Tammy Everts

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As a former senior researcher, writer, and solution evangelist for Radware, Tammy Everts spent years researching the technical, business, and human factor sides of web/application performance. Before joining Radware, Tammy shared her research findings through countless blog posts, presentations, case studies, whitepapers, articles, reports, and infographics for Strangeloop Networks.

Mobile stress: Slow pages undermine your entire brand

If pages aren’t fast, everything suffers. Even seemingly minor page delays have a significant effect on brand perception. In this post for the fifth annual Performance Calendar, I shared some of the findings from Radware's latest research into performance and brand perception.

Mobile stress: Slower web pages lead to increased user frustration and lower engagement

Mobile users are significantly affected by slow performance. In this pioneering neuroscientific study, we found that a 500ms connection speed delay resulted in up to a 26% increase in peak frustration and up to an 8% decrease in engagement.

Mobile Web Stress: The impact of network speed on emotional engagement and brand perception [REPORT]

I'm very excited to announce that, today at Radware, we're releasing our latest report: a pioneering neuroscientific study into the behaviour and perceptions of...

Six reasons to ditch your m.site in 2014

In just a couple of short years, m.sites have gone from must-have to must-not-have. Here's a short history of the m.site and why, if you haven't ditched yours already, you should make retiring it a priority in 2014.

The average web page has grown 151% in just three years

The average top 1,000 web page is now 1575 KB. Last spring, the average page was 1246 KB. This represents a 26% increase in total page size in just six months, and a 151% increase in three years.

Are Top Ecommerce Sites Fast Enough for Mobile Shoppers? [INFOGRAPHIC]

This week at Radware, we've released our annual mobile performance report, the 2013 State of the Union for Mobile Ecommerce Performance. Every year, we study the performance of top online retailers to see how they measure up against user expectations. Today I want to share a poster version of the infographics we created to accompany the report.

REPORT: 2013 State of the Union for Mobile Ecommerce Performance

Mobile users have high expectations. Two out of three shoppers expect pages to load in four seconds or less on their smartphones (and three...

Case Study: Understanding the Impact of Slow Load Times on Shopping Cart Abandonment

Every year, the shopping cart abandonment rate climbs during the holiday season, with analysts expecting to see a peak of 88% in 2013. An estimated one out of five of those carts are abandoned due to slow performance. This post outlines how much retailers lose due to slow checkout pages, four common performance culprits, and what site owners can do to speed up the transaction process for their customers.

REPORT: State of the Union for Ecommerce Web Performance [Fall 2013]

Since we began tracking the performance of the top 500 retail websites back in 2010, web page speed has migrated from the technology fringe...

New findings: Typical leading ecommerce site takes 5.3 seconds to become interactive

It's fall, which means it's time for Radware's quarterly State of the Union for Ecommerce Performance! Find out how fast the top 500 retail websites are.