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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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.