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Acquired byCA Technologies

General Information
Phone+31 30 2522400
DescriptionWebsite performance monitoring


Vondellaan 156
Utrecht, 3521GH, NLD
US office
795 Folsom St
First Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94107


VP, Engineering
Product Marketing Manager
Lead Programmer
CTO, founder




Founded in February 2002, WatchMouse is a global industry leader in self-service website and application performance monitoring. WatchMouse product tests the behaviour and availability of websites, services and applications utilizing an infrastructure that includes 50 worldwide remote monitoring stations and a global network of checkpoints in 35 countries.

WatchMouse offers web based solutions to monitor the performance and security of sites by simulating regular visits from its monitoring network. WatchMouse tells you if visitors can reach your site, if the basic interactions and click paths work, and whether they do so within the clients performance limits.

WatchMouse conducts checks from an external perspective to replicate real-time user experience and writes transaction monitoring scripts to identify a wide variety of possible issues, from slow page response times, to monitoring the behaviour of forms such as login pages and shopping carts. Advanced remote monitoring helps eliminate website downtime and allows issues to be identified and resolved quickly before they result in lost revenues or customers.

WatchMouse’s web-based products are easily deployed and offer many features including extensive reporting tools and automated email and text/SMS alerts. Many of the world’s leading companies utilize and depend on WatchMouse to provide independent confirmation of both in-house and suppliers’ website performance. WatchMouse offers customer support in nine languages and payments in five currencies, and supports a broad international customer base.

WatchMouse is a privately held company headquartered in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Recent Milestones

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    WatchMouse was acquired by CA Technologies. (7/29/11)
    Posted 7/29/11 at 6:00pm via
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    WatchMouse — Wikimedia Foundation Selects WatchMouse Monitoring Services (2/9/11)
    Posted 2/9/11 at 7:39am via
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    WatchMouse — WATCHMOUSE INTRODUCES REAL BROWSER MONITORING IN OVER 30 COUNTRIES New Monitoring Service Verifies Website Performance from a True End-User Perspective using Real Browsers (2/1/11)
    Posted 2/22/11 at 4:59pm via
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    WatchMouse — WatchMouse Measures Performance of 100 Leading Retail Websites; Testing Reveals Majority of Websites Perform Well on Thanksgiving and Black Friday (11/27/10)
    Posted 12/2/10 at 9:38am via
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    WatchMouse — WatchMouse Acquires Cloud Status iPhone App to Monitor Popular Cloud Service Providers; Cloud Status for iPhone App Now Free (11/25/10)
    Posted 11/25/10 at 6:11am via
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    WatchMouse — WatchMouse Launches New Site Monitors and Measures “Live Health” of 20 Popular Social Networking Websites and Their Services (9/9/10)
    Posted 9/12/10 at 11:15pm via
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    WatchMouse — Twitter selects WatchMouse to facilitate full API transparency with developers (5/18/10)
    Posted 8/5/10 at 3:50am via
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    WatchMouse — New WatchMouse Product Detects Online Brand Abuse (5/4/10)
    Posted 8/5/10 at 3:51am via
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    WatchMouse — WatchMouse Launches (1/19/10)
    Posted 1/30/10 at 6:53am via
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    WatchMouse added Stan P. van de Burgt as CEO & co-founder. (11/1/04)
    Posted 7/9/08 at 6:05am
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    WatchMouse added Pieter Ennes as VP, Engineering.
    Posted 8/6/10 at 1:15am
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    WatchMouse added Mark Pors as CTO, founder.
    Posted 7/9/08 at 6:05am
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    WatchMouse added Simone Althorp as Product Marketing Manager.
    Posted 8/6/10 at 1:16am
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    WatchMouse added Dimitris Balaouras as Lead Programmer.
    Posted 8/6/10 at 1:17am



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Above: WatchMouse home page
Uploaded: 1/30/10
WatchMouse screenshot
Uploaded: 1/30/10


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