Brad is the VP of Sales and Marketing at Dotcom-Monitor. He has been working in the tech space since the days of the dotcom-boom. Brad is an avid triathlete and marathon runner, wine enthusiast, and family man. You may spot him at any number of web performance conferences across the country, either as a speaker or at a trade show booth representing Dotcom-Monitor.

Online Banking Outage: Wells Fargo down

Dotcom-Monitor is tracking a Wells Fargo down website based on a consistent failure to connect host issues that began at approximately April 4, 12 PM CST. Dotcom-Monitor has been tracking a history of banking website outages for several months and has provided analysis of banking outages for the financial industry for issues involving recent PNC bank outages, U.S. Bancorp outages, and a previous Wells Fargo outages.

Getting to the Core of Website Uptime – Part 1

Website Uptime isn’t a Condition, it’s a Calculation

Central to service level agreement (SLA) reports is the concept of website “uptime.” However, what exactly is uptime? Website uptime, in the recent past was often narrowly defined as the working vs. non-working condition of a web server, ie web server uptime. More recently, we have worked with many organizations that are carefully defining the details of website uptime vs. downtime, by taking into account variables like network uptime, server uptime, web application uptime, or website uptime, has become critical.

Dotcom-Monitor Announces ServerView Monitoring™ Media Stream

Minneapolis, Minnesota – Feb. 5, 2013 – Dotcom-Monitor, (www.Dotcom-Monitor.com), today announces ServerView™ Media Stream Monitoring, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based media stream monitoring technology for Chrome, Flash, and Windows Media stream formats that monitors performance and availability. ServerView™ Media Stream monitors hundreds of online stream formats and codices from an external “user experience” perspective.

Recording Web Application Errors | Experience vs Perceived Experience

UserView Monitoring video is more than a perceived user experience metric, it is the most direct record of user experience performance in the web application monitoring market today. As a result, time and dollars can be invested targeting optimization efforts that you can see will improve your bottom line.

When web application errors occur, saving time, effectively communicating with your team, and seeing the web application error from the user’s view reduces the impact of the error and provides a more direct view of optimizing web applications for the future.