Acquired by CA Technologies on July 29, 2011
February 20, 2002
WatchMouse offers self-service website and application performance monitoring solutions.
Mark Pors, Stan P. van de Burgt
Developer APIs, Enterprise Software

Detailed Description


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.

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Past Team (1)


Products (7)

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    URL Shorteners Public Website Status is a source for real-time status reports on the most widely...
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    Just Trace allows you to perform a traceroute from four stations in the WatchMouse monitoring...
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    Just Ping offers the ability to perform an ICMP Ping from over 45 WatchMouse monitoring locations...
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    Just DNS Lookup enables the online DNS lookup or remote DNS lookup (e.g. nslookup or dig) of a...
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    Down or Not is a service that checks a website from three locations in the WatchMouse network to...
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Offices/Locations (2)

  • HQ

    Vondellaan 156

    Utrecht, 3521GH


  • US office

    795 Folsom St

    First Floor

    San Francisco, CA 94107


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