What is a Content Delivery Network?

What is a Content Delivery Network?

You may be wondering, “What is a Content Delivery Network?” Content delivery networks optimize the provision of web content through a system of distributed servers — a network — that shifts depending on the location of visitor. The closer the computer of the user is to a specific server, the fewer potential problems exist in terms of network bottlenecks, which boosts speed and performance. Offloading static pages, CSS style sheets, images and other content allows you to increase your eCommerce site’s ability to handle more concurrent users and improve responsiveness — two musts for the holiday shopping season. We will answer the question, “What is a Content Delivery Network?”, as well as discuss how CDNs work.

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