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Learn more about Content Delivery Networks, Website and Mobile Speed Optimization, Streaming, DNS and more.

CDN BUYER'S GUIDE

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Find out the most important tips & tricks before selecting your next Content Delivery Network (CDN) provider!

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ECOMMERCE PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION GUIDE

47% of internet users expect a website to load in less than two seconds. Learn how to improve your online store loading speed and conversion rates.

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ROSETTA STONE CASE STUDY

Learn how a global leader of language, literacy and brain training software optimized content delivery for countless learners around the world with GlobalDots.

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CONTENT DELIVERY NETWORK EXPLAINED

Learn everything you need to know about the Content Delivery Network (CDN) ecosystem in the biggest article about CDNs on the internet.

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GUIDE TO ENSURING FAST AND SECURE WEB AND MOBILE WEBSITE

A FREE guide for retailers on web and mobile site performance and security during peak periods.

CONTENT DELIVERY NETWORK

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Read more about CDNs in greater detail. We've spent numerous hours researching the CDN landscape and have created multiple different resources you can use to familiarise yourself with Content Delivery Networks.

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CDNs THROUGH GENERATIONS

The complete history of Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) with included analysis of CDNs as a continual trend with the emergance of cloud computing.

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HOW WEBSITE SPEED AFFECTS CONVERSION RATES

Read this presentation to learn just how much website speed affects the conversion rate of your website.

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CDN - WHAT YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW

Read this presentation to learn what are the current major advantages of CDNs and what kind of problems do they solve.

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HIGH LATENCY VS LOW BANDWIDTH - IMPACT ON WEB

See this presentation to learn what does High Latency and Low Bandwidth actually mean and how do they affect your website's performance.

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HOW TO EVALUATE AND IMPLEMENT A MULTI-CDN STRATEGY

The web has evolved, and performance is king.

Running a global high-performance Web platform has never been more challenging. Web operators must contend with tuning site delivery to platform equally well from Beijing to Boston, Savannah to Sao Paulo.

Read this guide to learn how businesses evaluate and implement a Multi-CDN strategy to run their online businesses flawlessly on a global level.

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MULTI-CDN STRATEGIES FOR VIDEO DELIVERY

As Over the Top (OTT) delivery has become more prevalent, many content aggregators and media companies now wrestle with ensuring optimal online video delivery. Multi-CDN and Hybrid-CDN solutions provide the best-in-class regional performance, 100 percent content availability, dynamic control of content and optimal overall cost-effectiveness.

This guide focuses on best practices for Multi-CDN and Hybrid-CDN video delivery, pointing to real-world solutions and verifiable metrics that demonstrate te advantages of these architectures.

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7 KEY CRITERIA FOR CHOOSING THE RIGHT CDN FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW

Use the following seven criteria from our FREE 7 Key Criteria for Choosing the Right CDN for Today and Tomorrow Guide to assess how well a CDN can help you fully leverage the potential of the Internet.

EMERGING MARKETS DELIVERY

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China, India, APAC, South America, Africa - Internet is ready to explode there and those users have very different expectations from your service. Read more about how to make sure your content is optimized, reachable and delivered to end-users mobile (and desktop) devices in an instant.

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OPTIMIZE YOUR WEBSITE FOR CHINA

China is a major market with it's particular set of rules. You can make the mistake of going in without knowledge and experience and face having your website blocked or reduced significanyly in efficancy, resulting in a very poor user experience. This guide contains 10 ways you can make sure your website content is optimized for China and fully accessible.

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CHINA TELECOM LANDSCAPE

Doing business in China on the Internet means understanding their landscape in terms of infrastructure, competition and regulation. On all three counts there are principles to follow that will maximize the potential for success. What rules to follow, which principles to apply, who can help - all of these questions are answered in this free guide.

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UNDERSTANDING INTERNET USE IN CHINA

Internet use in China is a bit different than an average Internet user may imagine at first.

This guide presents the facts about Chinese netizens and how they use the internet in the most data-oriented way currently available on the Internet.

