Monitorama 2018 Recap

Monitorama is one of my favorite conferences to attend. It is about one of my favorite subjects (monitoring) and is hosted in one of my favorite cities (Portland). It always surprises me how similar the themes are across the talks at a single-track conference like this; one might think that…

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How to manage DNS in China

This is a guest blog post from Carl Levine, Senior Technical Evangelist at NS1. Boasting the largest population of internet users in the world, China remains one of the greatest opportunities and risks in the proliferation of an open, and free internet. While the country has been “online” since the…

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Monitoring in the Gaming Industry

The gaming industry has created its own indispensable space in the online world, it is a multi-billion dollar industry bringing together avid gamers from every corner of the globe. The internet added a new dimension to the gaming universe, evolving from basic arcade games and video games to advanced gaming…

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Introducing: Platform Real User Monitoring

We are pleased to announce the introduction of Catchpoint Platform Real User Monitoring (RUM). All Catchpoint synthetic customers automatically gain access to Real User Monitoring at no additional cost. Platform RUM captures 1.5M pageviews per month and includes the following capabilities: Customizable and pre-built visualizations to understand the experience of…

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From Russia With Love

No, we are not launching a new James Bond movie. We are talking about the messaging app Telegram, founded by a Russian, which was ironically blocked by Russian authorities over its non-compliance with the government security measures. The internet superhighway is not without roadblocks. Censorship has always been a hot…

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