The Myths And Misconceptions Of A CDN

Have you ever asked yourself this question: “What do I need to do to make this website faster and more efficient?”

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Chances are you probably have. This type of question is asked in many businesses on a regular basis. You have probably received complaints from website visitors, and you have probably seen the numbers of how many people have left your website after a short period of time due to your pages loading slowly.

 

Many people today are not patient. When they want something, they expect to get it immediately. They expect websites to be fast, reliable, and secure. What can you do to create a great customer experience on your website?

Using a CDN(content delivery network) provider is a great way for you to make your website’s performance better. However, purchasing a content delivery network is not as easy as it may seem for some people.

Many people believe various things about content delivery networks, and many of these things are myths and misconceptions.

You should be aware of the common myths that are told and believed by many businesses.

  • I do not need to use more than one content delivery network provider; all I need is one major provider.
  • If I use a CDN, all of the website’s performance issues will be solved.
  • I can use the cheapest content delivery network and it will solve my problems.

A content delivery network may not be a good fit for all websites, such as the website that use dynamic content. If your website uses static content, a content delivery network will be a good fit for that kind of content. Some businesses need to use more than one CDN provider to get the right speed and performance they are looking for on the website.

There are plenty of misconceptions and myths about content delivery networks. This is why it is important to do your research and ask questions when needed. If your website’s performance is not of the quality you want it to be, do not hesitate to contact us for information.

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