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By using multiple servers across the world, content delivery services can increase your Web site's speed and reliability, while providing you with protection against large surges in traffic. These services are sometimes referred to as caching or mirroring.

Content Delivery Network Services

Adero's GlobalWise Network is a worldwide network of intelligent, multi-server nodes that include carrier-grade Sun Enterprise servers and best-of-breed software that can make your site easily accessable from around the world or just around the corner.
Akamai provides content delivery and streaming media services, along with global traffic management. They are focused on getting your multimedia to site visitors faster and better.
AppStream's Virtual Hosting Network
AppStream's infrastructure monitors the usage of central databases and applications, segments them, and proactively moves the computing resources to application servers closest to the users that need them.
AT&T Intelligent Content Distribution Service
AT&T ICDS monitors the original Web site for changes in content and replicates the changes within minutes on mirror sites across their worldwide networks and data facilities, including an expansive cable network.
CacheFlow provides unique solutions for three areas: enterprise, service provider, and e-commerce. They also have a full line of products ISP's and Web sites can execute individually to increase performance.
Digital Island
Digital Island provides delivery of all major kinds of content, including streaming media, and features multiple authentication methods to provide secure content delivery.
Caches static plus some dynamic content using a kind of reverse proxy in front of your server(s). Ensures freshness for updated dynamic content using an event-driven feedback loop that notifies the Dynamai cache when dynamic content is updated.
A satellite-based Internet content delivery company providing high-speed Edge Services to Internet Service Providers worldwide. ISPs gain greater bandwidth efficiency because they are able to offload a significant amount of traffic from their backbone connection to Edgix's network.
Providing an improvement in the e-business experience for both parties, users experience quicker response times, prioritized transactions and continual communication with their host while businesses serve the freshest content to their customers all the time.
Mirror Image Internet
Mirror Image Internet provides global content distribution, streaming, and caching services that speed Internet traffic and improve quality of service for your site.
SolidSpeed Network
SolidSpeed uses intelligent routing and network optimization to bypass internet bottlenecks. They work to find the most efficient route between your customers and your content.
Speedera's Content Delivery Network
Speedera's CDN provides an integrated, innovative and customer-focused service for powering content providers. Content is pushed from web origin sites to caching servers at the "edge" of the Internet, much closer to users.
XOSoft's CloneQuick is the first CDN to employ delta encoding, which sends only the changes of documents. XOSoft combines mirrors and caches to synchronize content worldwide, and deliver fresh content to users quickly.

An Internet caching resource center with help getting starting with caching as well as information on many content delivery services.
Content Delivery and Distribution Services
Listings from, compiled by Brian Davison.
Site Management: Load Balancing
Altavista links to help with load balancing your Web site.
Traffic Management
From Yahoo

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Revised: September 26, 2000