This is one of the most frequently asked questions I encounter. To understand how a front-end web performance optimization (WPO) solution complements a CDN — and ultimately delivers dramatic acceleration gains for your web pages or enterprise applications — you need to understand which pain points each solution addresses.read more
Greening the Data Center: How Server Virtualization Makes Next Generation Data Centers More Energy Efficient
Let’s recall exactly how server virtualization started and what it’s all about:
In the late 90’s, a company named VMware developed hypervisor technology, and as much as it had immediate appeal, not too many people really understood it and only a select few believed there was a business value associated with the technology.read more
It is a widely held belief that web sites must be getting faster, rather than slower, thanks to the rapid evolution of browsers, devices, and networks. But is this actually the case? Our latest ecommerce web performance survey, conducted across the top 500 retail sites (as ranked by Alexa.com), indicates otherwise.read more
We are pleased to announce that Radware’s Web Application Firewall, AppWall has received its ICSA Certification. I wanted to take a moment to explain beyond the press release what that means for the technology and our clients.read more
The growth of cloud-based services is challenging customers to second-guess their brick and mortar investments. From price and performance to state of the art technology, enterprises are ready to return the complex task of managing advanced services to cloud providers. This shift not only complements the mobile aspect of employee, consumer and partner interaction in today’s marketplace, but also allows enterprises to focus more on their core business, enabling further growth.read more
Last month, Google announced that, coming soon, pages that load slowly on mobile devices will be penalized in mobile search. This has led to widespread speculation about how Google will factor mobile performance into its search ranking algorithm. Today, I’m going to address this issue, as well as answer a handful of frequently asked questions about site speed and SEO, including:
- How does Google actually calculate page speed in its ranking algorithm?
- What can I do to make my pages faster for SEO purposes?
- How much does site speed really matter when it comes to SEO?
When managing the application delivery service of an off-the-shelf application like Microsoft Exchange, you can expect extensive support – from the application vendor, the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) vendor and all the professional forums across the Internet. QYBWBYG9DECSread more
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) is unique in the sense that these attacks actually consist of many legitimate individual requests. It is only the large volume of simultaneous requests that turns those legitimate requests into an attack. Consequently, one of the biggest challenges in mitigating DDoS attacks is distinguishing between malicious and legitimate traffic.read more