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

“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
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