This is a guest post written and contributed by Gal Moav (@GalMoav), director of product management at Ravello Systems, a Rackspace Cloud Tools partner. Powered by the industry’s first Cloud Application Hypervisor, Ravello enables enterprise development teams to overcome internal capacity constraints and leverage the power of the cloud to supercharge their application development processes – resulting in faster time to market and higher quality.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Jeffrey A. Roth, Vice President, Marketing and Communications at Interactyx Limited, a Rackspace Cloud Tools Partner. Interactyx Limited is the developer of social learning management system (LMS) TOPYX®.
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The busy holiday shopping season is only a month away and the National Retail Federation forecasts 12 percent growth in online sales over last year. Sounds like good news, doesn’t it? It is, if you can keep your virtual doors open and sales flowing around the clock. Recently, Rackspace offered up five tips to prep your e-commerce site for the holiday crunch. We invited some of our e-commerce partners to provide a guest blog post looking at those tips and offering further advice.
Online retailers have to do a lot maintain their competitive edge. They have to have social and mobile strategies. That have to have lightning-fast page load times. And they have to offer a great user experience.