Here comes Cyber Santa: Are you prepared?

Fall is here. That means that the holidays are right around the corner, and with that, Black Friday and Cyber Monday — the two busiest days of the year for Retail eCommerce companies. As we approach what is traditionally the most anticipated shopping weekend of the year, many eCommerce companies are starting to prepare for upcoming spikes in holiday traffic so that they can maximize sales during this critical time of the year.

This task, however, isn’t always easy. Retail eCommerce companies face several challenges when it comes to keeping their apps up and running and customers satisfied and loyal. They need to be prepared and aware of performance bottlenecks, unplanned outages, and massive traffic spikes that can all cause downtime, not to mention the additional fallout that ensues: lengthy and expensive maintenance, faulty checkouts, poor user experiences, and time lost working on strategic objectives. During the holidays, overcoming these challenges are that much more important.

To get a better idea of what we’re talking about, check out this handy infographic (brought to you by Joyent and New Relic), which illustrates the demands that Retail eCommerce sites will face this holiday season, and how critical it is to stay ahead of the game.

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