August 12, 2013

Websites for the top 500 US retailers continue to slow down, a 13.7% drop since Spring 2012 ...

June 27, 2013

It’s a fact that online businesses lose out on revenue when customers abandon their transactions due to website performance problems. We learned this lesson first hand at Thomas Cook Online, but we also learned that with a performance monitoring solution that scrutinizes customer experience, we could not only improve the performance of our website but also recapture lost business ...

March 21, 2013

A majority - 3 out of 4 - of Europe’s top 400 retail websites take more than 3 seconds to load, failing to meet online shoppers’ performance demands, according to a report by Radware and Level 3 Communications entitled State of the Union: European Ecommerce Page Speed and Web Performance.

January 14, 2013

As shoppers become increasingly connected, online retailers in 2013 will get back to basics, focusing on strategies and tactics to improve the customer experience and increase web conversion and loyalty across all devices, according to the 2013 Shop.org/Forrester Research Inc. State Of Retailing Online survey.

January 04, 2013

2013 will be another year of accelerated change in the APM market, driven by two main forces. First is the growing realization among C-level executives that highly performing applications have a direct impact on sales, productivity and customer satisfaction. Second is the availability of a new generation of APM solutions which address the needs of modern-day application delivery processes and environments. With this macro-context in mind, here are five key predictions for APM in 2013 ...

November 28, 2012

Mobile devices are playing a more crucial role than ever before in influencing consumers’ shopping decisions at the point of sale and across every stage of the purchase funnel, according to a joint national survey conducted by Sybase 365, the mobile services arm of SAP AG and the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA).

November 28, 2012

Cyber Monday was here and with it came wave after wave of online shoppers eager to get a head start on holiday shopping, along with a wave of sales pitches from performance management vendors eager to sell their products to businesses worried about the performance impact of a surge in online shopping ...

November 26, 2012

Keynote announced its 2012 Holiday Retail Mobile Performance Forecast and the outlook appears challenging for retailers.

November 21, 2012

The holiday retail season is approaching, meaning retailers will be more focused than ever on maximizing profits and making a strong return on every single one of their customers. Big Data analytics could give firms the information they need, resulting in profit or loss during the busy shopping period ...

November 20, 2012

More than half (56%) of consumers who spend more than two hours per week shopping online have cancelled an order due to an error or slow response time ...

November 13, 2012

With Cyber Monday and the holidays fast approaching, IT admins are on alert considering what this means to their e-commerce business and online user experience. According to a survey SolarWinds conducted among 71 IT professionals, 42 percent deem Cyber Monday an issue that requires proactive planning and monitoring ...

September 26, 2012

If you're the type of person that puts off holiday shopping until the last minute, Christmas 2012 may still seem like forever away, but September 16 marked 100 days until the biggest retail holiday of the year - the time is NOW to have your business-critical applications and systems ready to handle the rush ...

September 04, 2012

Imagine it's Black Friday, when all of the sudden … boom! Your most critical Web application goes awry, bringing your e-commerce operation to a screeching halt on the very day flawless performance is needed most ...

January 06, 2012

Apica, a provider of load testing and performance monitoring for cloud and mobile applications, offers its list of the “Seven Most Stunning Website Failures of 2011”.

November 29, 2011

The US online retail sector delivered strong growth on Cyber Monday 2011 compared to the same period last year, according to cloud-based analytics findings by IBM.