A content delivery network (CDN) can manage spikes in traffic and high loads for you. They are good at this and it prevents having to scale to meet demand. The Dispatcher caches content to reduce the load on Adobe Experience Manager and improve server speed. You can go one better and use a CDN, such as Akamai or Amazon CloudFront, to cache and serve content that is slow to change and not customized.
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