Category: eCommerce

Apica as an Alternative to Micro Focus SiteScope

Change is never easy, but a necessity as legacy software can’t keep up with the current needs or demand. ┬áCase in point is what we are seeing with solutions like HP/Micro Focus SiteScope, though a great product for years

Focus on Innovative Technology That Actually Delivers Value

It’s no surprise that Gartner has estimated that by 2020, there will be seven billion connected business devices in existence. Companies are investing vast sums in IoT, but the question remains, how many of these devices are actually useful and deliver value? From the connected coffee machine that will tell you when you’re nearly out […]

Avoid being the ‘First Down’ of Super Bowl Advertisements

The Philadelphia Eagles may still be reveling in their victory over the New England Patriots in Sunday’s historic Super Bowl win, but many game-day advertisers won’t be quite as happy in the aftermath. After the vast creative (and financial!) input to running a prized Super Bowl ad, it should have been a time for businesses […]

7 Secrets to Maintaining Four Nines Uptime

Klarna’s 7 secrets for maintaining four nines uptime 1. Implement end-to-end responsibility 2. Get started on a shift in architecture (Microservices in cloud platform and graceful degradation) 3. Keep centralized Incident Management (operations land, OPs knowledge) 4. Support proper Problem Management 5. Do continuous improvement/feedback – on all levels (lives, dev-teams, retros, incident reports) 6. […]

Shaping up for 2018 – five predictions for the software testing industry

With 2017 nearly over, organizations are hotly anticipating what the new year will bring in terms of trends, developments and hidden surprises in the software testing industry. For the software testing industry, it’s been a busy year. Increased automation adoption within testing teams – where agile development boosted speed of release – has led to […]

Page & Transaction Throughput: Measuring Performance

As the holiday season approaches, the IT and Development teams for many ecommerce and online retail brands have already begun their application performance testing to gain answers to business-critical questions. What will happen when thousands upon thousands of users concurrently visit the web app to conduct their holiday gift shopping? At what point will the […]

Prepare for the Holiday Rush with our Performance Testing

All too often retail companies are unprepared for the holiday season, when traffic spikes put immense pressure on their applications and infrastructure. But with the right level of proactive performance testing and troubleshooting, you’ll be able to avoid dreaded downtime and ensure a great customer experience. In our latest webinar, Apica’s own Troy Presley and […]

Get your Website Holiday Ready with our Upcoming Webinar

A record $12.8 billion dollars were spent online over Black Friday and Cyber Monday alone last year. Over this period, as little as three seconds can come between you and your largest source of revenue – with Amazon at risk of losing $1.6 billion in sales if their website crashes. During the holiday season, your […]