A Content Delivery Network (CDN) is a highly distributed platform of servers that responds directly to the end-user requests for the web content. Content delivery network acts as an intermediary between the AirWatch servers and the end-user devices to mitigate the challenges of delivering the content over the Internet. Workspace ONE UEM SaaS environments are integrated with Akamai's CDN network and the on-premises customer can take advantage of this functionality by obtaining Akamai's CDN capabilities.

Read through the following sections to learn more about setting up integration between Akamai CDN and Workspace ONE UEM.

As an on-premises customer you must first establish the relationship with the CDN provider for hosting. Once this environment is available, you can then proceed to integrate with Workspace ONE UEM. Integrating Workspace ONE UEM with a CDN provider lets end users in different regions download the internal applications from the CDN server closest to them, as opposed to an internal file server that is located remotely.

Benefits of Integrating Workspace ONE UEM with CDN

  • Increased download speeds for geographically distributed end users.

  • Reduced load for Workspace ONE UEM servers.

Prerequisites for Integrating Workspace ONE UEM with CDN

  • Account with the Akamai CDN provider.
  • CDN Configuration Tool installer file. To download the installer, go to CDN Configuration Tool.

Integration Workflow of Workspace ONE UEM and Akamai CDN

As an on-premises customer you can integrate Workspace ONE UEM with the Akamai content delivery network. To understand the integration workflow, see Workspace ONE UEM and Akamai Integration workflow .

Configure Akamai to Integrate with Workspace ONE UEM

To integrate Workspace ONE UEM With Akamai CDN, you might have to first set up Akamai for use in a production environment. To learn more about configuring Akamai integration, see Configure Akamai to Integrate with Workspace ONE UEM.

Configure Origin Server

The origin server is the file server configured for storage of all the files to be cached with your CDN provider on a pull model. To learn more about configuring the origin server, see Configure Origin Server.

Configure Akamai in Workspace ONE UEM Console

You can configure Akamai CDN in the Workspace ONE UEM console . For more information, see Configuring Akamai in Workspace ONE UEM console .

Validate the Integration Between Workspace ONE UEM and CDN

You can validate and test the integration between Workspace ONE UEM and CDN. For more information, see Validate Workspace ONE UEM Integration with CDN .