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Passport to Web Performance

Passport to Web Performance

CDNetworks invites you to explore our web acceleration and global content delivery networking blog. Get insights on web application performance testing and optimization, tutorials on how CDN technology works, ecommerce in China and other emerging markets, and more. We hope our blog will help you connect with us better and provide you with postings that are relevant, informative, actionable, and tailored to your needs.

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4 Business Benefits to fast Application Delivery via a CDN
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Tools have always made jobs easier. Ancient civilizations crafted tools from stone and wood in order to improve everyday life. The industrial age brought big machines and production lines. And now, in the technology age, we depend on computers, smartphones and sophisticated software programs to get our jobs done. Web 2.0 applications, software-as-a-service and other […]

John McIlwain
John McIlwain
Director, Product Management
Posted in: Application Performance, Dynamic Web Acceleration, General CDN | Comments Closed
5 Key Cloud Security Challenges
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Today’s businesses want it all: secure data and applications accessible anywhere from any device. It’s possible with cloud technology, but there are inherent challenges to making it a reality. What can enterprise businesses do to reap the benefits of cloud technology while ensuring a secure environment for sensitive information? Recognizing those challenges is the first […]

John McIlwain
John McIlwain
Director, Product Management
Posted in: Cloud, Security | Comments Closed
Cloud Security: Public Vs. Private Cloud
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It’s pretty remarkable how much the use and advancement of the cloud has changed the way enterprises – and their employees – operate. From enabling globetrotting salesmen to log in to company databases to accessing documents on a smartphone, cloud computing has transformed IT and the possibilities continue to grow. While opportunities abound with cloud, […]

Will Rahim
Will Rahim
Head of Global Services and Support
Posted in: Cloud, Security | No Comments
What Is Cloud Security and What Are the Benefits?
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When businesses are looking to move all or part of their operations to the cloud, there is the inevitable question of security. Will our website be safe in the cloud? Does hosting our application data in the cloud make our business more vulnerable to cyber attacks? Can our cloud servers handle a DDoS attack? What […]

Sharon Bell
Sharon Bell
CDNetworks, Director of Marketing, Americas & EMEA
Posted in: General CDN, Security | Comments Closed
DDoS attacks – The ease of bringing down your business
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The explosion of the World Wide Web for modern day business has been quick and indisputable, connecting small local businesses into a global market of commerce. We now, as consumers, conduct billions of transactions daily in a plethora of verticals whether it’s buying clothes, sending flowers, confirming banking transactions at clicks of a mouse or […]

Tom Nicolson
Tom Nicolson
New Business Executive
Posted in: General CDN, Security | Comments Closed
What’s Driving the Growth of Content Delivery Networks in 2015?
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Content delivery networks, a concept and technology that’s been around since the 1990s, have evolved right alongside the dynamic dramatic changes to the internet and the way people use the web. Fueled by new technologies, innovations, and widespread adoption of internet-capable devices, content delivery networks (CDN) are uniquely positioned for growth in the coming years. […]

Will Rahim
Will Rahim
Head of Global Services and Support
Posted in: Cloud, Dynamic Web Acceleration, eCommerce, General CDN, Security, Web Performance | Comments Closed
CDNetworks Celebrates 15 years!
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On May 27th, CDNetworks celebrated 15 years of accelerating websites! CDNetworks was founded as a content delivery network (CDN) in 2000 when eBusiness on the Internet was just emerging as a critical part of the economy. The founders saw a need to speed up websites and improve the end user experience. CDNetworks extended its operations […]

Sharon Bell
Sharon Bell
CDNetworks, Director of Marketing, Americas & EMEA
Posted in: Dynamic Web Acceleration, General CDN, Security, Web Performance | Comments Closed
Moving Beyond Hardware-Based WAN Optimization with Today’s ADNs
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The workplace isn’t quite as defined at it once was. It does not exist within four walls, or even between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. In today’s global economy, the workplace is rapidly changing and its network needs are no longer simple solutions. Workers, whether they are telecommuting one day a week, on a sales […]

Will Rahim
Will Rahim
Head of Global Services and Support
Posted in: Application Performance, Security | No Comments
DDoS Mitigation Becoming a Main Driver for Enterprises Engaging a CDN
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Enterprises can quickly move their website to a CDN that has integrated DDoS mitigation, providing a better defense against attacks without losing performance.

Sharon Bell
Sharon Bell
CDNetworks, Director of Marketing, Americas & EMEA
Posted in: General CDN, Security, Web Performance, Website Speed | No Comments
20 Web Performance Twitter Profiles to Follow
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With roughly 300 million active users, Twitter is a veritable juggernaut. Every second, roughly 6,000 tweets are sent globally. If you’re new to Twitter, or even a veteran user, it can be a challenge to find the most relevant Twitter users to your passions and interests. Yet, keeping tabs on the latest developments in the […]

Sharon Bell
Sharon Bell
CDNetworks, Director of Marketing, Americas & EMEA
Posted in: General CDN, Web Performance, Website Speed | Comments Closed