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What Is Wi-Fi 6?

Wi-Fi 6, also known as 802.11ax, is a massive upgrade from its predecessor Wi-Fi 5. The new standard not only brings faster download and upload speeds, but its beauty is in how it’s able to achieve such high rates and the additional benefits it provides. So How Fast Can Wi-Fi 6 Be, Anyway? Theoretically, it

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A Non-Technical Intro to Zero Round Trip Time Resumption (0-RTT) From Cloudflare

A quick note before we begin: while not that elementary, for the proposes of this post & resemblance, you can think of a client as a web browser and a server as a website. In short, Zero Round Trip Time Resumption or 0-RTT optimizes performance for clients who are resuming a connection to your site.

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What Is Argo Smart Routing From Cloudflare?

A tremendous benefit of being on Cloudflare is that its products and services constantly improve & adapt to meet the new demands and expectations of the modern internet. From the many unique features, Cloudflare introduced a new product called “Argo Smart Routing,” which can uplift the performance levels of any site’s assets by up to

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What Is HTTP Strict Transport Security: A Non-Technical Intro

Recognized mainly by its abbreviated form HSTS, an HTTP Strict Transport Security instructs the browser that a specific website should only load via HTTPS, and never HTTP. This command to the browser comes from the website implementing the HSTS protocol/standard. How Does HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) Work? At the end of the day, HSTS

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What Is 1.1.1.1? Everything You Should Know

Cited as the phonebook of the internet dozens of times, a Domain Name System (DNS) converts a human-readable website name (such as google.com) to a machine-understandable code (the IP address). It’s impossible to connect to the internet without DNS. More specifically, without a DNS resolver. Typically, your Internet Service Provider (ISP) handles the whole DNS/DNS

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