Amsterdam - June 16, 2008 - Uptrends.com ( www.uptrends.com ), the leading remote website and server monitoring company, today reported that some newspapers websites experience serious downtime and are not available for visitors. Three of the fifteen UK newspapers had an uptime of below 99.0 percent which is very low. Nine in total had an uptime of above 99.9 percent which is excellent. The overall score of the USA newspapers was surprisingly good, with all websites above the 99.7 percent. The two UK newspaper websites which were not available for almost 11 hours during the last 30 days were the Daily Express and the Daily Star. These newspaper websites had an uptime of 98.5 percent.

Uptime of newspaper websites on the web:

Last 30 days

Newspapers UK

(%)

Hours

Minutes

Daily Express

98,5

10,8

648

Daily Star

98,5

10,8

648

The Morning Star

98,7

9,36

561,6

Financial Times

99,7

2,16

129,6

The Daily Mirror

99,8

1,44

86,4

The Independent

99,8

1,44

86,4

The Guardian

99,9

0,72

43,2

Daily Mail

100

0

0

Metro

100

0

0

The Daily Sport

100

0

0

The Daily Telegraph

100

0

0

The Observer

100

0

0

The Sun

100

0

0

The Sunday Times

100

0

0

The Times

100

0

0

Average

99,7

2,16

129,6

Last 30 days

Newspapers US

(%)

Hours

Minutes

Chicago Tribune

99,8

1,44

86,4

The Dallas Morning News

99,9

0,72

43,2

San Francisco Chronicle

99,9

0,72

43,2

Newsday

99,9

0,72

43,2

Los Angeles TImes

99,9

0,72

43,2

USA Today

100

0

0

The Washington Post

100

0

0

The Wall Street Journal

100

0

0

The Seattle Times

100

0

0

The Seattle Times

100

0

0

The Plain Dealer

100

0

0

The Philadelphia Inquirer

100

0

0

The Newark Star-Ledger

100

0

0

The New York Times

100

0

0

The Boston Globe

100

0

0

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

100

0

0

The Arizona Republic

100

0

0

St, Petersburg Times

100

0

0

St, Louis Post-Dispatch

100

0

0

New York Post

100

0

0

New York Daily News

100

0

0

Minneapolis Star Tribune

100

0

0

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

100

0

0

Houston Chronicle

100

0

0

Detroit News

100

0

0

Average

99,9

0,17

10,4

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