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New State of Online Retail Performance Report Available

It's springtime, and the only people with the holidays on their minds are in the retail business. This holiday season was a record-breaking one, with combined revenue for Black Friday and Cyber Monday alone exceeding $11.5 billion. To build on ... Read More
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Significant retail spending on Mother’s Day sets a stage for major holidays in 2018

The second Sunday in May is a special day for everyone because it's Mother's Day. It's also a special day for retailers, as it represents another peak period and serves as the halfway point between the prior year's Black Friday ... Read More
Make way for HTTPS - Starting July 2018, Google Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as "not secure"

Make way for HTTPS – Starting July 2018, Google Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as "not secure"

Days of clear-text HTTP, the original but insecure foundation for data communication over the web, are numbered. Over the past few years, Google (and others such as the Internet Architecture Board, Mozilla, and Apple) have nudged developers to encrypt and ... Read More
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Increased mobile engagement a key catalyst for the best-ever holiday season

2017 was a year of epic proportions that broke numerous retail records worldwide. The stage was set earlier in the year by Amazon's Prime Day, which became Amazon's biggest day ever by generating over $1 Billion in sales (60% increase ... Read More
Boost productivity of your DevOps teams and deliver superior digital experiences with Akamai Cloud Delivery Platform - Part 3

Boost productivity of your DevOps teams and deliver superior digital experiences with Akamai Cloud Delivery Platform – Part 3

In the first and second part of this blog series, we discussed the challenges associated with cloud adoption and how you can leverage Akamai Cloud Delivery Platform, the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, to achieve the scalability, ... Read More
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Are you ready for the holidays?

| | Web Performance
It's November, which means the holiday season is upon us and retailers are working tirelessly to get their websites, apps and infrastructures ready to deliver a secure and exceptional customer experience during the peak holiday season. If past data is ... Read More
Deliver secure digital experiences using Akamai Cloud Delivery Platform -  Part 2

Deliver secure digital experiences using Akamai Cloud Delivery Platform – Part 2

| | cloud computing
In the first part of this blog series, we discussed how you can leverage Akamai Cloud Delivery Platform, the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, to achieve the scalability, availability, reliability and performance needed to deliver superior digital ... Read More
Reduce cloud adoption risks and deliver superior digital experiences with Akamai Cloud Delivery Platform - Part 1

Reduce cloud adoption risks and deliver superior digital experiences with Akamai Cloud Delivery Platform – Part 1

| | Media Delivery
Businesses are rapidly moving to the cloud and a recent IDG survey indicates that 70% of businesses have at least 1 application in the cloud and 16% plan to take their first app to the cloud in the next 12 ... Read More
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Get Ready For The Holidays With Cloudlets

It's summer, which means it's time for hitting the beach, enjoying outdoor barbeques with friends and family, going for hiking, biking, kayaking and savoring cold craft beers. But for savvy retailers like you, summer is the ideal time to start ... Read More