The goal of a CDN is to serve content to end-users with a 100% availability and highest performances.
The majors advantages of CDN are :
- To offer to all users, optimum response times (2 to 10 times, depending on the end user location).
- To safely absorb traffic spikes., without degradation in response time.
- To greatly increase the safety and availability of web properties.
The CDN market is increasingly complex. The actors are more numerous with global or local footprint and each CDN has his own set of specifications and capabilities. Akcelia Network has a perfect knowledge of each CDN, their technical characteristics and geographical coverage. Akcelia network role is to choose the CDN that meets the needs and constraints of the client.
Even the most resilient provider can’t deliver maximum performance everywhere, all of the time. That’s why the answer might be a multi-CDN strategy that spreads availability and performance risk. Global performance isn’t a characteristic of a single provider, but the result of the intelligent orchestration of many.