Web Performance of the World’s Top 100 Newspapers

News, we all consume it on a daily basis. From our laptops, tablets, and our phone. We rely on the media outlet for instant reports on politics, sports, entertainment, and everything else. More and more of us are choosing to digest our news online as opposed to traditional, print mediums. But just how good of […]

Happy Holidays From Pingdom!

The time is drawing near for the holidays and we’d like to wish you a very happy winter break.  Of course, we’d also like to remind you that just because offices shut and people go to spend some quality time with their folks, the Internet never sleeps. If you need to get in touch with […]

Website monitoring is for everyone

In order to achieve a faster and more reliable internet we’re making our uptime monitoring accessible to everyone for free. We are reintroducing our popular free plan meaning you’ll be able to automatically monitor your site’s availability every minute from all over with world. So should an incident occur—and incidents will happen—you will be the […]

Have 50% off a Pingdom annual plan – Happy holidays!

At Pingdom HQ, it’s snowing and people are wearing sweaters of questionable taste. In short, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! We’re feeling merry and would love to share our Christmas cheer with all of you. That’s why we’d like to offer a 50% discount to all new customers who sign up for […]

Our top 3 take-home’s from Velocity conference, Amsterdam 2016

We’ve just come back from Velocity conference in Amsterdam and needless to say, it’s been a blast! We thought we’d share with you three of the most interesting bits we took home from the world’s biggest conference for Web performance:   Performance matters, but it’s how your users perceive it that counts most. At Pingdom, we […]

Our transaction monitoring just got better

Today we’re releasing an update to our Transaction Monitoring service with which we aim to give our customers a better overall experience. So let’s tell you about what changes you can expect to find in your Pingdom dashboard… Test in Google Chrome First things first: we are introducing Google Chrome to run the tests in your Transaction Monitoring. […]

We had a smashing time at Smashing Conference 2016

A few weeks ago we talked about the value of attending meet ups and conferences and how attending revives our passion for what we do. With that said, last week we packed our suitcases and escaped from the onset of Scandinavian winter here in Stockholm all the way to sunny Barcelona for Smashing Conference 2016. […]

How the Friday DDoS attack affected Pingdom

Note: All times shown below are in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC). The Outage As most, if not all of you know by now, last Friday (October 21st) Dyn was hit by a massive DDoS attack that disrupted services for Twitter, Spotify, Reddit. Netflix, TNYT, and Pingdom along with a host of other core Internet services. Dyn stated on their […]

Changing direction: Pingdom’s new visual design strategy

Big things have been happening in our offices over the past months: our art director and team of UX designers have been sitting late into the night like the alchemists of yore working on a strategy that will change the way you–and we–see and experience Pingdom in the future. Yes, our designers have been looking at […]

Making the Most of Attending a Tech Conference

As we wrap up the New York part of the Velocity Conference series, we reflect on the value of attending meetups and conferences. Whatever your preferred method of consumption is, you can get your information quick fix by connecting, researching, sharing, and updating instantly with Twitter, Slack, blog posts, or any other method. Is there […]