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  • Observations of 3rd Party Providers and CDNs on Top Retail Sites Posted on January 9th, 2012 by Catchpoint Systems

    While monitoring the performance of the Internet Retailer Top 50 Retailers this past Holiday Season, we also tracked what third party vendors and CDNs were utilized and measured their impact on each website.  The data collected not only offered insights on what third parties and CDNs are most utilized, but also provided insights on how […]

  • Holiday Shopping 2011: State of Retail Web Performance Posted on January 5th, 2012 by Catchpoint Systems

    According to ComsScore, Retail online spending for the entire November – December 2011 holiday season touched $37.2 Billion, an increase of 15% versus last year. In a perfect world these numbers look great for the state of ecommerce, but we (and cyberspace) exist in a world governed by Murphy’s Law. Anything that could impair a website’s […]

  • CyberMonday – 2011 – The results are in Posted on November 28th, 2011 by Catchpoint Systems

      With so much attention being paid to online revenue this shopping season we wanted to see how well all the major retailers handled the massive influx of shoppers. We monitored the web performance of the top 55 Internet Retailers website (Excluding Netflix, Blockbuster, 1800 Flowers, Scholastic, and Redcats USA ) from our US Nodes using Internet […]

  • BlackFriday – 2011 – The results are in Posted on November 26th, 2011 by Catchpoint Systems

    With so much attention being paid to online revenue this shopping season we wanted to see how well all the major retailers handled the massive influx of shoppers. We monitored the web performance of the top 50 Internet Retailers website (Excluding Netflix, Blockbuster, 1800 Flowers, Scholastic, and Redcats USA ) from our US Nodes using […]

  • Webpages turning into Airports without Traffic Controller! Posted on October 10th, 2011 by Catchpoint Systems

    Last week I tried to book a trip on my favorite airline, Virgin America. I love everything about them: their planes, the service, the staff,… the entire experience is just amazing. Plus I was lucky enough to purchase some of their special vouchers on Gilt (another company I love). However, this time I faced frustration on […]

  • Three Key Steps to Successful Web Performance Benchmarking Posted on May 26th, 2011 by Catchpoint Systems

    One of the frequent questions I receive from clients is on “How do I benchmark my performance against the competition?”. There are different approaches to benchmarking, some better than others. The key to a successful benchmark, is to plan it carefully and collect the right data points. I recommend companies to follow the following 3 […]

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