It offers features like availability testing, maintenance scheduling, performance metrics, real-time monitoring, transaction monitoring, mail server monitoring, FTP monitoring, uptime reporting, event logs, event-based notifications, unlimited alerts, API integration, fast customer support, etc. It also offers a wide variety of monitors to choose from, including HTTP, HTTPS, RUM, DNS, ICMP, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, TCP, UDP, Transaction, etc. This tool is being used by large brands like AMD, Apache, Cisco, Oracle, and Subaru.
This is an all-in-one solution to help you measure your website performance and also fix bugs. It features 60+ monitoring locations across the world and provides uptime monitoring, real user monitoring, transaction monitoring, synthetic monitoring, server uptime monitoring, website availability monitoring, digital experience monitoring, etc. A drawback of this software is that the tech support is quite slow. Also, it is only available as a paid service, but is considered as a very reliable software. Some of the popular companies using this software are Apple, Pinterest, HP, Dell, Google, and Amazon.
Some the popular clients using this software are Go Daddy, Netflix, Google, NASA, and EA. It is a very accurate monitoring tool, featuring 60+ monitoring locations around the globe. They are available both as a free service as well as a paid one. All their plans include unlimited alerts and monitors. Their free plan includes a 5-minute check rate, whereas their paid plan includes 1-minute check rates and many other advanced features.
This is one software which can report an outage, the minute your website goes down, by checking your website at one- minute intervals from different locations across five continents. When your website goes down, it will notify you via email, SMS, or third-party push notifications. It also quite easy to setup and use. However, a drawback is that its customer support isn’t very good. Used by clients like IBM, Cisco, Kraft, and AARP, it features 30 monitoring locations across 5 continents.
Available as both a free service as well as a paid one, featuring in 30+ monitoring locations across the globe, it is used by clients like Visa, Puma, and Siemens. They offer custom monitoring services and allow usage of multiple protocols like HTTP, HTTPS, PING, DNS, TCP, UDP, ICMP, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP. It offers website monitoring, cloud monitoring, network monitoring, custom monitoring, server monitoring, application monitoring, among other features.
This software monitors internet applications. It offers features like real-time alerts, availability testing, event logs, maintenance scheduling, FTP monitoring, mail server monitoring, transaction monitoring, real-time monitoring, uptime reporting, performance reports, and also allows you to measure the quality of your hosting. This software can notify you when your web applications go down, way before your users notice.
This is one of the oldest software that monitors the experience of real users accessing websites and applications from desktop and other devices, also allowing to fix the bugs. The user interface is nicely built and is easy to use. It features 50+ monitoring locations and supports numerous protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS, REST API, DNS, Ping, TCP, FTP, POP, IMAP, and SMTP. It is available as both a free service as well as a paid one. Some clients using this software are Honda, Xerox, Groupon, and Yum.
If you do not wish to make use of these existing software due to any of the limitations that they pose, then another wise alternative would be to get a similar website monitoring performance software developed by some top web and mobile app development company, customized especially for you according to your website’s needs and requirements.
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