Posts by Pluff

Top 5 Business Continuity Planning Failures

We’ve all heard stories of businesses that have lost thousands of dollars due to a disaster. Although we hear the horror stories, most of us are guilty of thinking that it can’t happen to us. Each year, over 75 percent of companies experience an outage and only 13 percent of those outages were the result…

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Why Website Performance Matters in E-Commerce

At Applied Innovations we have the pleasure of working with a variety of different customers, all with very different needs. I work with senior managers from large enterprises who have an in-house IT department and dedicated resources and I also work with the small business owner working his one man show. All different scenarios with…

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5 Information Security Mistakes To Be Aware Of

For many, information security mistakes are a fact of modern life. As devices proliferate and technology works it’s way into our lives in every way, information security becomes a growing concern. Through this blog post we discuss 5 common information security mistakes and how you can protect yourself in the future. Information Security Breaches Are Alarmingly…

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5 Quick Tips to Improve Web Performance

What does it mean to have a well-performing site? A well-performing site can mean many things to many people, but generally it is the amount of time it takes for the website to load for a customer. How important is this? Very important. If you read our eGuide: 6 Steps to Increase Web Performance and…

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We’re Launching a New Ticket System

Applied Innovations is excited to announce that we will be migrating our ticket system and online help portal to SmarterTrack as of March 2, 2015. SmarterTrack is a powerful communications platform that provides an online help desk for initiating, tracking, managing, and reporting on a number of different communication channels. SmarterTrack provides a centralized outlet…

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Top 10 Issues Plaguing your Website Performance

Did you know that your website performance can actually be losing revenue for your business? Your website may be plagued with issues that are impacting your customer’s experience and ultimately costing you money. If you have an ecommerce site, your website performance is critical, and downtime can be very costly for your bottom line. Shoppers…

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High Traffic Website Hosting on Cyber Monday

Horror Stories in Web Hosting: Walmart, 2011 Just because you’re one of the biggest retailers on the planet doesn’t mean you’re immune from making mistakes. In Part 5 of our Cyber Monday Hosting Series we see that even Walmart can suffer the consequences if they’re not set up adequately for high traffic website hosting over the…

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Avoiding Web Hosting Horror Stories

Horror Stories in Web Hosting: High Traffic Sites That Crashed on Cyber Monday Part 4: Motorola, 2013 If you think that cyber disasters only happen to SMBs, think again! As we’ve seen in our previous blogs, mistakes happen just as easily to large-scale companies and even banks if their hosting providers aren’t accustomed to hosting…

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