Retail, Auctioneers, Consumer Goods
Retail, Auctioneers, Consumer Goods

The sheer amount of holiday shopping, special discounts and various promotions can prove to be the tipping point for an online retail business' accessibility. Traffic becomes precious, literally. Online retailers, auction companies and an ever-growing number of eCommerce sites all pine to rake in as much as possible online as well as to drive revenue in shops – nothing wrong with that, that’s the reason for this type of business to exist!

What's the worst that can happen, short of you running out of stock? The competition may get envious; blackmailers of all sorts may give your success the evil eye, your site may become the target of DDoS attack or simply may not be able to handle the shoppers' multitude.

Online shopping sites are the leading target of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, according to our statistics. Recent analysis posted on Securelist reports that a quarter of the attacks detected in recent years were aimed at online shops, auctions, etc. Is it worth securing your revenue, making sure your goods are readily available, especially at peak times? Well, building your own infrastructure will help, but then it may put a dilapidating dent in your budget. It would be better to entrust this process to someone, who already has the infrastructure in place, ready to deliver – fast and pleasing buyer experience to help you with revenue numbers and conversions, helps you maintain your reputation, building an even stronger online presence.

Impletec make it possible to benefit from a globally distributed content delivery platform on high-load systems, DDoS-free operation, highest transaction and buyer security at a fraction of what this goodness would cost you if you were to implement it yourself.