Alertra’s Guide to Handling Website Downtime Due to Site Maintenance

Throughout the pages of this blog we have mentioned that website downtime is inevitable. It’s not a question of “if” – it’s merely a matter of when. Why do we assume your site will go down at one point or another?


Your Website Has to Be Ready for Anything!

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – your website has to be ready for anything; especially if you want to avoid dreaded website downtime.


How to Make Customers Happy after an Episode of Website Downtime

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – website downtime isn’t a matter of “if”, it’s merely a matter of “when”. Throughout the pages of this blog we’ve given our customers and the public quite a bit of advice regarding how to prevent downtime, how to minimize downtime damage and how to prepare for the inevitable.


The Alertra Downtime Survival Guide

Yesterday we discussed the different types of website downtime, what causes downtime and why it is so detrimental to your business. We also promised to provide you with a survival guide for those inevitable times when your website will go down – and trust us, it is indeed a matter of when, not if.


Understanding Website Downtime

We talk a lot about website downtime in this blog. We are, after all, the uptime experts and we do everything we can to ensure that our customers have as little downtime as possible.


What Did We Say About Cyber Monday and Website Downtime?

Here at Alertra we like our customers to be ready for anything – and that includes the madness of Cyber Monday. We have to say, we saw it coming.


Is Anonymous the New Internet Police? Be Careful Not to Offend!

In the World Wide Web, there really is no governing body that tells us what we can and cannot do. Words can be thrown around and no one can really say or do anything about it. People can do what they want (for the most part) and not have to worry about paying any repercussions – until now.


Is Your Website Ready for the Cyber Monday Madness?

We’ve talked about how important it is for your site to be capable of handling traffic spikes and steadily-increasing website traffic. If your site is a retail site, this time of year the message couldn’t be more important.


Plan on Traveling for the Holidays? Don’t Count on the FAA Website for Updates!

Yesterday we talked about the importance of a website monitoring service to let you know when your website goes down. It seems as though the FAA should have taken our advice. With travelers around the United States relying on the FAA to provide them with updates regarding their flights, the FAA website went down for the count the day before Thanksgiving.


What to Look for When Choosing a Website Monitoring Service

Over the past weeks we have talked about the importance of knowing when your website goes down. After all, it’s quite embarrassing if your customers are the ones who have to tell you that your website is experiencing issues and it’s even worse if you don’t receive those customer emails because there are also issues with your email server.