Category: Website Performance News

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Performance Tech Tips

Internal Applications: Monitoring from Behind Your Firewall

As companies decide whether or not to move ahead with an “everything in the cloud” strategy for providing consumer-facing applications, enterprise applications are also getting a new shape with web-based applications to support internal business operations. These applications live inside the private network of the organization and often have role-based

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Performance Tech Tips

DNS Blacklist Monitoring: Protect Your Company’s Reputation

Did you know that around 306 billion emails have been sent globally every day in 2020 and about 45 percent of all emails received are spam.  Even more surprisingly, websites that are marked as spam on email portals lose 95 percent of their traffic.  Email servers tend to blacklist certain IDs

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Performance Tech Tips

The Importance of Monitoring SSL Certificates

Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL, is a global security standard technology that is being adopted by a number of different organizations across the globe. Essentially, SSLs are small data files containing a cryptographic key. This key carries important information about the organization using it. Around 600,000 websites have installed SSL

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Performance Tech Tips

The Great Firewall of China: Obstacles to Monitoring Performance

The entire country of China’s internet connectivity is shielded by the Great Firewall (GFW). There are three state-owned ISP providers, China Unicom, China Telecom, and China Mobile, that control internet in China.  Essentially, all traffic between China and the rest of the world goes through a few national level and

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Page Load Speed

How You Lose Money on Your Website Without Even Knowing It

Having a functional and operative website is a critical asset. A well-optimized and smart website can act as a revenue generating machine.  The idea is to attract more visitors for your site, increase web page traffic, and then make sales or conversions on the main page. There is, however, a

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Web App Functionality

Why Synthetic Monitoring is a Must for SaaS-based Solutions

Bounded to service level agreements (SLAs), vendors must monitor performance of their SaaS-based solutions for an optimal user experience. Monitoring performance of a SaaS-based solutions is a challenge since it varies extensively across user locations and geographies. These applications and their content need to travel a rigorous path of geography-specific

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Web App Functionality

Challenges and Best Practices for Monitoring SaaS-based Businesses

SaaS-based businesses are on the rise more than ever.  Old businesses are rushing to turn their legacy software into SaaS-based solutions and new businesses are popping up offering SaaS-based solutions to everything imaginable.  SaaS-based solutions are made up of multi-layered complex architecture with both internal and external components that require

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