June 10, 2015 | Andre Newman
HTML5 is changing the way we interact with websites. From new media formats to graphics that take advantage of hardware, HTML5 is shrinking the performance gap between web apps and native apps. But even though HTML5 adds many performance-boosting features, many devices are left struggling to run even the most basic modern websites. In this... Read More
June 9, 2015 | Robert Gibb
You can listen to an audio version of this blog post as well. More companies are relying on CDNs to push content to users. This much is evident from research recently conducted that indicates the need for an always-on CDN. One report by Cisco estimates that 57% of all global Internet traffic will cross CDNs... Read More
June 4, 2015 | Kyrsten Lew
Don’t be shy. Girl, Develop it! This is the mentality that Girl Develop It, a nonprofit organization, believes all women who are interested in web development should embrace. In the organization’s own words, Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable programs for adult women interested in learning web and software development in... Read More
June 2, 2015 | Marko Markovic
You can listen to an audio version of this blog post as well. If your website or application is connected to MaxCDN, tweaking Edge Settings based on your unique setup can drastically improve how the CDN behaves. Edge Settings, accessible through the MaxCDN control panel and API, allow you to modify the behavior of CDN... Read More
May 19, 2015 | Kyrsten Lew
This year, we’re back as a proud sponsor of Velocity 2015, Santa Clara. The topic for 2015 – building resilient systems at scale – will give attendees the opportunity to learn the latest on web performance, optimization, DevOps and continuous delivery. You can learn from experts 1-on-1 in the exhibit hall, or in a keynote... Read More
May 14, 2015 | Robert Gibb
Choosing the right CDN depends on several factors, including the number of points of presence (PoPs) that comprise a provider’s network. As the last link between the CDN and users, PoPs are placed in key locations around the world to bring content closer to its destination. Companies often look at PoP count as the top... Read More
May 8, 2015 | Taylor Jasko
At the beginning of 2014, we updated the UI of our control panel, saying it was a step along the path of building you the best CDN management tool ever. With our latest update, we take one, two, three steps closer to that goal. We’ll let you decide when we reach it. Critiqued over the... Read More
May 1, 2015 | Jovan Katic
Traffic spikes can be two-faced. At first you welcome them. You look at them as signs your product and marketing efforts are working. More visitors come, more conversions occur, more revenue is made. These welcoming spikes in traffic, however, can quickly become unwelcome. They can compromise the performance of your website, the security of your... Read More
April 29, 2015 | Chris Hardee
MaxCDN is proud to present #MaxScale, our new series that takes an in-depth look at how growing tech companies handle scale at the highest levels of bandwidth, storage, analysis and more. In this installment, we chat with Tune’s CTO Niek Sanders. Twin brothers Lucas and Lee Brown started a software as a service (SaaS) company... Read More
April 28, 2015 | Robert Gibb
In case you haven’t heard, the CDN market is expected to boom in the next 5 years. In 2014, the market was valued at $4 billion. Over the next 5 years, it’s expected to grow to roughly $12 billion. This is because companies are finally understanding one simple fact: Users want content now. Not seconds... Read More
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