Case Study – Skate One
Since 1976, Skate One has manufactured and distributed high-performance skateboard decks, wheels, bearings, trucks, hardware, clothing, and accessories. They serve both amateur skaters and world-class professionals.
Skate One’s website was hosted in a bare metal database server, with virtual web servers and a load balancer. The infrastructure didn’t auto-scale, so they had to manually scale the site when extra capacity was needed, and that meant raising a support ticket. Their team was spinning up delivery environments just to make sure their site could handle the load, thus spending on unused capacity.
Need for auto-scaling and site speed
Webscale provides Skate One with:
- Stable, secure, and scalable cloud delivery infrastructure, with sophisticated cloud automation capabilities
- Unlimited, real-time, and predictive auto-scaling, capable of forecasting traffic surges and scaling ahead of demand, ensuring 100% uptime, without manual intervention
- Faster page loads and higher Core Web Vitals by serving requests from globally distributed edge nodes with intelligent caching. A one-stop, automated image optimization and management solution, ensuring online shoppers receive the right image for their specific device, every time, and always from the cache closest to the end user
- 24×7 proactive support by an award-winning team of certified cloud and ecommerce experts
“Our site is image heavy and with frequent sales events, we deal with a lot of traffic spikes. We’ve deployed CloudEDGE CDN and are already seeing significant uptick in page speed and Core Web Vitals scores, which will help us protect search rankings as well.”
Ecommerce Group Manager and Web Developer
Saved by Right-sizing
Webscale ensures Skate One’s cloud delivery infrastructure is always right-sized, so they never need to overpay for unused capacity.
Webscale enables Skate One to deliver a best-in-class digital experience with faster page loads, browsing, and checkout.
Skate One benefits from cloud infrastructure that uses automation to scale and cater to large traffic spikes, ensuring zero site outages.
Webscale’s support acts as an extension to Skate One’s team, offering peace of mind during issues, and unmatched cloud expertise.
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