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Last week Ipswitch’s IT team initiated moving its product download server to a Cloud offering with more bandwidth for growing capacity. However, before committing to this major change, IT decided to globally test the downloads of both servers, in order to determine whether or not the new Cloud platform could indeed offer Ipswitch greater resiliency

AlertFox now provides you with enhanced capability to monitor ALL your business-critical web apps and websites from inside OR outside your firewall! With our latest addition, AlertFox can detect and resolve web performance issues from:     Worldwide branch locations     Distributed global data centers     Remote user’s workstations from around the world And it’s simple!

Real Browser Monitoring Update

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 by

Starting with today, several software updates are rolled out on the measurement servers. This includes updates of: – iMacros (8.0.3)– Firefox (13.0.1)– iMacros for  Firefox (– Java (v7, update 5)This upgrade is completely transparent. There is nothing to do for you as AlertFox users.

Greetings, We are very pleased to inform you that AlertFox/iOpus Software is now part of the WhatsUp Gold family of IT management software products. Rest assured that you’ll receive the same commitment to quality, support, and product innovation you received from iOpus software. We’re very excited to have you and the iOpus team onboard. We look forward to

The most important piece of information first: There is nothing for you to do. This update is completely transparent and does not affect running tests. But should you do encounter anything strange in your account, please notify our tech support immediately and we will investigate it. Now that you know there is no work for you,

Astronomical spring in the northern hemisphere began on March 20, 2012 – and new AlertFox features start to appear: Today we released the first of many exiting new updates that we have in the works for 2012. Today’s “Easter Update” contains mostly invisible backend changes, but also two important user facing improvements. Account ID –

The popular DNS management service Zoneedit is experiencing an extended downtime and users are complaining on Twitter. On the positive side, it seems “only” the web interface is affected, and not the DNS services itself. (Update: Site up again after 12 hours of downtime). We will update this post when Zoneedit is available again. Zoneedit

Today we officially launch our new webpage test tool for website performance monitoring. It allows everyone to run a free website speed test from global multiple locations using real browsers (IE, Firefox and soon Chrome). All you need to do is enter the URL of the site you want to test. AlertFox starts a real

Performance Monitoring with Firefox 7

Wednesday, 26 October 2011 by

As you know, AlertFox uses real web browsers (as opposed to only simulated ones) for monitoring the real end-user experience and getting realistic website performance data. Today we upgraded our global website monitoring stations to Firefox 7 and iMacros V7.4. Internet Explorer remains, of course, at Version 9 (only security updates added). This upgrade is

Website Malware Monitoring with AlertFox

Wednesday, 05 October 2011 by

Website Malware Monitoring at AlertFox Did you know AlertFox can also monitor your site for malware?   Malware distribution (viruses, Trojans, spyware etc.) has become a key issue for many website owners, as drive-by-download attacks are on the rise and malware distribution techniques are becoming increasingly effective. There are expensive malware monitoring services like GlobalSign