Performance is a Journey not a Destination!
  • Outclip by Catchpoint: Manage third party content and keep their performance in check Posted on December 7th, 2010 by Catchpoint Systems

    Poor performance of third-party content is one of the biggest concerns today for web publishers, e-commerce, and marketers. By including JavaScript tags for online advertisements, widgets, analytics, etc – the performance of a website becomes highly dependent on the third-party. Problems by such content can translate into content unavailability or loss of functionality, and users […]

  • 3rd Party Monitoring – A process Posted on December 1st, 2010 by Catchpoint Systems

    Every web site out there relies on so much content delivered by 3rd parties, from the obvious adserving companies, cdn, widgets… I do not see that trend going down. A long time ago when DoubleClick was also an Ad Network we had a very strict process for allowing other adserving companies to deliver. One of […]

  • The Ultimate Differentiator: Reliability Posted on November 30th, 2010 by Catchpoint Systems

    Every company that monitors their website or application performance focuses on two key metrics Availability and Speed. However, there is a third metric, Reliability, which is often misunderstood or in some cases ignored by companies. Reliability measures availability, accuracy, and delivery of a service within a time threshold. Reliability is difficult to define and measure […]

  • Fast Web Performance Starts with DNS… Posted on November 16th, 2010 by Catchpoint Systems

    You wake up, make coffee, sit down by the computer and start reading your favorite web sites. You fire up your favorite browser and type on the address bar, hit enter and continue sipping on that coffee. You wait for the page to load, sipping some more coffee – a few seconds later you […]

  • Monitoring 101: Peeling The Onion. Posted on November 11th, 2010 by Catchpoint Systems

    I am often asked by customers and prospects: “What should we be monitoring?” This is a billion dollar question and it seems like everyone has their own answers. I have seen different approaches, some better than others. In this blog post I want to share with you what I think is a “good” methodology for […]

  • Web Performance Optimization Applied, A Customer Success Story. Posted on November 9th, 2010 by Catchpoint Systems

    At Catchpoint, we work very closely with our clients and love hearing how they use the system and how it helps them. Recently we heard from Kelsey at WhippleHill Communications. Some background: We started working with Whipplehill back in early October.  Besides providing Web Performance Monitoring, we also provided one on one Web Performance Optimization consultations; where we […]

  • What’s new at Catchpoint – October 2010 Release Posted on October 27th, 2010 by Catchpoint Systems

    Our October release just hit the wire. This one was packed with some really cool features based on feedback from customers and prospects. Here are some feature highlights: Page Speed score: Catchpoint will calculate Page Speed score for every test run. Users will be able to chart the Page Speed score in the Performance Chart over time to view […]

  • Dawn of a New Day in the Web Performance Optimization World. Posted on October 25th, 2010 by Catchpoint Systems

    Today is an important day for the web community, Zero Load launched the 1st Web Performance Optimization contest. For the first time web speed enthusiasts will compete in building the fastest site based on a set of tangible criteria. We applaud the event, the organizers and the entire philosophy behind this event and we are very proud to […]

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