MaxCDN Blog

January 23, 2015

2015 CDN Predictions: Traditional CDNs Suffer. SSL Doubles. Support Reigns Supreme.

In our first-ever predictions piece, our team looks at where the CDN industry is headed in 2015. Will traditional CDNs attached to big names start losing merit (and market share)? Will the same premium placed on speed start being placed on security? What will become the standard for CDN support? We’ll answer these questions and... Read More

January 20, 2015

Free Open Source CDNs (That You’ll Actually Use)

As huge supporters of sharing the love through open source content delivery, we wanted to create a valuable resource dedicated to the best open source CDNs. The CDNs featured in this list are actually used by performance pros and updated by developers. They allow you to offload bandwidth and improve content delivery speed at absolutely... Read More

December 23, 2014

Now Serving Israel: New PoP Added to Our CDN

Our new point of presence (PoP) in Tel Aviv, Israel, offers tremendous value to all the industries we serve. Now users in Israel and beyond will experience faster load times while consuming content from our customers with the Israel edge enabled. This means more eyes on content, more engagement, and more business opportunities. To understand... Read More

December 19, 2014

Elves Have Their Fun. We Have Ours: Holiday Parties, Sumo Wrestling & Kart Racing

During the holiday season we’ve been busy as elves. But just like elves make time for cocoa and reindeer races, we make time for holiday parties and fun activities. We also never forget to recognize our own who help shape the company and culture we love. In this post, we’ll showcase some fun events that... Read More

December 17, 2014

MaxReply: New CDN Support Tool for Making Customer-Driven Changes

We already know how users interact with the content we deliver on behalf of our customers. Where are users accessing content from? What is the time to first byte? Answering these user-related questions is relatively easy with the data we’ve always collected. But what about our customers? How do they interact with our CDN? How... Read More

December 4, 2014

Guard Your Origin Server: Origin Shield by MaxCDN is Here

We are happy to announce that our newest product, Origin Shield, is now live and available to all customers. This mid-tier caching layer of our CDN is designed to protect your origin from abuse and accelerate the delivery of content from your origin to the edge. This new feature option (available in your control panel)... Read More

New MaxCDN Office in Europe: Belgrade, Serbia

The opening of the new MaxCDN office in Belgrade is very personal to me. For over three years, I’ve been working alongside most of the current members in our new European office. We started with support and it only took my initial team two weeks to gain traction. After that short learning period, our productivity... Read More

November 20, 2014

Why MaxCDN Gives Unlimited Paid Time Off

When we started MaxCDN, our 2-week paid time off (PTO) policy was easy to manage. After all, there were only a handful of employees at the time. But as MaxCDN grew, keeping track of PTO became a nightmare. Precious time that could have been spent making the web faster was wasted trying to keep track... Read More

November 11, 2014

November 12th Meetup – Web Components LA

  Realtime Apps with Polymer and Firebase MaxCDN is excited to be hosting this months Web Components Meetup. Come meet us at our office in Studio City and learn about realtime apps with Polymer and Firebase from Michael Bleigh, Web Components LA Meetup Organizer. Michael will be presenting on the integrations of Firebase with Web... Read More

November 6, 2014

MaxCDN Teams Up with WordPress and Twitter to Deliver 872 Fun Emojis

We are excited to share that we have teamed up with the fine folks at Twitter and WordPress to bring you  We will be hosting the Emojis on our CDN free of charge for all of you to use for your commercial and non-profit projects just as we do for Bootstrap, Font Awesome and others.... Read More