E-commerce is a tough game: everyone is embracing the trend and going online with smaller “mom and pop” shops undercutting the big boys on price. It’s not just about product range and price: a recent report by iCrossings show that users expect a site “to load within two seconds, down from four seconds in 2006. It’s a dog eat dog world and server speed is a great way to get ahead.
Here’s an infographic made by Snapt, a server accelerator and load balancer company that helps keep websites online and speedy:
(Slight disclaimer: I do some consulting to Snapt but I’m posting this due to the fact that their product is miles ahead of almost anyone else and this is an interesting infographic)