Time means money in eCommerce, so downtime is out of the question.A single second delay in your website loading time can result in a 7% loss in conversations, while 40% of web users abandon a website if it takes longer than three seconds to load. It’s essential that you work with a hosting provider who can support your business' needs and ensure you have a fast service that's scalable, secure and always available. Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2016, Britons spent £2.6bn online, and that number is only set to grow. Ensuring your eCommerce solution can cope with huge spikes in traffic is vital.
When Magento split from eBay in November 2015, and just a few weeks later announced the second instalment of its platform for general release, it marked a new era of innovation for eCommerce. Technology and shopping habits have evolved massively since Magneto 1 (M1) hit the eCommerce sphere in 2008. The dependence upon smart-devices is just one significant advancement, alongside the development of the Internet of Things and everyday use of machine learning. What should you expect from the revamped platform, how can you prepare for the switch and how will it affect your hosting requirements?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the new legal framework for the protection of personal data across the European Union (EU). It replaces the 1995 Data Protection Directive (DPD), addresses the widely inconsistent data laws currently existing throughout EU member states and includes new responsibilities for data controllers and processers. With GDPR round the corner and Brexit looming, it’s vital your business understands the ins and outs of the EU’s new data protection regulation and adheres to its provisions or risk fines of up to 4% of your global annual turnover and reputational damage.
Many businesses already use software as a service to provide a secure, efficient and highly accessible working experience. But how does SaaS facilitate a consistent user experience? What are the other advantages of SaaS models? Whether you are considering adopting a SaaS model or need advice on optimising your current SaaS hosting solution, this whitepaper contains valuable advice and insight for your business. Download the whitepaper now to get the expert insight on SaaS in the cloud.
The European Union’s (EU) new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018 and most businesses will have to prepare in order to become compliant. The law aims to allow citizens to regain control of their personal data and create a standardised level of data protection throughout the EU. It aims to influence responsible data practices on a global scale and tackle the inconsistency in data protection laws across EU member states.
In the UK, the advantages of virtualised storage led to an 83% increase in cloud uptake between 2010 and 2017. Cloud is the undeniable future of business IT, and offers a mouldable, versatile platform to facilitate IT-led business development and digital transformation. It’s important to understand the potential of the cloud’s scalability, connectivity and efficiency and how you can reap its rewards. Why are more and more businesses abandoning on-premise hosting and moving to the cloud? How can you differentiate between clouds to find the right solution for your business? What advantages does the cloud offer that on-premise hosting doesn’t? Download the whitepaper now to discover how to choose the perfect cloud for your business.