Thanks to the evolution of technology, businesses are able to collect and analyze customer-specific data and use the results to make informed changes to their operations, providing their customers with stronger service and, subsequently, bolstering their bottom lines.
In this way, e-commerce-driven businesses can leverage their customer-specific data to launch … Continue reading →
Whether you ask database administrators (DBAs) or application developers, they’ll tell you the same thing: Traditional SQL database scaling is an issue. Some might assert that’s because those databases were not designed to scale at any level, and certainly not to scale in the cloud. Others might say that those making the assertions simply lack the expertise to … Continue reading →
Believe it or not, whenever Amazon experiences a single minute of downtime, it stands to lose more than $66,000. Although your company is most likely not the juggernaut Amazon is, you can’t afford downtime either. The average small to medium-sized business stands to lose $12,500 per hour of downtime.
With this in mind, businesses must do everything within … Continue reading →
The U.S. e-commerce market continues to expand. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, e-commerce brought in $3 trillion in 2012—the most up-to-date figure available—which represents an 11 percent increase from the year prior. With more than half of Americans owning smartphones and our lives becoming increasingly digitalized, the e-commerce market will struggle to … Continue reading →
For some e-commerce retailers, predicting spikes and dips in traffic is a relatively easy task. A school supplies retailer, for example, can expect a large influx of traffic in August. And many e-commerce retailers anticipate more business than usual toward the end of the year, as customers scramble to purchase gifts for their loved … Continue reading →
Scaling an e-commerce website is difficult enough when you have a growing number of customers coming in to shop daily. We know it’s a double-edged sword; more customers means more sales means more revenue, but it also may mean you’re bumping up against the limits of your servers, leading to possible slowdowns or downtime, which … Continue reading →
Today’s enterprises—especially those in the financial and e-commerce industries—are expected to be “always-on”; you never know what time of day or night your customers are going to make a transaction. At the same time, these companies are increasingly turning to the cloud to improve efficiency, scalability, and reduce costs while dealing with the … Continue reading →
It used to be that if you needed a hammer to complete a project around the house, you’d drive down the street and get that hammer at the local hardware store.
Believe it or not, in today’s e-commerce-driven world, that notion has been modernized: Companies like Google, Amazon, eBay and Target are testing same-day delivery. In other words, if you need a … Continue reading →
We are pleased to announce Clustrix has made Lead411’s list of hottest companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Following the review of more than 1,650 companies, the award honors the top several companies in the software, wireless, Internet or the media industry.
“Our … Continue reading →
E-commerce is growing rapidly as shoppers take to their computers, tablets and mobile devices to make purchases. In fact, mobile shopping is growing so rapidly that the sector will haul in $3.2 trillion in 2017, more than doubling the $1.5 trillion it realized in 2013, according to research from Juniper.
While any business will undoubtedly welcome increased … Continue reading →