Just Another Manic [Cyber] Monday…

For most companies, Cyber Monday is a huge shopping day. Ringing in over $3.45 billion in 2016, this year is expected to top $6.6 billion in sales, 16.5 percent growth compared to last year. That is, if your digital assets are performing properly. Any hint of slowness or … [Read more...]

Will Digital Performance Set the Competitive Landscape for 2018?

In a world where the internet rules all, where 94% of business buyers conduct online research, and where e-commerce sales are poised to fall between $427 billion and $443 billion by the end of this year, we think it’s safe to say that your website is a vital part of your … [Read more...]

Black Friday & The Illusion of Availability

It’s almost the biggest shopping season of the year, and you better believe your online performance has got to be stellar. This year, Salesforce.com Inc. predicts that U.S. e-commerce sales on Black Friday will generate more online sales this year than Cyber Monday, with … [Read more...]

Firefox-alypse: 5 Things You Need to Know About Quantum

This week Firefox unveiled its brand spankin’ new Firefox Quantum, a newer, sexier Firefox deployment set to compete head-to-head with Google Chrome and Apple Safari. With a significant user-interface refresh and speed increases claiming to surpass that of Google Chrome, … [Read more...]

Boldly Go Where No Monitor Has Gone Before

In a global economy, businesses are expanding rapidly, reallocating resources, and depending on branches located outside of their headquarters for essential business needs. Almost all of the world’s top 100 non-financial multinational corporations have close to or more than … [Read more...]

AlertSite Customer Care: Putting the “S” in SmartBear

Real Heroes Don't Wear Capes. At 3 a.m., a great deal of things go bump in the night, and unfortunately, your business applications are no exception. While we may not be official members of the Justice League and haven’t hired a man named Clark Kent, we do stay up at all … [Read more...]

3 Steps to Stay Ahead of Performance Problems

What’s worse than a false alarm? A late alarm. We’ve all set alarms- one in the morning to wake you up, one to remind you to take your vitamins, one to warn you if there’s a fire in your building. Alarms let us know when we’re supposed to take action so that we don’t miss … [Read more...]

CA Technologies acquires Runscope – What’s Next for the API Economy?

Yesterday CA Technologies announced its acquisition of Runscope, a SaaS API monitoring solutions provider. In recent years, the API economy has seen explosive growth.  As of today, the ProgrammableWeb lists 16,590 APIs in its database. CA Technologies’ acquisition validates … [Read more...]