Acquired by on July 29, 2011
WatchMouse offers self-service website and application performance monitoring solutions.
Developer APIs, Enterprise Software

Company Details


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.

Current Team (4)


Products (7)

  • API-status.com is a dedicated website powered by WatchMouse. It is a free resource that can be used for monitoring and measuring the real
  • Down or Not is a service that checks a website from three locations in the WatchMouse network to determine if a site is down or not.
  • Just DNS Lookup enables the online DNS lookup or remote DNS lookup (e.g. nslookup or dig) of a host or domain from over 45 locations
  • Just Ping offers the ability to perform an ICMP Ping from over 45 WatchMouse monitoring locations worldwide.
  • Just Trace allows you to perform a traceroute from four stations in the WatchMouse monitoring network.
  • Loads.in was added to CrunchBase in 2011
  • URL Shorteners Public Website Status is a source for real-time status reports on the most widely used URL shorteners.

Competitors (7)

  • Blikker is a website monitoring service that provides users with an uptime and performance monitoring tool.
  • Gomez provides solutions for optimizing the performance, availability, and quality of web and mobile applications
  • Keynote Systems develops hardware, software and services to measure and improve the quality of service of internet and mobile communication.
  • Monitis provides web and cloud monitoring services including website monitoring, site load testing, transaction monitoring and more.
  • Pingdom monitors sites and servers on the internet, alerting the site owners if any problems are detected.
  • PingMate is a tech company offering free remote server monitoring, server monitoring, and website monitoring.
  • Webmetrics is a provider of collaborative web performance management.

Offices/Locations (2)

  • Headquarters

    Vondellaan 156

    Utrecht, 3521GH


  • US office

    795 Folsom St

    First Floor

    San Francisco, California 94107

    United States

Past Team (3)


Images (2)


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