In 1998, our partner Akamai created a highly scalable system for providing content, which could compensate for load peaks caused by flash crowds at any time. Since then, the requirements being placed on the provision systems have changed significantly. Nevertheless, the definition of a Content Delivery Network (CDN) is still the old one for many companies.
The next generation of Content Delivery Networks is faster and more reliable; it supports companies in handling and exploiting the challenges and chances of the modern Internet.
This includes protection against Web attacks, convergence due to the optimisation of content for all kinds of end devices, and also the management of image and video workflows. What’s more, all of this is provided during the operation of your web offer.
When it comes to the latest CDN solutions, users of digital media around the world are in agreement: content must be accessible quickly and in a versatile manner from any device.
Read this white paper from Unisphere Research to gain some insight into the latest developments in the utilisation of digital content and find out how you can use a Content Delivery Network to best manage the challenges.