Utilising a content delivery network (CDN) provider is one way to improve site performance. However, buying a CDN is not as simple as it sounds, nor is a CDN an automatic cure for all problems.
In the recent tie up between Amazon and Twitter, there is a responsibility that comes with partnerships such as this: suddenly providing an exceptional user experience is the duty of both companies.
In this 24/7 economy, 2 seconds or less is the expected page-load time for 47% of consumers, and poor website performance is why 79% are less likely to revisit. Here's how to keep latency down.