Category: Media and Entertainment

Apica Helps HBO Deliver Infinite Streaming Scalability

The thing with a television network having a hit TV show is that everyone wants to watch it. And while it can be huge for their bottom line, there is also a significant technical challenge when the program is being streamed. That’s what HBO experienced with the cultural phenomenon that has been the hit program […]

Facing Up to the New Customer Experience Challenges in 2018

When it comes to maintaining constant ‘uptime’ for customer experience, even the most reputable industry players face hurdles. In 2018, businesses could do well to get to grips with their services in terms of improving availability, driving optimum performance and delivering the ultimate customer experience. Here are some new customer experience challenges businesses are facing […]

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 […]

Application Monitoring Could Have Prevented the StubHub Crash

StubHub, one of the most well-known online ticket exchange companies, crashed for 20+ minutes following the Georgia Bulldogs double-overtime win in Atlanta on January 1st. Although StubHub has yet to reveal the cause of the crash, in the age of instant digital response Georgian fans immediately took to Twitter to announce they “broke StubHub”. In […]

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 […]