Amazon CloudFront is a content delivery network (CDN) which is a distributed system that delivers applications, websites, and content to users based on factors such as users’ geographical locations, or the origins of the content and delivery servers. CloudFront utilizes the AWS network of over 225 interconnected points of presence and edge locations around the world to deliver low latency, high transfer speed, and highly secured content to your end-users.
Amazon CloudFront benefits:
- Cost efficiency
- World-class security
- Lightning-fast delivery
- Simple and deep integration with other AWS services
- Pay-as-you-go pricing (no upfront fees or long-term obligations)
Within their respective industries, some of the most well-known companies in the world rely on CloudFront for their content delivery in focus areas such as e-commerce, on-demand/live video streaming, online dating, video games, and much more.