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How to Improve the Speed of Your Website with Multi-CDN

Tue, 01/16/2024 - 14:58
3 Ways Cloud Accelerates Your BusinessEvery brand seeks to bolster its reputation and professionalism. In 2023, a key part of how brands were perceived was through their online presence, especially their websites. There are many things to consider when developing a successful website including theme, design, and structure. But, another important consideration is how fast and reliably the content is […]
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Optimizing Content Delivery: Should You Build Your Own Multi-CDN? 

Tue, 07/04/2023 - 09:53
multi-CDNOrganizations strive to reach users across different regions in today’s interconnected world. Unforeseen events such as CDN outages or network disruptions can significantly impact content availability. Imagine your viral video loading forever, or worse — it stops playing. You lose your audience, which impacts the business and revenue. Implementing a multi-CDN architecture creates redundancy and […]
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3 Keys to Helping Your E-commerce Business Succeed This Holiday Season

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 09:57
Prepare your E-commerce business for the holiday seasonIt’s the most wonderful time of the year – and the busiest for e-commerce merchants. The 2022 holiday shopping season is underway with online sales forecast to grow by 12.8% to 14.3% over last year, reaching $260 billion.  Even with rising inflation and ongoing inventory concerns, consumers are planning to spend this holiday season, which […]
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Routing Traffic in Multi-CDN

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 10:58
Routing Traffic in Multi CDNIn this blog post, we explain everything you need to know about routing strategies in multi-CDN.  CDNs each have their own routing strategies when it comes to connecting edge nodes to end users. Some use Anycast while others might use DNS records to distribute the traffic between their edge nodes. This alone comes with its […]
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Power Your Play

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 14:09
This guest blog was written by Wilfired Dudink, Managing Director – Leaseweb CDN. The gaming industry is going through more change than it ever has before – and everyone is trying to get a share of it. While 2019 was a great year for gaming, there is still more to come. This year promises to have […]
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Diversification and why it’s critical to content providers

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 17:10
contentDiversification is a risk management strategy that combats the concentration of all resources in one single pot or asset class.   In this blog post, we discuss the importance of diversification for IT directors at content providers in the digital era. They are challenged to always keep their services available and providing content, so need to avoid having […]
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How Multi-CDN and Hybrid CDNs Further Improve Content Distribution

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:11
content distributionIntroduction Content delivery networks (or CDNs) offer a reliable content distribution system for websites and online video platforms across the world. These systems work to speed up content delivery, such as web pages, videos, games, and even software updates to web users based on their geographic location and performance. There are different types of CDN […]
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Is Your Website Ready for Holiday Season Traffic?

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 09:33
holiday traffic e commerceThe 2017 festive shopping season promises to be one of the biggest ever, particularly for online retailers. Total sales are projected to grow by 16.6 percent over last year, with online sales comprising 11.5 percent of all holiday shopping. The period before, during, and after the holiday season is a huge sales opportunity for you. […]
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4 Ways to Make Sure Your Webshop Stays Open

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:41
e-commerce hostingWhile global e-commerce sales are predicted to approach $2.5 trillion this year and continue to grow to nearly $4 trillion by 2020, according to a recent eMarketer report, the market remains highly competitive. Nearly 80 percent of new e-commerce sites ultimately fail, and companies need to have a strong understanding of their market, trends, merchandise, platform, and e-commerce […]
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The Power of HTTP/2 for CDN

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 14:47
http/2HTTP is a protocol that all web developers must familiarize themselves with. It was introduced in 1989 by Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, which he developed using a single NeXTcube workstation, and it continues to prove reliable for networks with port connection speeds surpassing 10 megabits. Then, in 2015, the Internet Engineering Task Force released HTTP/2, […]
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The Secret to Shorter Load Times on E-Commerce Sites

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 11:59
shorter load timesE-commerce sales have increased dramatically over the past few years, and the growth continues to accelerate. Between 2015 and 2016, online sales increased almost 16 percent, and e-commerce is expected to continue to grow at rates above 20 percent. For online sellers and developers of e-commerce sites, this means the market will only become more competitive, and […]
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5 Ways to Prepare Your Site for Peaks in Traffic

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:25
Peak trafficAs an IT professional, you covet page views and unique visitors to your site. But at times of peak traffic, they can be as much of an obstacle as an asset. The popularity of your website can make it the victim of its own success. Target experienced this problem firsthand when it introduced its Lilly Pulitzer […]
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Live Transcoding Made Simple and Easy

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 14:53
In today’s age of livestreaming events and concerts, the numerous and diverse amounts of mobile devices, desktops and TV’s pose a challenge for any content distribution creator.  Julien Lehmann, Product Manager for CDN and Cybersecurity at Leaseweb previews the new service of live transcoding, a service that simplifies your workflow, that will be launched during […]
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Leaseweb and Scopic: Building Virtual Bridges with Hybrid Cloud

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 16:00
Guest blog written by Leon Horbach of high-end VR production company Scopic. In a world that is more characterized by global connectivity than ever before, Cloud hosting providers such as Leaseweb play vital roles. The seamless transportation of data, in combination with rock-solid security and innovative products, are key factors when making both the private […]
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Harnessing Millions of CDN Statistics With Apollo

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 13:04
At Leaseweb, our CDN team focuses on delivering ultra-high performance globally for any content while remaining the most competitive player in the field. We process and monitor millions of requests per minute and that level of traffic requires a robust and flexible statistics platform that provide us and our customers with real-time accurate information. Our […]
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What does your cloud cost?

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 11:31
Third-party cloud solutions offer a truly transformational cost advantages over traditional on-premise hosting – but you’re not going to capture most of them with a rudimentary, “back of the envelope” analysis. That’s the lesson of our latest white paper, “Developing a cloud sourcing strategy: Two steps to calculate the total cost of ownership of your […]
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