About Fastly's Media Shield

  Last updated April 25, 2018

a visual representation of how Fastly's media shield reduces multiple CDN traffic to a single "shield" CDN that send a single request back to a customer's origin server

Fastly offers large video streaming customers the ability to decrease origin traffic by reducing multiple CDN requests down to a single request back to origin. Media Shield is designed to work with your existing workflows by making Fastly the origin to all of your end-user-serving CDNs. Specifically, Media Shield combines Fastly's origin shielding and request collapsing functionality, along with DNS mapping, to direct traffic to a subset of Fastly POP locations.

To learn more about Fastly's Media Shield, contact your account manager or email sales@fastly.com for more details.

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