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Free Uptime Monitoring

At StatusCake we know that many customers may not need a paid plan, or want to spend an extended to time using a free uptime monitoring tool to fully evaluate the service.  StatusCake offers free monitoring to its customers – indefinitely.   Our free community plan allows you to monitor up to 10 websites.  You can sign-up for a free account here.

A typical Uptrends customer with 100 uptime tests and looking for “Basic Website Monitoring” will pay over 690% more than a StatusCake customer.*

Not only does StatusCake offer better value for money but all StatusCake paid plans also come with features that you simply cannot get with Uptrends.  These include server monitoring, domain monitoring, SSL monitoring, and virus scanning.

And if more regular checks are important to you, then with StatusCake website monitoring you can catch micro-downtime with our 30 second check rate which is available on our Business plan, and a constant check rate which comes on our Enterprise plan.  The ability to capture these short periods of downtime is something that simply isn’t available to Uptrend’s customers.  You can find details of all StatusCake monitoring plans, their features and pricing, here.

And at StatusCake we’re always looking to find new ways to ensure that you’re alerted to downtime as quickly as possible, and in a way that’s most convenient to you.  So whether it’s by email, SMS, Twitter or push notifications for iOS and Android devices (we fully support Pushover and Pushbullet) there’s no excuse for not knowing when your website is down.  We’ve also integrated with great tools such as SlackZapier, PagerDuty, VictorOps, and Ops Genie.

As well as offering great monitoring we also believe that great customer support is key.  Unlike our competitors, Uptrends included, we aim to resolve as many customer queries in real-time via live chat.  This means that whilst with our competitors you’re still waiting for your ticket to be acknowledged and work its way through the queue, we’ve already answered your questions!

Our median first response time is 21 minutes, and the time to close – where we’ve resolved the ticket for our customers – is just 2hrs and 19 minutes.

It’s hardly surprising therefore that over 90% of our customers rated the help we gave them as being great, or loved it!**  So if you’ve got a question we’d be happy to help!


* A customer with 100 uptime checks would require an Uptrends “Professional” paid plan at $198.26 per month.  A StatusCake customer with 100 uptime checks would require a “Superior” paid plan at $24.99 per month.

** Based on support ticket ratings period 1st March 2018 – 23rd May 2018.

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