Never worry about dropped conversions with WebAccelerateTM from Storm. Capable of absorbing massive spikes in traffic and adding a tough layer of hardened security to your online sites and assets, you'll be in the driver's seat of fast and reliable global content delivery.
WebAccelerateTM combines Storm's native multi-carrier redundant infrastructure with the CloudFlare CDN to produce up to 200% faster content delivery. Optional RailgunTM technology utilises block-level caching to achieve a 99.6% compression ratio for performance increases of more than 700%. Your content is served from 63 data centres around the world, putting your visitors first wherever they are.
WebAccelerateTM adds additional protection to Storm's propriety security infrastructure. Basic DDoS protection is available with every account. Point-and-click upgrade paths (with a penalty-free downgrade option) delivers access to advanced layer 3, 4, and 7 DDoS protection and support. Additional threat blocking and privacy options protect your content and visitors against emerging threats, comment spam, and content scraping.
WebAccelerateTM is compatible with a variety of protocols to meet intricate development needs, and deliver the content to any device at lightning fast speeds. Out-of-the-box support is available for IPv4 and IPV6, HTTP/2 and SPDY, and WebSocket connections.
|What is a CDN? (Show Answer)|
|A CDN stands for Content Delivert Network. It refers to a network of geographically distributed servers with the key aim of speeding up content delivery. CDNs typically do not host content, but instead commits online content to a cache which compresses and filters for enhanced rendering and delivery.|
|How does a CDN improve content delivery times? (Show Answer)|
|Through CloudFlare your content is brought closer to your customers and visitors through a network of 63 data centres spread across the globe. Other optimisations include purpose-specific hardware and software that optimise content and automatically balances heavy traffic loads to ensure consistent delivery.|
|What is cached by a CDN? (Show Answer)|
|When will my visitors see changes I made to the website? (Show Answer)|
|CDNs typically refresh their caches at predetermined short intervals. An immediate refresh of your website data can be forced from the Storm Security & Performance Centre.|