12 Dec 2017
The Monday after Thanksgiving consistently ranks as one of the busiest online shopping days in the United States. Dubbed ‘Cyber Monday’, millions of consumers take to the internet to buy holiday gifts. According to a report by Adobe, 2017 was a record-setting year for Cyber Monday, with online retailers selling more than $6.59 billion worth of goods. That number could be even higher, however, if online retailers optimized their sites for faster load times. Site speed plays an important role [...]
28 Nov 2017
Net neutrality is the principle that all web traffic is treated equally. The current debate around the issue is focused on keeping major internet service providers (ISPs) from becoming content gatekeepers by favoring their own services while throttling the traffic of others. While content providers such as Google, Facebook, Netflix and Amazon appear to be on the side of the consumer, they already favor their content through the use of content delivery networks (CDNs). This complicates the net neutrality [...]
16 Nov 2017
The video game industry is booming and there are no signs of it slowing down. Last year, the global gaming market reached about $99.6 billion, an 8.5% increase in revenue from the year before (Marketplace). North America accounted for 25% of that revenue, but the other 75% was made up of the Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific regions (Marketplace). This means that people are gaming all over the world, and the best way to get [...]
31 Oct 2017
If you are looking to speed up your website, a content delivery network is a great solution. But which CDN should you use? There are several options on the market, but in order to make the best decision, you should consider several criteria: Functionality, Pricing, Performance, and Support. Functionality: This essentially means “what can the CDN do for you?” You should decide ahead of time which features are the most important to you so you can ensure the CDN you select [...]
27 Sep 2017
Did you know, that a 1 second delay in page load time can cause conversions to drop by 7% (Kissmetrics)? The steady increase in technological innovation has caused people to become more impatient than ever. Whether we are shopping from a desktop or a mobile device, we no longer expect to have to wait for a page to load. In fact, data from a recent Google study shows that 53% of people on mobile devices will leave a page if [...]
30 Aug 2017
Imagine you are online shopping, and you find a description of a product that sounds exactly like what you are looking for, but the image of that product is taking forever to load. You may decide waiting isn’t worth it and move on to a different site. We are living in the midst of the “I-want-it-now” era, and something as simple as a picture that doesn’t load fast enough can be all it takes for a customer to take their [...]
Johannesburg, South Africa
30 Aug 2017
Improve your online presence by CDNsun content delivery network in South Africa! Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world. It is the provincial largest city in Gauteng, which is the wealthiest province in South Africa Don't wait and log in to our CDN dashboard and enable Johannesburg PoP right now! Interested in CDN raw access logs? No problem, we provide raw access logs for free to all clients! Please [...]
31 Jul 2017
If you require an effective tool to build up a unique and handy discussion platform, you may always try your hands with Discourse CMS. This is an open-source CMS that can be used as a mailing list, a chat room or a discussion forum. Here is a short list of benefits you may get, once you’ve decided to try your hands with it: When you use Discourse CMS, you get a unique opportunity to develop a civilized community that can [...]
25 Jul 2017
When you are creating an eCommerce website, there are always quite a lot of things to take into consideration. For instance, you have to invent an original web design to make your online platform look unique compared to its counterparts. In addition, you need to care about your user experience if you want to attract more online visitors. Finally, you shouldn’t forget about your web performance. Today, we’re going to speak about web performance and the things it actually influences [...]
04 Jul 2017
If you own an eCommerce website, you need to have good SEO rankings to get more visitors and conversions. There are quite a lot of things that may influence on the way Google or Bing may rank your website. One of them is a CDN. Today, we’re going to speak about a CDN and the way it influences on SEO ranking. A CDN is a network of servers scattered around the world and used for storing CSS, JS, image and audio [...]