Surviving the spike – how global online retailers operate at scale

Peak performance and profit troughs

Trading spikes are now business as usual for retailers, but most of their ecommerce platforms are not up to the pressure that high demand generates. What’s the answer?

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What on earth is hyperscale commerce? ASOS has the answer

The number one fashion destination for 20 somethings knows a thing or two about scale; it has built one of the fastest-growing and most successful ecommerce fashion businesses from zero to £1.5bn in only 15 years, and now boasts 13.4 million active customers, 125 million unique visitors per annum and 100 million page views daily.

How ASOS achieved differentiation at scale

In a post-Brexit world, global ecommerce needs global tech

The harsh truth is that most retail ecommerce websites are not fit for global trading, in terms of their page load speeds, product availability and international customer service capabilities.

How smart retailers are staying ahead of the curve

ASOS’ evolution to Hyperscale eCommerce

ASOS is altering the face of UK eRetail with a digital platform that can support global growth, deliver flexibility and allow innovation in customer interaction.
Here Bob Strudwick, CTO at ASOS, outlines the real world example of developing a microservice-based hyperscale platform deployed to Microsoft Azure.

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