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Speed matters for your website, don't get left in the dust

JimmyAugustine ‎02-12-2013 10:17 AM - edited ‎06-09-2015 03:25 PM

Do you like fast cars? I must admit I do.  I also like websites that are fast too. In this day and age where Internet speed is now blazing fast, your customers expect everything else to keep pace.  Customers now expect a web page to load in two seconds or less and will abandon the web page if it takes more than three seconds (see chart below). 


I believe that if a page doesn’t load in less than one second, your customers have moved on already.  Just remember, in this marketplace, your competitors are one click away.  With these facts in mind, I have a few questions for you:


  • How long does your web page take to load?
  • How long does it take to load on mobile devices? 
  • How long does it take to load on the myriad of web browsers? 
  • Which direction is your performance going, are you getting faster?


Last week we announced the public unveiling of HP Performance Anywhere, a new Software as a Service (SaaS) offering, that monitors the end user performance  and  availability of web- and mobile-based apps. We are in the midst of proving a free public beta; if you want to know how your website performs then I encourage you to sign up.


By signing up for the beta, you’ll get insight into how your website performs.  You can monitor your website from our SaaS data centers or public points of presence so you can see what your customers are experiencing in different cities or markets. 


In addition, we can help you detect and determine why your website is not performing as well you would like. Plus, HP Performance Anywhere includes predictive analytics so you can see the instant your website begins to deviate from accepted norms.


Take our service for a test drive and hit the accelerator on your business potential!




About the Author


Jimmy Augustine is Director of Product Marketing within HP Software and leads the HP Application Performance Management and Configuration Management System product marketing teams. JImmy has been with HP for over a year. Prior to HP, Jimmy was VP of Marketing for ASG Software Solutions. Prior to joining ASG, Jimmy was at IBM for ten years. He was a marketing manager for IBM's Outsourcing business, the market leader, and helped launch IBM's market leading web hosting business. Jimmy holds an M.S. in industrial engineering and a B.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Florida. Jimmy resides in Naples, FL with his wife and two children.

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