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Why Are Sports Sites Striking Out In Web Performance?

It’s hard to beat the excitement that comes with attending a major sporting event – there’s a lot going on, with loud music and...

Why Are Eighty Percent Of Travel Sites Failing Customer Expectations?

The travel industry is changing. As the world’s population grows and migrates from region to region, it adds to the number of people traveling...

In An Era Of Decline, News Sites Can’t Afford Poor Web Performance

For all industries, web performance is an essential part of the online equation, and if there’s an industry that’s been disrupted by...

eCommerce Closes in on the Three Second Pageload Target

It may be hard to believe, but ecommerce sites have been around in earnest for a little over 20 years – Amazon and eBay...

Why it takes so long for news, sports, and travel sites to load

What’s the price of a second? When Amazon.com went down for 20 minutes earlier this month, it cost the ecommerce giant an...

Performance Bottlenecks Evident in the Top 50 Sites of Multiple Industries

Web pages are trying to do too many things, and often failing to optimize along the way. It’s not just ecommerce sites, either: for...

The Cloud Can Optimize Your Applications

I do a lot of my purchases through online and physical ‘superstores’ that provide a one-stop shopping experience. I do this because I...

Networks Are Not Always Up or Down

I recently spent time travelling internationally for work. During my trip in one of the countries, I caught a nasty bug.  I won’t give...

Why Visibility and Automation Matter

In today’s virtualized world, organizations are looking for a single pane of glass – for visibility to user, application and network health, real-time status...

An Introductory Guide to Developing Fault-Tolerant Networks

In Greek mythology, the Titan Prometheus was chained to a rock. Every day, an eagle flew down and ate part of his liver. The...

Networks Are Built to Be Up, But Often Are Not

I am constantly driving around town.  When I am lucky, there are no problems and I can easily get to my destination.  Rarely, there...

For Financial Services, An Outage May Be Preferable to This

It is easy to know when there is an outage.  Things do not work, people complain, and businesses lose money.  It is much harder...

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Application Security in the Microservices Era

As organizations break their applications down into microservices, the responsibility for securing these environments is shifting as well.

The Evolution of Application Development

Delivering and securing containers and microservices is relatively new. Though there may be a few hiccups, all will normalize to a strong, steady state.

Agile Security Is Now A Reality

Businesses are looking to optimize and accelerate their SDLC, in order to improve their operational efficiency and gain a competitive edge.

New DemonBot Discovered

Are you using Hadoop for data analytics? If so, know that a new bot is targeting Hadoop clusters with the intention of performing DDoS...

IDBA: A Patented Bot Detection Technology

Over half of all internet traffic is generated by bots — some legitimate, some malicious. Competitors and adversaries alike deploy “bad” bots that leverage different methods to achieve nefarious objectives. This includes account takeover, scraping data, denying available inventory and launching denial-of-service attacks with the intent of stealing data or causing service disruptions.