Website monitoring is a system of testing whether the websites used in an organization are efficient and perform the work for which they were designed. The monitoring is done to see whether the internet efficiency is good from all parts of the world. Websites are mostly used by a large number of people who come from different parts of the world; this means that the website designers have to ensure that the website can be accessed by anyone who needs to use it. There are different types of website monitoring, the first being the internal monitoring system which is a traditional means of website monitoring mostly deals with the internal firewall monitoring while the external monitoring system deals with issues across the internet backbone and in most cases to the end user. The user must also provide information on whether the system he or she is using is effective or not. The efficiency of a website will depend on the strength of internet in the region, the servers used and the manner in which the website is design. Websites should be designed so that they can allow interaction between the owners of the website and the user so that they can be able to get the best feedback to use in improving the website efficiency and use.
There are various types of website monitoring. One can use the synthetic monitoring which is also referred to as active monitoring or one can apply the passive monitoring also called the active monitoring system. Servers have to be placed around the world to enable effective monitoring take place. Some people always suggest that the more the number servers used in the monitoring process, the better the quality of pictures and the level of interaction on the websites. Other people believe that three servers which are strategically placed can be as efficient as the many servers and that the monitoring of websites can still be effective and pictures are of high quality. Websites are a great source of information both internal uses by the website owners or by other people who might be doing research and for this reason monitoring has to be