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The Crash The DVLA Could Have Avoided

1.10.2014 by Jenn Granger

Always be prepared for heavy traffic; a phrase as true for car drivers as it is for anyone with a website. As of today tax discs are becoming electronic - another great technological advancement - but as a result the DVLA site crashed early this morning and caused uproar on social media with disgruntled motorists looking to stay within the law. As more things move online, other organisations could end up paying the same price; unless they prepare properly… Continuing the GDS’s drive to move as many services as possible to digital, physical car tax disks are no more, and all…

Get Safe’s Crash is a Great Example of What Not to Do

5.6.2014 by Jenn Granger

It turns out the government has managed to host the best party ever, in a house that has immediately fallen down. Because, as sweet as it was for them to provide us with a cyber-safety tips site – especially as…

May All Your Cyber Mondays Be Bright

2.12.2013 by Emma Blunt

Today is Cyber Monday; one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Here, we provide some top tips for staying safe online and avoiding the cybergrinches... Visa has predicted that the amount spent today will beat that of last…

#BacktoBasics: Your Webcelerator Part 5

18.3.2013 by Boba

Today, we take a look into the final preparations before setting your Webcelerator live. You've covered the basics, tested, tested and tested again - now what? HTTP Status Codes Having a Webcelerator in front of your solution can present you…

BacktoBasics: Your Webcelerator Part 4

11.3.2013 by Boba

In the latest of our Webcelerator posts we're looking at cookies, cache control and purging as we delve into deeper into making the most of your web acceleration technology. Cookie Monster Cookies are the enemy of caching. By setting a…

#BackToBasics: Your Webcelerator Part 3

4.3.2013 by Boba

In the latest post in the Webcelerator series, we take a look at the importance of testing your web accelerator to make the most of it. Test, test and test some more. Introducing a cache into your infrastructure can cause…

#BackToBasics: Your Webcelerator Part 2

26.2.2013 by Boba

In the second of our series delving into Webcelerator web acceleration technology, we take a look at the first steps to take to make your site even faster. You've bought a Webcelerator, now what? Let’s assume that your domain -…

#BackToBasics: An Introduction to Webcelerator

20.2.2013 by Boba

In the first of a series of blogs looking at our web acceleration technology Webcelerator, we break down the basics of what Webcelerator is. A Webcelerator is, at the most basic level, a caching HTTP reverse proxy that sits between…

Scale Up for Christmas

7.12.2012 by Alice Cullen

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat. More importantly, the peak season for e-commerce is already upon us. With an expected 22% rise in online shopping this festive season, is your business to ready to cope with the increase…