Downtime Monkey

Edinburgh, UK
Dec 12, 2019   |  By Downtime Monkey
All good web hosts provide their customers with a Service Level Agreement (SLA). SLAs often include an uptime guarantee where the hosting provider agrees to compensate the customer if the specified uptime is not met. However, we've never known a host to voluntarily compensate their customers - in reality it's up to the customer to ask for compensation.
Nov 7, 2019   |  By Downtime Monkey
07 Nov 2019 We've just made our Pro Plans available to all EU individuals. Previously our paid services were only available in the EU to VAT registered businesses, now they are available to everyone. Read on to find out why... We've always aimed to provide Downtime Monkey worldwide and when we first set things up in 2017 we had a really useful consultation with Scottish Enterprise who helped us hugely by providing expert information on international tax rules.
Oct 31, 2019   |  By Downtime Monkey
Customers have recently requested more options for custom alert times and repeat alert times. We've implemented the requests and added some extra options. Read on to see the details...
Oct 2, 2019   |  By Downtime Monkey
A few months ago we published a price comparison blog which compared every available website monitoring service on price. In this post, we ignore price completely and provide an in-depth feature comparison between Pro and Free services. This post is intended to compliment our Plans page by providing a detailed comparison between Pro and Free features...
Sep 9, 2019   |  By Downtime Monkey
The Downtime Monkey payments system looks super simple but behind the scenes it's not trivial... This took several months to develop in 2017 and we're proud to say it worked like clockwork. So when we learned that we'd have to redevelop the system to comply with new SCA regulations you can understand that we weren't overcome with enthusiasm...
Feb 13, 2018   |  By Downtime Monkey
New feature - set a maximum number of SMS alerts per hour.
Nov 27, 2017   |  By Downtime Monkey
Monitoring a website is easy with Downtime Monkey - this video shows you how to set up a new website monitor and receive email or sms alerts if your website goes down. It only takes a few seconds to get started monitoring and you get access to uptime stats too.