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2014-07-08 12:32:20

Improving webpage download time will enhance the British lingerie retailer's online shopping experience worldwide LONDON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CDNetworks has been chosen by Agent Provocateur, the premium British lingerie retailer, to optimise website performance and help drive growth in international markets such as the US, China, and the Middle East. CDNetworks' content acceleration platform will enable Agent Provocateur to increase global online sales and avoid website...

2014-06-04 16:28:06

NGINX's Growing Popularity Stems from Increasing Demand for Top-Tier Performance and Predictability Regardless of Site Size or Traffic SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nginx, Inc., the high performance web acceleration company, today announced that it is the number one web server for the top 10,000 busiest websites in the world. The news underscores the growing need for maximum speed, performance and reliability for today's websites, regardless of the size of the site or...

2014-05-01 16:37:28

SAN JOSE, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Content Acceleration speeds up your website by caching objects, such as video and graphics, on global points of presence located close to your customers. Caching works for content served to all customers, but what if the content is end-user customizable, such as shopping bags, ecommerce transactions, form fills, and stock quotes? On the public internet, customized content travels many round trips back to your datacenter before reaching the...

2014-04-24 08:45:34

New Stable and Mainstream Releases 1.6 and 1.7 of Web's Most Popular Application and Web Site Delivery Technology Available Today SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NGINX, Inc., the high performance web acceleration company, today announced new, global adoption numbers that show NGINX is the fastest growing web server technology on the planet. The number of web sites using NGINX to seamlessly deliver applications and web sites at scale has grown to more than 146 million, up from 96...

2011-07-20 05:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) and BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC), today announced the release of Edgeview powered by BMC Software, a virtual software appliance that provides companies with visibility into the performance of Web applications delivered over the Akamai Platform. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100225/AKAMAILOGO ) To help companies prove ROI and ensure peak performance of the increasing number of...

2011-01-18 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKAM) and Strangeloop today announced a strategic agreement to offer a combined solution of global cloud optimization services along with Web Content Optimization (WCO), allowing content providers to achieve even faster Web page rendering times. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100225/AKAMAILOGO ) The market for site performance continues to grow, while end user...

2010-08-10 05:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud optimization services, today announced that its retail-industry customers on average have experienced significantly improved conversion rates after leveraging Akamai's acceleration services. Based on a comparison of conversion rates for Akamai customers and non-Akamai customers from Internet Retailer's Top 500(1) list, Akamai customers experienced a 33 percent...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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