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24th November 2021

Preparing for Peak with Astound Commerce UK

As retailers double down on digital ahead of an almost fully-online Black Friday in lockdown, our very own Alistair Morrison sits down with Sophie Wilson, Digital Consultant at Astound Commerce, a leading global digital agency, to chat all things unprecedented peak.

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30th April 2020

Get ready for peak revenge!

Our experience working with some of the high street’s biggest brands has reinforced the importance of being properly and comprehensively prepared for online browsers and buyers – even during periods of peak traffic.

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23rd April 2020

What do you do when peak demand is the new normal?

At thinkTRIBE we help organisations optimise the online experience for the users all year round, solving problems and boosting brand performance. We recently undertook a performance audit to more specifically explore the practical steps clients can take to improve web pages in the short and medium term as traffic peaks persist – which sparked the idea of holding a webinar to discuss strategy.

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17th July 2018

Amazon website crashes on its biggest shopping day

On its biggest shopping day of the year Amazon’s website struggled to handle peak traffic. Proving that even the biggest players get it wrong sometimes. Errors were encountered on both the desktop site as well as the mobile app and disgruntled shoppers took to Twitter to voice their outrage.

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10th October 2017

How to prepare your travel platform for peak traffic …keep it real

It’s time for travel specialists to prepare for optimal performance at peak but are your load testing tools measuring realistic site behaviour? You can only base decisions on performance testing that’s intelligent enough to return accurate data and realistic metrics or you could be making a big mistake.

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