Poor performance cost Swedish e-commerce millions in lost Black Friday sales

Poor performance cost Swedish e-commerce millions in lost Black Friday sales

It’s that time of year again! The holiday shopping season has taken off like a rocket, with an estimated 6.5 billion SEK in sales during Black Friday alone. Swedish e-commerce made record sales again, but still, the cost of poor performance is far too high. Our measurements from 2018 and facts from Amazon about the impact of performance on e-commerce show that more than 260 million SEK in potential sales were lost. For no good reason. Read what you can do about it below.

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Svensk e-handel gick miste om 260 miljoner på Black Friday

Svensk e-handel gick miste om miljoner under Black Friday

Black Friday har snabbt blivit en enorm shoppingdag i Sverige. Förra året handlade svenskar för fem miljarder och Svensk Handel förutspådde en ökning till 6,5 miljarder 2018. Men det kunde ha blivit mycket mer. E-handelssajter som gick ner eller svarade frustrerande långsamt kostade över 260 miljoner i förlorade intäkter. Läs hur svensk teknik från Umeå-baserade Elastisys och ShimmerCat kunde ha hjälpt.

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GKE success story: From manually managed VMs to Kubernetes

Tempus has been on a journey over the past few months, from manually managing VMs to worry free operations with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). At Elastisys we are glad to have played a part in this process and successfully helped ease the transition. What made Tempus want to switch? What benefits did they see? And should you also consider GKE for your workloads? Read this success story to find out!

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OpenShift Features and Their Kubernetes Counterparts

A while ago we looked at Kubernetes vanilla and OpenShift to try to figure out when to use which solution. In this post we will take a closer look at the alternatives available and why you may want to go through the hassle of setting things up in Kubernetes rather than relying on built in OpenShift functionality.

There is a reason why OpenShift includes a lot of functionality on top of what Kubernetes provides out of the box. It is simply needed in many cases. So why would you choose Kubernetes then? Why invest time and money on setting up tools needed to run your cluster? Read on to find out!
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