About Pingdom

You can’t fix what you’re not aware of, and you need to find out about website issues quickly because if your customers find out first, it’s game over. For today’s web-scale application environments, it’s not just about the web application’s availability; it’s about the performance and resulting end user’s experience. You need to know right down to the transaction level if your application is available and performing as designed. You need to monitor user interactions and business transactions to provide actionable insights because when availability and performance issues arise, they need to be fixed quickly—before the customer feels the impact.

Pricing starting from:

US$10,00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Key benefits of Pingdom

Pingdom offers powerful and incredibly easy-to-understand uptime and performance monitoring for your websites. With Pingdom, you can:

• Ensure your web application and its key transactions are up and working as designed for all your users, no matter where they are or how they access the
application.

• Know your web application is performing the way it was designed to with an end-to-end view of the interconnected elements supporting it.

• Know who your real visitors are and how your web application is performing for them. Test your web app in the real world, not the ideal conditions of the
data center.

• Be confident your performance monitoring tool can scale with your business technically and cost-effectively.

Devices

Business size

S M L

Markets

Australia, Canada, China, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Japan, United States

Supported Languages

English

Pricing starting from:

US$10,00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Top 5 alternatives to Pingdom

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Features

Total features of Pingdom: 23

  • API
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Availability Testing
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Dashboard Creation
  • Data Visualization
  • Email Alerts
  • FTP Monitoring
  • For Websites
  • Mail Server Monitoring
  • Maintenance Scheduling
  • Monitoring
  • Multiple User Accounts
  • Performance Metrics
  • Purchasing & Receiving
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Single Sign On
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Transaction Monitoring
  • Uptime Reporting

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Reviews

Overall rating

4,4 /5
(66)
Value for Money
4/5
Features
4,3/5
Ease of Use
4,5/5
Customer Support
4,0/5

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Todor T.
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Monitor everything, anytime

Reviewed on 2021/04/20

It pings our phones, emails, collaboration tools and we rarely have issues with it. I recommend for...

It pings our phones, emails, collaboration tools and we rarely have issues with it. I recommend for medium and large enterprise monitoring cross-continent.

Pros

The global ping. When attempting to ping a certain host, it tries from multiple locations around the world and helps us isolate whether the issue is with a local provider or global.

Cons

Page loading times. In rare cases, when no network fault is preventing access, page starts to load, then stops, and after this refreshes to a usable state. Also, the Root Cause per host sometimes tends to take a longer period for generation, which can lead to data insufficiency.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Monitor your application servers

Reviewed on 2021/02/09

Pros

with Pingdom, we are monitoring our applications running on the production, and demo servers. It has multiple features that resulted in choosing this tool.

Cons

it requires a little digging to get the most out of the tool.

Torikul I.
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  • Industry: Internet
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

It's a good tool but it could be more better from my point of view

Reviewed on 2021/07/30

My overall experience is average, I don't feel comfortable using this tool. But yes, sometimes...

My overall experience is average, I don't feel comfortable using this tool. But yes, sometimes clients ask me to improve the website performance with a special focus on the Pingdom testing tool. That time I use Pingdom to make the client happy. I think this tool needs to improve UI/UX more, people like me will start loving this tool again.

Pros

It's easy to use, has a good performance board that shows what grade the site got, its loading time, page size etc that helps to get a clear concept about website performance. Pingdom has a good functionality of downloading website reports har.json file. It's a very unique thing, I didn't get anything like this in other speed testing tools. Like other testing tools, Pingdom also shows how to improve the speed score of a website, this is a very important thing because every testing tool has its own algorithm.

Cons

Like the other speed testing tool, Pingdom works similarly, there are no different and unique things on it that will bring me always to use this software. Even this tool is so hard, they show a lot of obstacles that often does not work as a reason for the website slow loading. There is some user experience problem in this tool. For example, after completing the scan, it not redirects me to the result section. Results show below of the hero section, no animation, no redirection nothing! It should perfectly represent the scan results.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

The OG Website Monitor

Reviewed on 2022/03/08

Pingdom works great, but I'm trying to get away from the SolarWinds ecosystem.

Pingdom works great, but I'm trying to get away from the SolarWinds ecosystem.

Pros

Pingdom is easy to use. The UI is clean and there are tons of features.

Cons

Pingdom gets expensive quick if you monitor microservices.

Nigel masimba R.
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for Free Trial
  • Review Source

Overall rating

  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

An All-In-One Website Performance Suite

Reviewed on 2020/06/15

I started out using the free Pingdom website speed test tool before signing up to use the full kit...

I started out using the free Pingdom website speed test tool before signing up to use the full kit of Pingdom tools. I use Pingdom to monitor website performance and uptime.

Pros

It works with my favorite content management system.
Easy to set up compared to some web performance tracking tools.
There is a WordPress plugin to add the Pingdom code snippet which may be useful for less technical users.

Cons

If you are using other tools similar to Pingdom you may need to choose between them and Pingdom to avoid having too many code snippets installed which could reduce website performance.

Alternatives Considered

Google Analytics 360 and GTmetrix
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Pingdom offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$10,00/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

30-day free trial available.

Pingdom has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001-5 000

Pingdom supports the following languages:

English

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Pingdom integrates with the following applications:

OpsGenie, PagerDuty, Slack, Splunk On-Call

Pingdom offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support

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