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3 Ways to Avoid Downtime: What We Learned From Amazon’s Outage

Amazon’s outage (S3 web-based storage) in Northern Virginia caused large-scale disruption for many companies – not to mention the financial consequences of dreaded downtime. There are several important lessons businesses should take from this unprecedented failure, the key takeaway being that preparation is paramount. If Amazon’s cloud can go down, then any site is at […] Continue reading

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4 Ways Online Retailers Can Shine This Holiday Season

Online retailers depend heavily on the holiday season for a healthy bottom line. It’s the busiest time of the year in many retail industries, and there’s a substantial uptick in customers looking to spend money. The objective is to seize that spike in potential customers while it’s there. The National Retail Federation notes that online shoppers […] Continue reading

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The E-Commerce Downtime Guide: What to Do if Things Go Wrong

With Mother’s Day just a few days away, many online retailers are facing a huge spike in traffic and demand. The best of these retailers prep for holidays like Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and Black Friday many months in advance, testing and optimizing web performance to be sure their site can handle each seasonal load. However, there is […] Continue reading

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Improved Performance Reduces Stress

It’s a well-documented fact that poor web performance has a quantifiable negative impact on business. Tammy Everts, Radware’s self-proclaimed web performance and UX “geek,” will show you how poor performance also hurts your users – neurologically. She will give a presentation at Velocity Conference NYC next month that addresses the neurological impacts of poor web […] Continue reading

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5 Challenges Merchants Face When Wanting To Sell Globally

I recently read a blog(http://ecommercedevelopmentsolution.wordpress.com/2013/05/01/5-challenges-merchants-face-when-wanting-to-sell-globally/) Regarding e-commerce and selling globally and the factors needed to be taken in to account. And after reading the post I realizes that the author had left out one of the most important factors. The performance of the site compared to the local competitors in the market. The points that […] Continue reading

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