Category Archives: Web Performance

CDN Performance
17 Mar 2020
Page load speed is a vital metric for any site operator competing in the online market. As the world has embraced the digital realm, almost every commercial transaction in developed economies begins with an Internet search. Page load speed not only determines how high your site ranks on a search engine's landing page, but it also has a direct relation to another crucial website metric - your bounce rate. Research conducted by Google proves there is overwhelming evidence indicating [...]
SD-WAN
08 Dec 2019
A CDN or SD-WAN both deliver functionality that improves the performance of web-based applications and services. As the digital age continues to transform the way we transact, communicate, and consume information, online apps and solutions are vital utilities needed to navigate the information economy. However, seamless access to these platforms is not enough. Service providers need to ensure their solutions are resilient and deliver the performance expected by today's modern technology user. The Anatomy of an SD-WAN According to Gartner, a Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) has four characteristics: It must support [...]
CDN Performance
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]