CDN Optimized Routing
Utilizing Mulitple Peering exchanges clients get one hop connectivity to major CDN providers.
Modern content delivery networks (CDNs) are multi-purpose solutions that can help you address some of the most prominent IT challenges. But even as they evolve, CDNs retain their core functionality—improving connectivity to provide a faster and more reliable user experience.
With multiple connection options, the request is expected to be routed to its nearest recipient. The premise being that the shortest path will be identified and prioritized by devices that govern the flow of traffic within the network.
CDNs are massive networks performing anycast on a worldwide scale. By advertising identical IP ranges in numerous points of presence (PoPs) located globally, a CDN provides local Internet service providers (ISPs) with multiple access points from which they can choose the one having the shortest route. The shorter the route, the better the connection time for website visitors.