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Introducing Performance Edge: Making Web Experiments Run Blazingly Fast

Introducing Performance Edge: Making Web Experiments Run Blazingly Fast

Today, we’re excited to announce Performance Edge, a giant leap forward in experiment performance, available today in Early Access. Performance Edge makes experiments run faster by moving experiment processing from the browser to the edge (CDN). In our testing, we’ve seen web experiments using Performance Edge load in less than 50 milliseconds (faster than the […]

Optimizely vs Adobe Target: Performance


There’s much to consider when choosing an experimentation platform. While there are many small players in the space with different focuses, strengths, and teams behind them, Optimizely and Adobe Target have the largest experimentation customer bases. In the last few years, we’ve seen a big increase in customers switching from Adobe Target to Optimizely. We’ve […]

Through Self-Hosting Optimizely Casper Improves Site Performance by 36%


Through Self-Hosting Optimizely Casper Improves Site Performance by 36%

In this post by customer Kyle Rush, VP of Engineering at Casper and former Deputy CTO on the Hillary For America campaign, we can see firsthand how his team dramatically improved the site performance of casper.com. Using a new recommendation from Optimizely that encourages more flexible implementation options for customers through Optimizely Web, Rush and […]

Optimizing the Performance of Client-Side Experimentation

Optimizing the Performance of Client-Side Experimentation

To survive in today’s competitive, fast-moving digital market, it’s imperative that you drive high-velocity experimentation and keep your site performance as fast as possible. It is clear that page performance directly influences business outcomes. As Google reports, studies repeatedly confirm the negative business impact of slow sites and, inversely, the benefits of speed improvements. Because […]

Improving Snippet Performance and Matching with 3rd Party Analytics

Today, we’re pleased to share a pair of new updates to the Optimizely JavaScript snippet which are launching in general availability: a more performant event logging endpoint (/events), and new JavaScript methods for event timing. /events Logging Endpoint: Better performance through batching Our customers care a lot about the performance impact of including our snippet […]