External sanity checks

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Thu Feb 3 20:31:35 CST 2011


On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 9:25 PM, Justin Horstman
<justin.horstman at gorillanation.com> wrote:
> +1 vote for Gomez, they are the most advanced and most capable in this space. They are also not very cheap...
>
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> ~J
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Greg Dendy [mailto:gdendy at equinix.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:35 AM
>> To: Brandon Galbraith
>> Cc: nanog
>> Subject: Re: External sanity checks
>>
>> Gomez isn't too bad either for the http side.
>>
>> http://www.gomez.com/
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>>
>> Greg
>>
>> On Feb 3, 2011, at 10:29 AM, "Brandon Galbraith"
>> <brandon.galbraith at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Pingdom will do most of what you're looking for (www.pingdom.com).
>> We're
>> > quite fond of them after a bad Keynote experience.
>> >
>> > -brandon
>> >
>> > On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 12:04 PM, Philip Lavine
>> <source_route at yahoo.com>wrote:
>> >
>> >> To all,
>> >>
>> >> Does any one know a Vendor (NOT Keynote) that can do sanity checks
>> against
>> >> your web/smtp/ftp farms with pings, traceroutes, latency checks as
>> well as
>> >> application checks (GET, POST, ESMTP, etc)
>> >>
>> >> Thank you,
>> >>
>> >> Philip
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Brandon Galbraith
>> > US Voice: 630.492.0464
>>
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Pingdom has been pretty solid, only criticism is that all of their
nodes are North America and Europe.

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