August 17 2020 By Posted in Expertise

Firefox reorganizes and cuts 250 jobs

The Mozilla Foundation, responsible among other things for the development of the Firefox browser, has just made two key announcements in the middle of August.   In a first press release, Mozilla confirms that it has renewed its contract with Google for 3 years with regard to the default Firefox search engine. This information indirectly highlights the extreme ...

Blog-App-Covid
July 02 2020 By Posted in Expertise

Mobile apps to the rescue? Tracing contacts to break the chain of infection

Contact tracing apps in the context of the novel coronavirus pandemic give rise to great expectations, but to effectively track interactions and process data, these applications must aim for 100% availability and performance. As the mainstream press focuses on privacy issues, we have reviewed technology papers to look at the general principles of digital contact ...

April 29 2020 By Posted in Expertise

Monitoring digital services and applications during the Covid-19 outbreak

As everyone knows, remote use of digital tools has risen sharply due to current measures to curb the spread of Covid-19. While facilitating access to application services has always been one point of having resources online, the current situation disrupts usage patterns. ip-label can help you to keep your digital services running ...

April 27 2020 By Posted in Expertise

Digital telephony: some whys and hows of monitoring speech quality

A huge amount of business is conducted on the phone – by call centers and help desks, as well as within global enterprises with offices around the world – using analog and digital business telephony (PSTN, ADSL, VoIP, ISDN).         While the importance of telephone technology and speech quality is sometimes overshadowed by emphasis ...

Energy-sector
January 13 2020 By Posted in Expertise

The heat is on for the energy sector to maintain service availability and performance

Electric power is essential at any time of year, but in winter months energy companies across the northern hemisphere face greater demand, precisely when harsh weather makes consistent provision more difficult. How do they cope with the challenges of providing energy and service?     One way electricity providers have adopted is to make sure their ...

December 19 2019 By Posted in Expertise

Load testing for business benefits: from e-commerce to business applications

Typically the most compelling argument in favor of load testing comes from the world of e-commerce. But critical shopping days are only one load testing use case. Business applications need attention too! With proper planning, service disruptions can be anticipated and avoided.   Optimizing mission-critical back office tools Consider the frustration ...

November 05 2019 By Posted in Expertise

Citrix load testing

Citrix environments offer the advantage of sharing server resources to ensure good working conditions for coworkers. On the other hand, the risks of platform unavailability or delays can be greater. To anticipate incidents and guarantee application performance, the platform must imperatively be tested in real-life situations.     Complexity ...

October 31 2019 By Posted in Expertise

Full-service load testing: let the specialists give your applications a checkup

There are many good reasons for load testing: to ensure performance in peak traffic periods, optimize return on investments in digital services and, in the application lifecycle, for changes in the infrastructure, to deal with performance problems, and as part of quality practices.   Challenges that make load testing worthwhile Still, sometimes the ...

June 19 2019 By Posted in Expertise

Making sure cloud applications live up to expectations

A few years ago, cost-efficiency was a common argument in favor of migrating to the cloud. While cost is still an important factor, the primary reason cited by companies nowadays is to improve the speed of IT service delivery.   Speed is now cited as the main reason for moving apps to the cloud Speedy deployment and streamlined management of ...

June 12 2019 By Posted in Expertise

Measuring speech quality

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has established a recommendation for assessing the perceptual quality of speech in vocal communications.   Measuring the quality of voice communications Of the various methods, the full reference or FR method is the most widely used. It yields the most reliable results, but one constraint is the need to ...