CDN (Content Delivery Network)

TL;DR: A Content Delivery Network (CDN) is a network of distributed servers that deliver web content to users based on their geographic location, ensuring faster and more reliable access to websites and resources.

A CDN refers to a collection of web servers that deliver digital material faster and more accurately. You can find servers under CDN across multiple geographical locations that function as one unit to speed up website loading times. It also distributes traffic among numerous servers, mitigating the effects of internet attacks such as DDoS.

Updated February 17, 2024

Axel Grubba is the founder of Findstack, a B2B software comparison platform, with his background spanning management consulting and venture capital where he invested in software. Recently, Axel has developed a passion for coding and enjoys traveling when he is not building and improving Findstack.