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Azure Static Web Apps Enterprise-Grade Edge

Enterprise-grade edge for Azure Static Web Apps is now in preview. This modern Content Delivery Network (CDN) for high-performance global hyperscale applications is created by combining the capabilities of Azure Static Web Apps, Azure Front Door and Azure Content Delivery Network.

Azure Static Web Apps enterprise-grade edge enables enhanced security, increased reliability and faster load times for global applications without the addition of further code or configuration.

Learn more about the capabilities of Enterprise-grade edge in the Microsoft documentation: Enterprise-grade edge (preview) in Azure Static Web Apps

What is Azure Static Web Apps?

‘Azure Static Web Apps is a service that automatically builds and deploys full-stack web apps to Azure from a code repository.’ – Source: What is Azure Static Web Apps? | Microsoft Docs

What is Azure Front Door?

Azure Front Door is an entry point to the Microsoft global edge network. This Azure service improves global connectivity by routing client requests to the most available and fastest application backend. A backend is any internet-facing service whether hosted inside or outside of Azure.

Learn more about Azure Front Door here: Azure Front Door | Microsoft Docs

What is Azure Content Delivery Network?

A CDN efficiently delivers web content to users using a distributed network of servers. By caching content in physical locations close to end-users, latency is minimised.

Azure CDN is a global solution for delivering high-bandwidth content to users by caching content at strategic physical nodes around the world.

For more information on how Azure CDN works and the requirements, see the documentation: What is Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN)? – Azure

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