External sanity checks

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Thu Feb 3 21:03:21 CST 2011


not sure where these folks are in terms of deployment or meeting the
OP's needs, but the owner/founder is a nanog person:

<http://www.thousandeyes.com/>

so maybe you can link up with him and ask some questions?

-Chris


On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 9:37 PM,  <nevin at enginehosting.com> wrote:
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>
> On Thursday, February 3, 2011 8:31pm, "Jeffrey Lyon" <jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net> said:
>
>> 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...
>>>
>>>
>>> ~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/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 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
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Pingdom has been pretty solid, only criticism is that all of their
>> nodes are North America and Europe.
>>
>> --
>> Jeffrey Lyon, Leadership Team
>> jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net | http://www.blacklotus.net
>> Black Lotus Communications - AS32421
>> First and Leading in DDoS Protection Solutions
>
> http://www.websitepulse.com/ been around and solid for years, much more advanced than pingdom.com but pingdom.com is great for certain levels of testing.
>
> -- Nevin Lyne
> -- Founder / Director of Technology
> -- EngineHosting.com
> -- 888-576-HOST or 612-234-8964
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