Your query on the web to find out about CDN, multi CDN, federated CDN, hybrid CDN and why is it important at all, can easily turn into a stream of different, sometimes confusing information, as these terms are getting more and more popular, and definitions are more and more dispersed, given the number of providers that you can choose from nowadays. This article is an effort to easily explain what a Multi CDN is, what are its benefits, and how companies can create, implement and monitor their Multi CDN setups.
At GlobalDots we analyze, implement and maintain CDNs for variety of companies, from Fortune 500 to startups and small-to-medium enterprises. Since the topic is broad and many of our customers ask very specific questions, we decided to put together this resource page for everyone to learn more about Multi CDNs. We hope you’ll enjoy this article – feel free to share it with your colleagues or ask our specialists anything you want to know about CDNs.
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Learning about CDNs can be tricky, especially if you are fresh to this business. You need a starting point, a gentle nudge across content delivery networks and a fine understanding of how these technologies can actually turn your business into a more exciting venture across new regions and push you to new markets and accelerate your websites to almost a point of no return. You wouldn’t return to that old, slow website if you had an overhauled one, would you? And you don’t need reminding that your user is impatient and that this affects your revenue.
You need clear solutions to gain site speed, avoid latency and deliver your multimedia content from Denver to Tokio, in milliseconds. If you can sit still and read through this article, you will learn once and for all what is a CDN, when to use a single one and when to use more, how it benefits your business, how it has proven useful in industry so far and step by step, we will explain what you need to ask from your vendor and how to choose one, or how to go from one to another. Because you can and you should strive for the best.