University websites sometimes not available

Amsterdam - September 24, 2008 - Uptrends.com (www.uptrends.com), the leading remote website and server monitoring company, reported that the websites of some universities in the USA have experienced downtime and are sometimes not available for students or visitors.

Of all universities, sixteen had an uptime of less than 99.9 percent during the last 30 days. Six universities had an uptime of 99.9 percent which is good. Thirty nine universities had an uptime of 100 percent which is excellent. The Illinois Wesleyan University was not available for almost 30 hours during the last 30 days. The uptime was 95.9 percent which means that the website is often unavailable for students or visitors.

  University % Hours Minutes
1 Iwu.edu 95.9 29.52 1.771
2 Iup.edu 98.4 11.52 691
3 Fuller.edu 98.8 8.64 518
4 Uiuc.edu 99.0 7.2 432
5 Universityofcalifornia.edu 99.3 5.04 302
6 Fiu.edu 99.4 4.32 259
7 Wellesley.edu 99.5 3.6 216
8 Berkeley.edu 99.6 2.88 173
9 Bates.edu 99.7 2.16 130
10 Indiana.edu 99.7 2.16 130
11 Jhu.edu 99.7 2.16 130
12 Northwestern.edu 99.7 2.16 130
13 Uindy.edu 99.7 2.16 130
14 Duke.edu 99.8 1.44 86
15 Stanford.edu 99.8 1.44 86
16 Wheaton.edu 99.8 1.44 86
17 Anderson.ucla.edu 99.9 0.72 43
18 Mit.edu 99.9 0.72 43
19 Oberlin.edu 99.9 0.72 43
20 Psu.edu 99.9 0.72 43
21 Sais-jhu.edu 99.9 0.72 43
22 Wharton.upenn.edu 99.9 0.72 43
23 Brown.edu 100.0 0 0
24 Butler.edu 100.0 0 0
25 Caltech.edu 100.0 0 0
26 Cmu.edu 100.0 0 0
27 Colostate.edu 100.0 0 0
28 Columbia.edu 100.0 0 0
29 Cornell.edu 100.0 0 0
30 Dartmouth.edu 100.0 0 0
31 Desu.edu 100.0 0 0
32 Gallaudet.edu 100.0 0 0
33 Gatech.edu 100.0 0 0
34 Georgetown.edu 100.0 0 0
35 Gwu.edu 100.0 0 0
36 Hamline.edu 100.0 0 0
37 Harvard.edu 100.0 0 0
38 Hofstra.edu 100.0 0 0
39 Massachusetts.edu 100.0 0 0
40 Miami.edu 100.0 0 0
41 Nyu.edu 100.0 0 0
42 Owu.edu 100.0 0 0
43 Pepperdine.edu 100.0 0 0
44 Princeton.edu 100.0 0 0
45 Purdue.edu 100.0 0 0
46 Roosevelt.edu 100.0 0 0
47 Suffolk.edu 100.0 0 0
48 Tufts.edu 100.0 0 0
49 Uchicago.edu 100.0 0 0
50 Ucla.edu 100.0 0 0
51 Ucsf.edu 100.0 0 0
52 Ufl.edu 100.0 0 0
53 Umich.edu 100.0 0 0
54 Upenn.edu 100.0 0 0
55 Usc.edu 100.0 0 0
56 Utexas.edu 100.0 0 0
57 Vanderbilt.edu 100.0 0 0
58 Virginia.edu 100.0 0 0
59 Vt.edu 100.0 0 0
60 Webster.edu 100.0 0 0
61 Yale.edu 100.0 0 0
  Total 99.8 1.44 86

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