Application Acceleration & Optimization

Want to Deliver the Best Possible User Experience in 2015? Consider These 8 Web Performance Resolutions.

January 5, 2015 — by Tammy Everts4

In survey after survey, internet users say they want their online experience to be as safe, reliable, and fast as possible. That's why security, availability, and performance are at the core of everything we do at Radware. And that's why we've compiled this list of resolutions -- from managing page bloat to regaining control of rogue third-party scripts -- for site owners who want to deliver the fastest possible user experience to their audience.

Application Acceleration & OptimizationApplication Delivery

Why Ecommerce Sites That Use a CDN Take Longer to Become Interactive (and Why You Still Need a CDN)

May 12, 2014 — by Tammy Everts5

One of the most provocative findings in our latest State of the Union for Ecommerce Web Performance was the fact that using a content delivery network correlated to slower performance for retail sites. In today's post, we'll explore what this finding means (hint: correlation doesn't mean causation) and why you still need a CDN in your performance toolkit.

Application Acceleration & OptimizationApplication Delivery

An 11-Step Program to Bulletproof Your Site Against Third-Party Failure

May 16, 2013 — by Tammy Everts13

Everyone has bad days, and third-party content providers are no exception. If you host third-party scripts — such as ads, social widgets, analytics, and trackers — on your sites, then script failure is inevitable. Sometimes this failure is fleeting and passes almost without notice. Other times, a single line of JavaScript can cause your entire site to crash spectacularly. While you can’t control your third-party content, you can control its impact on your website’s performance. Here are eleven steps to protect your site.