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Black Friday Downtime: 6 Ways to Stay Online

13.11.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Downtime is an eCommerce business’ worst nightmare at the best of times. But with the peak season sales period just weeks away, implementing a strategy which keeps Black Friday downtime to a minimum is paramount to your online success. Here are six industry insights to help you and your business avoid Black Friday downtime as much as possible. 1.      Cache static pages On days like Black Friday, take into account the amount of traffic that is browsing as well as converting. Consumers like to shop around on multiple sites to find the best deal, which means there can be traffic…

Intel Vulnerability: Intel’s ‘New Zombieload Flaw’

12.11.2019 by Charlotte Greene

On 12th November 2019, Intel® disclosed a potential security vulnerability which affects a number of Intel® Processors. The hardware flaw affects server memory and may allow for unexpected reloads of a device (DoS attack) if unmitigated. What is the new…

Website Load Testing: Why, When and How

8.11.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Website load testing is the process of simulating traffic influxes to your site and measuring its performance. Compared with other forms of website assessments such as usability testing, load testing is a simple process. It assesses your site scripts –…

The 7 Worst Hacks and Breaches of All Time

5.11.2019 by Charlotte Greene

From global breaches exposing the personal data of millions, to employee slip ups jeopardising entire business networks, hacks and breaches have become a staple of our lives. But what are the worst hacks and breaches of all time? Well, we…

What is an eCommerce Business?

4.11.2019 by Charlotte Greene

By definition, eCommerce is the activity of buying or selling products online. An eCommerce business is usually involved in the selling aspect, using their website as a virtual store through which consumers can purchase goods over the internet. So, whenever…