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Performance Index: Play stands out from the entertainment crowd

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The Keynote Systems Performance and Availability Index for May 2009 shows that managed 100% availability and the fastest average response time in the music and entertainment sector, while CD Jungle has been torturing users with 20+ second page deliveries — and is now, sadly, only delivering a ‘gone away’ message., which now points to, didn’t fare much better, with an average 10.85s performance.

Others in the chart managed more creditable response times but, although many came close, none could match’s 100% uptime.

Music/Electronics sites

Company Average performance (s) Availability (%) 1.06 100
HMV digital 1.46 99.17
Napster 1.66 99.92
Amazon 3.09 99.81
Pixmania 3.09 99.77
CD-wow 3.21 98.78
HMV 3.27 99.31
MSN music 3.58 95.54
iTunes 4.77 99.54
Ministry of Sound 6.05 99.66
TescoDownloads 10.85 99.96
CD Jungle 21.21 99.96

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