May 112017
 


Nowadays, CDN services are becoming popular, with its purpose of improving the experience of websites’ audience. They are basically about delivering content to end users. Content such as text, graphics, media files, documents, applications such as e-commerce websites, live streaming media etc. are examples of internet content served by Content Delivery Network providers.

A CDN enables faster communication between a website and its audience by bringing down the response time and allowing the website to be more functional. It’s a system of networks containing facsimile data placed at different points on a network to allow easy access to the data throughout the network at a maximum bandwidth.

If you have a website that caters to massive traffic from global audience, a CDN is the best choice for you. This will ensure that your web pages load faster; thus, enhancing the overall experience of your audience. Let’s have a look at some reasons why you need the best CDN services for your website:

Wide Reach

With the best CDN service, you can deliver content from your website or mobile app to people (end-users) in a quicker and more efficient way. When people try to access a website served through a CDN, they get connected to the closest server to their location. The best CDN services distribute content over a wide variety of geographical location and still offer you the best quality, such as Edgecast CDN or other powerful CDNs. The kind of CDN service you need is one that can boast of servers in major regions such as the US, UK, China and Australia and all over the world. In addition, the best CDN services also peer partners, this helps shorten the distance users have to virtually travel to access content from your website.

High Performance

The best CDN services should reduce the load on the server, even when you have higher media files. Your audience should have fast loading time on your website. According to research, a large percentage of users expect a website to load in two seconds or less. If it takes more than three seconds, most of them abandon the website for another.  Therefore, you should beware of CDN providers that do not offer services to fasten your website loading time, they may discourage your audience from visiting your website. If your website is in the business of delivering over-the-top videos, web pages, e-commerce, applications, games, mobile advertising, there is a need for a faster and more reliable and secure solution for all your content delivery needs. You need the best CDN service you can get. A good CDN service will help reduce server lag. This can be achieved by storing static resources on a network of fast loading servers.

A great Content Distribution Network should help you deliver, display and enable the monetization of your online content. This will help scale your reach by enhancing the experiences of your audience, no matter what device they are using, or the location they are in the world.

Tom Parillo

Tom Parillo

I am interested in all things technology, especially automation, robotics and tech that helps change how society will live in the future.