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Downtime of the week: Sears Online Store

Tuesday, 04 February 2014 by

It probably comes at no surprise that the team at AlertFox uses the web heavily even outside of work, from casual browsing, to shopping and travel planning. Often we encounter website issues where we think “This would not happen if they had a good web performance monitoring system in place”. In this series  we will report

Last night we had a database storage issue that has affected the storage of classic results for some customers between 0:00 and 6:00am CET on 2014/1/29. iMacros results and alerting were not affected.    

Many users have asked for this feature and, along with a number of other updates and tweaks, the new Blackout Periods feature went live with our Wednesday December 11, 2013 system update! Use Blackout Periods to suspend monitoring and alerting during scheduled site maintenance and downtime periods. Your performance statistics won’t be skewed by maintenance

New website monitoring use cases

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 by

Today five new website monitoring use cases went live. They demonstrate how you can use AlertFox to monitor, troubleshoot, and solve a variety of website and web application performance problems. Read on and find out how it can work for your organization.

New AlertFox Control Panel and Website

Friday, 20 September 2013 by

HELLO ALERTFOX USERS We launched both a new AlertFox application control panel and a new website. The team has been working hard on these and we believe both the application control panel and the new website are a major step forward. We hope you like them. Access Anywhere with our New Responsive Design The control

In 2010, AlertFox introduced the ability to monitor a multi-step web “transaction” and it’s overall performance from start-to-finish. Today, we are please to say we have heard your requests and we are delivering with more granularity. Now, we can monitor and provide historical performance data for each, individual step within the transaction. Multi-Step Sub-task Monitoring:

We are sorry to report some unscheduled downtime of our real browser transaction monitoring service. The reason was a problem with one of the hard disks. Unfortunately we did not detect it before it happened, so all we could do was repair the system after the damage had occurred. As a result, your account might

Again, Google Apps access down

Wednesday, 17 April 2013 by

The AlertFox synthetic (active) web performance monitor detected this: This is the second Google Apps uptime downtime related post in less than four weeks.

Google Drive is experiencing a service disruption for a few hours already.  Accessing Google Docs is either slow or results in a 502 error: Google itself says on their Public Status Dashboard: We’re aware of a problem with Google Drive affecting a significant subset of users. The affected users are unable to access Google Drive. We

Instant Website Uptime Reports

Thursday, 21 February 2013 by

As of last night we improved our uptime report email generation. You receive the daily, weekly and monthly reports now immediately after midnight in your time zone. Instant information at your finger tips. So if you have meeting with your team on Monday morning, the weekly report from AlertFox is already waiting in your inbox.