There are three main factors that impact the reality of data communications: where data is stored, how and from what device data is accessed and the amount of data that’s stored.read more
Roughly 70% of online shopping carts are abandoned before checkout, and new findings suggest that slow load times are the number-one culprit. A recent survey* of more than 2,500 online consumers in the US and UK found that two thirds (67%) of UK shoppers and more than half (51%) of those in the US said that site slowness is the top reason they’d abandon a purchase. These are pretty compelling numbers, but what do they mean in real terms for a typical site owner?read more
Many people have a rough idea that latency has something to do with the delay in moving content from the host server to the user, but when pressed, they struggle with explaining the real-world implications of latency on application performance. In this post, I’m going to explain what latency is, its impact on page load, and how we can fight back.read more
Let’s start by answering a simple question: which social media services do you use?
- All of the above
Last week, we released a report with, among other findings, this major discovery: the median top retail website takes 7.25 seconds to load. This represents a 22% slowdown from the median load time of 5.94 seconds recorded just one year earlier.read more