Author Archives: Chris

CDN Gaming
09 Jul 2019
Online gaming is a significant Internet market, and for many organizations around the globe, a revenue-generating business that continues to grow exponentially. With over 2.5 billion video gamers around the world, this industry is expected to be worth over 90 billion U.S. dollars by 2020. For game developers having infrastructure that can host their service while providing gamers with a superior experience is vital to their success. As their player base is effectively their revenue engine, gaming service providers need to ensure their infrastructure can scale and [...]
CDN performance
26 Jun 2019
CDN performance is vital in today’s digitally-driven, online world. A Content Delivery Network (CDN) is an affordable and proven way to deliver the speed modern web users demand. However, some websites may still not perform at the levels required after an operator has added a CDN to their web application’s delivery architecture. Although it may seem ironic that your site still performs poorly after you have commissioned a CDN service, there are a variety of factors that could impact [...]
Cyber Security
24 Jun 2019
Secure edge computing is vital in dispersed networking environments. With 5G networks set to revolutionize and accelerate the deployment of IoT solutions, the adoption of edge computing is set to increase over the next few years. This technology paradigm shift, where some processing will move from a centralized computing architecture to a decentralized model, requires organizations to rethink their security strategy. Unlike cloud computing, where enterprises can focus their efforts on securing a centralized service, the edge poses several challenges due to the dispersed nature of this [...]
Google Ranking
03 Jun 2019
Search Engine Optimization is vital in a world where every commercial need typically starts with an online search. Every business competing in today’s online economy needs to ensure that their brand, product, or service catches the eye of prospective customers. In a cluttered digital environment where Internet users are continuously bombarded with vast amounts of information, getting your message across is vital. As an online search is a common starting point for everything we do online, ensuring your business, [...]
HTTP2 CDN
29 Apr 2019
HTTP/2 Push and HTTP Preload are two techniques that can significantly enhance the speed and performance of your web application. Page load speed is a vital factor affecting many aspects that determine the success of modern websites. From search engine ranking to factors that enhance the site visitor experience, optimizing your site so that it loads rapidly and efficiently is crucial in today’s digitally-driven online world. Developers and web service operators have introduced various technologies through the years that have dramatically reduced web page load [...]
CDN network
15 Apr 2019
Website speed optimization is vital. As the Internet has infiltrated every part of our daily lives, we have come to rely on apps and services to manage every aspect of the way we work and live. As an Internet experience, whether it be with a mobile device, laptop, or desktop, typically involves a request for information and a response from a service, speed and performance are vital. In today’s fast-paced world, we all demand an instantaneous response from websites, [...]
CDN Security
25 Mar 2019
Securing access to your CDN content is a requirement every website operator may need to consider at some point. Depending on the nature of the material you provide, you may not want to share it with unauthorized parties. In other instances, you might need to protect your digital rights, or there may be some other business case that requires you to limit or restrict access to the information you store on a Content Delivery Network (CDN). There are various ways [...]
Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)
11 Mar 2019
AMP is an acronym for the Accelerated Mobile Page (AMP) project. It is an open source initiative launched by Google and Twitter that increases the loading speed for web pages on mobile devices. At its core AMP is a stripped-down form of HTML, effectively making it a web page designed to be extremely lightweight and fast loading. It derives its speed advantage over regular web pages by limiting the number of tags allowed on an HTML page. It also [...]
CDN performance
25 Feb 2019
CDN performance is a vital metric. After all, the primary purpose of subscribing to a Content Delivery Network (CDN) service is to enhance the user experience of your site visitors. By improving the page load times of your website, you not only improve customer satisfaction but also gain a crucial advantage in Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Although CDNs do offer other benefits such as load balancing and reduced bandwidth costs, speed and performance are the core services these platforms [...]
HTTP/3 Evolution
11 Feb 2019
HTTP/3 will be the next evolution in the protocol that changed the world. From humble beginnings in 1991 with the release of HTTP/0.9 to the current standard of HTTP/2, the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) has transformed both business and society forever. HTTP has seen very few version changes over the years. The release of HTTP/1.1 in 1999 remained the standard version for 16 years until HTTP/2 became the new convention in 2015. However, with the continually evolving demands of the web, the [...]