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  • Leicester City Premier League Champion
    Web Performance Implodes as Leicester City Wins Premier League Posted on May 3rd, 2016 by Anand Guruprasad

    For those of you who don’t follow football (the real one), Leicester City won the 2015/16 Premier League title in one of the most remarkable underdog triumphs in sporting history. This was the club’s first championship in their 132-year history. In fact, Leicester City were 5,000/1 to win the Premier League last August. That was […]

  • Lowes and Walmart latency
    Poor Web Performance Hampers Walmart, Lowe’s Shoppers Posted on April 29th, 2016 by Peter Girard

    Walmart and Lowe’s online shoppers encountered slow performance and timeouts today that prevented many from finding products or completing purchases. In addition to frustrating customers, these issues are likely to significantly impact the companies’ web sales. The Lowe’s problem affected the site’s product search for a number of categories, including lamps and grills. The issue […]

  • Web speed
    How Fast is Fast Enough? Posted on April 28th, 2016 by Peter van Gils

    All of our customers understand the importance of having high quality websites. They work hard to ensure an excellent customer experience and maximum availability. Ensuring fast response times is business as usual for them—but how fast is fast enough? Most people understand that the economic law of diminishing returns (beyond a certain point, added investments […]

  • NS1
    Combining Catchpoint with OpenTSDB for Global Visibility and Alerting Posted on April 26th, 2016 by Maria Eldridge

    The article below was originally written and published by NS1, a Catchpoint customer and integration partner. At NS1, we’re big fans of Catchpoint, the performance monitoring company who’s also one of our awesome customers. On the one hand, we deliver global DNS and traffic management for Catchpoint’s products. And on the other hand, we lean heavily […]

  • Jet third party service issues
    Anatomy of a Slowdown: How Third Party Services Nearly Grounded Jet.com Posted on April 22nd, 2016 by Anand Guruprusad

    Earlier this month, Google Compute Engine, Google’s infrastructure-as-a-service offering and Amazon Web Services alternative, went down across all regions for 18 minutes. The outage was reportedly caused by two bugs in Google’s network management software, bugs triggered by a configuration error after Google engineers made changes to GCE’s network configuration in an effort to speed […]

  • Digital Performance Summit in India
    Digital Performance in India: An Inside Perspective Posted on April 21st, 2016 by Nithyanand Mehta

    As our CEO Mehdi Daoudi wrote about last week, we hosted our first Digital Performance Summit in Bangalore on April 6. The event was focused on discussing some of the challenges the industry faces in the area of digital performance and its implication on business. More than 16 companies from across India participated in this event. We […]

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    Our New Vice President of EMEA and Two New European Offices Posted on April 19th, 2016 by Maria Eldridge

    Today we’ve announced the hiring of industry veteran Kai Ahrendt as Vice President, EMEA. With extensive experience in both EMEA sales and the performance monitoring category, Ahrendt’s leadership will help our company strategically grow our EMEA customer base and operations, which includes two new offices in Hamburg and London. “In today’s always-connected world, end users expect […]

  • IndiaSeminar
    A Look Back at Our First Digital Performance Summit in India Posted on April 15th, 2016 by Mehdi Daoudi

    Still jet-lagged, I wanted to capture my experience from a recent trip to Bangalore while it’s still fresh in my mind. We opened a Catchpoint office in Bangalore about two years ago, initially with a simple mission in mind: Build a business presence in India and be a launch pad for the rest of the […]

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