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How To Avoid Losing Web Revenue During the Holiday Season
Are you aware of Green Monday? How about Free Shipping Day? No? These are two of the up-and-coming “shopping holidays” that take place during the holiday season. Online shopping for the holidays is increasing year over year on days like Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and yes, even Green Monday. Is your website ready for the increase in traffic? Or will you be a Grinch this year with unexpected revenue loss?
5 Ways To Prepare Your Infrastructure For Disaster
Mudslides, hurricanes, blizzards, oh my! Natural disasters can stop you in your tracks but they don’t have to affect your website. By taking preventative measures, you can reduce the risk of downtime and latency if disaster ever strikes. Also, be sure to check out our Data Center Evaluation Checklist to make sure your data center is ready for disaster, too.
5 Ways to Reduce Network Latency
Slow is the new downtime when it comes to your online business. Just a few seconds of latency can cause a potential customer to leave your website and never return. Luckily, a few changes to your DNS can help you reduce your website latency and keep your customers happy.
The Case Against Free ISP DNS
Many companies ignore the importance of DNS management and leave it to their Internet Service Provider (ISP), but by relying on them for this service, you are unknowingly exposing yourself to continuous outages, affecting your website and the general accessibility of online services. Outsourcing DNS to a specialized provider will increase your uptime and prevent revenue loss while reducing the hidden soft costs of DNS maintenance.
Everything You Need To Know About A DDoS Attack
DDoS attacks can bring large online businesses to a complete halt. Banks, governments, and eCommerce sites are just a few high profile sectors that have experienced large attacks recently. While we tend to only hear about the big names in the media, smaller businesses are just as prone to a debilitating attack. Are you prepared for a DDoS attack?
Everything You Need To Know About CDN Load Balancing
The longer your visitors have to wait for your website to load, the less likely they are to stick around. This could mean from hundreds to thousands in lost revenue, all for something that could be easily avoided. Load balancing your content with Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) is a great way to disperse your content geographically and boost your site’s performance.
Putting The Cloud To Work For Your Mobile App
In a world where the number of people without a smartphone is quickly dwindling, having a robust infrastructure for your mobile app is crucial. Utilizing the cloud can give your app’s performance a boost and can help diminish the worry of an outage by optimizing how you configure your DNS.
The Master List of DNS Terminology
DNS can be difficult to understand as it is, but if you’re unfamiliar with commonly used terminology, it may be near impossible to get a grasp on its intricacies. We have compiled the need-to-know DNS terms from A-Record to Uptime so you can better understand the ins and outs of DNS.
Making Choices With DNS-Based Traffic Management
With DNS-based Traffic Management, the concept of single-vendor solutions for data center, cloud, CDN or anti-DDoS is eliminated because all of the solutions get normalized to a simple piece of core Internet glue – the means in which data is routed to the service provider – via IP address or by hostname.