OnApp now offers both real and virtual service providers a CDN business-in-a-box. And this is just the start: expect the same with storage and compute later this year.
The German telco is preparing twin services called NetAnalyze and NetOptimize, which are geared towards companies that want to ensure CDN redundancy while optimizing performance-to-cost ratios.
The federated cloud outfit has begun selling directly to users, starting with flexible, pay-per-use content delivery network services. It’s a big step for OnApp and the hundreds of service providers in its network.
Yottaa, the startup which aims to accelerate website performance, netted $9 million in Series B funding from existing investors General Catalyst Partners, Stata Venture Partners and Cambridge West Ventures as well as some new-but-unnamed backers. That company will use the new funding to bankroll customer recruitment..
Akamai’s latest product lets operators take over their own content delivery network, using Akamai’s software but not its boxes. This is a huge change in Akamai’s business. The shift and the reasons for it offer clues about the evolution and domestication of the web.
The Internet Society is organizing a pow wow of big ISPs, web companies and networking equipment providers on June 6 to ceremonially bury the world’s current Internet protocol, IPv4, and permanently implement its successor, IPv6.
A few million Americans may find their YouTube requests get delivered faster on Tuesday as Google, OpenDNS, VeriSign and several content delivery networks announce Global Internet Speed Up effort. It’s another way to make content routing at the edge of the network smarter.
When we watch YouTube or stream TV through a Boxee, the assumption is that aside from some buffering, the experience will be fine. But add live content and interactive elements to those video streams, and it gets complicated. A new paper shows us how complicated.
AT&T is making another big push into the CDN market, leveraging its existing network infrastructure along with CDN software from Edgecast to offer content delivery services to its large base of Fortune 1000 clients. The new offering will include a massive boost in capacity and storage.
As millions of consumers gained access to the Internet, new market opportunities emerged. But today, content is so heavy, and networks so overburdened, that more efficient use of the network is a critical behavior. This provides a new market opportunity for content optimization and CDNs.