“Home page hall of Shame 2011″ Research from the 160 most visited websites from New Zealand. On a 20 Mbit/s download connection the average page took 5.98 seconds to load! (while avg connection in NZ is 3 Mb/s).
New Relic comes up with more and more Infographics. This one made quite some impact as it was picked up by several other publishers.
CatchPoint, a US based web performance company, published a straightforward explanation on running a web peformance benchmark. They actually explain their benchmark.
Great news! To further evangelize speed, Google has released their new feature: Site Speed measurements as part of their new Google Analytics offerings.
Last week at TNW Conference I met the guys behind an interesting company called Onavo. They have positioned themselves very well, and honestly I think they can become big quickly as their viral effect is huge.
Kissmetrics, a marketing blog, put a neat infographic together on loading time and the impact on the bottom line. The infographic is based on a qualitative research executed by Gomez and Akamai.
Google has made a major step in making internet performance transparent by visualizing 300TB of measurement data.
Technology Review has covered a short but interesting interview with Paul Sagan, the CEO of Akamai. He claims that his company, worlds leader in Content Delivery Networks, delivers about 15 to 30% of the World Wide Web traffic!