TurboBytes blog

The real impact of the DDoS against Dyn

Sat, Oct 22, 2016

Leading DNS provider Dyn suffered from a major DDoS attack on Oct 21 2016. Tweeps and media talked about it a lot, but what really was the impact on Dyn's performance across the globe? TurboBytes' unique RUM for DNS data has the answer.

Level3 and SwiftServe boost TurboBytes' Multi-CDN performance

Tue, Feb 16, 2016

We're excited to announce Level3 and SwiftServe join TurboBytes' Multi-CDN platform, resulting in lower latency and higher availability across the globe and especially in emerging markets like Russia, Vietnam and South-Africa.

CloudFront outage in the UK on BT lasted 6.5 hours

Tue, Aug 25, 2015

Amazon's CDN CloudFront was down for millions of people in the UK yesterday, and this daytime outage lasted a stunning 6.5 hours. What happened? We show what the problem was, and how you - a CloudFront user/customer - in the future can easily do diagnostics on your CDN.

Introducing TurboBytes Pulse

Mon, Jun 8, 2015

TurboBytes launched Pulse, a free and open-source testing and debugging service that enables you to quickly collect DNS, HTTP and Traceroute responses from computers around the world. Pulse is free and open-source.

Join us at Velocity 2015 in Santa Clara

Mon, Apr 20, 2015

The #1 Web Peformance and Operations conference takes place on May 27-29 in sunny California. We'll give a talk about CDNs and performance and would love to meet you (... and we have a 20% discount code for you ...)

Global DNS outage at Zerigo: the real-world perspective

Tue, Apr 14, 2015

Zerigo DNS was hit hard by a DDoS attack on April 11 2015. TurboBytes closely monitors the real-world response time and availability of many authoritative DNS providers, including Zerigo, from around the globe. The millions of tests we ran on April 11 tell a clear and interesting story.

Why You Should Use Two DNS Providers

Thu, Apr 2, 2015

Here at TurboBytes we use NSONE and AWS Route53 in our Multi-CDN platform. Why use two DNS providers? The proof is in our RUM for DNS data, and we'll show you that using two DNS providers results in lower response times and higher reliability. In the spotlight: Brazil.

Introducing RUM for DNS

Tue, Mar 31, 2015

How good is the response time and availability of your authoritative DNS, really? TurboBytes knows. We monitor the real-world performance of authoritative DNS providers from across the globe, 24/7, by running tests in the browsers of millions of people that are connected to thousands of networks. Learn more about how we do it, why and view some of our data!

TurboBytes' Multi-CDN prevents 60 minutes of downtime

Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Highwinds had a global DNS issue on Dec 14 2014 causing downtime of the CDN for more than an hour. TurboBytes' Multi-CDN platform detected the issue, switched away from Highwinds and reduced the downtime to just a few minutes.

CDNs struggle to deliver great performance in all of France

Tue, Dec 9, 2014

A closer look at the not-so-great performance of CDNetworks, Fastly, Akamai and several other CDNs in France in Nov 2014.

Global outage of AWS CloudFront CDN on Nov 26 2014

Thu, Nov 27, 2014

CloudFront CDN experienced a major global outage on Nov 26 2014 lasting 90 minutes due to DNS issues.

Meet us at Velocity Barcelona

Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Join the TurboBytes team at Velocity Europe, the nr. 1 Web Performance and Operations conference, November 17-19 2014 in Barcelona. It's a great opportunity to learn how to make your site or app faster and stronger. Don't miss the 20% discount code!

SuperTag goes global, powered by TurboBytes

Wed, Jun 11, 2014

SuperTag, the leading tag management platform in Australia, has selected TurboBytes as their Multi-CDN service provider, to help grow their business on other continents.

SoundCloud executes multi-CDN strategy with TurboBytes

Tue, Sep 24, 2013

SoundCloud, the world's leading social sound platform, has selected TurboBytes to improve the speed and reliability of their global content delivery.

Brandscreen speeds up ad delivery with TurboBytes

Mon, Mar 18, 2013

Brandscreen, the leading Demand Side Platform in Asia-Pacific, has selected TurboBytes to deliver all ad creatives and static assets worldwide.

Bitgravity joins TurboBytes' Multi-CDN platform

Tue, Feb 26, 2013

TurboBytes adds Bitgravity to its Multi-CDN platform. TurboBytes customers will benefit from even faster and more reliable content delivery in several major markets, including India, where Bitgravity is the number one CDN.

Adzerk selects TurboBytes for fast, global ad delivery

Tue, Jan 15, 2013

Adzerk, a high-growth online advertising company in the US has selected TurboBytes to deliver their ads worldwide, for increased delivery speed and higher reliability.

TurboBytes & ChinaCache, for best CDN performance in China

Tue, Jun 26, 2012

ChinaCache, the market leading CDN in China, has joined the TurboBytes family. ChinaCache has hundreds of POPs in mainland China that deliver unmatched content delivery speed.

How we engage with our customers

Thu, May 24, 2012

The TurboBytes team likes to engage with its customers, to understand their needs, share knowledge and simply 'do what it takes' to score high on our primary KPI: customer satisfaction. As an example of how we work, we publish a conversation via email between our customer Wordans and TurboBytes..

TurboBytes adds Fastly to its multi-CDN platform

Wed, May 23, 2012

One month after our launch, TurboBytes adds Fastly as the 5th CDN in the TurboBytes multi-CDN platform. Fastly has excellent performance in North-America and Europe, which will help our customers improve site speed and boost conversion.