AuthorColin Bartlett

Colin Bartlett is co-founder of Nimble Industries, creators of StatusGator and Washtub. He has been building web applications, managing software development projects, and leading engineering teams for 22 years.

5 Downdetector Alternatives: Is There a Better Way to Know if a Service Is Down?


About Downdetector Downdetector is a platform that displays the current status of internet services, websites, mobile apps, and providers. The information is crowdsourced from users who report issues as they come across them. Downdetector Downdetector is a popular service. Nowadays, organizations depend on a huge variety of services and so need to have the most reliable and detailed view of...

Introducing Status Overrides

StatusGator is a status page aggregator: We bring together the status of all of your vendors into a single status page you can share with your team. Now, you can override the status of any service on your page to reflect exactly what you want it to. There are two opposite use cases for this feature: When a service is experiencing an outage and it’s not reflected on their status page. Or...