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Passport to Web Performance

Passport to Web Performance

CDNetworks invites you to explore our web acceleration, global content delivery networking, and Cloud Security 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.

5 Retailers Leveraging Augmented Reality to Increase Sales

Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR and VR) are enabled by the IoT, an already exploding market, which leads experts to project that AR can become a $90M business by 2020. Not only does AR allow you to see and interact with the world around you while allowing you to distinguish between virtual and reality, it […]

Briana Lassig
Briana Lassig
Marketing Manager, CDNetworks Americas
Posted in: Application Performance, Dynamic Acceleration, Dynamic Web Acceleration, eCommerce, General CDN, Web Performance | Comments Closed
Is your CDN Ready for IoT?

Traditionally, Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) have operated as reverse proxies, “pushing” information down to the end users, operating on the edge, and building PoPs for regional departments. Business infrastructure has been constructed to cache content in the data center and deliver this content upon request to the end user. This model has flipped in recent […]

Briana Lassig
Briana Lassig
Marketing Manager, CDNetworks Americas
Posted in: Application Performance, China, Cloud, Dynamic Web Acceleration, Gaming, General CDN, Security, Web Performance, Website Speed | Comments Closed
4 Tips to Redefine your Business for Today’s Cloud World

Instead of a company maintaining its own applications, software, and hosting data on-premise, many organizations are turning to the cloud to redefine their business identity. Due to globalization, for employees and users to access information over the Internet from any location in the world at any time, safely, and without frustration, this is the most logical […]

Briana Lassig
Briana Lassig
Marketing Manager, CDNetworks Americas
Posted in: Application Performance, Cloud, Dynamic Web Acceleration, General CDN, Security, Web Performance | Comments Closed
Cedexis #1 China Performance for Dynamic Web Acceleration

In mid January, CDNetworks detected a drop in our long-standing Cedexis ranking for the Dynamic Web Application (DWA) measurement section in China. It came to our attention through an internal Performance Portal, a tool we developed that pulls data from Cedexis so that we can monitor our performance against some of our competitors over time. Rank Last 2 […]

Briana Lassig
Briana Lassig
Marketing Manager, CDNetworks Americas
Posted in: Application Performance, China, Dynamic Acceleration, Dynamic Web Acceleration, Emerging Markets, General CDN, Web Performance, Website Speed | Comments Closed
Survival Plan for DDoS Attacks

It’s clear that 2017 is going to be stained with security concerns and data breaches. If you’re paying attention, you know that there have been at least three major system provider failures already this year, and the networking community is on edge. While security is not a new subject, it’s definitely one in which to […]

Briana Lassig
Briana Lassig
Marketing Manager, CDNetworks Americas
Posted in: Cloud, DNS, General CDN, Security, Web Performance | Comments Closed
Expanding Global Businesses need Dynamic Web Acceleration

The opportunities in emerging markets are exponential. In fact, even Walmart has expanded its stake in Chinese eCommerce giant, JD.com, from 5.9% to 12.1% in just seven months. With many companies expanding globally to increase revenue and market share, a growing number of mission-critical business applications and processes are being moved to the Internet. These […]

Briana Lassig
Briana Lassig
Marketing Manager, CDNetworks Americas
Posted in: Application Performance, Dynamic Web Acceleration, Emerging Markets, General CDN, Web Performance | Comments Closed
Chinese New Year Increases Web Traffic

During the observed Lunar New Year that began on Saturday, January 28th, it is expected that over 100B Yuan (equivalent to $14.4B) will be spent on eating and shopping; more than two times what Americans typically spend during Thanksgiving. This holiday is one of the most important events in the Chinese culture. Traditionally it is a […]

Briana Lassig
Briana Lassig
Marketing Manager, CDNetworks Americas
Posted in: China, eCommerce, Emerging Markets, General CDN | Comments Closed
3 ways to secure ecommerce data
secure ecommerce

With massively increased online shopping taking place this holiday season, it’s normal for your customers to wonder if they are shopping on a secure ecommerce site. There are several ways to provide peace of mind to those shoppers. First, ensure that your site is PCI compliant and reflect that in your privacy policy. The PCI (Payment […]

Sharon Bell
Sharon Bell
CDNetworks, Director of Marketing, Americas & EMEA
Posted in: eCommerce, Security | Comments Closed
Russia adopts a “China Great Firewall” policy
Russia

Russia’s 84 million internet users are becoming harder to reach by companies based outside the country. Like China, there are barriers to entry for non-domestic businesses. But for those willing to invest, the projected growth rate puts Russia in the top 10 global ecommerce markets by 2020, making it an extremely attractive proposition. Recently, the Guardian […]

Sharon Bell
Sharon Bell
CDNetworks, Director of Marketing, Americas & EMEA
Posted in: Russia Acceleration | Comments Closed
Manufacturing’s ‘Need for Speed’
manufacturing speed

According to IDC, “manufacturing is ‘hot’ right now with countries creating policies to lure manufacturing and new technologies [thus] changing the economies of scale so that large and small scale value chains can be successful.” It’s not just about keeping costs down anymore. The ‘need for speed’ in all aspects of manufacturing is becoming more […]

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