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A superior site in sight!

A superior site in sight!

05 November 2009

Keith Johnson  - Web developer

Not long ago, for most engineers, finding product and application information usually meant searching their company’s technical library, a task that could easily take hours. Now, of course, they turn to the Internet, and expect an answer in seconds!

To ensure that this fast response is exactly what they get when they visit the Megger website, it has been completely overhauled and upgraded. The new site is hosted on a much more powerful server and the bandwidth of the server’s Internet connection has also been greatly increased. Users will, therefore, enjoy a faster response, even at busy times, which will be especially noticeable when they are downloading large files like catalogues and user guides.

The site search facilities have also been upgraded, making it quicker and easier than ever for users to find exactly what they need. An improved user interface, which is more intuitive in operation, and enhanced multilingual capabilities, including support for Simplified Chinese, complete the list of readily apparent new features.

But under the surface, much more has changed to pave the way for further developments in the near future. For example, the new systems provide extended support for the so-called Web 2.0 technologies. These will ultimately allow users to interact much more closely with the site, changing it from a largely one-way communication channel into a fully-fledged two-way communication resource. Media streaming capabilities for video content have also been added.

The new web server is tightly integrated with Megger’s back-office systems, which will ultimately make it possible for users to directly access a wide range of invaluable information including, for example, the up-to-date status of orders for calibration and repair work.

Megger’s new website has been designed from the outset to provide all users with a useful and readily accessible resource. Many of its innovative features are already operational and there are many more to come. Take a look at where we will be piloting concepts for all of Megger’s web sites, and don’t forget to check back often for further enhancements!