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June 01, 2016
Super-sized media companies have used content delivery networks for decades, but recently CDN services have also become affordable for the typical enterprise next door.
August 17, 2015
Content delivery networks can pave the way for using rich media in an enterprise but make sure you understand how it works.
September 26, 2013
SDN bloggers discuss distributed network functions virtualization, integration and automation, and what is real network virtualization?
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In addition to shared CDN service options, private CDNs with dedicated edge servers are the obvious answer for businesses with specific content delivery needs. Continue Reading
A CDN (content delivery network), also called a content distribution network, is a group of geographically distributed and interconnected servers that provide cached internet content from a network location closest to a user to accelerate its ... Continue Reading
A CDN is a system of distributed servers that deliver Web pages and other types of content such as video to users based on their geographic location; this minimizes latency and eases the traffic load on the customer's network. CDN services are ... Continue Reading
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You might be asking yourself, 'Do I need a CDN?' According to one network analyst, the answer is most likely yes, as CDNs provide faster access to internet content. Continue Reading
CDN providers offer a variety of services, including advanced content security, caching services for static content, digital rights management and geoblocking. Continue Reading
This tutorial on content delivery networks offers an overview of CDN technology, provides information on finding CDN providers and looks at CDNs' role in enterprise networking. Continue Reading
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The SR-IOV specification gives network administrators another tool for workload optimization. While SR-IOV could offer many benefits, it does have its drawbacks. Continue Reading
Doug Downer gives an overview of Content Delivery Network (CDN) technology and its components, which bring together the functionality of file access, caching, multimedia delivery and application processing. Continue Reading