Internet users are an increasingly demanding group, and understandably so. They expect high quality and fast, uninterrupted delivery of website content. Content Delivery Network (CDN) technology provides this – so why is it utilized by so few websites?
Download speed matters. You’re streaming a film or downloading a chunk of data, when everything suddenly freezes. That little ‘wheel of death’ appears on the screen, and refuses to disappear. There is very little in our web-based lives that causes more anger and frustration.
At the other end of the chain, the website’s owner also suffers. Users give up on the site, and repeat visits are far less likely. If the website is a business, reliant on client interest and sales, then that translates into a poor reputation for customer satisfaction and potential lost revenue.
CDN technology is an effective, available and cost-effective solution. This is especially so for businesses and other organizations that use WANs (wide area networks),