Best CDN image format
26 Nov 2019
Image format selection is vital in web design. They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Even though this maxim dates back to the pre-Internet era, the lesson it imparts remains as applicable as ever. As both business and society embrace the digital realm to transact, communicate, and search for solutions, products, and entertainment, images play a vital role in our online experience. However, since the digital revolution ushered in by the launch of the HTTP protocol, [...]
CPDOS Attack
10 Nov 2019
Cache Poisoned Denial of Service is an attack vector that disables valid user access to online resources and websites. As caching plays a vital part in the delivery architecture of most web applications, attacks against this infrastructure component can have a significant impact on the availability of an online service. Implementing caching, whether it be on your origin server or by leveraging the services of a Content Delivery Network, is a proven strategy that enhances the end-user experience. By improving page-load speeds, not only [...]
CDN Security
28 Oct 2019
Securing and protecting your website is vital for every business, individual, or service that has an online presence. Even though you may believe your site holds nothing of value, every webserver is a prime target for hackers. Using automated scripts, criminals and syndicates scour the Internet looking for vulnerable websites they can compromise. Once they have managed to breach your platform’s security, they then leverage your service to host illegal sites, send spam, and distribute malware to unsuspecting victims. Implementing security measures to protect your website requires [...]
CDN Performance and SEO
14 Oct 2019
Image optimization is a vital component of any effective Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Strategy. As any commercial need typically starts with an Internet search, you need to ensure potential customers looking for your products and services can locate your website rapidly and efficiently. Obtaining a high search ranking that places your site on the first page of a Google search should, therefore, be the primary goal of your digital marketing strategy. There are a variety of factors that determine how search engines such as Google rank a website [...]
5G CDN
01 Oct 2019
5G general availability is a few months away, and its imminent arrival is set to revolutionize a variety of industries. This technology shift will exponentially increase the rapid rate of digital disruption we have experienced over the past two decades. The superior speeds, low latency, and higher contention support is set to transform everything from self-driving vehicles and augmented reality to streaming solutions and healthcare. 5G is the next generation of mobile internet connectivity that is set to replace the existing 4G LTE standard. It promises [...]
High Availability CDN
10 Sep 2019
High-Availability is vital for every organization competing in today’s online, interconnected world. As both business and society rely more on technology every day, the services they use are crucial to operations, collaboration, and productivity. With everything from communication to entertainment disrupted by digital transformation, every public-facing system needs to ensure it is online, all the time. High-Availability is Vital for Online Sites and Services The Internet has transformed the way we communicate, transact, and share information. The proliferation of online sites and services [...]
CDN API
26 Aug 2019
APIs are a fundamental component of modern websites and online solutions. Many of the apps on your mobile phone and sites you visit in your web browser, leverage Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to increase the functionality of the service they offer. From weather forecasts and traffic updates to embedded social media feeds and identity management, APIs are a vital feature element in countless online solutions. However, due to their pivotal role, a poorly configured API can have a detrimental impact on a site or service, adversely [...]
CDN SEO
13 Aug 2019
Advertising is a vital part of the Internet ecosystem. Ever since the first websites went live with the creation of the World Wide Web in the mid-1990s, ads have funded many of the essential services we take for granted today. Global technology giants such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter have built their entire business model on advertising revenue streams. Even traditional media conglomerates have embraced online marketing migrating their content to various digital platforms. With so many vital services relying on advertising, content providers need to ensure [...]
CDN AI
29 Jul 2019
The Internet today is a vital part of the global infrastructure. Like roads, railways, airports, and other inventions that link people, businesses, and countries, this worldwide virtual network is a critical part of modern-day life. With an expected 30 Billion connected devices by 2020 growing to 75 Billion in 2025, the underlying technologies that route traffic from source to destination are an essential component of the modern post-industrial world. At its core, the Internet is effectively a vast interconnected network made [...]
Monitoring CDN
21 Jul 2019
Monitoring your CDN is vital in ensuring your service delivers the performance your web application needs. As with any other technology service, a Content Delivery Network (CDN) needs the appropriate level of oversight so that you can resolve any identified issues proactively. In addition to monitoring your CDN for any performance or config related problems, continuously keeping an eye on your CDN metrics can also help you identify any bottlenecks and tweak your configuration for optimum speed. A CDN [...]