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Our globally connected world means that website traffic can come from anywhere at any time. This heightens the importance of tracking performance metrics across regions, especially when you have a geographically diverse user base.With a significant expansion into the Latin American market, Rigor recently enhanced our monitoring locations to include Argentina, Chile, Mexico City, as well as an additional U.S. location in Miami. So now you can monitor your users’ digital experience in even more locations.These additional locations...

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Over the last months and years, mobile web usage has increased dramatically. In November 2016, mobile internet usage surpassed desktop usage for the first time, and this trend has only continued.You may have embraced mobile users by taking steps to improve their experience, such as optimizing images, caching resources, or adopting a responsive website design. These are important steps to take, but does your monitoring strategy take into consideration the unique challenges mobile users face.Desktop users and mobile users have different...

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Monitoring your sites for key performance metrics like Page Load or Visually Complete is important, because it helps uncover errors, outages, and critical defects. When performance degrades, you have to figure out why. While reading a waterfall diagram can help provide insight into what the browser was doing, you are still trying to reconstruct what the user experienced by looking at a timeline showing when a browser requested and received content. This is kind of like trying to experience a Broadway musical by only reading the sheet music. To...

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We are happy to announce the release of our new public facing system status page!While we always strive for perfection at Rigor, we also understand the realities of the digital world. Systems may go down, partners may have troubles, or maintenance may need to occur. The Rigor System Status page is your one stop destination to keep tabs on the latest status of all Rigor systems. If you're a Rigor customer, we highly recommend you bookmark this page: https://status.rigor.com.Rigor employs the best engineers in the industry to monitor...

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Monitoring is essential to ensuring that digital properties are performing and functional. Because digital performance monitoring works best if you are watching all key areas of your sites and applications, customers rely on Rigor to provide ongoing insight as to the performance of their sites.This is important for companies of all sizes, however, enterprise organizations also face the added challenge of monitoring hundreds or thousands of business critical and revenue generating websites or web-based applications at scale. To effectively...

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New Feature: Optimization Powered by RBCv3

Hanna Woodburn

Web development teams that focus monitoring and improvement activities solely on application availability miss many opportunities for improvement. To help address this gap, Rigor’s Optimization platform is all about finding and translating specific performance problems in your app into actionable steps you can take to improve overall performance.Rigor continues to build tools that enable teams to better identify and resolve issues early and often. To further this mission, Optimization has scripting functionality that can test multi-page f...

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We are excited to introduce user experience monitoring for Rigor. User experience monitoring allows you to augment measuring the timing of browser events like page loads by measuring visual metrics about how the page is shown to a visitor. Specifically, Rigor now allows you to measure, alert, and trend on the Start Render time, Visually Complete time, and Speed Index for a web page. You can even download a collection of screenshots showing you exactly what a user would experience when viewing your site.Let's talk about these new metric...

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