0 Shares 1909 Views

Do You Need a CDN For Your Media Content?

CDN (Content Delivery Network) delivers high quality and rich content to all of your web users. A CDN has a network of servers that are in various locations across the world. Whenever you upload your videos, your photos, your music, and any other content, there will be a copy of those files placed on a server.

Benefits of CDN

CDN

When a web user visits your site from a particular location, they will have access to your files from a nearby server. This will help the speed to be increased tremendously. When files are placed in multiple locations, this allows you the benefit of having nearly 100 percent of uptime.

If there are any issues, a CDN server will handle those problems automatically. This is also another reason many websites are choosing to use a content delivery network for all of their media content.

If you receive complaints about your servers being bogged down or if you are receiving a spike in traffic, then you may need to consider using a CDN. You should also choose a CDN if the solution you are using is hitting you with too many fees or if you have to pay at a high rate.

For many businesses, they will find that a CDN will be an effective solution. If you are thinking beyond the long-term, using a content delivery network is a solution that can grow with your business.

If you have an abundance of content media on your website and you need to stream media, then you will need special software to enable this content to run. Many CDNs already have this software available on their platform.

If you want to know if you need a CDN, you should ask yourself these questions:

  • Do you have a large or small amount of content on your site?
  • Do you have plenty of web users visiting your site?
  • Where are these web users located?

If you think that a CDN is perfect for the needs of you business, but you are unsure of which CDN will be perfect for you, you should contact us today. We can discuss all options that you have.

You may be interested

The Ultimate CDN (Content Delivery Network) Guide
CDN
5441 views
CDN
5441 views

The Ultimate CDN (Content Delivery Network) Guide

Nadia Benslimane - August 3, 2020

The Ultimate CDN Guide- Everything About Content Delivery Network You probably know what CDN (Content Delivery Network) stands for. You may also be aware of its full definition,…

The Essential CDN Glossary
CDN
9768 views
CDN
9768 views

The Essential CDN Glossary

Nadia Benslimane - November 21, 2019

Why Have We Decided To Create a CDN Glossary? Whether you are new to the world of CDN, or have been involved in it for years, there…

HTTP Live Streaming
CDN
261 views
CDN
261 views

HTTP Live Streaming

medianova - November 1, 2021

Introduction To HTTP Live Streaming What Is HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)? HLS (HTTP live streaming) is one of the most widely used video streaming protocols. Although live…

All You Need to Know About Round-Trip Time
CDN
236 views
CDN
236 views

All You Need to Know About Round-Trip Time

Gizay Yalçın - October 20, 2021

What exactly is RTT?  Round-trip time (RTT) is a networking metric that measures in milliseconds the time it takes for a data packet to be sent and…

SD-WAN in CDNs
CDN
264 views
CDN
264 views

SD-WAN in CDNs

Gizay Yalçın - October 20, 2021

Why Does Your Business Need SD-WAN in CDNs? What is SD-WAN? As the name implies, a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) is a virtual wide area network…

Most from this category

The Ultimate CDN (Content Delivery Network) Guide
CDN
5441 views
5441 views

The Ultimate CDN (Content Delivery Network) Guide

Nadia Benslimane - August 3, 2020
The Essential CDN Glossary
CDN
9768 views
9768 views

The Essential CDN Glossary

Nadia Benslimane - November 21, 2019
Health Check Backup Origin
CDN
235 views
235 views

Health Check Backup Origin

Nilgün Ünsal - October 17, 2021
DDoS Attack Trends in 2021
CDN
451 views
451 views

DDoS Attack Trends in 2021

Elif Ak - October 17, 2021
Web Application Firewall
Uncategorized
29 views
29 views

Web Application Firewall

Aykut Teker - September 30, 2021
Web Application Firewall
CDN
602 views
602 views

Web Application Firewall

Aykut Teker - September 29, 2021