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content delivery network (CDN)

A content delivery network (CDN) is an interconnected system of cache servers that use geographical proximity as a criteria for delivering Web content. More

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"So far, content delivery network services have been most relevant to dot-coms such as Netflix or Amazon, which both use Akamai Technologies' CDN services to accelerate streaming video or e-commerce transactions." - Mike Sapien

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    COPE (Corporate Owned, Personally Enabled)

    COPE (corporate-owned personally-enabled) is a business model in which an organization provides its employees with mobile devices that can be used as if they were personal devices.