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Tips for Testing Election Websites and Apps

If your business operates election websites and apps, load testing is the best tool around to ensure your infrastructure can handle the massive traffic influx on Election Day. Your company doesn’t need to guess how much traffic it can handle: load testing for websites and applications can determine how well the current configuration will perform, […] Continue reading

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Wrapping Your Arms Around UEM And DT

Wrapping Your Arms Around UEM And DT Digital Transformation (DT) revolves around optimizing business or organizational effectiveness using digital investments and IT services. A large majority of IT respondents say DT is a necessary exercise for securing the competitive differentiation that is essential to the future of the business. It is interesting to note that […] Continue reading

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[Infographic] Is your Website Ready for Black Friday?

The holiday season is the largest source of revenue for just about every company with an online presence. We’ve developed an easy-to-see overview of consumer online spending and the consequences of not being prepared to handle the load. If you want to learn how your website can scale to meet the millions of online consumers […] Continue reading

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5 Mobile Development Pitfalls

The mobile web is going through an exciting growth phase as consumers and businesses shift their interests toward the “second screen.” Even the media is taking notice of the trend: Forbes declared 2015 the “Year of the Mobile Web.” If your business isn’t treating mobile web and app development as a priority, now’s the time […] Continue reading

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Was 2015 the Year Mobile Took Over?

The mobile web was king in 2015. According to Forbes Magazine, 2015 was “The Year of the Mobile Web.” Google made it an initiative to accelerate users’ mobile web experiences and announced that mobile searches surpassed desktop and laptop searches in 2015. This was, without doubt, the year the mobile platform took over as the […] Continue reading

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5 Ways to Speed Up Your eCommerce Site

A fast-loading, reliable website is essential for a successful eCommerce website. Even if your company’s site is running smoothly, any ground lost in performance can cost business. It’s widely cited that pages need to load in two seconds or less to avoid losing visitors. According to an Aberdeen Group study, a single second of page […] Continue reading

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[eBook] How Major Sporting Events Push the Limits of the Internet

With Pro Tips on How to Prevent Your Own Web Performance Fumbles Sports and sporting events have helped to usher in a new era of web, mobile and streaming data. As the explosion of digital and social media offer increasing outlets for sports fans’ fervor, extreme spikes in web traffic push backend infrastructures to their […] Continue reading

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Testing for Mobile Game Development: How to Launch Fast and Win Fans with Agile Development

  Achieving Speed and Quality with Mobile Game Development   When it comes to mobile game development, speed is everything. From the business owner to the consumer, everyone wants developers to build and deploy their apps overnight—without the errors common to time-sensitive projects. But is it possible to meet the need for speed without losing […] Continue reading

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Out With the Old, In With the New: Rapidly Navigating Changes in APIs

  If you’ve built your company’s online infrastructure around the skeleton of an API (or multiple APIs), it’s essential to always be prepared for unexpected changes that can dramatically impact your software. Users of Twitter’s “Firehose” data feed encountered such a problem in April after the social media staple announced that they would be phasing out […] Continue reading

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Web Speed and Search – So What’s the Connection?

When it comes to web performance, speed and search share a lot more than just a couple of letters. The strongest platforms are designed with an awareness of the impact speed and search optimization have on user response, and implement effective tools for performance enhancement. Understanding the importance of these elements and how they work […] Continue reading

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