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Who’s the Target Audience For a CDN, Anyway?

CDNs are fun, and in a very real sense vital to the conventional functioning of the World Wide Web. It used to be, though, that CDNs – specialty hosting services designed to deliver high-volume web (or streaming media) traffic – were exclusively the domain of really big companies – Top-500 websites, and that sort of thing.

Not for any real good technical reasons, mind, but because the prices tended to start, if you were lucky, at a couple hundred bucks a month, which put them beyond the reach of the little people.

Recently, that’s begun to change…
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Published in: Geekiness, General | on October 25th, 2010 | 2 Comments »