How to Create a Meaningful Web Performance SLA

A performance SLA is an actionable document that you can use to drive your real user monitoring (RUM) program. Here's how.

The Slow Web: Why fast is important… and why it isn’t

Faster is better... or is it? Regardless of what type of internet user you are, the Slow Web Movement can benefit us all.

A Perfect Cyber Storm: September 11th, Black Friday and Other Enticing Dates for Cyber Attacks

After reading this article and piecing through the motivations of the hactivist group illustrated in the story, I couldn’t help but think how...

How Do Network Security and Application Delivery Play in the New SDN World Order?

Software Defined Networks (SDNs) are intended to help organizations simplify changes, improve multi-tenant support and increase network utilization. These benefits are achieved...

What’s the Difference Between ADC Acceleration and WPO Acceleration?

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,...

Data on Demand: From Smartphones to Tablets, How Mobile Carriers Can Optimize Mobile Services

Mobility is without a doubt, a big part of the IT landscape. As employees increasingly use enterprise applications (such as CRM, ERP...

The most popular web performance posts of 2013 (so far)

I'm off for a couple of weeks of R&R. I'll be back after Labour Day and fully charged up for what looks to be an action-packed fall and some very exciting news on the research and development front. I'm leaving you with some posts to check out if you missed them the first time around. This is a roundup of the top ten most-read posts of 2013. Enjoy!

A video most of us can relate to

I don't usually pimp product on this blog, but this video is too good not to share. The laugh-out-loud moment happens at 1:10.

A Look Back at Black Hat: Staying True to its Roots, But Never the Same without Barnaby Jack

Black Hat has come and gone again, the swag has been dispersed, the livers are recovering and delegates are returning to their normal lives...

Bots and Scripts for Abuse

In the last few years, we’ve discovered that many of our customers have been putting up with artificial clients hitting their websites. Scraping competitors’...