Dotcom-Monitor has established a Native IPv6 Monitoring Bureau dedicated to effective end-to-end IPv6 website performance monitoring. Dotcom-Monitor tests for performance and accessibility and can also simulate real user activities such as validating text and images as well as portal logins and shopping cart functionality.
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If your business relies upon e-commerce or online marketing channels to attract customers, it is important that you consider the impact poor website performance can have on your business. At a recent Velocity Conference, Eric Schurman (Microsoft) and Jake Brutlag (Google) presented; “Users who experience a 2-second site slowdown make almost 2% fewer queries, click 3.75% less often, and report being significantly less satisfied with their overall experience.”
With both revenue and customer satisfaction on the line, monitoring the performance, availability and effectiveness of your website is critical. Manually-based website monitoring is not an option. It’s costly, time-intensive, and inconsistent.
Website Performance Test
As one of the world’s most important sporting events the Olympic Games attract millions of people from around the world. The mass media websites that cover the Games must be able to work under unprecedented loads of traffic. The Dotcom-Monitor team decided to take the opportunity to run a website performance test analyzing how the most powerful mass media websites respond to this massive influx of website visitors during the Olympic Games.
We setup website performance monitoring using two Dotcom-Monitor solutions: ServerView and BrowserView Platforms.
We test Facebook website speed and page load time from around the world to see how Facebook handles their massive amounts of web traffic.
Website Server Speed Test – As worldwide soccer fans went crazy about Euro 2012, the Dotcom-Monitor team took advantage of an opportunity to study how popular media site servers covering Euro 2012 behave when thousands of visitors converge on these websites. Dotcom-Monitor ran website server speed tests and monitored the most popular media site servers covering Euro 2012 from June 8 – June 15, which enabled us to validate how the performance of these media website servers changed and how well the tech teams had prepared for a surge in website traffic due to the Euro 2012 event.
The video below demonstrates how to quickly set-up a browser-driven monitoring task using the Dotcom-Monitor BrowserView Monitoring platform.
We ran a website speed test on the websites covering the Euro 2012 games. See how the top media sites ranked in this website speed Infographic.
Who has the Fastest Web Hosting Website?
Put to the test by Dotcom-Monitor, Bluehost ranks as the fastest web hosting website, beating the other top 10 web hosting company websites for speed across three continents, followed closely by InMotion and GoDaddy. Dreamhost was the slowest of the pack globally. Across a set of four different metrics, the Bluehost website proved superior, with GoDaddy scoring close behind in each metric.
On the 8th of June the first game of the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship will start a series of exciting duels between European’s top 16 national soccer teams. Many popular media websites will be covering the EURO 2012 events. In turn, Dotcom-Monitor will be conducting website monitoring to analyze online performance and uptime of those sites covering the games. We will keep you updated and informed about the results.