Performance is a Journey not a Destination!
  • digitalization
    How Elevate Will Drive Continuing Professional Education Posted on February 24th, 2017 by Craig Lowell

    The importance of continuing professional education, particularly in a field as innovative and rapidly-changing as digital experience monitoring, cannot be understated. Performance monitoring is constantly adapting to accommodate the ever-changing IT landscape, and staying ahead of the curve when it comes to learning the best tools and strategies is vital for any company that seeks […]

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    DeveloperWeek 2017 Recap Posted on February 21st, 2017 by Maria Eldridge

    One of the best ways to learn is by listening to your peers. Whether it be a topic you are already versed in, or something completely new, our peers offer a different perspective that can help inspire new ideas and advance your knowledge. DeveloperWeek 2017 in San Francisco was an environment for accelerated learning. Speakers […]

  • velocity
    Velocity NYC Report: Is the Mobile Web Ready for a Comeback? Posted on September 28th, 2016 by Dennis Callaghan

    Last week’s Velocity New York conference by O’Reilly Media was held on the heels of new research published from DoubleClick by Google that concluded that mobile page load times of more than three seconds result in a 53% site abandonment rate. That’s not much margin for error for the devices that now account for 65% […]

  • data-sampling
    Sampling at Rescue in the Metrics Collection Arms Race: Pt I Posted on September 23rd, 2016 by Catchpoint Systems

    In a recent report from MarketsAndMarkets, it was forecasted that IT Operations Analytics (ITOA) market shall grow from $2.17B by 2015 to $9.79B by 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 35.2% from 2015 to 2020. This coupled with decreasing cost of HDDs on a per GB basis (as evidenced from the plots […]

  • Chief Digital Officer
    The Chief Digital Officer Posted on June 30th, 2016 by Mehdi Daoudi

    I recently spent two weeks in Europe (UK, Germany, France – PRE-BREXIT), where I met many of our customers, prospects, and partners. One thing that surprised me was that I ended up talking to a lot of Chief Digital Officers, which is something that I rarely come across in the US. In 99% of these instances, the CDO […]

  • HTTP2 performance
    Ask Me Anything with Google, Akamai, and CloudFlare: HTTP/2 Posted on May 5th, 2016 by Andrew Smirnov

    HTTP/2 is on everyone’s minds lately. People are wondering how it will impact their site’s performance, when and if they should migrate completely over from HTTP 1.1, and so on. And the truth is, we should have these questions—we’ve been using the same protocol to deliver content over the web for over 15 years, so […]

  • IndiaSeminar
    A Look Back at Our First Digital Performance Summit in India Posted on April 15th, 2016 by Mehdi Daoudi

    Still jet-lagged, I wanted to capture my experience from a recent trip to Bangalore while it’s still fresh in my mind. We opened a Catchpoint office in Bangalore about two years ago, initially with a simple mission in mind: Build a business presence in India and be a launch pad for the rest of the […]

  • Super Bowl 50 performance
    Super Bowl 50 Delivered a Near Perfect Online Experience Posted on February 11th, 2016 by Maria Eldridge

    Super Bowl 50 was a milestone for several reasons, one of them being the actual delivery of the game. The big game was offered via live stream on, which gave viewers the opportunity to watch on practically any device including laptops, tablets, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, and Xbox One. This obviously wasn’t the first […]

  • NH Primary performance
    Top US News Sites Stumble During New Hampshire Primary Posted on February 10th, 2016 by Dennis Callaghan

    The New Hampshire Primary on February 9 may have been a watershed moment in the 2016 US presidential election, with anti-establishment candidates Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump both rolling to big wins in their parties’ respective state nominating contests. It was also a moment of truth for major American news websites with this improbable election […]

  • Optimizing your objects
    Optimizing Your Objects Posted on January 28th, 2016 by Robert Castley

    While the essence of performance monitoring may be catching issues as they happen and fixing them before your users are impacted, preempting those issues altogether is the ultimate goal of any sound performance strategy. Optimizing the objects that are on your site is a tried-and-true method of maintaining exceptional performance and providing great user experiences. […]

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