Akamai Diversity

The Akamai UK Blog

Colin Bendell

Colin Bendell

December 20, 2016 9:06 AM

Enhancing customer experience through effective imag ...

Missed the rest of series? Click for Part 1 and Part 2 With the best will in the world and great planning, even the most stable websites occasionally suffer an unexpected outage. Your web operations team is charged with managing the risk of these unforeseen situations and they need to recognise that images are just as vital to your disaster recovery and business continuity plans.

Colin Bendell

Colin Bendell

December 16, 2016 2:08 PM

Enhancing customer experience through effective ima ...

Missed the start of series? Click for Part 1 We all know that a good mobile strategy is important to reach and engage customers. Responsive web design (RWD) improves the design and layout for a better mobile experience. However, images also need a mobile strategy.

Colin Bendell

Colin Bendell

December 11, 2016 9:25 PM

Enhancing customer experience through effective imag ...

Images are essential to the success of your online business. Good visual content does not just increase online sales, but also enhances user engagement, improves the customer experience and encourages retention. As a result, images account for 1.5MB per web page visit - or more than 60% of the bytes per webpage. Where images were just a 'nice to have' part of the web 10 years ago, they are now

Enrique Duvos

Enrique Duvos

December 5, 2016 10:08 PM

Managing the holiday season in 2016: A retail challe ...

eCommerce revenues keep climbing, but the pressure to reach sales targets is never more keenly felt than in the last two months of the year. To put the changing online retail landscape in context, retailers ranked in the Internet Retailer Europe 500 grew web sales to €145.01bn (£124.58bn) last year, up by 16.8% from €124.16bn (£106.67bn) in 2014. That rate outpaced overall retail sales growth in Europe, and the same

Akamai

Akamai

October 20, 2016 4:00 PM

#MobilePerf Blog Series: Mobile Page Speed WILL Impa ...

In my last blog when I kicked off our MobilePerf Blog Series, I talked about mobile Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Google's guidance on how to make your sites mobile friendly. Google just announced that they will also factor in your mobile site's page speed when ranking your organisation in the mobile friendly search results. According to reports on the Search Marketing Summit in Australia, Google's Gary Illyes said that

Jay Coley

Jay Coley

September 13, 2016 11:22 AM

Digital transformation demands data driven security

Digital Transformation (DX) has pushed itself to the heart of enterprise business strategy, and its importance keeps growing as companies look for new ways to engage with their customers, whilst delivering on a promise of enhanced data security and customer experience.

Ian Munford

Ian Munford

August 31, 2016 2:49 PM

Summer of Sport Sees Online Video Streaming Sprintin ...

The 2016 games smashed online streaming records. On Monday 8th August, during the third day of Rio, Akamai had already exceeded the total amount of video streaming data that it delivered for all 17 days of London in 2012. It's already been an incredible summer of sport online, with the Super Bowl and European football competition. Whilst the European football broke all sorts of sports streaming records including audience figures

Ian Munford

Ian Munford

August 26, 2016 2:13 PM

Summer of Sport Sees Online Video Streaming Sprintin ...

The 2016 games have been an incredible success - Akamai delivered more video data for Rio than it did for the 2014 World Cup, making this summer's games the largest live sporting event that Akamai has helped deliver. On day three of Rio, Akamai had already exceeded the total amount of video streaming data that it delivered for all 17 days of London in 2012.

Akamai

Akamai

August 18, 2016 7:43 AM

#MobilePerf Blog Series: Mobile Search Engine Optimi ...

Today we are kicking off a new series of blog posts where we will specifically focus on mobile experiences, challenges, solutions, tips, trends and optimisations but most importantly, you will read insight and opinions from Akamai mobile experts. The first post is on mobile SEO and Key challenges for developing and managing mobile friendly web sites and apps.