human attention span has dropped from 12 seconds to under 8 seconds - Google considers site speed as a ranking factor - Facts - 47% of people expect a web page to load in less than 2 seconds - 40% of people will abandon a web page that takes more than 3 seconds to load - 1 second delay in site loading time leads to -> 7% decrease in conversions -> 11% decrease in page views -> 16% decrease in customer satisfaction
your server infrastructure - Performance optimization plugins, server-side scripts and final tweaks have noticeable, but minimal impact on page speed and load times -> foundation must be addressed first - All the other tasks you do to optimize your website like resizing your images, using a CDN, removing unnecessary plugins or using browser caching won’t be very effective without the right server infrastructure and configuration in place
London Chicago Who? - European cloud hosting company - World’s fastest cloud servers - USA, UK, Germany, Singapore, Finland, Netherlands - 3-year growth of 1179% - 3rd in Deloitte Fast 50 Finland - Launched in 2012 San Jose
London Chicago Why? - To offer developers & SMBs an easy-to-use and fast way to deploy and manage high-performance, highly scalable & redundant cloud servers - Because we know that we can make some things even better than the competition - We believe enterprise-grade performance and reliability should be available for everyone and not just those with a big wallet San Jose
European IaaS Cloud Service Providers Comparison by Cloud Spectator, UpCloud was #1 The report examined price-performance ratio of 10 Cloud Service Providers within the greater European region. Full report can be downloaded on CloudSpectator.com The Ten Cloud Service Providers Included in the Report: • UpCloud • Digital Ocean • 1&1 • Amazon Web Services • Azure Microsoft • CenturyLink • Google • OVH • Rackspace • SoftLayer IBM Why UpCloud?
is a kind of service that once you use it, you always compare others to UpCloud. We’ve tried DO, Vultr, Linode they are all good but UC is simply the best. I love performance that feels like bare metal, fastest backups / restore on the market and superior customer service.” Read more on G2Crowd.com “We love just how passionate these guys are for performance. Their MaxIOPS technology really rocks (both disk and network). Compared to everything else we've tried the UpCloud instances are super snappy. We switched out from AWS/DigitalOcean after we had run a number of tests to verify the claims. They are a very friendly bunch as well and we love that they aren't a large mega-corp.” Why UpCloud?