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Introducing Edge Cloud: Provide buyers optimal web store speed and privacy

Savannah Hristov
March 12, 2024
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Introducing Edge Cloud by Fastly

What if there was a solution that helped your web store keep up with privacy regulations and B2B customer demands for a lightning-fast web store?

We’re proud to announce that Sana Commerce Cloud customers get to experience the power of Edge Cloud by Fastly. Protect your B2B online store while delivering the speed and performance that your buyers need.

What is Edge Cloud by Fastly and how does it work?

The Edge Cloud by Fastly guarantees that your websites, apps and services run quickly and smoothly. Their content delivery network (CDN) is designed to create a fast and optimized web store.

Offer your buyers accurate information with real-time updates, while protecting their privacy.

Benefits of Edge Cloud by Fastly

The following benefits allow you to utilize Edge Cloud in the most seamless way:

  1. Optimized speed and performance: Buyers don’t have the time or patience to wait for web pages to load. Speed is an important part of keeping customers engaged. Fastly’s content delivery network (CDN) solution ensures that static website assets are stored and delivered efficiently, regardless of where the buyer is located. By leveraging Fastly’s global Edge Cloud network, you can significantly reduce page loading times, providing buyers with a responsive browsing experience.
  2. Increased efficiency: Manual tasks are time-consuming and resource intensive. With Fastly’s Edge Cloud, transport layer security (TLS/SSL) certificate renewals are automated, freeing up valuable time for your team. Without manual certificate requests, your processes benefit from increased operational efficiency.
  3. Increased revenue: Sometimes web pages are slow or take lot of buyers enter your web store at once because of a launch or promotion. The platform manages high traffic volumes and load-balancing, so no buyers are turned away from shopping on your platform.
  4. Enhanced security (only available for Advanced Enterprise packages): To protect your business from the rise in cybersecurity threats, Fastly’s next generation web application firewall (NGWAF) provides an extra layer of defense against attacks, ensuring the safety of your platform and customer data. With the ability to block incoming traffic from unwanted sources, your business gains peace of mind and trust from your customers.

Key features of Edge Cloud:

Edge Cloud by Fastly will facilitate the following:

  • Content delivery network (CDN) solution

Cache static website files like PNGs, JPGs, PDFs on Fastly’s private network on multiple locations. Decrease page loading time for buyers, no matter where they’re located.

  • Managed TLS/SSL certificates

Save your teams time and resources when you automate the web store’s security certificate renewals with Edge Cloud.

  • NGWAF (only available for Advanced packages)

Protect your web store against hacking attempts and block incoming web traffic from unwanted sources with the new generation web application firewall (NGWAF).

Implementing Edge Cloud: a practical guide

Good news. Edge Cloud comes standard with Sana Commerce Cloud. Once made available on your web store, your Sana representative will get in touch to provide clear instructions

All the user has to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the benefits of Edge Cloud by Fastly.

Increase privacy and speed with Edge Cloud

With Edge Cloud, you’re not just ensuring fast loading times for your web pages, you’re also protecting your customers’ sensitive data. Fastly’s content delivery network (CDN) optimizes speed and performance across the globe, guaranteeing a responsive browsing experience for buyers regardless of their location.

Edge Cloud streamlines operations by automating tasks such as TLS/SSL certificate renewals, freeing up your team’s time to focus on more strategic initiatives. This increased efficiency translates into improved customer satisfaction and ultimately, higher revenue.

Implementing Edge Cloud couldn’t be easier. As a standard feature of Sana Commerce Cloud, there’s no need for complex configurations or additional setup.

Build customer loyalty with thriving web stores

Learn more about how Sana Commerce Cloud can help your business today.