CA Buys Website And App Monitoring Startup WatchMouse

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IT software giant CA Technologies has acquired website monitoring startup WatchMouse. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

WatchMouse product tests the availability of websites, services and applications and monitors the performance and security of sites by simulating regular visits from its monitoring network of 60 stations in more than 40 countries. WatchMouse will tell a you if visitors can reach your site, if the basic interactions and click paths work, and whether they do so within the clients performance limits.

WatchMouse’s SaaS will identify and monitor specific issues and modules, from slow page response times, to monitoring the behavior of forms such as login pages and shopping carts, to APIs.

CA says that WatchMouse will bolster its app management offering as well as the Nimsoft IT monitoring products.