The purpose of a content-delivery network (CDN) is to make content delivery faster by caching content locally around the world, keeping increasingly less patient users satisfied and engaged. Multi-CDN platforms take this a step further, optimizing content delivery across multiple CDNs to ensure that it is always available to local users anywhere at the highest speeds possible. One of the few weaknesses of multi-CDN platforms has been that they have not, to date, been able to also offer all of the features that have been incorporated into the most feature-rich mono-CDN systems. Warpcache is changing that with Warpshield.
Warpshield protects the origin of your content, preventing it from becoming overloaded and reducing network egress (upload) costs. A CDN typically connects to a content origin through Point of Presence (PoP) edge servers scattered around the world. When the PoPs request the content directly from the origin, the origin can be overwhelmed by a sudden surge in simultaneous requests from these scattered PoPs-which can, for example, happen when files cached in the PoPs are purged or expire and need to be requested anew. This problem is compounded in multi-CDN systems. Warpcache's origin shield places a caching layer between the server(s) on which the content is stored and these PoPs to protect your origin.
Warpshield is the first such tool for multi-CDN platforms. With its launch, the extra features available in a multi-CDN nearly match the simpler mono-CDN providers, already surpassing the offerings of some mono-CDNs.
Warpshield has been incorporated into Warpcache's existing platform at no additional charge. For content providers and website owners who are not yet using the Warpcache multi-CDN platform, they are offering a free 30-day trial for up to 250 GB of data traffic so that users can experience the increased speeds and ease of use of the Warpcache platform first hand.
Warpcache offers an easy way to deliver content across multiple CDNs in one simple tool, optimizing CDN selection based on Real User Measurements, balancing content across networks and caching it as close to the user as possible for faster delivery. Not only does our multi-CDN solution allow you to fold the strengths of multiple CDNs into one big content-delivery network, but it also offers extra reliability: if one CDN goes down, or even slows down, another will automatically take over, offering your users uninterrupted access. And you can control and customize all of this via a single dashboard and a simple API. Find out more at www.warpcache.com