"You might even be using one right now."
So I'd say yes.....
Fastly, a four-year-old content delivery network start-up, this month landed $75m in venture funding. It was the firm’s fifth intake of cash, the second in less than a year. What’s remarkable is that inventors are backing a firm that is going up against some big names – among them the massive Amazon juggernaut. Clearly, …
If your content isn’t instant, in that five/ten/fifteen seconds (or worse) the chances are a good portion of your audience has gotten sick of waiting and gone elsewhere.
Try telling that one to the Daily Mail. By the time one of their pages has loaded with Celebrity Tits and Arses I've forgotten why I clicked on the link in the first place... I should mention I was not distracted by the Celebrity Tits and Arses.
is to deliver Adverts, tracking sites and other nasties
Just because the URL has cloudfare in it, it does not mean that it is safe to let through all the time.
Nas any CDN been hacked for Man in the middle attcks. IMHO these sites are ideal for traffic interception.
Bef careful out there, it is a jungle
If you’ve downloaded a piece of software from Adobe or Apple, then you’ve been using the Akamai Content Delivery Network.
Except everytime we update iTunes for the corporate iPhone fleet, we have no problems, everytime we try Adobe Flash or Reader installer, it throws up a connection error. Every other site using Akamai runs fine, so I'm going to stick with Adobe screwing it all up.
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