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Guidelines for Choosing a Monitoring Platform

How to Choose an Appropriate Monitoring Platform No matter the type of business or industry you’re in, monitoring uptime, performance, and availability of your websites and web services is critical for timely error resolution and customer satisfaction.  You put your business at risk if you’re operating with an outdated monitoring

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Case Study: LuckyVitamin

LuckyVitamin ensures global uptime and performance for millions of customers with the Dotcom-Monitor platform.   Introduction Founded in 2005, LuckyVitamin is an industry leading global e-commerce destination for health and wellness, natural and organic products, vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports and fitness nutrition, food, beauty, skincare, pet, and natural home. LuckyVitamin offers

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Case Study: Malcolm Group, Inc.

The Malcolm Group emulates the customer ordering process with powerful scripts to ensure a consistent experience.   I’m the Marketing guy for our suite of e-commerce stores. We sell online and our stores must be accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. But not just accessible, our website

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Updated Network Location – Paris, France

The Paris, France monitoring location will be updated on Monday, November 5th for Dotcom-Monitor customers. Old IPv4 Address: 87.98.175.108 New IPv4 Address: 51.158.22.211 View our full monitoring location list here.

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Network Monitoring 101: Devices vs Tasks

Two crucial network monitoring functions – Devices and Tasks – work together to keep close tabs on your network performance. Learn the difference between monitoring Devices and monitoring Tasks and how each is an ongoing system of maintenance that is constantly deployed to prevent individual target failures.

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IPv6 Monitoring | IPv6 Performance, Network & Security Monitoring

The switch to IPv6 is jumping to light speed. On June 8, 2011 several large organizations, including Google, Yahoo, and Facebook will run a comprehensive test for switching to IPv6. If all goes well most companies will start making the switch. However, the advent of IPV6 is not without problems and the performance monitoring solutions that worked for IPv4, will not work with IPv6.

Using an active external performance monitoring service will be critical with the advent of IPv6. Network and website managers must have a true view into end-user connectivity and the ability to receive instant notification whenever a problem occurs. For instant free test tools for IPv6 performance see ServerView Monitoring™ https://www.dotcom-monitor.com/free-uptime-performance-tests.aspx™ https://www.dotcom-monitor.com/technical-tools-browser-test.aspx .

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Website Monitoring, Waterfall Charts, & Webpages of the Lycra-clad

An icon in the Twin Cities triathlon community, Jerry Bous, has a website problem that’s good to have. He has been able to parlay his love for the sport of triathlon into an occupation as THE triathlon race announcer as well as owner of the very popular and respected website www.MinnesotaTriNews.com.

But, the problem — similar to a triathlete who plateaus in their swim/bike/run speed at this point in the racing season — is that Jerry’s website may have recently “plateaued” in response time and in order to continue to improve is likely in need of some ongoing response time and performance monitoring.

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