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Website Uptime Monitoring Systems

March 11th, 2009

After a post on Twitter from Dannychoo regarding web site uptime monitoring systems, I thought I’d make a list of all the ones I know of, the services they offer and their pricing for future reference.



Service Found via Highest check frequency Monitor nodes Features Monthly 1 minute keyword HTTP checks Monthly 10 minute keyword HTTP checks Alerts
Keyword checking Unwanted text checking Basic Auth POP3 SMTP IMAP On server monitors 1 sites 5 sites 10 sites 1 sites 5 sites 10 sites SMS Phone Email HTTP RPC ICQ/MSN/AOL/Yahoo RSS
Wormly @pukupi 1 minute 6 Yes Yes Yes Yes Optional, Free $19 $19 $39 $19 $19 $39 40 Free ($0.18 subsequent) $0.40 per call Free Free ICQ + MSN No
Mon.Itor.Us 5 minutes Unknown No No No Yes Optional Free n/a n/a n/a Free (ad supported) Free (ad supported) Free (ad supported) No No Yes No No No
Pingdom 1 minute Unknown Yes Yes Yes No $9.95 $9.95 $12.45 $9.95 $9.95 $12.45 20 Free ($0.45 for next 20) No Yes No No No
Pingdom Gigrib 1 minute Unknown No No No No No Free (community supported) Free (community supported) Free (community supported) Free (community supported) Free (community supported) Free (community supported) No No Yes No No No
Montastic @tamir 10 minutes 2 No No No No No n/a n/a n/a Free Free Free No No Yes No No Yes
Host Tracker 1 minute 66 Yes No No No No $29.99 $29.99 $29.99 $4.99 $4.99 $29.99 10 Free (additional depend on network) No Yes No No No
Gomez @lennysan 1 minute 80 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown No pricing on site No pricing on site No pricing on site No pricing on site No pricing on site No pricing on site Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown
Webmetrics @lennysan Unknown 95 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Optional No pricing on site No pricing on site No pricing on site No pricing on site No pricing on site No pricing on site Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown
Keynote @lennysan Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Yes Unknown No pricing on site No pricing on site No pricing on site No pricing on site No pricing on site No pricing on site Yes No Yes No No No
Monitis 1 minute 5 Yes No No Yes Optional, Free $2.50 $12.50 $25 $1.50 $7.50 $15 $0.20 No Yes No Yes Yes
Site24x7 1 minute 14 Yes Yes Yes $14 for 15 minute checks No $12 $60 $120 $3 $15 $30 Yes No Yes No No Yes
Alertra 1 minute 11 Yes No No Yes No $144.00 $720.00 $1440.00 $17.10 $85.50 $171.00 $0.19 $0.29 Yes No MSN+Yahoo No
Hyperspin 1 minute 14 Yes No No Yes No $12 $54 $102 $2.50 $12.50 $23.75 $0.20 No Yes No No No
WebsiteHawk Joe McDonald 1 minute 2 Yes Yes Yes Yes No Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Yes No Yes No No No
Panopta Steve 1 minute 20 No No No Yes No $15 $15 $15 $15 $15 $15 $0.20 (20 free) on $15 plan
Unlimited free otherwise
Yes Yes No “Coming soon” No
IP Patrol   1 minute 5 Yes Yes Yes Yes No £50 £250 £500 £7.40 £37.00 £74.00 10p No Yes No No No
Specto @mrtorrent Runs on Linux and provides monitoring of local and remote sites

Sorry, I know the table isn’t exactly pretty, but it was only meant to be a 20 minute piece of work compiling the information and formatting it…

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