5 reasons the new Juniper.net hits the mark

After spending almost a quarter of the Internet's lifetime off the grid, is Juniper.net’s latest effort cool enough to hang with competitors’ innovative creations, or does it amount to nothing more than a fresh coat of paint on an old Website design?

2014 Index Preview | Network Systems | Will ‘business as usual’ keep Cisco at the top of the rankings?

Once upon a time, network systems Websites were the darling of the innovation set, with Cisco.com and Juniper.net leading the parade. Today? Not so much. Will 2014 be the year they wake up and take the lead again?

Website Design: 8 sites that get it — and 6 sites that don’t

I’ve been watching the whole grid/adaptive design and short-form content revolution roll out in slow motion over the past couple of years. So how’s the revolution going? To see, I spent some quality time on 17 major sites on our eBusiness Index. Turns out it’s playing out in four ways.

3 ways Symantec, Cisco, Dell, Oracle, and IBM.com create world-class call to action

When we rolled up the numbers from our latest eBusiness Index evaluations, Symantec, Cisco, Dell, Oracle, and IBM were all at the top of the call to action heap. What are these sites doing that the rest of us have missed?

Support Rankings | IBM.com is number one, but Dell takes 2nd and 3rd

This case study announces 2013’s leaders, laggers — and fast movers in the Online Support category.

eCommerce Rankings | Our 2013 Home/Home Office entrants make an ecommerce splash that upsets all the rankings

Usability reviews focus on the site’s site-wide calls to action; ecommerce navigation and click stream logic; and how effectively the site defines the purchase process. This case study announces 2013’s leaders, laggers — and fast movers in the eCommerce category.

Call to Action Rankings | Symantec, HP (H/O), Dell, IBM, and Cisco take Best Practice gold

This case study announces 2013’s leaders, laggers — and fast movers in the Call to Action category.

Channel/Partner Marketing Rankings | Oracle.com’s investment pays off, IBM.com shares the wealth, and CA.com gets the gold

Websites are an excellent platform to engage with channel & alliance partners and resellers. Most channel zones (partner, reseller, alliances) must do triple duty.

Industry Marketing Rankings | IBM.com slips past HP.com — and Cisco.com is hot on their heels

Best-in-class Websites build their industry-specific zones around a common set of content and features that ensure a consistent user experience across zones—and augment these resources with content & features that are unique to the target industry.

Services Marketing Rankings | CA.com and HP.com make huge plays — and steal first place from IBM.com

World-class services marketing requires the Website to start the dialog with the customer’s problem or issue and present services as a solution to the problem. Smart organizations extend this marketing architecture by providing a wealth of content that illustrates the organization’s credentials and forward-thinking expertise.