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
Radware’s Alteon VA™ Virtual Appliance Combines with IBM’s Next Generation Platform to Change the Enterprise IT Experience
On April 11, IBM announced the availability of IBM PureSystems, a new family of integrated systems with built-in expertise to address complex business and operational tasks automatically with integration to tune systems for optimal performance and efficiency. I’m pleased to announce that Radware is playing a key a role in IBM’s new family of offerings as Radware’s Alteon VA™, an industry-leading application delivery controller (ADC) packaged as a virtual appliance, is optimized to run over IBM’s next generation platform called IBM PureFlex System.read more
Cyber Monday Survival Tips for eRetailers: Ensuring Network and Application Availability and Guaranteeing High QoE
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, businesses everywhere are readying themselves for the post-holiday shopping blitz. And with the National Retail Federation predicting that sales will increase by 2.8 percent this holiday season, Cyber Monday promises to be lucrative for retailers that are prepared.
In anticipation of Cyber Monday, online retailers need to assure that tools are in place to minimize downtime when web traffic spikes, and that applications are available as customers make purchases from their mobile devices.read more
Tablet computers popularity skyrockets. Devices like Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, ASUS Eee Pad, BlackBerry Playbook and more not only change our life-style, the way we consume content and interact with each other; they also blur the line – and sometimes completely break the boundaries – between our personal and professional worlds, to completely change the way we live. In essence, the tablet is the first, single device that addresses one’s personal AND professional needs – so you might find yourself looking at an end-of-quarter CRM report and a minute after wish your mom happy birthday via email.read more