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Internet Performance Research
A measurement-based study of the availability and performance of the Internet and key app delivery networks before and during COVID-19, including those of public cloud, networks, CDN, and DNS providers.
Cloud Performance Research
A metrics-based study of the performance and connectivity architectures of the top three public cloud providers—Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud—spanning hybrid cloud, inter-region and inter-AZ measurements.
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Digital Experience Performance Research
A comparative analysis of web, infrastructure and network performance metrics from the top 20 U.S. retail, travel and media websites.
Global DNS Performance Research
A point-in-time study that measures the performance of three DNS infrastructures: managed DNS providers, public resolvers and global root servers.
Key Research Findings
Despite the sudden change in traffic flows brought on by the pandemic, the Internet has held up well, with no systemic performance degradation.
Architectural and connectivity differences between the measured cloud providers result in varied levels of Internet exposure.
Cloudflare, Google and OpenDNS perform best across nearly every region covered, out of the fifteen public resolvers we tested.