NEXCESS.NET, a provider of shared hosting, dedicated servers, colocation and server clusters, today announced the availability of content delivery network (CDN) service to its hosting customers. The CDN service is powered by EdgeCast Networks, a rich media content delivery network.
The company articulates that its CDN service is designed to significantly improve web site performance by reducing physical distance, and in turn, latency, between the server and end user. It also reduces the distance from a network topology standpoint, ensuring that content requested by end users is always served by the server that will perform best for that user. Customers of the CDN service should see improved global performance over traditional web hosting thanks to the delivery of static user content from servers in 19 points of presence, distributed between North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
It states that in addition to performance improvements seen directly in the user experience, customers of the company's content delivery network should experience a number of other advantages over traditional hosting. This includes decreased load on servers that host dynamic content, and improved rankings with search engines such as Google, which has specifically cited site performance as a factor in calculating a site's ranking.
"We feel that our customers will see significant benefits in leveraging the advantages of CDN hosting for their static content," commented Chris Wells, President & CEO of NEXCESS.NET. "As time goes on, the web is becoming less forgiving of slow web sites, and studies have repeatedly proven that end users gravitate towards content with the fastest load times."