For every website, speed and performance matter. No one wants to sit and wait for pages to load. For some websites, though, speed drives whether or not people use the site, make purchases through the site and ultimately keep an online business running. E-commerce is one of these areas, and with the rush of holiday shopping just around the corner, now is a great time to think about preparing your site for peak traffic to make sure you’re up, running and optimized throughout the entire shopping period.
Varnish Plus is capable of doing a lot of different things, all of which help enhance your website’s speed, performance, scalability, availability and flexibility. But because it’s, as we like to say, a Swiss Army knife of a tool, with lots of bells, whistles, gadgets and corkscrews, getting beyond the basic Varnish benefits can require a little bit more insight and expertise.
Every single day the tech news is filled with stories about cybersecurity threats and failures. Despite these ominous warnings and daily reminders, enterprises are, according to new reports, surprisingly vulnerable and complacent. Juniper Networks’ report found that companies believe they are much more secure than they really are; Cisco’s midyear security report found that firms are up against increasingly sophisticated threats but often go to battle with outdated and unpatched security software; Akamai reported that DDoS attacks hit a 129 percent year-on-year increase. We’ve also put together our own white paper on security.