Since we began tracking the performance of the top 500 retail websites back in 2010, web page speed has migrated from the technology fringe to center stage, due in part to the numerous case studies from large and small companies demonstrating the relationship between site speed and business KPIs like revenue and conversion rate.
Yet despite all this attention, the question remains: has there been a positive impact on the websites we use every day? Our latest ecommerce performance study suggests not.read more
A good performance service level agreement drives your real user monitoring (RUM) program and ultimately ensures your users consistently enjoy the best possible experience. Here’s how to get started.read more
A couple of weeks ago, I used this space to answer the question of how front-end web performance optimization (WPO) solutions complement CDNs. Today, I’m going to talk about ADCs and WPO as complementary solutions, by explaining how WPO picks up where your ADC leaves off.read more
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
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