STREAMING

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Businesses want to make sure nothing stands between them and their audience. We've combined our extensive video delivery experience and research to make sure your audience gets the endless entertainment they deserve.

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STREAMING & VOD GUIDE

Many people know that streaming is an important part of every successful online business.

But how it works, what are the specifics, where to pay attention when selecting an ideal provider - all these questions are answered in our completely free Streaming Guide.

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ADAPTIVE MEDIA DELIVERY

The applications for online video continue to expand, and the growing, global online audience demands instant, uninterrupted access to video on any device, anywhere.

This guide illustrates how leading businesses use GlobalDots to meet consumer expectations in this hyperconnected world with a high performance streaming media delivery solution.

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UNDERSTAND YOUR VIEWERS BEHAVIOUR

In this guide we present data from the first ever large-scale scientific study that shows how video performance quality affects viewer behaviour. The results help to shed light on important considerations that can help businesses craft a successful online video strategy - boosting their business bottom line and ultimatively reaping the rewards of online video's vast potential.

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CDN TUNING FOR OTT - WHY DOESN'T IT ALREADY DO THAT?

This FREE guide outlines what your standard CDN configuration is doing, and how to fine tune it for OTT.

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT CDN FOR ONLINE VIDEO DELIVERY

This FREE infographic outlines core requirements for the right CDN for online video delivery.

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PREMIUM DNS

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Learn how to better respond to outages and traffic spikes as they occur by delivering high-performance and speed reliably across the cloud and around the world.

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CLOUD BASED DNS SERVICE

DNS is the first link in your digital supply chain. Every user's first interaction with your website begins with a series of DNS queries. Poor DNS performance can lead to slow page loads, dissatisfied customers, damage to your brand, and lost business.

This guide contains exact information about the features and benefits of a cloud-based DNS service.

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THE AUTHORITATIVE GUIDE TO DNS TERMINOLOGY

We have been in the managed DNS business for over 10 years and have frequently heard questions about the terminology we use daily.

This guide will help anyone understand every phrase ever used when talking about DNS.

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MANAGED DNS EVALUATION GUIDE

There are lots of options on the market, and since DNS is central to the performance and reliability of your internet applications and cloud services, you should choose wisely.

This guide provides exact guidelines for choosing a managed DNS service provider.

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DESIGNING DNS FOR AVAILABILITY AND RESILIENCE AGAINST DDoS ATTACKS

Fast DNS provides organizations with an authoritative DNS service to connect end users with their websites. In this FREE guide you will learn about designing DNS for availability and resilience against DDoS attacks.

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IS DNS YOUR SECURITY ACHILLES HEEL?

This FREE guide explains how attackers take advantage of recursive DNS and provides best practices you can follow to mitigate the risks.

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DNS BEST PRACTICES TO PROACTIVELY PROTECT AGAINST MALWARE

With ever-evolving tactics hackers know how to seek out vulnerabilities in your security stack. Read our FREE guide to learn about best practices on how to protect yourself from DNS attacks.

MOBILE DELIVERY

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Mobile delivery is complex - GlobalDots makes it easier for you to deliver your content and engage your users in a best possible way.

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UNDERSTANDING THE MOBILE OPPORTUNITY

Mobile is the moneymaker. This FREE infographic discusses the mobile opportunity for organizations.

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5 MOBILE EXPERIENCE CHALLENGES AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

Read our FREE guide to learn more about 5 mobile experience challenges and how to overcome them.

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IMAGE OPTIMIZATION

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Accelerate your time-to-market by eliminating the hassle of building and maintaining an image management system. GlobalDots simplifies and automates the process of manipulating, optimizing, and delivering images, optimized for every device, at any bandwidth.

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8 CONSIDERATIONS FOR CLOUD IMAGE MANAGEMENT

This FREE guide describes 8 considerations for cloud image management.

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WHY IMAGE OPTIMIZATION MATTERS

Read our FREE infographic to learn all about Cloud-Based Image Optimization and how it can help you drive customer engagement.

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