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Status Dashboards now automatically refresh!

Many customers have requested that StatusGator’s customizable, brandable, aggregated status dashboards automatically refresh. Well your auto refreshing dreams have just come true because StatusGator status dashboards now update every 5 minutes automatically! Each dashboard will now refresh every 300 seconds, otherwise known as 5 minutes, automatically. And, of course, you can still refresh...

Status Dashboards: Now with dark mode!

Since we first launched our customizable, brandable, public status dashboards, customers have been asking us for a dark mode version. We’re excited to announce dark mode has arrived! StatusGator is the premier status page aggregator that collects the status of all the services you depend on and organizes them into a handy public dashboard you can send to your team, users, or stakeholders...

StatusGator Has A New Look – Monitoring Statuses Just Got Better

StatusGator new look

Hi! 👋 Colin, the creator of StatusGator, here with big news. TL;DR We just rolled out a massive update (with 7+ new features) and redesigned the entire website. One thing we often heard from people seeing StatusGator for the first time is that it had a rather outdated look. Landing on our website, many people got the impression StatusGator was created 10 years ago and forgotten about. Well, they...

The State of EdTech 2021: Education Software Usage Analyzed

Top tools for education

Today we will share our list of the most popular software tools used by education institutions. Why is this important? If you are managing technology in education you need to make the best choice from among many available tools. Discovering the most popular tools used by other education professionals can help you make an informed choice. After reading the report you’ll know which tools are relied...

Now in Beta: SLA Monitor by StatusGator

SLA Checker by StatusGator

StatusGator has been monitoring hundreds of status pages for more than 5 years. During this time, we’ve collected millions of data points about the status of the cloud: What went down, how long it was down, messages about why, and more. As StatusGator grows, we’re working on ways to incorporate this archival data into StatusGator for various uses. One common use: holding vendors...

Best PagerDuty Alternatives of 2020: An Independent Review by StatusGator

Pager Duty Alternatives

Modern applications offer more and more features, and the infrastructure needed to run them becomes increasingly complex. The need for Application Performance Monitoring (APM) and Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) tools like PagerDuty is obvious, as the cost of downtime can be exorbitant for a business of any scope. Thus, every business needs to use Pager Duty or one of its alternatives that...

5 Biggest Outages of Q2 2020

Anything bad that can happen — will happen. This old adage applies 100% to the technology industry, where crashes and outages are far more common than the sales and marketing teams would want us to think. However, DevOps engineers that deal with infrastructure know how hard it is to ensure everything works as intended all of the time — and to configure monitoring that actually keeps track of a...

Embed Your Status Page Everywhere

A status page embed can help bring the status of your service to your users.

A well-crafted status page is designed to save you time, energy, and resources when communicating service irregularities. Instead of fielding thousands of support requests when you experience an outage, a status page provides a self-service way for your customers to get up-to-the minute information about any current downtime. It also allows you to proactively communicate maintenance and other...

15 Essential DevOps Apps for Microsoft Teams

best devops apps for teams

DevOps engineers always need to check processes, increase work efficiency, and optimize operations. The main part of the work is to improve the quality of the product and set up smooth workflows. That’s why you need to control systems and react to downtime as quickly as possible. One of the best ways to do so is to get timely notifications is Teams DevOps Applications. MS Teams is widely used in...