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Argo Smart Routing

Globally accelerate your traffic with a single click

The public Internet does its best to deliver your content — but it can’t account for network congestion, leading to slow load times and a degraded end-user experience.

The Cloudflare network is different. It routes an average of 55 million requests per second — giving our Argo Smart Routing service a unique vantage point to detect real-time congestion and route web traffic across the fastest and most reliable network paths.

On average, web assets using Argo perform 30% faster.

Dynamic content delivery

Almost half of users will abandon a page taking more than two seconds to load

End-user experiences need to be immersive, interactive, and fast – regardless of the user's location, device, or current network conditions. Argo offers:

  • Congestion Avoidance, with routing decisions informed by real-time network conditions
  • Tiered Caching, with content served from adjacent data centers to reduce cache-miss rates, server load, and latency
  • TCP Optimizations to further minimize latency for non-cacheable content
  • Global Support, with network routes across the entire Cloudflare network, including China

Accelerate any traffic

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With Argo Smart Routing for packets, our intelligent traffic acceleration now works with Magic Transit. Reduce latency, improve performance, and increase availability for all your applications while simultaneously protecting them from DDoS attacks — all using the power of the Cloudflare global network.

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Detailed analytics


Knowledge is power. Analytics within the dashboard give an in-depth look at the performance improvements achieved using Argo Smart Routing:

  • Comprehensive histogram
  • Comparative traffic response time with Argo enabled
  • Measurable global performance improvements

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