A content delivery network (CDN) is a network of servers located in multiple data centers around the world. The goal of a CDN is to improve the availability and performance of the web content to the end-users. The CDN caches, after the first load of the page, the static content of your website and distributes it over a network of 23 data centers around the world. Visitors to your website will get the data from the closest server to their location, enabling your site to load faster in every part of the world.
- Shorter load times even during traffic spikes due to seasonal or marketing campaigns
- Additional protection from hackers and spam
Improving security with 1&1 CDN
1&1 CDN protects your website by analyzing your traffic and determining what is legitimate and what is malicious. It will automatically make your website safer from spammers, SQL Injection attacks, DDoS attacks, excessive bot crawling, etc.
The 1&1 CDN server locations
New features, now even better
Mirage™ – the perfect representation of images for faster loading times
Thanks to Mirage™, your images will be presented to each visitor at their optimal screen resolution based on the device they are using. It automatically detects screen size, type, and connection speed, significantly accelerating load times!
Railgun™ – up to 700% faster loading times
Railgun™ improves load time performance for websites with dynamic content by ensuring the connection between the 1&1 Server and CDN server is as fast as possible. Content that is dynamic is detected, and only changes on the website are delivered, resulting in loading times that are up to 700% faster. Railgun™ is included in the 1&1 CDN packages provided in the 1&1 Performance web hosting and 1&1 Managed Server packages.
Easy setup with just one click
1&1 CDN is available in two versions: 1&1 CDN is included free with 1&1 Unlimited and 1&1 Performance web hosting packages, and 1&1 Managed Servers. Activation is done easily via the 1&1 Control Panel. For even more security and faster loading times, we recommend upgrading to 1&1 CDN Plus. Both are valid for one domain, and apply to unlimited traffic.
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