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Margaret Kuchler

Margaret Kuchler

July 22, 2013 9:48 AM

"Crush the Rush" - Is Your Site Ready for the Holida ...

The holiday season is already creeping up and by far will be the most vital online shopping period of the year for retailers. Thanksgiving week will no doubt once again present one of the largest online shopping weeks of the year. Now, more than ever, time is literally money when it comes to Web performance. As online retailers face another big holiday shopping season, they have to make sure

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

June 20, 2013 9:00 AM

Akamai at IRCE 2013

Two weeks ago, a large number of eCommerce professionals converged in Chicago for IRCE 2013. I was one of the presenters to talk about "Building m-commerce: Different approaches, different outcomes." There were plenty of instances throughout the conference where the growing mobile traffic and revenue numbers highlighted the importance of delivering fast, quality mobile experiences to consumers. As most of us know - fast, quality mobile experiences are better

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

April 2, 2013 11:44 AM

Maximize Your Rich Media Delivery Investment

We all know that delivering high quality video experiences to end-users' increases engagement, reduces abandonment and benefits the business. To learn more about this topic read Chris Nicholson's post entitled "New Video Quality Study Examines Causes of Viewer Behavior."With the 2013 NAB Show just around the corner, media companies, however, should not forget that, for the most part, end-users discover and consume video based on where the video is displayed. One

Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

February 27, 2013 7:30 AM

MobileRider Gains Competitive Edge with Akamai

The eyes of the extreme skiing and snowboarding worlds will be on Vail, Colo., and Kirkwood, Calif., starting today for the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships and Swatch Freeride World Tour 2013 presented by The North Face. Viewers around the world will be able to enjoy live HD streams of both events on Internet-connected devices thanks to Akamai partner, MobileRider.Experts in delivering live and on-demand content over the Internet and

Akamai

Akamai

January 28, 2013 2:38 PM

Mobile Request Multiplexer on the Edge

Over the last few years, the massive growth of smart phones and connected devices has been a key force in driving the hyperconnected paradigm. Cisco projects global mobile traffic will grow 18X in the next five years. At the same time, user reliance and expectations on mobile device are higher than ever. According to Equation Research, 71% of mobile web users expect website performance on their mobile phones to be

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

November 16, 2012 11:30 AM

End-Users' Web Experience Expectations Just Keep Get ...

People have high expectations. Web performance is no different. End-users expect fast and engaging web experiences. It doesn't matter if they use a PC, smartphone or tablet to interact with your web application. According to recent end-user research 89 percent of tablet, 59 percent of smartphone and 83 percent of PC users expect a website to load in 3 seconds or less. Now if we compare web performance expectations to

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

November 12, 2012 11:30 AM

Is Web and Mobile Application Performance A Business ...

At this point it's well documented that no one likes to wait for webpages to load. On top of it organizations across industries understand that web performance impacts the bottom line.The problem is delivering fast, rich, engaging web experiences across an increasing variety of browsers, mobile devices, networks and locations is not easy. To find out more about the challenges of delivering quality web and mobile experiences in this complex

Akamai Edge

Akamai Edge

October 3, 2012 12:22 PM

Global Industry Leaders to Gather at #AkamaiEdge 201 ...

The largest annual gathering of Akamai customers and partners, the Akamai Edge Conference, is taking place next week at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and will feature speakers from more than 40 companies. Registration information and the complete agenda can be found at: www.akamai.com/edgeBusiness and technology leaders from Amadeus, Build.com, Cisco, CTV, Grainger, GREE, Guitar Center, Symantec, USAA, Visa, and many others, are scheduled to present during

Akamai

Akamai

September 14, 2012 10:00 AM

Web performance: Why one size doesn't fit all

When considering web performance, it's tempting to think that the user experience on any given site or application will be fairly consistent. The reality? Performance is impacted by different variables and ensuring that all users have the best possible experience requires hard work. For example, a desktop machine running IE 9 over a cable connection will offer a different user experience compared to a Macbook running Safari through public Wi-Fi,