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BW: Presidential Candidates Bush and Gore Win in Super Tuesday Internet Performance Duel -- Keynote

Mar 09, 2000, 18:42 (13 Talkback[s])

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"Bush Web Site Fastest in Competition Among Official Web Sites."

"The official web site of the George W. Bush campaign beat the performance of the other presidential candidates' web sites by 45 percent, averaging 1.69 seconds, on Super Tuesday primary day according to more than 25,000 measurements conducted around the United States by Keynote, the Internet performance authority(TM)."

"The web site of Al Gore finished in second place, with a nationwide average of 3.06 seconds, although it beat the Bush site in New York with an average .92 seconds compared to Bush's 1.37 seconds."

"According to public information sources, the official web sites of the presidential candidates run a variety of server software and connect to the Internet via different access providers."

"Candidate: George W. Bush
Internet Address: www.georgewbush.com
Web-Site Software: Microsoft-IIS/4.0
Internet Access or Hosting: Exodus Communications in Austin, Texas"

"Candidate: Al Gore
Internet Address: www.algore2000.com
Web-Site Software: Apache/1.3.9 on Linux
Internet Access or Hosting: Exodus Communications in Sterling, Virginia"

"Keynote used its Perspective(TM) service to measure the performance and availability of the official web sites of the presidential candidates every 15 minutes from computers at 66 Internet access points in 25 metropolitan locations around the United States..."

Press release.