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We are always listening to our Customers' needs and recommendations while using our advanced monitoring services. Utilizing the latest Internet technologies we are constantly working to improve the WebSitePulse monitoring service and to add new features to benefit our loyal Customers. To make service feature recommendation or comment, please send us a feedback.

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November 27th, 2006  New Feature - HTTP Compression Option for Transaction Monitoring Services

Customers using Application Monitoring services can now set the monitoring agent to require that the HTTP servers participating in a monitored web transaction send the requested data only in a compressed format. This new transaction monitoring feature will detect problems with server HTTP compression or with improperly compressed data and will notify webmasters about the problem. By introducing this feature, WebSitePulse gets even closer to simulating real end-user experiences and interaction with web transactions.

November 22nd, 2006  New Security Features Added for Account Users Login

Now the account administrator can select additional security options for each individual account user:
1) the account administrator can configure a specific user to be able to log into the account only via the more secure HTTPS connection.
2) the account administrator can configure a list of IP addresses for each individual account user from which the specific user can login to the control panel. All login attempts from IP addresses not included in the list will be rejected and logged for administrator review.

November 6th, 2006  Full Page Test Tool Released

A Full Web Page Test has been added to the existing set of free testing tools. It provides a complete breakdown of DNS time, connect time, first byte and complete content download times for every web page component, including images, files, etc. The information is available in chart (Flash or Java) and table formats. This testing tool is also available as a Google Gadget.

October 30th, 2006  SMTP Authentication with Email Round-Trip Monitoring

SMTP authentication capabilities have been added to the WebSitePulse Email Round-Trip Monitoring Service. This option allows for more complex monitoring of email round-trip transactions including:
- SMTP authentication verification, and
- Test relaying of messages from authenticated users
The option can be set in the Advanced Configuration screen of email round-trip targets.

October 26th, 2006  Improved Voice Alerts Delivery with Additional Gateway

WebSitePulse has added a second voice call gateway to improve voice alerts redundancy, to provide our customers with additional notification options and to reduce pricing for voice alerts. The new gateway provides coverage for USA and Canada and is priced at $0.39/voice alert.

October 10th, 2006  Improved and Redesigned Test Tools

The popular Instant Test Tools have been redesigned and we have added some additional options for you to use.

Online users of the public tools can select one of three testing locations available, can email the results or save them for future use.

WebSitePulse members can select any of the testing locations available (currently 20) and again email or save the results. Also, a "re-run test" feature has been added and is available from any saved result.

For further details, please check the Test Tools section of the website.

September 12th, 2006  New Monitoring Location in Toronto, Canada

Today we have deployed our 17th monitoring location in Toronto, Canada. The monitoring location is part of the WebSitePulse Global Monitoring Network that already includes 16 monitoring locations around the globe, and offers the most complete web monitoring services for our clients. This new monitoring station will provide additional visibility to our North American and especially Canadian customers. Redundant network and Internet connectivity is provided by T-Systems, Teleglobe and Torix.

July 12th, 2006  New Monitoring Location in Hong Kong, China

Today we have deployed our 16th monitoring station located in Hong Kong, China. The monitoring location is part of the WebSitePulse Global Monitoring Network which already includes 15 monitoring locations around the Globe, and offers the most complete web monitoring services for our clients. This new monitoring station will provide additional visibility to our Asia - Pacific and International customers. Internet connectivity is provided by SingTel.

June 5th, 2006  New Option for Email Round-Trip Monitoring

A new option has been added to the Email Round-Trip Monitoring. Upon activation, when an error is detected with an SMTP server while trying to send a test message, the monitoring agent will wait for 5 minutes and will try to resend the message one more time. An error will be reported only if the second attempt fails.

May 10th, 2006  Support for SSL Servers with Email Round-Trip Monitoring

The Email Round-Trip Monitoring Service now supports SSL-enabled servers for both incoming and outgoing servers. The option is available in the Advanced Configuration screen for this type of monitoring target. When selected for the incoming server, it automatically selects the default server port 465, which can be changed. When selected for the outgoing server, it automatically selects the default server port 993, which can also be changed.

April 11th, 2006  New Service - Monitor Your MSSQL Servers

With the new additions to the server monitoring service, now you can monitor MSSQL servers up to once every minute. The moniroeinf service is available with advanced configuration that verifies the availability, and measures the performance of the MSSQL servers.

January 15th, 2006  JABBER - New Addition to the Instant Messenger Alerts

Now anyone who uses the Jabber instant messenger platform can receive timely alerts sent to his Jabber messenger. The new addition compliments 8 existing multimedia alert notification options and 3 existing instant messenger services: MSN, Yahoo and ICQ