Updated: Private equity player Thoma Bravo is acquiring Compuware in a deal worth about $2.5 billion
There were an average of nine site outages a day during November 2012 through March 2013 caused by a reliance on third-party apps such as ad servers or social media buttons.
While benchmarks on cloud-computing performance come with their share of caveats, new data from Compuware show smaller cloud service providers such as Layered Tech coming out ahead of the big dogs.
A new visual dashboard by Cedexis provides a glimpse into what clouds and content delivery networks are performing best at a given point in time. Cedexis’ aims to help content owners pick the best infrastructure for their cloud workload on an ongoing basis.
AppDynamics netted $20 million in new Series C funding led by Kleiners Perkins Caufield & Byers, a new investor. Existing backers Greylock Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners also participated in this round which will help fund the company’s application performance management offering.
High consumer expectations for the mobile web aren’t yet being met, with 71 percent expecting sites to load on smartphones as quickly as they load on desktop computers. Dual-core smartphones and 4G networks will help, but businesses have to find ways to optimize their sites.
Gomez, a provider of Internet performance stats has compiled its knowledge into a visual map of the world that uses colors to show how fast web sites are performing for customers i various geographies. The map showcases aspects such as DNS lookup times, throughput, response times.