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Cisco, Qwilt and Digital Alpha Define the Future of Content Delivery with New Open Caching Solution for Service Providers

Companies introduce new model for streaming media delivery leveraging Open Caching architecture deployed at the edge of the service provider networks; it offers unprecedented levels of quality with open, global APIs endorsed by the Streaming Video Alliance Innovative business model enables zero-capex and limited-risk deployment, helping service providers generate new revenue as active participants of the content delivery value chain BT has adopted this solution to deliver high-quality streaming experiences across its…

SimulTV Picks Limelight Networks’ Edge Compute Services for Global Delivery of Its Fast-Growing Video Network

Limelight Networks, Inc., a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and edge cloud services, announced that SimulTV selected its Edge Compute services to help deliver more than 130 live, online channels worldwide. Working with Limelight, SimulTV is able to accelerate its time-to-market in key regions and ensure quality viewing experiences. SimulTV leverages cross-platform technology such as Over-The-Air (OTA) and Over-The-Top (OTT) broadcasting to deliver quality, family entertainment to people around the world…

Castr Announces New Technology Integration With Fastly

Castr's customers can now stream videos with lower latency, higher quality, and better security. Castr Live Streaming Inc., a Canada-based cloud service for video livestreaming and multistreaming,  announced their digitally transformative integration with Fastly, a powerful edge cloud platform and content delivery network (CDN). This integration accelerates Castr's video streaming platform and makes it easier for streamers to broadcast videos rapidly and efficiently. "The COVID-19 era has forever changed how we…

MetaMedia And Visaic Launch Global Content Delivery Network Built On Microsoft Azure To Revitalize Cinemas

The cloud-based MetaMedia Entertainment Network™ will help cinemas re-emerge, streamlining operations and creating new revenue opportunities To help movie theaters add new capabilities as they reopen around the world, MetaMedia and Visaic announced the deployment of a global cloud-based content delivery network for secure delivery of films, trailers, marketing and advertising content, esports and live streamed events to cinemas. Built on Microsoft Azure  the MetaMedia Entertainment Network™ will support rapid global…

Gatsby Raises $28 Million in Series B Funding to Become the Way the Web is Built

Eyeing Gatsby’s network effect growth that includes adding customers like Capital One, DraftKings and Impossible Foods—Index Ventures leads new investment round Gatsby, the modern way to build the web, is announcing a $28 million Series B round of funding led by Index Ventures with repeat investments from CRV and Trinity Ventures. Index Ventures Partner Shardul Shah, who has led investments in popular cloud infrastructure and enterprise startups like DataDog, Nginx (acquired by F5) and Duo Security (acquired by Cisco),…

Fastly Launches Cloud Optimizer to Boost Observability and Control in Multi-Cloud and Multi-CDN Infrastructures

Commerce and High Tech Organizations Can Enjoy Improved Performance, Observability, and Real-Time Control Without Making Significant Changes to Existing Network Infrastructure Fastly, Inc., provider of an edge cloud platform, announced Cloud Optimizer, a new offering that enables critical, high-traffic content delivery by sitting between a company’s content delivery network (CDN) and its central cloud. Cloud Optimizer brings customers with multi-cloud or multi-CDN architectures, especially within commerce and high tech…

Akamai Reaches New Milestone for Web Traffic Delivered

Peak Traffic on the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform Exceeds 100 Tbps for First Time  Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, announced that traffic on its global content delivery network (CDN) reached a new peak last week of 106 Tbps (terabits per second). It was the first time in the company's 20-year history that the peak volume of data it delivered exceeded the 100 Tbps threshold. "Delivering 106 terabits per second is roughly the same as downloading 3,300 two-hour HD…

Economics Towards a Smart Future

Almost everyone has seen futuristic depictions where AI and IoT intersect in an easy world where machines handle the mundane, assist us, and present new ways to boost our productivity, quality of life, and standard of living. This smart future is within reach thanks to radical advances in key technologies, however fundamental economic drivers are still needed to take this transformation over its tipping point. Economics underlie all advances impacting society to driving adoption and the smart future is no exemption. Smart…

Akamai Expands Partnership with Microsoft Azure

Akamai Edge Delivery Now Integrated with Azure Media Services and Azure Blob Storage Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, announced it has integrated Akamai's content delivery network (CDN) capabilities with Microsoft Azure Media Services and Blob Storage. The collaboration will make it easier and more cost effective for media organizations to combine cloud-based video processing with edge delivery, from content preparation to playback. Going forward, Akamai will…

Kentico Offers Integrated CMS and GDPR Capabilities For Microsoft Azure Users

All-In-One Marketing Solution Features Built-In Data Protection App for GDPR Compliance; Packaged Specifically for Companies That Use Microsoft Azure Kentico Software, a fast-growing provider of content management systems (CMS) with offices in Europe, Asia Pacific, and North America, announced a combination of capabilities specifically for those companies that use Microsoft Azure. Kentico EMS GDPR includes capabilities for web content management (WCM), E-commerce, and online marketing, and it has been updated with new…