Enhancing the user experience with the idle timer

Welcome to the first blog in the Site24x7 engineering blog series.

We're happy to share the experiments and methods our developers have successfully implemented to provide a better, safe, and interactive UI to our customers. Here's how the implementation of idle timer improved the user experience. 


A 6-point action plan for software companies to manage the global chip shortage crisis

Since mid-2020, several global factors including a drought in Taiwan and the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in a semiconductor chip shortage, which worsened further as demand for electronics shot up during the pandemic.

As offices and schools moved to homes and digital services became essential, in 2020 alone, 297 million PCs were sold...


Top 7 lessons from the 2021 Log4j vulnerability

The Log4Shell (CVE-2021-44228) zero-day vulnerability in the Java logging framework Log4j (versions 2.0 to 2.14.1) was revealed on December 9, 2021. The Apache Foundation assigned the maximum CVSS score of 10 to Log4Shell, as millions of servers and, potentially, billions of devices came at risk. Security professionals around the world began ...


10 tips for log shipping using Fluentd

Fluentd is an open-source data collector that unifies data collection and consumption. It has different types of plugins that retrieve logs from external sources, parse them, and send them to log management tools like Site24x7 AppLogs. tail, forward, udp, tcp, http, syslog, exec, and windows_eventlog are common input plugins.

The way lo...


Be in charge of your cloud costs with these 2021 releases: CloudSpend recap

The widespread adoption of digital transformation triggered by the global health crisis has created a boom. For some businesses, the transition was smooth, but for others, it was an aggressive shift. Out of all the challenges posed by the transition to digital environments, messy cloud cost management and rocketing cloud bills are the most ta...


StatusIQ: A roundup of our journey in 2021

In between online meetings and chat conversations, we've all embraced the digital way of life and work, and it is here to stay. We may not know any other way to operate businesses in a few years' time except the digital space. This way of life will require clear communication channels for businesses to connect with their users. Keeping that i...


APM Insight: 2021 in Review

2021 was the year of hybrid work. An interesting year full of hope and thoughtfulness, 2021 saw increased office-based collaborations complementing our diverse remote workforce. Through this, we sought to look within to sort our processes and deliver what it takes to ensure the best monitoring experience for our customers worldwide. Here is a...


The growing demand for multi-cloud monitoring and Site24x7's featured releases: 2021

Catalyzed by the pandemic, 2020 and 2021 witnessed an exponential growth in digital transformation and cloud computing. According to Forbes, this growth is expected to continue in 2022. Site24x7 added more integrations and features to its cloud monitoring portfolio to keep up with the business trends and enterprise demands.

Let's dive d...


How did Site24x7 monitor your infrastructure in 2021?

2021 was not much different from 2020 concerning the pandemic. However, it did give many the opportunity to focus on the way forward with offices around the globe opening up, at least partially. At Site24x7, we also started to focus on monitoring other IT components along with remote work infrastructure. Grab a look at our infrastructure moni...


Easy Debugging with JSON Formatter and Validator - Free Tool

How often do you stare at a JSON string cluster, hoping to interpret it? How many times do you wring your hands in despair, looking for the syntactical error that's causing the chaos? Well, we have some good news for you. We are here to help you cut down the long hours you spend in deciphering these extensive JSON strings. The new Site24x7 JS...