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Simon Wistow

VP Strategic Initiatives
February 2

Our CDN can cache more content than traditional solutions (static as well as rapidly changing, “event-driven” content), offloading traffic that would otherwise go to origin, allowing our…

January 25

Altitude NYC brings a group of smart people together to solve complex problems in cloud infrastructure, security, DevOps, and more. You’ll hear from industry leaders like The New York Times…

June 8

We’re often asked why having more POPs doesn’t necessarily make a CDN faster. To help illustrate, we’ll use an analogy of convenience stores versus supermarkets.

February 13

We use solid-state drives (SSDs) rather than regular hard drives to power our cache servers. This blog post will dive into our all-SSD approach, the economics behind our thinking, how we…

November 17

In this post, I’m going to discuss how you can leverage ESI and VCL (Varnish Configuration Language, the domain-specific language that powers Fastly’s edge scripting capabilities) to use…

October 27

Today, we’re excited to announce two related features that lower bandwidth costs and reduce origin load for Fastly customers, resulting in faster downloads for their users: Streaming Miss…

October 6

This week, we’re rolling out Inline Help, a new enhancement to our user interface that will make Fastly easier to use for new customers and seasoned experts.

August 27

Fastly customers can use ESI to cache pages that contain both cacheable and uncacheable content (such as user-specific information).