The top 1 million web sites in the world were hosted in almost 8,000 different cites. If these top sites were evenly distributed across the world, there would be about 5,900 sites hosted in each nation, but is that really the case? Following up our own 2012 study, we present this year’s survey of the top 100 web hosting countries. http://royal.pingdom.com/2013/03/14/web-hosting-countries-2013/
In today’s branded world, it is almost impossible to imagine a company that does not own the domain associated with their name or brand. But several of today’s famous domains had a very different use before they were big. For example, did you know that iCloud.com once was the personal homepage of a Japanese professor?
Facebook overtook the United States as the third largest “country” three years ago, and in September 2012 Facebook announced that it passed the one billion user mark. China and India are currently the two most populous countries in the world. But can Facebook become the largest “country” on earth and when will it happened? We think we have the answer.
Research In Motion, makers of BlackBerry smartphones and related products, has not been in the headlines much with positive news in recent years. But the total number of BlackBerry users worldwide has, despite the bad news, kept growing, at least until now. With the new platform, BlackBerry 10, around the corner, promising new functionality and updated handsets, is there still hope for RIM? You ...
With Facebook going public today, we thought we’d take a quick look at where the social network has the greatest potential for growth. <a>Pingdom</a> So we posed this question: what if Facebook had the same penetration in Africa and Asia as it does in Europe and North America? How many users would the social network have then? The numbers are pretty staggering.
We’ve got great news for everyone monitoring their websites through our iPhone app: we’ve given it a complete makeover! Earlier this year, we released a major update to our Android app that made it easier to navigate and presented your data in a way that was more comprehensible and nicer to look at. We’ve now […] The post The Pingdom for iOS app v3.5 has landed! appeared first on Pingdom Royal.
Please allow us to do a shameless plug for our friends over at Librato and Traceview who have created AppOptics. AppOptics is a new service that brings the best of both application performance monitoring (APM) for your web apps and real-time monitoring for every level of your stack, into one single dashboard. Think of it a […] The post AppOptics: All Application and Infrastructure Monitoring in On...