Sometimes it helps to have a fresh pair of eyes review your code.
A code review can be relatively straight forward or require in depth discovery. We can review the basics by phone to see what you need.
There are several factors that can slow Magento down. We look at the following:
The right balance of the above items will make your Magento instance very fast. We have solved this issue for small to complex sites.
Hosting also plays a big role. You do not necessarily need a “big” dedicated server but it definitely needs to be Magento optimized hosting. We will give you specific recommendations for server configuration. IronPlane is also a certified AWS partner with a highly custom Magento solution.