A vast majority of the top European retail sites do not use CDN, according to a new survey by Radware and Level 3.
The survey finds that " .. 3 out of 4 of Europe’s top 400 retail websites take more than 3 seconds to load, failing to meet online shoppers’ performance demands. Numerous user experience studies have found that most online shoppers will abandon a page after waiting 3 seconds for it to load.
The survey’s key findings include:
- The median load time for first-time visitors was 7.04 seconds.
- 1 out of 4 sites took more than 10 seconds to load.
- 79% of sites did not use a content delivery network (CDN)
- 78 out of 400 sites do not use text compression