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WebSitePulse 2007 Valentine's Day Online Retail Performance and Uptime Report

WebSitePulse is monitoring ten of the most popular online shopping destinations for the 2007 Valentine's Day. The measurement results from the transaction monitoring reflect the performance levels and the availability of the ten websites related to the increased Internet traffic during the period. This information is helpful to analyze the End Users' shopping experience, the reliability of the IT infrastructure of the Internet retailers, as well as their estimated losses in case of downtime and unavailability of critical websites, web pages, web systems, network devices, and web applications.

Continuous website monitoring for all ten Internet retailers covers the period February 1 through February 14. The reports and charts are updated daily showing the results from the previous day and for the entire monitoring period to the current date.

WebSitePulse Performance Reports measure Website Uptime and Website Response Time as the most important metrics for the availability and the reliability of any web-based operation, critical for the End Users' overall online experience. The Reports reflect not only the performance of the websites home pages, but typically measure a complete web transaction representative for the End Users' interactions with a website. Measurements of the multi-step web transactions are made every 15 minutes, simultaneously from 3 different monitoring locations. WebSitePulse advanced monitoring system has automated, built-in false alarm prevention and error verification controls that ensure the reliability of the measurement results. The Reports reflect the most common website performance criteria: response time and availability - but in-debt analytical information is also collected and stored in the WebSitePulse system for future references. The WebSitePulse Application Monitoring service is used to collect data and produce the Report.