We have been using Monitis.com for some time now and have been very pleased with the service. We have our site checked from the US and Europe. The European link reports the occasional false failure when because of routing the site does not respond fast enough but by the time you see the email the “All OK” message is already there.

It has saved me a lot of worry and effort over the years.

On Nov 23, 2015, at 10:42 AM, David Gibbs <david@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On 11/23/2015 9:19 AM, Steinmetz, Paul wrote:
Is there an easy way to monitor for Internet failures?

I would suggest looking into a monitoring service that has widely distributed monitor points.

Alternatively, could write your own and deploy it to a cloud hosting service that lets you run on multiple geographically distributed nodes (amazon aws, google compute engine, etc).


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